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Sound play: video games and the musical imagination

Authors and Corporations: Cheng, William (Author)
Title: Sound play: video games and the musical imagination/ William Cheng
Language: English
New York Oxford University Press 2013
Series: The Oxford music/media series
Item Description: 1 online resource; illustrations (black and white) ; Includes bibliographical references and index. - Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 4, 2014)
ISBN: 9780199370092
DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969968.001.0001
Video games open portals into fantastical worlds where imaginative play prevails. Sound Play explores the aesthetic, ethical, and sociopolitical stakes of people's engagements with audio phenomena in video games-from sonic violence to synthesized operas, from democratic musical performances to verbal sexual harassment.