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Re: [microsound] i'm a little late in the game, but
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 10:33:07PM -0400, Michal Seta wrote:
> to catalogue? Musique concrete is the music that uses concrete sound sources
> (such as recordings of sounds occuring in the acoustic world, that we can
> identify) as opposed to synthesized sounds. Other than that it has been a
> standard practice to mangle and transform the sounds, often beyond
> recognition, for some decades now.
i should read my emails with a more circumspect eye before sending them, if
this is any different (but more concise) than what i thought i'd written.
> Check out some of Jonty Harrison's work. He tends to write long pieces with
> one type of sound source.
i'm always looking for new names. thank you for this and the others at the
end of your reply.
> > (concrete's more populist little brother,
> > "plunderphonics", has a similar "rule". these are two, notable instances
> > to which mccluhan's infamously overused "the medium is the massage" mantra
> > actually does apply).
> You mean John Oswald merely catalogues sounds?
by no means. but he does identify his sources (and leave them
recognizable). s/catalogue/enumerate, if you prefer. no cheapening of the
art ("merely") was ever implied.
the word for parmegiani's i was searching for, but had forgotten, was
"acousmatic" (thanks, leidecker).
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aleph null. a simple insinuation around silence.
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