mercoledì , 18 Settembre 2019

Concrete music

Herbert Eimert ‎– Elektronische Musik

Herbert Eimert (8 April 1897 – 15 December 1972) was a German music theorist, musicologist, journalist, music critic, editor, radio producer, and composer. Herbert Eimert was born in Bad Kreuznach. He studied music theory and composition from 1919–1924 at the Cologne Musikhochschule with Hermann Abendroth, Franz Bölsche (de), and August von Othegraven. In 1924, while still a student, he published an Atonale Musiklehre (Atonal Music Theory Text) which, together with a twelve-tone string quartet composed for the end-of-term examination concert, …

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Salvatore Martirano – L’s GA for Gassed-Masked Politico, Helium Bomb and Two Channel Tape

Salvatore Giovanni Martirano, internationally acclaimed American composer, was born on January 12th, 1927 in Yonkers, NY, a son of Alexander and Mary Mazzullo Martirano. He died at the age of 68 on Friday, November 17th, 1995. Professor Martirano studied composition with Herbert Elwell at Oberlin College (1947-51), Bernard Rodgers at The Eastman School of Music (1952), and with Luigi Dallapiccola …

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Henning Christiansen & Joseph Beuys – Requiem of Art Op. 50

“We were of course very impressed by Cage when we were in Darmstadt, but he has his house and I have mine.” — Henning Christiansen While countless pages of energy, words and print have been laid down concerning such alternative musical heroes as Sun Ra, Stockhausen, Miles Davis and John Cage to name but four, relatively little attention has been …

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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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Gruppo Nuova Consonanza

Un documentario in tedesco dedicato al Gruppo di improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza, per la regia di Theo Gallehr. Con: Mario Bertoncini, Walter Branchi, Franco Evangelisti, John Heineman, Roland Kayn, Ennio Morricone, Ivan Vandor e Frederic Rzewski. 1967-1969 by jonas evangelisti

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Elektronisches Monochord

Das elektronische Monochord von Dr. Friedrich Trautwein stand nach seiner (nicht ganz vollendeten) Herstellung im Jahre 1954 im “Studio für elektronische Musik” des NWDR in Köln. Seiner intendierten Nutzung wurde es allerdings nicht zugeführt. Sei es, dass dieses trautonium-gleiche Musikinstrument einen zu großen Übungsaufwand erforderte oder einfach nur nicht den Erfordernissen der aufkeimenden deutschen Elektronikmusik entsprach (Stockhausen bevorzugte in jener …

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Arsène Souffriau – Imaginaires Irisées

by lutheranheresy Belgian experimental electronic composer, born 26th February 1926 in Ixelles. Arsène Souffriau gets a classical musical education at the Royal Music Conservatory in Brussels. Between 1939 and 1943 he studies harmony, musical history and clarinet and from 1942 to 1948 composition, counterpoint, fugue, orchestration and music theory. In 1950 he founds the Chamber Orchestra of Brabant and conducts several …

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