Listening List:

Class listening drawn from (but not limited to):

Recordings are available for listening and limited check-out from crb

Sounds and ideologies of the industrial age enter music

Excerpts from the Futurists

George Antheil, "Ballet mecanique"

Arthur Honegger, "Pacific 231"

Edgar Varese, "Ionisation", deserts

Charles Ives, "Symphony #4"

Clara Rockmore, Rachmaninoff piece from "Art of the Theremin"

Origins of electronic music

Pierre Schaefer, "Etude de Chemin de Fer" from "Cinq Etudes de Bruits" and

Schaefer and Pierre Henry, excerpts from "Symphony Pour L'home Seul" (both

on "L'Oeuvre.."),

Edgar Varese, "Poem Electronique" on "Electroacoustic Classics",

Karlheinz Stockhausen, "Kontakte," on "Elektronische Musik 1952-1960"

John Cage, "First Construction in Metal," "Unvoiced Essay," "Imaginary Landscapes"

Steve Reich, "Come Out" from "Early Works"

Karlheinz Stockhausen, "Gesang der Junglinge,", from "Elektronische Musik


Babbit, "Reflections"

Digital Synthesis/ Computer Music

Max Matthews, "Bicycle built for Two," and other historical works

Jean-Claude Risset, "Computer Suite from Little Boy," "Sud,"

Charles Dodge, "Any Resemblence," "Profile" "Speech Songs"

Brad Garten, "Ruff Raga Riffs," "Home Guitars," more

Chris Penrose, "Manwich"

Paul Lansky, "Tables Clear," "Idle Chatter," more.

Paul Koonce, "Pins"

Bahn, "Meditation," "Zeltzimba," others

Francois Bayle, "Fabulae"

Sarah Peebles, "Nocturnal Premonitions"

Cecile Le Prado, 'Le triangle d'incertitude' and excerpts from Musicworks CDs

Horacio Vaggione, "Thema" tape and bass sax

Live Electronics and Interactive Performance

Sal Martirano, from "retrospective"

Bahn and Trueman, "Interface"

Examples from David Behrman, David Tudor, George Lewis, Neil Rolnick, The Hub, David Rosenboom, Chris Dobrian, others

Contemporary, techno and electronica

Chemical Brothers, Moby, Daft Punk, Tricky, Autechre ep7, Squarepusher, Underworld, Massive Attack, Orbital, The Orb, Prodigy, Banco de Gaia, Roni Size, Paul Miller (a.k.a. D.J.Spooky), Plaid's "Rest Proof Clockwork", and other class suggestions