With the rise of laptops in music in the 1990s, and more musicians using laptops on stage, it did not take long before the first laptop orchestra was founded. Nowadays there are many of them and there is even an … read more
An active loudspeaker by Hermann Scherchen
Through his intensive occupation with recording and reproducing music, the conductor Hermann Scherchen (1891-1966) became aware of the enormous amount of people listening to music through loudspeakers. He was concerned with the difference between the complex sound diffusion during a … read more
p. 99 Three Short Stories and an Apotheosis by Annea Lockwood
A short fragment of Three Short Stories and an Apotheosis (1985) by Annea Lockwood. You hear the audience throwing the loudspeaker ball (and laughing while doing this).
This fragment comes from the radio show Speaking of Music with Annea Lockwood … read more