From the Margins of the Periphery: Music and Technology at the Outskirts of the West—A Personal View

@article{Arias1998FromTM,
  title={From the Margins of the Periphery: Music and Technology at the Outskirts of the West—A Personal View},
  author={R. Arias},
  journal={Leonardo Music Journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={8},
  pages={49 - 54}
}
  • R. Arias
  • Published 1998
  • Art
  • Leonardo Music Journal
The author discusses the singular character of music technology as a product of Western culture and its potential in helping to understand and articulate fundamental changes in music and its ideological implications. He also comments briefly on the place of music technology at the “margins of the periphery,” and hints at how technology might be approached so as to confer it meaning and context at such junctures. Finally, the author sketches a history of music and technology in Colombia and… 

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