A 1969 article telling the story of Wendy Carlos’ “Switched-On Bach” seminal album. A collection of pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach performed on the Moog modular synthesizer, “Switched-On Bach” legitimized the electronic synthesizer as a real musical instrument and changed forever the public perception of electronic music, showing that it could be something very different from ” the academy approved ‘ugly’ music, “as Carlos put it.
“Not only is this a tribute to the late Bob Moog, but it is a tribute to the history of synthesizers in general. I do not recall anyone doing anything like this on this scale. I have no doubt “Bolero Electronica” will go down as a pivotal historical piece. Absolutely fantastic. A masterpiece! Thank you […]
Historical notes on the Moog synthesizer written by Dr. Bob Moog himself for Loud Records “Best of Moog” compilation album.
A new foundation to honor his remarkable legacy of scientific innovation and intellectual curiosity. Asheville, NC. August 21, 2006 – Family, friends and colleagues of the late Robert A. Moog, inventor of the modern electronic synthesizer, have created a new foundation to honor his remarkable legacy of scientific innovation and intellectual curiosity. The Bob Moog […]
Bob Moog died on sunday at his home in Asheville, N.C. He was 71. He is survived by his wife, Ileana, his five children, Laura Moog Lanier, Matthew Moog, Michelle Moog-Koussa, Renee Moog, and Miranda Richmond; and the mother of his children, Shirleigh Moog.
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.
To honor Moog and commemorate his groundbreaking achievements, several renowned keyboardists and longstanding Moog users will gather on Tuesday, May 18 at B.B. King’s Bar & Grill. (PRWEB) April 15, 2004 — It was 50 years ago that American maverick inventor Robert Moog began developing instruments that altered the course of modern music for all […]
Bob Moog makes a special guest appearance March 16th at 7:00 PM on Tech TV’s ultimate Tech-fest: The Screen Savers. Bob Moog makes a special guest appearance March 16th at 7:00 PM on Tech TV’s ultimate Tech-fest: The Screen Savers. Bob will be talking with host Leo LaPorte about the theremin. The show is live, […]
Designed by Bob Moog, the Big Briar Series 91 theremins were produced from 1991 to 1997. Series 91 are still played by Japanese thereminists Masami Takeuchi and Hiroshi Takano, by german thereminist Carolina Eyck and by U.S. thereminist James Coleman. Since they are no longer in production, the information below, taken from the Big Briar […]
An interview that Clara Rockmore gave to Robert Moog on November 1, 1977 on the occasion of the publication of the record ‘The Art of the Theremin’.