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Electroacoustic

Dicembre, 2015

  • 12 Dicembre

    The Theatre of Eternal Music – Dream House 78’17”

    La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela’s the Theatre of Eternal Music in their minimalistic drone composition “Dream House 78’17””. Made back in 1974, it was for its time extremely long and extremely avant-garde. It was also, however, one of the very first examples of drone music. Since it wasn’t yet uploaded in its entirety on YouTube, I do that as …

  • 12 Dicembre

    Alvin Lucier – Music On A Long Thin Wire

    In his own words (1992): “Music on a Long Thin Wire is constructed as follows: the wire is extended across a large room, clamped to tables at both ends. The ends of the wire are connected to the loudspeaker terminals of a power amplifier placed under one of the tables. A sine wave oscillator is connected to the amplifier. A …

  • 11 Dicembre

    Pierre Bastien – Mécanologie

    Pierre Bastien ‎- Machinations Rephlex — CAT 215 DVD 30 Nov 2012 UK by ballacid

  • 8 Dicembre

    Hans Krüsi – Side 2 of Ex Hk

    Private recordings on cassette by Hans Krusi (from the Anton Bruhin collection). “While preparing a new edition of Anton Bruhin works, Alga Marghen discovered some mysterious tapes by Hans Krüsi. Fascinated by the raw and brute contents of those sounds, mixing field recordings of insects, sheep and distant bells with primitive chanting, percussive noises and distorted radio folk songs, Alga …

  • 8 Dicembre

    Halim El-Dabh – Wire Recorder Piece

    This is possibly the earliest piece of electronic music ever composed, or more specifically, the first piece of electronic tape music, also known as “musique concrete” or “electroacoustic” music. Halim El-Dabh, then a student at Cairo, Egypt, produced this music piece using samples taken from an ancient Egyptian “Zar” ceremony. He edited, manipulated and arranged these sounds to create the …

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