Content tagged "jonathan sterne"
Posted by Edward Schiappa
This issue of In Medias Res features the role of the arts in CMS/W — its history, alumni accomplishments in arts research, and events foregrounding the field.
Event: Thursday, February 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McGill’s Jonathan Sterne gives a cultural history of auto-tune as a form of signal processing, drawing on patent documents, interviews, operational protocols, tuning standards and competing acoustemologies.
This thesis explores the history of “re-performance,” an alternative mode of reproduction epitomized by the early twentieth-century player piano.