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Dr. Fiorella Terenzi

Transcribing the music from the cosmos for the residents of terra firma, Italian astrophysicist Dr. Fiorella Terenzi used groundbreaking ways to create actual sound with the transformation of radio waves received from faraway galaxies. Resembling nothing at all so much because the musical oddities of space age group pop numbers …

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General Magic

“Unintentional electronica” duo General Magic could very well be the strangest, least stylistically constrained project in the Austrian Mego label’s roster. Produced by label bosses Ramon Bauer and Andi Pieper around once they set up Mego (GM’s cooperation with Peter “Pita” Bauer, “Refrigerator Trax,” was the initial Mego discharge), GM …

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Wendy Carlos

Composer Wendy Carlos spurred electronic music to new business heights through the later ’60s, popularizing the synthesizer using the enormously successful Switched-On Bach record. Blessed in Pawtucket, Rhode Isle on November 14, 1939, Carlos pursued her M.A. in structure under Vladimir Ussachevsky and Otto Luening at Columbia University’s famed Columbia-Princeton …

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Ernesto Diaz-Infante

Because the mid-’90s, Ernesto Diaz-Infante counts among the most prolific avant-garde composer and improviser the U.S. Western world Coastline has noticed. He provides performed and documented music on piano, ready guitar, and consumer electronics; constructed chamber music; improvised with an extremely large numbers of music artists from California, NY, and …

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Doug Wimbish

Doug Wimbish was perhaps one of the most versatile bassists from the ’80s, in a position to move from pop and mainstream rock and roll session function to rock, funk, and experimental music during the period of the 10 years; he continued with this vein with the 1990s before finally …

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Frode Haltli

b. 1975, nr. Trondheim, Norway. Haltli started playing accordion at age seven and even though he also performed French horn and trombone in blowing wind bands it had been to stay his principal device. As a kid he performed folk music but shortly shifted into different forms. Playing music by …

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Georg Graewe

A German pianist and author of beautiful technique, Georg Graewe spent some time working with among the better performers in avant-garde jazz, modern, and improvised music from all over the world; including Uk saxophonist Evan Parker, Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, American percussionist Gerry Hemingway, Dutch cellist Ernst Reijseger, and Italian …

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Joel Ryan

Analyzed with Jose Barroso (Mexican film composer and guitarist), Ravi and Lakshmi Shankar, Robert Ashley, David Behrman, and affected by live concerts of John Coltrane. Collaborated with composers and performers including George E. Lewis, Malcolm Goldstein, Evan Parker, Steina and Woody Vasulka, and “Blue” Gene Tyranny. Continues to be creating …

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Denman Maroney

Blessed in 1949, NY City-based acoustic pianist Denman Maroney noticed the innovators of bop, but was more attracted to 20th hundred years composers, creative improvisers, and normal urban and rural noises. His formal music research after senior high school took place in the Bennington University in Vermont (1969-1971), Williams University …

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Vladimir Ussachevsky

A respected catalyst behind the rise of American electronic music, composer Vladimir Ussachevsky was created November 3, 1911 in Hailar, Manchuria; he emigrated towards the U.S. in 1930, and after graduating from Pomona University went on to review on the Eastman College of Music. There he constructed his first main …

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