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Sound generation and recording in the twentieth century

However, the seemingly independent disciplines of music and computing appear to be increasingly interwoven in the modern western world. The technological advances of the latter half of the twentieth century have allowed large proportions of the population to have access to music and computing facilities as an integral part of everyday life. The two subject areas are inextricably linked now that digital technology has become the prime method of storing music and an increasingly important way of producing it.