Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Want to hear the sounds of early electronic music? Here is one good way to do it. Subtitled 'the early gurus of electronic music', OHM contains a 3-CD + 1-DVD compilation of short pieces and excerpts from the works of many composers who were active in electronic music in the middle of the century, from 1948 - 1980.
The package also contains a 96-page book with interviews, commentaries, and photos.
Partial list: Francois Bayle, John Cage, Alvin Curran, Brian Eno, Luc Ferrari, Bernard Parmegiani, Jean-Claude Risset, Pierre Schaeffer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Edgard Varese, Iannis Xenakis.