Appleton, Jon


Composer pour des nouveaux instruments

Contrechamps: Musiques Électroniques, Vol.11. Paris: L'Âge de l'Homme: 9-20.

Language(s): French


Musique Concrète Controller MIDI Historical Electroacoustic Instruments Electroacoustic Music Electronic Music


The author presents a panorama of technology from the first electric instruments (Theremin, Ondes Martenot) to recent digital technology (MIDI, Software). He explains how composers have been able to apply these technologies and what opportunities are offered to performers.

Abstract translation(s):


Appleton, Jon (1990). Composer pour des nouveaux instruments

All references of the same author:


Appleton, Jon (1984). Live and In Concert: Composer/Performer Views of Real-Time Performance Systems
Appleton, Jon (1986). The Computer and Live Musical Performance
Appleton, Jon (1989a). 21st-Century Musical Instruments: Hardware and Software
Appleton, Jon (1996). Musical Storytelling
Appleton, Jon (1999). Reflexions of a Former Performer of Electroacoustic Music