Zinovieff, Peter


Compositional Attitudes to Electronic Music

Composer: No. 76/77 (Summer/Winter). London: British Music Information Centre: 6-11.

Language(s): English


Electronic Music


In this critical article, the author argues that the needs of composers have not been met by the techniques of electronic music and that a different approach is required that marries the technology of the future with the development of contemporary music. He addresses two particular questions: what great music has ever been written for electronics? and what electronic compositions that have been written in the last ten years (ca.1970-1980) are known by their title?