"The Smoking Gun": Evidence that Vladimir Ussachevsky used Chinese Timbres as the Basis for his Electronic Music
Description: 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.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Rahkonen, Carl John & Hartsock, Ralph