concrete music


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concrete music

n.
Musique concrète.

concrete music

n
(Music, other) music consisting of an electronically modified montage of tape-recorded sounds

mu•sique con•crète

(Fr. mü zik kɔ̃ˈkrɛt)
n.
tape-recorded musical and natural sounds often electronically enhanced and organized into a coherent artistic work.
[< French (1952): literally, concrete music]
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To make these arguments, Franklin considers how to define late-romantic music and what it means to reclaim this repertoire before providing numerous concrete music examples.
8 PIERRE SCHAEFFER, IN SEARCH OF A CONCRETE MUSIC (University of California Press; translated by John Dack & Christine North) A yawning gap in contemporary music discourse has been the inexplicable lack of an English translation of this key modernist text.
Reeve is the author of Concrete Music (Pyncheon House, 1992).