Audio Research: Making the Music Glow

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Audio Research: Making the Music Glow is the story of one of the most important manufacturers in the history of high-end audio. The company’s first 50 years are celebrated in this lavish volume, sized with the dimensions of an LP sleeve, the tale recounted in the words of those who were there: designers, engineers, and executives, with the full co-operation of Nancy Johnson, widow of founder William Zane Johnson.Curated by hi-fi journalist and historian Ken Kessler, and beautifully presented by designer Henry Nolan, Audio Research: Making the Music Glow is profusely illustrated with archive images and newly-generated photography. The book addresses the needs of enthusiasts and collectors through its comprehensive product listing, while long-term employees and authorities on the brand’s output have selected Audio Research’s “Top 25” models.With full factory authorization, Audio Research: Making the Music Glow is the definitive account of the hi-fi manufacturer that restored vacuum tube technology to its rightful place at the pinnacle of sound reproduction.

Specifications

Product type:   
Definitive history book

Model Name:
Audio Research: Making the Music Glow

Model Number:
Reference Book

Components:
18 Chapters
14 Interviews
25 Key product profiles
Definitive product listing

Duration of coverage:
1970-2020
50 Years of history
1 Anniversary

Pagination:
220 pages

Photos:
220+ in mono and full color

Available Finishes:
Matt-laminated

Cover:
Black-on-black embossed

Dust Wrapper:
Full color, embossed, with “Paris” fold

First Edition:
2,000 copies

Dimensions:
12x12in/305x305mm

Weight:
4lbs/1.8kg

MSRP:
$150.00