Between air and electricity : microphones and loudspeakers as musical instruments
This thesis investigated how microphones and loudspeakers could become musical instruments.
- Cathy van Eck
- 17 December 2013
- Full text available in Leiden Repository
Cathy van Eck's research takes the artistic use of the devices that bring sound waves into electricity and back as its central focus point; they are commonly called microphones and loudspeakers. From the 1950s on, microphones and loudspeakers started to play a crucial role not only in the mere reproduction of sound, but also in the creation of music.