Thaneco "Ancient Temples" (2018)

Friday, August 11, 2017

Morton Subotnick - Touch (1969)

Morton Subotnick (born April 14, 1933, in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer of electronic music, best known for his Silver Apples of the Moon, the first electronic work commissioned by a record company, Nonesuch. He was one of the founding members of California Institute of the Arts, where he taught for many years. When he was at "The School of the Arts" he was provided with a studio and a Buchla Synthesizer (now at the Library of Congress) and with this synthesizer he developed his first compositions. During this period he helped develop and became artistic director of the Electric Circus and the Electric Ear. This was also the time of the creation of Silver Apples of the Moon, The Wild Bull, and Touch.

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