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MUSC89StudyFinal - Final Exam Study Sheet Terms Digital and...

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Final Exam Study Sheet Terms Digital and Analog : An analog recording is one where the characteristics of a physical recording medium are made to change in a manner analogous to the variations in air pressure of the original sound. An example of analog recording technology is the vinyl record. Digital recordings assign values using 1s and 0s to many points along a sound wave to represent the sound with data. Digital recordings have more manipulability and portability than analog recordings. They can also be copied much, much easier. Phonograph Effect : Any change in musical behavior in response to a change in sound technology. They are seen the way we adapt to the limits or advantages of a new technology. More specifically, phonographic effects can be changes in the way we listen to, create, or experience music in any way. Some examples of phonograph effects: (early) Stravinsky wrote songs to fit the time limit of the recording technology. (later) People began listening to their own music everywhere once the Walkman was invented. (latest) DJs began using laptops and MP3s with arrival of DVS technology. Technological Determinism : The idea that technology has unavoidable consequences on our society. People who believe in technological determinism believe that technology has effects on our societal structure and cultural values that cannot be prevented or changed no matter what. Filesharing
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