Dal Farra, Ricardo

2006a

A Journey of Sound through the Electroacoustic Wires. Art and New Technologies in Latin America (Un voyage du son par les fils électroacoustiques : L'art et les nouvelles technologies en Amérique Latine)

Ph.D Thesis - Canada: Université du Quebec à Montréal.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Historical Electroacoustic Devices Historical Electroacoustic Instruments Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music Impact of Electroacoustic Music Musicology of Electroacoustic Music [MEM]

Abstract:

This thesis concerns research about Latin American electroacoustic music and its history. It is based on research about art, new technologies and Latin America. This work is a journey in sound and words through Latin America’s electroacoustic music world.

This doctoral thesis focuses on the work of hundreds of Latin American composers using electroacoustic media in their pieces. It includes chapters devoted to Latin America’s socio-economic and cultural context, an approach to some musical trends, and extended references to music-related technological innovations and scientific research in the region too.

Table of Contents:

Introduction
I. Latin America. Art, Reality and Utopia.
II. Methodological Approach
III. Context
IV. The Convergence of Art, Science and New Technologies
V. Composers and their Music
VI. 50 Years of Music and New Media in Latin America
VII. Trends in Music Composition Involving Electroacoustic Media
VIII. Music-Related Technology and Science Research
IX. Conclusions
Latin American Electroacoustic Music Collection
Bibliography
Appendix A: List of Interviews
Appendix B: Economy Overview
Appendix C: Glossary

Abstract translation(s):

(Español)

DAL FARRA, Ricardo (2006). A Journey of Sound through the Electroacoustic Wires. Art and New Technologies in Latin America (Un voyage du son par les fils électroacoustiques. L'art et les nouvelles technologies en Amérique latine) (Un viaje sonoro a través del mundo electroacústico. Arte y nuevas tecnologías en América Latina)

All references of the same author:

(English)

Dal Farra, Ricardo (1996). A Southerner's Perspective
Dal Farra, Ricardo (2003). Electroacoustic music in Latin America
Dal Farra, Ricardo (2003a). Historical aspects of Electroacoustic Music in Latin America: From the Pioneering to the Present Days
Dal Farra, Ricardo (2006b). Something Lost, Something Hidden, Something Found: electroacoustic music by Latin American composers

(Español)

Dal Farra, Ricardo (2003). La música electroacústica en América Latina