Wendy Carlos is an American composer and electronic musician. She was one of the first famous performers of electronic music using synthesisers. Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos, November 14, 1939 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island) is an American composer and electronic musician. Wendy Carlos was one of the first famous performers of electronic music using synthesisers. […]
Steven hasten full report of his incredible work of restoration on The RCA Theremin belonging to Bret Moreland.
Mini biography of Pamelia Kurstin, a world-renowned Thereminist based in New York.
An interview with Bob Moog by Maurizio “Erman Mansueti” and Luca “Luke” Cirillo, members of the italian lounge band “The Transistors”, an ensemble that includes, of course, a Moog Music Theremin.
Biography of famous orchestra conductor Leopold Stokowski. Leopold Stokowski (April 18, 1882 – September 13, 1977) (born Antoni Stanisław Bolesławowicz) was the conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the NBC Symphony Orchestra and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. He was the founder of the New York City Symphony Orchestra. He arranged the music […]
As the fifth-oldest orchestra in the United States, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has a legacy of fine music making as reflected in its performances in historic Music Hall, recordings, and international tours. It represents the evolution of 200 years of music making in the city of Cincinnati, in southwestern Ohio. After the formation of several […]
The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the United States’ major orchestras and one of the finest in the world. Since 2001, it has been based in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, having been based in the Philadelphia Academy of Music since it was founded. It was founded in 1900 […]
The NBC Symphony Orchestra was established as a commercial venture in 1937 by General David Sarnoff of NBC in order to coax the recently retired conductor Arturo Toscanini to come to America. General Sarnoff spared no expense in recruiting and training the orchestra. Artur Rodzinski, a noted disciplinarian and task master in his own right, […]
The mellophone is a brass instrument that is typically used in place of the French horn in marching bands. Like the horn, the mellophone has three valves. However, the valves are pressed with the right hand for mellophone, instead of the left for a concert horn. Also, although some of the mellophone fingerings are the […]
Otto Luening is an early pioneer of electronic music. His Tape Music, including A Poem in Cycles & Bells, Gargoyles for Violin & Synthesized Sound, and Sounds of New Music demonstrated the early potential of synthesizers and special editing techniques for so-called classical music. [This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It […]