Keane, David

2000

Electroacoustic Music in Canada: 1950-1984

eContact!, vol. 3, no. 4. Montrťal: CEC.

URL: http://cec.concordia.ca/econtact/Histories/EaMusicCanada.htm

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Historical Electroacoustic Instruments Electroacoustic Music

Abstract:

The author presents a history of electroacoustic music in Canada from Gilles Tremblay’s Ondes Martenot …tudes of the 1950s to festivals in the 1980s. After an introduction on Theremin’s revolution and The Ondes Martenot in Canada, he focuses on several artists and composers: the film maker Norman McLaren, the composers Hugh LeCaine, IstvŠn Anhalt, Otto Joachim, Pierre Mercure, Myron Schaeffer and younger composers who started their career in the 1970s. The second part contains a presentation of Canadian studios from 1959 to 1983.

All references of the same author:

(English)

Keane, David (1979). Some Aspects of Teaching Electronic Music Composition
Keane, David (1980a). Computer Music: Some Problems and Objectives in Applied Aesthetics
Keane, David (1980b). Tape Music Composition
Keane, David (1981). The Quest for ‘Musically Interesting' Structures in Computer Music
Keane, David (1984). The Bourges International Festival of Experimental Music: A Retrospective
Keane, David (1985). Architecture and Aesthetics: The Construction and the Objectives of Elektronikus MozaÔk
Keane, David (1986). At the Threshold of an Aesthetic
Keane, David (1989a). Some Practical Aesthetic Problems of Electronic Music Composition
Keane, David (1989b). The Quest for 'Musically Interesting' Structures in Computer Music