Development of Electronic Music

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    Development of Electronic Music

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    The development of Electronic Music

  • The beginning of the Development of Electronic Music

    The beginning of the Development of Electronic Music
    Through out the 1920s - 1930s, electronic instruments were initiated and the first compositions for electronic instruments were composed.
  • Growth of Electroacoustic Tape Music

    Around the 1940s, magnetic audio tape permitted musicians to tape sounds and then alter them by changing the tape speed or direction. This conducted to the growth of electroacoustic tape music in the in Egypt and France.
  • Raymond Scott establishments

    Raymond Scott establishments
    Scott established Manhattan Research manufacturing early electronic instruments such as the Clavivox and Electronium. He used these instruments in his own electronic compositions for use in tv and radio commercials
  • Pierre

    Radiodiffusion Française (RDF) broadcast composer Pierre Schaeffer’s Etude aux chemins de fer. This was the first “movement” of Cinq études de bruits, and marked the beginning of studio realizations and musique concrète
  • Synthesize music

    Synthesize music
    Elektronische Klangerzeugung: Elektronische Musik und Synthetische Sprache, Meyer-Eppler conceived the idea to synthesize music entirely from electronically produced signals; in this way, elektronische Musik was sharply differentiated from French musique concrète, which used sounds recorded from acoustical sources.
  • First Algorithmic Composition

    In 1951 in Australia the first algorithmic composition took place.
  • Henry and Pierre Schaeffers

    Henry and Pierre Schaeffers
    Henry and Schaeffer’s meeting created a new studio meant for electroacoustic music. The studio had tape machines. With tape, they could record audible sound and manipulate it later on. Both birthed recordings and montages prior to the availability of tape, phonograph and turntables.
  • Varese

    Varèse saw potential in using electronic mediums for sound production, and his use of new instruments and electronic resources led to his being known as the “Father of Electronic Music” while Henry Miller described him as “The stratospheric Colossus of Sound.”
  • Morton Subotnick

    Morton Subotnick
    Morton commissioned Don Buchla to create an electronic instrument for live performance – the Buchla 100, the first voltage controlled modular synthesizer along with The Moog.
  • Wendy Carlos

    Wendy Carlos
    Wendy came to prominence with Switched-On Bach (1968), an album of music by Johann Sebastian Bach performed on a Moog synthesizer, which helped popularize its use worldwide
  • Monophonic Minimoog

    Monophonic Minimoog
    In the years of 1970s to 1980s, the monophonic Minimoog became once the most widely used synthesizer, popular and electronic art music.
  • MIDI

    A group of musicians and music merchants developed the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI).
  • Popularity Growth

    Because of the advent of affordable music technology Electronically produced music became a popular domain .