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Virgil Moorefield

Virgil Moorefield is a composer, producer, and sound artist. He is Associate Professor of Music at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he teaches composition and new media.

Titles by This Author

Shaping the Sounds of Popular Music

In the 1960s, rock and pop music recording questioned the convention that recordings should recreate the illusion of a concert hall setting. The Wall of Sound that Phil Spector built behind various artists and the intricate eclecticism of George Martin's recordings of the Beatles did not resemble live performances—in the Albert Hall or elsewhere—but instead created a new sonic world.