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    Edgard Varese Edgard Varèse was a 20th century conductor and composer born on December 22, 1883 in Paris, France, but eventually immigrating to the United States in 1915 and eventually becoming a U.S. citizen in 1926. He experimented with taped music, electronic instruments and technology. He is considered an innovator due to his use of early electronic musical instruments and for utilizing new techniques in sound production. (Estrerlla N.D) Edgard was classed as a pioneer of the avant-garde movement

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    Edgard Varese: Organizer of Sound

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    EDGARD VARÈSE: ORGANIZER OF SOUND Edgard Varèse, a French composer born in 1883, was a leader in the realm of electronic music, and one of a group of musicians important in the time immediately following WWII. These, often called, avant-garde musicians challenged the public and other musicians to think about music in new ways, including incorporating electronic elements into acoustic compositions, creating entirely electronic compositions and reinventing the way acoustic music

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    usually in a theatre context. In this essay, we aim to give a brief history of spatial music, showing the development of spatialisation techniques. We will also be examining the techniques used in works by composers such as Karlheinz Stockhausen, Edgard Varese and Roger Reynolds. Development The origins of spatial music can be traced back as far as 1881, when Clement Ader used multiple sets of telephone transmitters and receivers to relay sounds from remote events to an audience at the Paris Exhibition

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    Influential Composers Of Early 20th Century missing works cited Zoltan Kodaly, Edgar Varese, Igor Stravinsky.Three foreign-born composers whose output ranges from unobtrusively important to riot inducing works.They encompass music’s three principles: education, exploration, experimentation. Deemed “Hungary’s greatest composer and music pedagogue” (Jeter) Zoltan Kodaly, was born December 16, 1882.As a child, Kodaly taught himself piano, violin, cello, and voice.Later, he pursued Composition/Education

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    Density 21.5 Edgard Varèse’s Density 21.5 for unaccompanied flute was composed in 1936 (revised in 1944) at the request of George Barrère for the première of his new platinum flute.Inspired by the flute’s capabilities, Varèse sought to showcase the platinum instrument’s full range of sound and explore its timbral capacity. Density is a monophonic work that is characterized by extreme dynamics, angular motives, timbral variety, and complex rhythms. During the span of sixty-one measures, Varèse exploits

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    featuring images, colored lighting and music and sounds called the "Poème Electronique." Some of the greatest artistic minds of the twentieth century were involved in its creation, including the architect Le Corbusier (1887-1965) and the composer Edgard Varèse (1883-1965). But most importantly, the Philips Pavilion represented an important artistic phenomenon through its synthesis of architecture, visual media and music. The purpose of the pavilion was to exhibit the technology of the Philips corporation

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    Transgression in Art and Architecture

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    transmuted the classification of art, predominantly with her channel of communicati... ... middle of paper ... ... and Chinese Cultures Edited by Fran Martin, Larissa Heinrich  Space Calculated in Seconds: The Philips Pavilion, LeCorbusier, Edgard Varèse  Buildings for Music: The Architect, the Musician, and the Listener from the seventeenth century to present day By Michael Forsyth  Peter Eisenman: Feints  Architecture and Psychoanalysis: Peter Eisenman and Jacques Lacan  Tracing Eisenman:

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    Frank Vincent Zappa

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    cymbals too much" (29-30) Another musical interest of his was Edgard Varèse, a man who, according to Frank, looked like a mad scientist. His music contained sirens, snare drums, bass drums, and even a lion’s roar. Frank absolutely loved it (31-32). Aside from Varèse, Frank also liked Stravinsky, for he had bought The Rite of Spring performed by "The World-Wide Symphony Orchestra," and he loved that almost as much as he loved Varèse.

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    Philip Glass

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    1.  Write two pages on the life and type of music of Philip Glass.  Why do you think his music became popular? Philip Glass, A popular musician and music composer, he is also an innovative instrumentalist. Philip Glass was born January 31st, 1937 in Baltimore, US (Strickland, pp.4). During the 20th century, he is one of the most famous musicians. When he was a teenager, Philip Glass learned the flute. Philip Glass is a genius of music. When he was 15 years old, he went to the University of Chicago

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    Biography of Charlie Parker One of a handful of musicians who can be said to have permanently changed jazz, Charlie Parker was arguably the greatest saxophonist of all time. He could play remarkably fast lines that, if slowed down to half speed, would reveal that every note made sense. Charles Christopher Parker was born on 29 August 1920, in Kansas City, USA. Although he was born on the Kansas side of the state line, Parker was actually raised across the Kaw River in Kansas City, Missouri

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