Borio, Gianmario

1993

New Technology, New Techniques: The Aesthetics of Electronic Music in the 1950's

Journal of New Music Research Vol. 22, No. 1. Lisse: Swets and Zeitlinger: 77-87.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Electronic Music

Abstract:

The author presents an unusual point of view of electronic music in 1950’s:

  • the traditionalists: electronic dehumanises the music
  • technology as a means for investigating the nature of sound
  • the place of serial techniques in electronic music