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2012-11-26 11:17:18

University experts awarded £312,000 to research the story of the computer sounds that transformed music FOR many listeners, music made with computers and synthesizers is still the sound of the future.  But it also has a history, now being uncovered by a £312,000  research project based at the University of Huddersfield. The aim is to investigate the impact made by technology on the creative processes of composing electroacoustic music.  There is some...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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