Davies, Hugh

2001a

Gentle Fire: An Early Approach to Live Electronic Music

Leonardo Music Journal: Vol. 11. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 53-60.

URL: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/lmj

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music Experimental Music Live Electronics Mixed Work

Abstract:

In this article, the author describes the circumstances of the formation and development of the live electronic music group Gentle Fire, in discussing aspects affecting electronic music in general and those particular to the ensemble. He stresses Gentle Fire’s distinctive approaches toward collaboration and technology, giving particular attention to its unique group compositions. Collaborations with contemporaries are also discussed. Finally, the author addresses the factors leading to the dissolution of the group.

All references of the same author:

(Deutsch)

DAVIES, Hugh (1996). Elektroakustische Live-Performance. Zur Geschichte und Gegenwart des STEIM

(English)

Davies, Hugh (1964). A Discography of Electronic Music and Musique Concrète
Davies, Hugh (1966). A Discography of Electronic Music and Musique Concrète: Supplement
Davies, Hugh (1968). International Electronic Music Catalog
Davies, Hugh (1986). Storia ed evoluzione degli strumenti musicali elettronici (Historical evolution of electronic music instruments)
Davies, Hugh (1990). Instruments électroniques : classification et mécanismes
Davies, Hugh (1992). New Musical Instruments in the Computer Age: Amplified Performance Systems and Related Examples of Low-level Technology
Davies, Hugh (1996a). A History of Sampling
DAVIES, Hugh (1996b). Elektroakustische Live-Performance. Zur Geschichte und Gegenwart des STEIM (Live Electroacoustic Performance: On the history and current situation at STEIM)
Davies, Hugh (2001). The Preservation of Electronic Musical Instruments
Davies, Hugh (2003). Daphne Oram: Tribute to a Pioneer

(Français)

Davies, Hugh (1990). Instruments électroniques : classification et mécanismes

(Italiano)

Davies, Hugh (1986). Storia ed evoluzione degli strumenti musicali elettronici