Playlist for 31st July 2011 – Electronic Music – Part 1

Written by on July 30, 2011

Electronic Music – Part 1 – The Early Years 

 Over the past 3 weeks I have played a number of large scale orchestral songs often in a strongly late romantic style so the next 2 weeks are going to be very different and come with a listener warning, as some of it is a long way removed from an easy listening experience.  The shows are going to cover a range of experimental 20th century electroacoustic and electronic music involving the use of tapes, computers, synthesisers and electronic instruments.

Composer

TITLE

Percy Grainger

Free Music #1 (For Four Theremins) (1936)

Olivier Messiaen –

Oraison (1937)

 Johanna M. Beyer

Music Of The Spheres (1938)

Hugh Le Caine

Dripsody (1955)

Gyorgy Ligeti

Piece Electronique 3 (1958)

Edgar Varese

Poem Electronique (1958)

Iannis Xenakis

Analogique A + B (1959) for 9 strings & tape

Karlheinz Stockhausen

Kontakte (Edit) (1959-1960)

Luigi Nono

Ricorda cosa ti hanno fatto in Auschwitz (1965)

Alice Spiegel

Appalachian Grove I (1974)

 


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