Cross, Lowell


Electronic Music, 1948-1953

Perspectives of New Music: Vol. 7, No. 1. Princeton: Princeton University Press: 32-65.


Language(s): English


Musique Concrète Electronic Music Tape Music


In this article, the author discusses developments in electronic music through the years 1948-1953, as it was during this period that the foundations were laid for electronic music in its then present form (1968). The author presents a chronology of inventors and precursors, discusses the origins of musique concrète, elektronische Music and tape music, and lists several other significant developments.

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Cross, Lowell (1999). Reunion: John Cage, Marcel Duchamp, Electronic Music and Chess