Reflecting his keen mind and spirit, Gould’s five radio documentaries marshal texts, interviews, ambient sounds and music. The “Solitude Trilogy” considers three once-isolated Canadian populations.
An Anthology of Noise & Electronic Music will emerge as the hands-down arbiter of things electroacoustic.
The middle release in a Sub Rosa trio contains three Ferrari works defying simple explanation.
From the mid-1960s onward, Lilburn’s output was predominantly electro-acoustic. He became fascinated with the medium, characterizing his work with it as akin to painting.
In our post-everything era, we seem to be awash in historical electroacoustic music in large measure created in pre-digital days, with and without instruments, and again in large measure, reflecting chaos and sweat.
Of fictitious composers, Gustav Aschenbach may well be the most famous. There are others, of course, but can you name one who appears in a crime novel?
Cello / synthesizer duet Orning and Wallumrød’s fine Albedo disc delivers vivid, arresting ea… The pair’s brief improvisations take the odd-tracks.
But this is choral music! Nevertheless, these four works reflect an electronic-music sensibility, and several require click tracks and tuners via headphones for their realization.
On September 24, 1961, David Tudor and others gave the first electroacoustic music concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…