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Terminus II

Description: Recording of Gottfried Michael Koenig's Terminus II
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Date: 1967
Duration: 19 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Koenig, Gottfried Michael
Partner: UNT Music Library

Concerto for tape

Description: Recording of Bogusław Schäffer's Concerto for tape.
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Date: 1969
Duration: 17 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: Schäffer, Bogusław
Partner: UNT Music Library

Microstructures

Description: Recording of Włodzimierz Kotoński's Microstructures. This piece utilizes sections of fragmented tape to create a montage of sound layers in very dense structures. The composer used the sound of knocking on wood, metal, and glass to form a new sound material and spatialization of sound. These sounds recorded on magnetic tape were cut, melted, and glued randomly into random sequences from which loops of different length were formed and copied onto a layer which finally resulted in this desirable … more
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Date: 1963
Duration: 5 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Kotoński, Włodzimierz
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Lekcja

Description: Recording of Eugeniusz Rudnik's Lekcja.
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Date: 1965
Duration: 15 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Rudnik, Eugeniusz
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L'opéra abbandonata tace e volge la sua cavita verso l'estreno

Description: Recording of Vittorio Gelmetti's L'opéra abbandonata tace e volge la sua cavita verso l'estreno.
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Date: 1969
Duration: 23 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Gelmetti, Vittorio, 1926-1992
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Penetraciones

Description: Recording of Eduardo Bértola's Penetraciones for tape.
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Date: 1969/1973
Duration: 5 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Bértola, Eduardo, 1939-1996
Partner: UNT Music Library

Metacycles

Description: Recording of Ramon Zupko's Metacycles
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Date: 1966
Duration: 9 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Zupko, Ramon
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Gurges

Description: Recording of Rudolf Ružička's Gurges. The composer calls this piece a "space matrix composition." It was created on the strength of promulgation of international trial electronic and concrete composition "Musica nova." It was composed in Pilsener Electronic Laboratory in November 1969 .
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Date: 1969
Duration: 12 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Ružička, Rudolf (composer)
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Cronaca

Description: Recording of Walter S. Kimmel's Cronaca.
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Date: 1968
Duration: 9 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Kimmel, Walter S.
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Through the mirror of thirst

Description: Recording of Bengt Emil Johnson's Through the mirror of thirst.
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Date: 1969
Duration: 6 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Johnson, Bengt Emil, 1936-2010
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Concentric. A question with two answers.

Description: Recording of Octavian Nemescu's "Concentric. A question with two answers." for instrumental ensemble and tape. The piece is a reaction to Charles Ives' "Unanswered Question," which is, in comparison, schizoid in nature, marked by breach, discord, disparity and incommunicability. There are three layered music layers in "Concentric" which join together to create a kind of communion that is timeless through the use of resonant harmonic issued by a fundamental sound C, placed in the deepest regist… more
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Date: 1969
Duration: 16 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Nemescu, Octavian
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Hydrophonie I

Description: 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 str… more
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Date: 1969
Duration: 16 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Kaegi, Werner
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Combinaisons en cercles

Description: Recording of Octavian Nemescu's Combinaisons en cercles. It is a version at the request of Partita Radicale with a new timbral guise. The work is coceived in three different layers of sound. The surface, representing everyday (diurnal) consciousness, consists of brief and fleeting timbral events almost invariably played forte. A somewhat subdued middle layer provides semiconscious recollections and anticipations of the overall timbral fabric. The deepest layer is made up of complex static sound… more
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Date: 1965
Duration: 16 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Nemescu, Octavian
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Exigencies

Description: Recording of George Balch Wilson's Exigencies for eight channel tape. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Balch_Wilson)
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Date: 1968
Duration: 4 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Wilson, George Balch, 1927-
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Que

Description: Recording of Coriún Aharonián's Que, spoken text performed by Armando Halty. All of the sound material, besides the spoken text, is electronically generated sounds. It was composed between July and October 1969 and was realized in the Laboratorio de Moesica Electronica of the Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios Musicales of the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires.
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Date: 1969
Duration: 4 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Aharonián, Coriún, 1940-
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Gueraria repano

Description: Recording of José Vicente Asuar's Gueraria repano
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Date: 1968
Duration: 14 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Asuar, José Vicente, 1933-
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Contrapuntos

Description: Recording of Lucien Goethals' Contrapuntos
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Date: 1966
Duration: 10 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Goethals, Lucien
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Nacht

Description: Recording of Luctor Ponse's Nacht
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Date: 1966
Duration: 14 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Ponse, Luctor
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Willis Conover interviews Mort Sahl

Description: Willis Conover interviews Mort Sahl.
Date: March 13, 1964
Duration: 13 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Specialty Oral History

Description: Sound recording of E. Douglas Hamilton giving a talk titled "Specialty Oral History" during the 2nd National Oral History Colloquium at Arden House in Harriman, New York.
Date: November 1967
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes 38 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Art of Interviewing

Description: Sound recording of Oral History Association members conducting a discussion titled "Art of Interviewing". Session was recorded at the Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 23, 1968.
Date: November 23, 1968
Duration: 54 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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How Long Does Tape Last?

Description: Sound recording of Wilbur Jenson giving a talk at an Oral History Association event under the topic "How Long Does Tape Last?".
Date: November 23, 1968
Duration: 54 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Morning and Afternoon Sessions during the 2nd National Oral History Association Colloquium]

Description: Sound recording of Donald J. Schippers, E. Douglas Hamilton, Philip Brooks, Elwood Maunder, Doug Adair, Willa Baum, and James Harvey Young giving speeches and holding a group discussion during the 2nd National Oral History Colloquium at Arden House.
Date: November 20, 1967
Duration: 5 hours 21 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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