Saturday, May 12, 2012

Saturday Music Club: Electronic Music

Halim El-Dabh: excerpt from "Wire Recorder Piece" (1944)

Samuel J. Hoffman with the Billy May Orchestra: "This Room is My Castle of Quiet" (1949)

Louis & Bebe Barron: Forbidden Planet, Main Titles Overture (1956)

Edgar Varese: Poeme electronique (1958)

Tom Dissevelt: Syncopation (1962)

George Russell: Electronic Sonata for Souls Loved by Nature (1969, composed 1968)

Buffy Sainte-Marie (lyrics by Leonard Cohen): God is Alive, Magic is Afoot (1969)

Gil Melle: Night Gallery theme (1970)

And thus the floodgates are open... the spill somehow represented by Trio: Da Da Da (1981)

Which can only lead to cats with theremins:

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