Commission on Electronic Music,


Electronic Music in Sweden

Stockholm: Commission on Electronic Music.

Language(s): English


Music Education Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music Electronic Music


This short work presents the birth and the evolution of electronic music in Stockholm. The first part contains some general ideas on electronic music (definition, terminology, choice of the term for this work) and electronic music in Sweden at the time of publication, the role of this music in education and apresentation of different types of concerts. The second part focuses on the Stockholm’s Electronic Music Studio (EMS)’s growth, its evolution and relationships with other institutions

Table of contents:

  1. Introduction
    - Problems of definition and demarcation
    - The present state of electronic music in Sweden
    - Electronic music in education
    - Distribution
  2. Proposals
    - The establishment of studios in higher music education
    - The Stockholm electronic music studio, EMS, and its transformation
    - Lending and rental activities
    - Basic apparatus for use in schools
    - Timetable