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date: 14 October 2019

recording and reproduction. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
John BorwickJohn Borwick, Lewis ForemanLewis Foreman

The ability to record musical performances and play them back at any time was, during the 20th century, the principal force spreading music and its appreciation to an ever-wider public. The development of music itself was fundamentally influenced, since performers and composers had unprecedented access to the works and styles of their contemporaries and predecessors worldwide. As ... ...

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