Author Topic: The history of musique concrète  (Read 1207 times)

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ComposerOfAvantGarde

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The history of musique concrète
« on: July 04, 2017, 01:27:41 PM »
I saw this fantastic article shared by IRCAM on facebook. I thought it would be really useful here in the beginners' forum should anyone be interested in finding out the history of this amazing way of creating music.

http://www.soundmattersblog.com/musiqueconcrete1/?platform=hootsuite

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Re: The history of musique concrète
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2018, 06:44:35 AM »
It was an interesting article thank you, but I see the music as worth listening to on its own terms, not just as a historical curiosity that only led to "something of real musical and social importance" when people learned to sample snippets of sound and set them to a beat. This 11 page article with embedded YouTube videos perhaps gives a better idea of Pierre Schaeffer's work -

http://www.factmag.com/2016/02/23/pierre-schaeffer-guide/