Kevin HeisHistory of Electroacoustic MusicProfessor Jeffrey StoletDecember 27, 2009
This paper will review fourteen masterpieces of electronic music. Essential information willbe provided such as composer biographical information, form and conceptual ideas, associatedinstitutes, technological achievements, recording and electronic processing details, anddevelopments in other media. The pieces were selected for quality, representation of eras,influence, and diversity of stylistic association.
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Introduction 4The 1950s 5
Symphonie pour un homme seul by Pierre Schaeffer and Pierre Henry 5Gesang der Jünglinge by Karlheinz Stockhausen 7Poème électronique by Edgard Varèse 10