Chiarucci, Henri, Reibel, Guy


Techniques et manipulations en musique électroacoustique

GAM (Bulletin du Groupe d'Acoustique Musicale), no. 33. Paris: GAM: 1-16.

Language(s): French


Musique Concrète Recording Sound Transformation Electroacoustic Music Electronic Music Experimental Music


The authors define, describe and discuss electroacoustic music:

  1. A brief history of the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM).
  2. Definitions of the terms musique concrète, electronic music, electroacoustic music and experimental music.
  3. The choice of sound material and musical research.
  4. An introduction to the most important types of sound transformations.
  5. Recording.
  6. Sound transformations with microphones.
  7. Sound transformations with tape.
  8. The problem of transcription and the role of a possible score.
  9. The role of electroacoustic music in terms of the composer, the musician and the concert.

Abstract translation(s):


Chiarucci, Henri, Reibel, Guy (1968). Techniques et manipulations en musique électroacoustique