ON THE THRESHOLD OF BEAUTY

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On The Threshold Of Beauty is an exciting and detailed reconstruction of the emergence of electronic music in the Netherlands. This book meticulously reconstructs the birth and evolution of electronic music in the Netherlands from 1925 till 1965.

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On The Threshold Of Beauty is an exciting and detailed reconstruction of the emergence of electronic music in the Netherlands. This book meticulously reconstructs the birth and evolution of electronic music in the Netherlands from 1925 till 1965.

This is the compelling story of the development of electronic music at the Philips research laboratory, the collaboration between Xenakis, Le Corbusier and Varèse on the now legendary Philips Pavilion at the 1958 World Expo, and the first studios for electronic music in the Netherlands with key figures like Dick Raaymakers and Gottfried Michael Koenig.

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language

English

pages

316 pages, softcover

authors

Kees Tazelaar

publisher

V2_

released

11-2013

isbn

9789462080652