Appleton, Jon H.


Aesthetic Direction in Electronic Music

In Heifetz, R. J. (ed.) On the Wires of Our Nerves: The Art of Electroacoustic Music. London: Associated University Press: 69-75.

Language(s): English


Electroacoustic Music


In this essay (first written in 1964), the author seeks to demonstrate that scientific and aesthetic considerations should ideally be separated when considering electronic music critically. He also outlines some basic aesthetic criteria for the study and composition of electronic music.

All references of the same author:


Appleton, Jon H. (1969). Re-evaluating the Principle of Expectation in Electronic Music
Appleton, Jon H. (1989c). ‘Otahiti: The Evolution of a Personal Style