Morthenson, Jan W.

1989

Aesthetic Dilemmas in Electronic Music

In Heifetz, R. J. (ed,) On the Wires of Our Nerves: The Art of Electroacoustic Music. London: Associated University Press: 57-68.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Electroacoustic Music Electronic Music

Abstract:

In this essay, the author discusses some of the aesthetic dilemmas that he feels are typical to electronic music. In particular, the absence of natural or familiar references, both musical and extra-musical.