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Re: Acousmatrix 1/2

hey wonder of wonders- i got that 3disc OHM  thangg too-still tryin to
figure it out!

> sounds very hip...
> I got the 3-disc Ohm boxed set a couple of years ago as an introduction 
> early electronic music, and there's some cool looping on that as well.
> ~Tim
>> [Original Message]
>> From: <cul-baisser@t-online.de (Martin Tauchen)>
>> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>> Date: 12/26/2004 5:13:33 PM
>> Subject: Acousmatrix 1/2
>> Santa Clause brought me a nice X-mas gift.The Acousmatrix CD of early
>> electronic work of Gottfried M.Koenig,who is a pioneer in electronic
>> music.
>> Klangfiguren (1955/56)
>> Essay             (1957/58)
>> Terminus I     (1962)
>> Terminus II    (1966/67)
>> and other works can be found on this CD.
>> Especially above mentioned works,were realized manually mostly by
>> looping.
>> Klangfiguren runs for 10 Minutes and 30 Seconds.I don?t know how long it
>> took
>> to realize this piece of Music.But when I think of the tools 50 years
>> ago,I guess,it was
>> really a hard work to realize it by manual work.
>> Comparable to the work of John Chowning to realize "Sabelithe" many
>> years later.
>> Koenig used the band looping more in a Sense of todays "Sample Loops".So
>> it was not a Live Looping.
>> But however,this was a first step to modern looping,because in order to
>> get a rich spectrum,Koenig layered sound on sound.
>> A way of manual additive synthesis....
>> Klangfiguren itself is a hard piece of music.Really not for easy
>> listening,but interesting a lot.
>> Maybe nowadays a little bit nostalgic,because we know so many sounds.
>> Early  steps in looping.