20TH CENTURY MOVEMENTS

PUBLISHER
Walther König, Köln

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 7.25 x 9 in. / 279 pgs / 60 bw.

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Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

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Catalog: SPRING 2010 p. 79   

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ISBN 9783865607065 TRADE
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Sound in Z supplies the astounding and long-lost chapter in the early story of electronic music: the Soviet experiment, a chapter that runs from 1917 to the late 1930s. Its heroes are Arseny Avraamov, inventor of Graphic Sound (drawing directly onto magnetic tape) and a 48-note scale; Alexei Gastev, who coined the term “bio-mechanics”; Leon Theremin, inventor of the world's first electronic instrument, the Theremin; and others whose dreams for electronic sound were cut short by Stalin's regime. Drawing on materials from numerous Moscow archives, this book reconstructs Avraamov's “Symphony of Sirens,” an open-air performance for factory whistles, foghorns and artillery fire first staged in 1922, explores Graphic Sound and recounts Theremin's extraordinary career—compiling the first full account of Russian electronic music.
Sound in Z: Experiments in Sound and Electronic Music in Early 20th-century Russia

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