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Singing Arcs: Sounding the Early History of Electronic Music

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Singing Arcs : Sounding the Early History of Electronic Music. / Reuben, Federico; Kolkowski, Aleks.

2016. Paper presented at Alternative Histories of Electronic Music, London, United Kingdom.

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Reuben, F & Kolkowski, A 2016, 'Singing Arcs: Sounding the Early History of Electronic Music', Paper presented at Alternative Histories of Electronic Music, London, United Kingdom, 15/04/16 - 16/04/16.

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Reuben, F., & Kolkowski, A. (2016). Singing Arcs: Sounding the Early History of Electronic Music. Paper presented at Alternative Histories of Electronic Music, London, United Kingdom.

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Reuben F, Kolkowski A. Singing Arcs: Sounding the Early History of Electronic Music. 2016. Paper presented at Alternative Histories of Electronic Music, London, United Kingdom.

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Reuben, Federico ; Kolkowski, Aleks. / Singing Arcs : Sounding the Early History of Electronic Music. Paper presented at Alternative Histories of Electronic Music, London, United Kingdom.

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abstract = "Singing Arcs is a performance-presentation made from sounds and texts of early electronically produced music, electronic sound reproduction and radio transmission. It recreates and reimagines the sounds produced by Elisha Gray{\textquoteright}s Musical Telegraph (1875), William Duddell{\textquoteright}s Singing Arc (1899), the Telharmonium of Thaddeus Cahill (1897) and the earliest binaural listening experience through the Theatrophone of Cl{\'e}ment Ader (1881). Pioneering radio transmissions are re-enacted, employing wax cylinder phonographs, (as used by Reginald Fessenden (1906); Charles Apgar (1914) and Guglielmo Marconi) and analogous sound devices such as valve sets and moving-iron horn loudspeakers. Historic recordings from the British Library Sound Archive, the BBC and the Science Museum, among other sources, will be montaged, together with newly-made material by the two composer-presenters. The texts will almost exclusively be drawn from contemporary sources, patents and press reports, newly recorded onto cylinders and discs and reproduced on period machines. A slide presentation with contemporaneous imagery and texts will play simultaneously as part of the performance. Singing Arcs is derived from the research and source materials assembled for the large-scale composition Spiritus Telecommunitas by Federico Reuben, in collaboration with Aleks Kolkowski, commissioned as part of the Online Orchestra project and premiered in Truro Cathedral, July, 2015. ",
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