Our Associate Editor David Hebert writes:

“The appearance of yet another new scholarly book about music is […] only rarely heralded as a significant event. Amanda Bayley’s latest book even has a rather generic title: Recorded Music: Performance, Culture and Technology (Cambridge University Press, 2010); However, looks can be very deceiving, and upon careful reading I do not hesitate to suggest that this may turn out to be one of the very most important music books of the decade.”

Read the full book review here