Ordinary and avant-garde sound in British radio’s early years

Authored by: Niebur Louis

The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  October  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138854253
eBook ISBN: 9781315722191
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Louis Niebur is Associate Professor of Musicology at the University of Nevada, Reno. His research fields include avant-garde and popular music of the postwar era, including music in radio, television and film, and the significance of popular music to LGBTQ communities, particularly as it has shifted between live music, the jukebox, and the disc jockey in the context of queer spaces. He is author of Special Sound:The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop (Oxford University Press, 2010).

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