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Saturday, July 24 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Expanding in Reverse: Rediscovering Predecessors in an Electronic Music History Course

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Expanding in Reverse: Rediscovering Predecessors in an Electronic Music History Course
The study of history in music technology is traditionally based on strictly electronic music from the Western canon.  But strong historical relationships exist between music that uses electronics and earlier music driven by older technologies.  Reframing the definition of “technology” inspired the expanding of a typical electronic music history course into one that now integrates the contributions of pre-electronic artists and tools.  This has introduced students to a much greater historical continuity and a wider range of artists, inventors and tools.

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Brian Heller

Director, Sound Arts Program, Minneapolis College
Brian Heller is an artist and technician who works with sound using a unique blend of skills.  Over 20 years, he has built a practice integrating composition, audio engineering, and education.  This diverse range of experience has taken him everywhere– recording in a grain silo... Read More →


Saturday July 24, 2021 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT
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