Rothenberg, David


Sudden Music: Improvising across the Electronic Abyss

Contemporary Music Review: Live Electronics, Vol. 13, No. 2. London: Harwood Academic Publishers: 23-46.

Language(s): English


Controller Electroacoustic Instruments Timbre Computer Music Live Electronics


The author analyses the use of electronic instruments in live performance as increasing the possibilities of musicians. He distinguishes new timbral experiments (with synthesizer) from the use of computers as sequencers and presents a number of new electronic instruments.