Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Ohm: Early Gurus of Electronic Music

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.