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Rock Hardware
by Paul Trynka




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At its inception in the 1950s rock & roll was played on simple instruments with simple audio equipment. Today's rock instruments and sound systems can be as technically sophisticated and complex as any Hollywood blockbuster. Rock Hardware explores the full range of choices in instruments and technology. including acoustic guitars, electric guitars, basses, amps, drums and percussion, keyboards, electronic music, brass, woodwinds, live sound systems, and recording technology. For rock fans, the book provides an inside look at 40 years of music history as seen and heard from the world's most famous stages and studios. For musicians, it gives invaluable insight into which instruments to choose from a vast array of old and new equipment, and how to combine them to create a distinctive new sound. The essays in this book have been written by fourteen of the world's leading music writers.

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Overview

At its inception in the 1950s rock & roll was played on simple instruments with simple audio equipment. Today's rock instruments and sound systems can be as technically sophisticated and complex as any Hollywood blockbuster. Rock Hardware explores the full range of choices in instruments and technology. including acoustic guitars, electric guitars, basses, amps, drums and percussion, keyboards, electronic music, brass, woodwinds, live sound systems, and recording technology. For rock fans, the book provides an inside look at 40 years of music history as seen and heard from the world's most famous stages and studios. For musicians, it gives invaluable insight into which instruments to choose from a vast array of old and new equipment, and how to combine them to create a distinctive new sound. The essays in this book have been written by fourteen of the world's leading music writers.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780879304287
  • ISBN-10: 0879304286
  • Publisher: Backbeat Books
  • Publish Date: November 1996
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 11.13 x 8.66 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.37 pounds


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