Electronic Music: From Razor Blades to Moog

Electronic Music: From Razor Blades to Moog

J.D. Robb FW03438 / FM 3438

Director of the Rio Grande Electronic Music Laboratory, J.D. Robb traces the evolution of electronic music using examples of his own work. Newer instruments and techniques—or improvements on older ones—offered both advantages and limitations; he describes them in detail in the notes. The recording includes eleven tracks.

Year Released 1970
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1970 Folkways Records
Genre(s) Contemporary & Electronic
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Subject(s) Contemporary music; Electronic music

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101 Retrograde Sequence from a Tragedy J.D. Robb 3:28
102 Excerpt from Spatial Serenade J.D. Robb 2:25
103 Collage No. 2 (1965) J.D. Robb 1:09
104 Tarantella J.D. Robb 4:25
105 Canon in Percussive Sound J.D. Robb 4:08
106 Rondino J.D. Robb 2:26
107 Pleasant Obsession J.D. Robb 7:02
201 Green Mansions - Abel and Rima J.D. Robb 12:48
202 Les Ondes Martenot J.D. Robb 3:48
203 Transmutations for Orchestra and Electronic Instruments Movements Two and Three Written by J. D. Robb J.D. Robb 4:17
204 Analogies - Analog Computer Music J.D. Robb 2:58
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