Dick – Afterlight

Vectoral Analysis by Diego Barbosa-Vásquez Robert Dick – Afterlight *Remember to participate in the forum if you want to debate any point described at this analysis. Historical Background This piece is a great example about how the philosophical advances of sounds and music, made in the previous years, influenced the music of 1970s. In this piece composed in 1975, the influences of the expanded techniques that can be linked to Cage and Electronic Sounds, are clearly seen. The uses of multiphonics and glissandos are examples of it. However, is important to highlight that in the piece those elements are used as a composition tool serving the musical dramatic concept. Another important element

George Crumb – Vox Balaenae

Vectoral Analysis by Diego Barbosa-Vásquez George Crumb – Vox Balaenae *Remember to participate in the forum if you want to debate any point described at this analysis. Historical Background Crumb’s music is focused in the use of musical developments of its period to create connection with the public. Vox Balaenae written in 1971 is a good example of it. This work takes advantages of the extended techniques developments caused by the Cage philosophies of noise as music, and the advances in the electronic music to create different sounds. It’s important to say that Crumb is influenced by those electronic sounds but he prefer to create those with acoustic instruments. In addition, the USA comp

Ligeti – Lux Aeterna

Vectoral Analysis By Diego Barbosa-Vasquez Ligeti – Lux Aeterna *Remember to participate in the forum if you want to debate any point described at this analysis. Historical Background Ligeti is a Hungarian composer that start to be consider an important Avant-Grad composer with his works Visions and Apparitions 1956. In those works, the composer starts to develop a style that take advantage of concept of the electronic European music (timbre development) and Cage advances in experiential music (experiential music). The Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima written in 1960 by Penderecki can be assumed as an influence too due to the way that strings are used by the composer to recreate noises

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