Bernardini, Nicola


Live electronics

Nuova Atlantide. Il continente della musica elettronica 1900-1986", "New Atlantis. The electronic music continent 1900-1986", Venezia, La Biennale, 1986, pp. 61-78

Language(s): Italian


Electroacoustic Devices Electroacoustic Instruments Historical Electroacoustic Instruments Impact of Electroacoustic Music Live Electronics


This article provides interesting reflections on the first historical cases of ‘live electronics’ (O. Respighi, I pini di Roma) and the development of the instruments and their employment in music: the Voder and Vocoder by Homer Dudley, the Fonosynth by G. Marinuzzi and P. Ketoff, the Bode Sound Modifier by Harald Bode, Halaphon by Hans Peter Haller, G. Di Giugno, works by J. Cage, B. Maderna, L. Nono, D. Tudor, D. Behrman, K. Stockhausen, Musica Elettronica Viva, and others.

Abstract translation(s):


Bernardini, Nicola (1986). Live electronics

All references of the same author:


Bernardini, Nicola (1985). Semiotics and Computer Music Composition
Bernardini, Nicola (1991). Should Musical Instruments be Dreams?