Edgar Varese


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Noun1.Edgar Varese - United States composer (born in France) whose music combines dissonance with complex rhythms and the use of electronic techniques (1883-1965)
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Continuador de la labor de otras figuras anteriores de la musica gala como Edgar Varese y Pierre Schaeffer, fue de igual modo un no menos visionario precursor y difusor de la musica culta electronica y por computadora, terreno dentro del cual destacan obras suyas como "Repons", para seis solistas, orquesta y plataforma electronica.
Purchase, delivery and installation of equipment and sound equipment for the Edgar Varese conservatory.
The transcription of Cours de composition musicale (1903-1905) by Vincent d'Indy, found in Russolo's later papers, shows his attempts to learn music theory: it has been linked to the contact between Russolo and Edgar Varese, who presented the Rumorarmonium--a tool playing many intonarumori together, patented by Russolo--to a Parisian audience in 1929.
Frank Zappa considered the mother of all musical inventions to be the experimental composer Edgar Varese.