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ANS

Hugh Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 755 words.

Photoelectric composition machine (named from the initials of Aleksandr Nikolayevich Skryabin) developed from about 1950 in Moscow by Evgeny Murzin (c1913–70). The idea for such a...

Chaloupka, František

Ian Mikyska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 275 words.

(b Frýdek-Místek, 30 March 1980). Czech composer and guitarist. He studied singing and composition at the Ostrava Conservatory and composition at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing...

Du Bois, W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt)

Lawrence Schenbeck.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 286 words.

(b Great Barrington, MA, Feb 23, 1868; d Accra, Ghana, Aug 27, 1963). American writer and social activist. He attended Fisk University (BA 1888), Harvard University (BA 1890, PhD...

EMS

Hugh Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Sound Art; Contemporary Music. 363 words.

[Elektronmusikstudion] (Swed.: ‘electronic music studio’)

The Swedish national centre for electronic music and sound art, in Stockholm. It was preceded by a smaller studio run...

Erbe, Thomas

Eliot Gattegno.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 327 words.

(b Milwaukee, WI, June 27, 1960). American computer musician, sound engineer, and educator. Erbe has played an important role in American experimental and electronic music since the...

GAME

Hugh Davies, Annette Vande Gorne and Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 434 words.

[Générateur automatique de musique électronique] (Fr.: ‘automatic electronic music generator’)

Composition machine developed by the Belgian composer Léo Küpper (b Nidrum, 16...

Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology

Jason Freeman and Frank Clark.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Music Education and Pedagogy; Music and Media; Contemporary Music. 482 words.

[GTCMT]

Interdisciplinary research centre for music, computing, engineering, design, and business, founded in 2008 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. The...

Gwiazda, Henry

Mandy-Suzanne Wong.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 417 words.

(b New Britain, CT, 1952). American video, new media, and sound artist, electroacoustic composer, and guitarist. Educated at the Eastman School of Music (BM), the Hartt School at the...

Homen, Miroslav

Amra Bosnić.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Contemporary Music. 268 words.

(b Dubrovnik, Croatia, 1940). Croatian and Bosnian and Herzegovinian conductor. One of the most significant conductors in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Homen graduated from the Academy of Music...

Hub, The

Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Music Improvisation; Contemporary Music. 528 words.

Interactive computer network used as an extended musical instrument, played by a San Franciso Bay–area experimental computer network band also called The Hub. The band, founded in 1985...

Jenks, Alden

Mark Alburger.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 651 words.

(b Harbor Beach, MI, Aug 10, 1940). American composer and performer. He began playing piano as a child and later studied with Robert Helps and Barbara Shearer. He attended the Aspen...

KIM-1

Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Music; Contemporary Music. 391 words.

(Keyboard Input Monitor)

Computer designed by Chuck Pedal and Bill Mensch, both formerly engineers with the Motorola Corporation, and released by MOS Technology Corporation of...

Konvergence

Ian Mikyska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 243 words.

Composers’ collective and ensemble founded in Prague in 2002. Over the years, the organizing team has included a number of composers and instrumentalists, with the remaining core today...

Mobile phone

Alexander Bonus.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 591 words.

[iPhone, Android, smartphone]

Portable electronic communication device. These have become robust platforms for digital audio production, composition, and music performance...

Multi-touch table

Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Music; Contemporary Music. 266 words.

Table-height electronic display and controller (interface) with a touchscreen top that can detect two or more simultaneous points of contact on its surface. Multi-touch tables...

Novak, Yann

Mandy-Suzanne Wong.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Music and Media; Contemporary Music. 431 words.

(b Madison, WI, 1979). American sound artist, installation artist, electronic composer, laptop performer, and visual artist. Based in Los Angeles, he has collaborated with Will Long,...

Ostrava Days Festival

Ian Mikyska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Music and Media; Sound Art; Contemporary Music. 266 words.

A biannual festival of new and experimental music held in Ostrava, Czech Republic, since 2001, founded by petr kotík and Renata Spisarová.

The performers include guest...

Ostravská Banda

Ian Mikyska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Conducting; Contemporary Music. 227 words.

International ensemble based in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Founded in 2005 by petr kotík, originally in order to serve as the resident chamber orchestra for the Ostrava Days festival. It...

Recording engineer

Albin Zak.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 564 words.

A person engaged primarily with the technological and acoustic aspects of sound recording. Engineers are charged with rendering musical events in an electronic form according with the...

San Francisco Tape Music Center

Marc Battier.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Music Education and Pedagogy; Art Music; Contemporary Music. 314 words.

Music studio and composer’s collective. It was established in San Francisco in 1961 by Ramon Sender and Pauline Oliveros, and was soon joined by Morton Subotnick. Its first location...