Hydrophonie I

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Recording of Werner Kaegi's Hydeophonie I for 4-track tape. It was composed and realized in 1969 in the studios of the Institute of Sonology in Utrecht (Holland). The piece is based on the possibilities offered by a generator with a variable function which, at the time, preceded the digital computer. Kaegi's work is based on programmed and descriptive structures. All the musical material was generated in a purely synthetic way, all resembling the "reality" having come only from the musical structures.

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1 sound recording (16 min., 34 sec.)

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Kaegi, Werner 1969.

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  • Main Title: Hydrophonie I
  • Series Title: MISAME

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Recording of Werner Kaegi's Hydeophonie I for 4-track tape. It was composed and realized in 1969 in the studios of the Institute of Sonology in Utrecht (Holland). The piece is based on the possibilities offered by a generator with a variable function which, at the time, preceded the digital computer. Kaegi's work is based on programmed and descriptive structures. All the musical material was generated in a purely synthetic way, all resembling the "reality" having come only from the musical structures.

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1 sound recording (16 min., 34 sec.)

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Mnemothèque Internationale des Arts Electroacoustiques

Sound recordings of electroacoustic music from the archive of the International de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB). The works were created in the IMEB studios or submitted by participants of the Festival Synthèse or the Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition. Access is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • 1969

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  • Jan. 23, 2018, 7:43 a.m.

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  • April 5, 2018, 1:32 p.m.

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Kaegi, Werner. Hydrophonie I, audio recording, 1969; Bourges, France. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1062494/: accessed April 6, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.