musique concrète

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mu·sique con·crète

 (mo͞o-zēk′ kŏn-krĕt′, mü-zēk kôN-krĕt′)
Electronic music composed of instrumental and natural sounds often altered or distorted in the recording process.

[French : musique, music + concrète, concrete.]

musique concrète

(myzik kɔ̃krɛt)
(Music, other) another term for concrete music

mu•sique con•crète

(Fr. mü zik kɔ̃ˈkrɛt)
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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He also encountered serialism at the Domaine Musical concerts, the musique concrete of Pierre Schaeffer and Pierre Henry, and the work of Iannis Xenakis, which inspired his early compositions.
Le type de musique dont il est question ici s'apparente davantage a la << musique concrete >>.
In here, I close my eyes, tune in to Mingus, jabber, clatter, exchange of cash, musique concrete, the murmur of what is, where I float now, suspended, listening, a lucky one, who needs sometimes to speak a kind of praise for things: book, table, cup, street, window, crowd, the evidence of what?
Although Krcek focuses on symphonic and vocal music and serves as artistic director of Musica Bohemica, an ensemble focused on historical and folk music, he also possesses a wealth of experience with radio and electroacoustic music, overlapping into musique concrete.
Chapters discuss chromaticism within and beyond tonality in Germany and Austria; Neoclassicism; early interests in color, noise, and new sonorities; extensions of the 12-tone system in and outside Vienna; the continuation and development of trends established before World War I and new trends between the wars; atonal and 12-tone techniques after World War II; musique concrete, electronic, and aleatoric movements; and composers in Europe, the US, Latin America, and Eastern Asia since the mid-1940s.
The sound they make is an eclectic mix of everything from Hindustani music to reggae, free jazz to metal, Brazilian music to musique concrete.
I am very interested in musique concrete, which involves the manipulation of everyday sounds to create music,'' said Dr Cox.
SOUNDSCAPE, AUDIO COLLAGE, musique concrete, found sound.
From classical during my days at the Conservatoire de Paris, to more obscure movements such as Musique Concrete when I joined the Musical Research Group; jazz and pop too.
Taking cues from the psychedelic spontaneity and "instant composing" championed by Suzuki, Alla has another side, one that resides in the electric gardens of tropicalia, musique concrete, Residents-style layering, Beatles-esque experimentation and the innovations of Cafe Tacuba.
Topics range from Pierre Schaeffer's musique concrete to radio productions conditioned by the "rapid and unceasing transformation of the processes of radio reception" to video game music; see the PDF brochure for more details.
I love electronic music and some of the weird, esoteric [stuff like] avant-garde, ambient, and musique concrete, but sometimes you want to hear instruments being played.