venerdì , 18 Ottobre 2019

Tape

Pauline Oliveros | A Love Song

This year continues a stunning series of losses of some of the most important pioneers in electronic music. But of all those, Pauline Oliveros is without peer – an innovator in the art of listening itself. And we’ve learned she’s died at the age of 84. No one else in music has a resume like hers. She was capable of …

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Pierre Schaeffer | Études de bruits (1948)

History of Electroacoustic MusicPierre Schaeffer (1910-1995) was a graduate of the Paris Ecole Polytechnique, after which he went to work for Radiodiffusion Francaise (RF) as an engineer and broadcaster. In 1942, during the Nazi occupation, he convinced the RF to make him project director of research into a science of musical acoustics. He was able to use the station’s turntables, disc …

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Lejaren Hiller | Nightmare Music For Magnetic Tape

LeJaren Hiller Avalanche/ Nightmare Music/ Suite for Two Pianos and Tape/ Computer Music for Tape and Percussion. Lejaren Arthur Hiller (February 23, 1924 in New York City – January 26, 1994 in Buffalo, New York) was an American composer. In 1957 he collaborated with Leonard Issacson on his String Quartet No. 4, Illiac Suite, the first significant use of a computer to compose music. In 1958 Hiller founded the …

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Luc Ferrari – Éphémère I “L’Ordinateur Ça Sert À Quoi?” 1974

Éphémère I & II’ (for tape, or to be played with various instruments) are two previously unpublished masterpieces which represent a very specific moment in the creative life and catalogue of Luc Ferrari. Luc Ferrari was tempted in the mid-1970s by the idea of leaving the final realization of these pieces open to the performer’s intervention (a perspective he decided …

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Lo Studio di fonologia della RAI di Milano

Nel 1954, Maderna e Berio iniziarono a pensare di fondare uno Studio di fonologia presso la RAI di Milano, dove già lavoravano. Ricorda Maderna: “S’era dovuto convincere una quantità di gente, s’erano prodotti, con i primi scarsi mezzi messici a disposizione numerevoli ‘effetti’, pezzi e pezzettini ad usun Delfini, roba a buon mercato ma che piaceva ai palati non troppo …

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Delia Derbyshire

“Sono sempre stata appassionata della teoria del suono, anche ai tempi del liceo. L’insegnante di fisica si rifiutò di insegnarci l’acustica, ma la studiai da sola, e mi riusciva bene. Era un misto di parte matematica e di musica. Inoltre, la radio è stata il mio amore sin da quando ero bambina, perché venivo da una famiglia umile, avevamo pochi …

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Daphne Oram (1925 – 2003)

La misconosciuta levatrice della rivoluzione della musica elettronica. Avevo 18 anni […] e pensarono che fossi abbastanza stupida, una sciocca ragazza adolescente che faceva domande stupide, ma ero molto determinata a investigare [quel principio], anche se non disponevo di un oscilloscopio. Daphne Oram mi si palesò sotto forma di una signora inglese vestita secondo la moda dei primi anni ’60, …

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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 …

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