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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Actually we can conclude that the recognition accuracy is related to the relaxation level instead of the stimulation effect of a concrete music.
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.
For the rest, the new book (all twenty quids' worth) will get you up to speed with "concrete music" - "music consisting of an electronically modified montage of tape-recordedsounds", or explain about "kippers" - kids in parents' pockets eroding retirement savings; and "handism", the latest PC crime of bias against left-handers (or right).
Kabelac continued to think in terms of the sound of the bell Zikmund as composition material for "concrete music" but not as the sole material.
Musical spaces, electronic music, and, of course, concrete music are some of the elements that affect the transmission of concrete poetry, as we will see later.
Reeve is the author of Concrete Music (Pyncheon House, 1992).