Melby, John

1989

Computer Music or Computer Music

In Heifetz, R. J. (ed,) On the Wires of Our Nerves: The Art of Electroacoustic Music. London: Associated University Press: 90-96.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Computer Music Electroacoustic Music

Abstract:

In this essay, the author argues that many electroacoustic works tend to be composed for a specialised audience, and that composers appear to compose their works with the expectation that this audience should respond, not to the composition itself, but to the processes by which the work was produced.