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MUSIC 497B

History of Electroacoustic Music

Listening List

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 TitleComposerPSU Library Call No.Duration
Test 1 Ionisation (1931) Edgard Varese (1885-1965) MCD99-672 tk 6 5:27
Langsames Stuck und Rondo fur Trautonium (1935) Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) MCD02-49 tk. 1 5:24
Oraison (1937) Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) MCD02-185 tk 5 7:42
Valse sentimentale (recorded 1987) Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyitch (1840-1893) MCD02-435 tk 1 2:06
Test 2 Etude aux Chemins de Fer (Study in Trains) (1948) Pierre Schaeffer (1910-95) MCD02-83 CD1, tk 1 2:50
Sonic Contours (1952) Vladimir Ussachevsky (1911-90) MCD92-2 tk 1 7:29
Low Speed (1952) Otto Luening (1900-96) MCD92-2 tk 2 3:48
Williams Mix (1953) John Cage (1912-1992) MCD02-435, tk 45:42
Gesang der Junglinge (Song of the Youths) (1955-56) Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-) MCD02-82 tk 4 13:14
Dripsody (1955) Hugh LeCaine (1914-77) MCD02-84 tk 1 1:28
Main Title from Forbidden Planet (1956) Louis Barron (1920-1989), Bebe Barron (1927-) MCD02-435, CD1, tk 8 2:19

Thema: Omaggio a Joyce (1957)

Luciano Berio (1925-2003) MCD03-170 tk 1 6:27
Continuo (1958) Bruno Maderna (1920-1973) MCD02-347 tk. 3 8:15
Poeme Electronique (1958) Edgard Varese (1885-1965) MCD02-435, tk 10 8:00
Test 3
Vision and Prayer (1961) Milton Babbitt (1916-) MCD02-50 tk 13 14:31
Eonta (1964) Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) MCD02-188 tks 1, 2 13:17, 6:57
Ricorda cosa ti hanno fatto in Auschwitz
(Remember What They Did to You in Auschwitz)
(1965)
Luigi Nono (1924-1990) MCD02-85 tk 3 11:09
The Wild Bull (1968) Morton Subotnick (1933-) MCD02-88 tks 3, 4 28:10
Computer Suite from Little Boy (1968) Jean-Claude Risset (1938-) MCD02-54 tks 4-6 12:41
The Pygmy Taxi Corporation (1969) Raymond Scott (1908-1994) MCD02-68 CD2, tk 17 7:11
Synchronisms no. 6 (1970) Mario Davidovsky (1934-) MCD96-154 tk 1 6:59
Timesteps (1972) Wendy Carlos (1939-) MCD02-26 tk 1 13:50
Stria (1977) John Chowning (1934-) MCD02-53 tk 3 16:57
Seen And Not Seen (1980) Talking Heads/Brian Eno M1630.18.R35 1980, tk 6 3:20
Mortuous Plango, Vivos Voco (1980) Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012) MCD02-343 tk 2 9:10
Idle Chatter (1985) Paul Lansky (1944-) MCD02-182 tk 1 9:26
Riverrun (1986) Barry Truax (1947-) MCD02-184 tk 5 19:42
Just Imaginings (1987) Wendy Carlos (1939-) MCD02-27 tk 4 12:07
Final Exam Maritime (1991) Robert Rowe MCD00-371  

     
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