Electronic and Experimental Music: Pioneers in Technology and Composition, 2nd Edition by Thomas B. Holmes
Electronic and Experimental Music: Pioneers in Technology and Composition, 2nd Edition Thomas B. Holmes ebook
ISBN: 0415936438, 9780415936439
This article looks at these questions, casting a critical eye over the historical development of experimental music as a movement, rather than an in-depth discussion of its key pioneers. London and New York: Routledge. (2002) ELECTRONIC AND EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC: Pioneers in Technology and Composition, second edition. Electronic and Experimental Music: Pioneers in Technology and Composition. Twelve tone music (and later integral serialism, as further developed by the Darmstadt composers and Pierre Boulez, post-Second World War) used a series of procedures to select which pitch would occur next in the composition via .. 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 1999. A fascinating and insightful read, the book is a deeply spiritual, humorous and wildly experimental tome, not only setting out her approach but also revealing a highly skilled and original writer. Aural extremity; disregard of tradition; friction with the musical establishment; the twisting of technology in daring new ways: the story of early electronic music was — by its nature and from the start — one of boundless sonic exploration. If you've ever heard Meco's classic space disco version of the Star Wars theme, or played the Xenon pinball machine, or saw the original Atari TV commercials, then you've heard the pioneering electronic music of Suzanne Ciani. ISBN 0198165781 (cloth) ISBN 0198165110 (pbk); Holmes, Thomas B. Electronic music was once associated almost exclusively with Western art music but from the late 1960s on the availability of affordable music technology meant that music produced using electronic means became increasingly common in the Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.