In the United States, electronic music was being created as early as 1939, when John Cage printed Imaginary Landscape, No. 1, using two variable-speed turntables, frequency recordings, muted piano, and cymbal, however no electronic technique of production. Cage composed five more “Imaginary Landscapes” between 1942 and 1952 , largely for percussion ensemble, though No. four is for twelve radios and No. 5, written in 1952, makes use of forty two recordings and is to be realized as a magnetic tape. According to Otto Luening, Cage additionally performed a William Mix at Donaueschingen in 1954, using eight loudspeakers, three years after his alleged collaboration.
First with analog synthesizers, the trend followed with digital synthesizers and samplers as well . STEIM is a center for analysis and improvement of new musical instruments within the electronic performing arts, situated in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was based by Misha Mengelberg, Louis Andriessen, Peter Schat, Dick Raaymakers, Jan van Vlijmen, Reinbert de Leeuw, and Konrad Boehmer. Elektronmusikstudion , previously generally known as Electroacoustic Music in Sweden, is the Swedish nationwide centre for electronic music and sound artwork.
- His visionary musical experience relies on cyclical loops, abrasive concrete noises and vertiginous piano dreamscapes.
- By the late Forties,