"The Smoking Gun": Evidence that Vladimir Ussachevsky used Chinese Timbres as the Basis for his Electronic Music

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This paper was originally presented by Carl Rahkonen at the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) Conference on April 3, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah. This paper includes details about Vladimir Ussachevsky, a pioneer in the proliferation of electronic music. It also contains biographical information about Ussachevsky, as well as his archival materials. The author attempts to prove that Ussachevsky used Chinese Timbres as the basis for his electronic music.

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Rahkonen, Carl John & Hartsock, Ralph April 3, 2008.

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This paper was originally presented by Carl Rahkonen at the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) Conference on April 3, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah. This paper includes details about Vladimir Ussachevsky, a pioneer in the proliferation of electronic music. It also contains biographical information about Ussachevsky, as well as his archival materials. The author attempts to prove that Ussachevsky used Chinese Timbres as the basis for his electronic music.

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This paper was originally presented by Carl Rahkonen at the 2008 conference of SEAMUS, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and expanded in 2013 by Ralph Hartsock to include sound sources.

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Rahkonen, Carl John & Hartsock, Ralph. "The Smoking Gun": Evidence that Vladimir Ussachevsky used Chinese Timbres as the Basis for his Electronic Music, paper, April 3, 2008; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc801972/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.