Minimalism, Technology and Electronic Music

Authored by: Richard Glover

The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music

Print publication date:  November  2013
Online publication date:  March  2016

Print ISBN: 9781409435495
eBook ISBN: 9781315613260
Adobe ISBN: 9781317042556

10.4324/9781315613260.ch8

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Abstract

Concept has often been the driving force for many composers associated with a minimalist approach. It is for this reason that much of their output retains strong similarities throughout their composing lives. So while some of these composers’ ideas emerged out of working with technology, the main concept itself was very much divorced from the continual need to update technological tools in order to achieve what were perceived as better musical results.

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