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Contents List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi introduction 1 1. the recorded musical text 27 2. recording, repetition, and memory in absolute music 60 3. schnabel’s rationalism, gould’s pragmatism 91 4. digital mythologies 123 5. beethoven and the ipod nation 162 6. photo/phono/porno 194 7. mahler as imagist 221 Notes 253 Selected Bibliography 299 Index 309 This page intentionally left blank ...