Ernst, David


Musique Concrète

Boston: Crescendo Publishing Company.

Language(s): English


Musique Concrète Acoustics Electroacoustic Devices Mixing Recording Editing


This book is a short introduction to the history, the first musical works, the techniques, acoustic theory and repertoire of musique concrète. It also includes some didactic exercises.

Table of contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Basic concepts
  3. Developments leading to first electronic music compositions
  4. Survey of musique concrète
  5. Exercises in Composition
  6. Discography

All references of the same author:


Ernst, David (1977). The Evolution of Electronic Music