(must625) listening list 1

Due Friday, May 22

Create listening guides for the following pieces:

  • Gyorgy Ligeti, Artikulation
  • Edgard Varese, Poeme Electronique

    and two of the following:

    • James Tenney, Collage #1: Blue Suede
    • Pierre Henry, Variations on a Door and Sigh (excerpt)
    • Richard Karpen, Mass
    • Ake Parmerud, Cut 1, 2, 3 Progress

You should download the entire set of works, available here.

The Ligeti, Varese, Tenney, and Henry are historical pieces, showcasing classic musique concrete techniques. The Karpen and Parmerud are contemporary pieces that used computer processing to extend the capabilities of musique concrete.