Luigi Nono (Venice, 1924-1990) was one of the most important Italian composers of the twentieth century, whose compositions often made use of electronic instruments, including the computer.
Iannis Xenakis (Braila 1922 – Paris, 2001) is among the most important figures of twentieth-century music; was born in Romania to Greek parents and with them at age 10 he […]
Some time ago I wrote an article about HPSCHD, a great multimedia performance created by John Cage and Lejaren Hiller in 1969, and designed to celebrate the centenary of the […]
Pitch Painter is a Morton Subotnick’s app for the Ipad, designed for kids from 3 to 5 year-olds. It has been realized for teaching goals, to help children to understand […]
In recent weeks, Radiohead have released the new version of the free app PolyFauna, a project for iOS and Android designed by Thom Yorke born with the collaboration with producer Nigel […]
Gendy3 is a famous electronic composition by Iannis Xenakis for computer-generated sounds. The Web offers many resources and documents related to this work, and not only.
In 1993 born the Sensorband project, a group of musician that uses unusual instruments in their performance. The band was formed by Zbigniew Karkowski, Edwin van der Heide and Atau Tanaka. […]
Almost a year ago I wrote about what had been the first app released by the John Cage Trust, Prepared Piano, created in 2012 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of […]
The Synthetic Performer today represents an historical technological adventure, very interesting even for the following research in computer applications for music.
Csound is a computer music software that belongs to the Music N family. The first version was built in the mid-eighties by Barry Vercoe.
SPAN is an audio spectrum analyzer that has two important features: works in real time and is based on Fast Fourier Transform. These are supplemented by a third interesting feature, […]