Post-WWII Avant-Garde

Post-WWII Avant-Garde - Post-WWII Avant-garde Terms Musique...

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Post-WWII Avant-garde Terms Musique concréte György Ligeti Edgard Varése Electronic ( or electro-acoustic) music beginnings - 1948; Paris - Pierre Schaeffer - Musique concrete – music that records or take a sound and manipulate electronically - What is missing in the end product of a musique concrete? Answer: musicians; no live performance or performance at all - What are the ramifications of this? Answer: much more about the composer than the performance Edgard Varése ( 1883-1965) - French to U.S. - Bridges post-WWI avant-garde and WWII avant-garde - Called for use of sounds besides instruments (who does this remind you of? Answer: Russolo) - Electronic music Varesé, Poéme électronique (1958) - World Fair in Brussels - Le Corbusier and Xenakis - Pre-recorded sounds and electronic sounds
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course MUS 302L taught by Professor Dell'antonio during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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