Readings — From the April 2013 issue

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From In Search of a Concrete Music, by composer Pierre Schaeffer (1910–95), published last year for the first time in English by University of California Press. Published in French in 1952, the book collects Schaeffer’s journals and other writings about his musique concrète, which he created by manipulating recorded sounds. Translated from the French by Christine North and John Dack.

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