In modern times, technology plays a vital role in the field of music in many ways. Music can be considered an abstract art, an aesthetic expression of one’s emotions, imagination or creativity through a pleasing arrangement of sound. It can be observed that sound recording and reproduction are deeply inter-connected with music, and the field of music has undergone drastic transformation due to the evolution of sound recording techniques. The recent developments in the field of sound recording in Sri Lanka have resulted in transforming the culture and industry of music in the country in both positive and negative ways. This paper discusses the changes and growth in the field of music recording, creation or production, and presentation and also the impact of said technology on the music culture in Sri Lanka.
How to Cite:
Alawathukotuwa, M., 2018. The Impact of Sound Recording Techniques on Music in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities, 41(1-2), pp.26–45. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljh.v41i1-2.7243