eContact! 17.2

eContact! 17.2
The Quiet Legacy of Hugh Le Caine, Canadian Pioneer in Electronic Music / L’héritage tranquille de Hugh Le Caine, pionnier de la musique électronique au Canada
Featured Contributor / Collaboratrice invitée : Gayle Young

 

[EN] As the first electronic music studios in Canada were being conceived, their directors didn’t consult a catalogue and order commercially produced instruments and gear — they headed to Ottawa to meet Hugh Le Caine, whose pioneering electronic instrument designs played an important role in the formation of early generations of electronic music composers in Canada.
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[FR] Les directeurs des premiers studios de musique électronique au Canada ne consultaient pas des catalogues en ligne pour ensuite commander des instruments et des appareils produits commercialement lorsqu’ils concevaient ces studios; ils se rendaient Ottawa pour rencontrer Hugh Le Caine, dont les conceptions novatrices en matière d’instruments électroniques ont eu une influence importante sur les premières générations de compositeurs de musique électronique canadiens.
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Editorial by jef chippewa

« SAY WHAT YOU WANT AND I WILL BUILD IT FOR YOU. »

Hugh Le Caine’s Polyphonic Synthesizer
by Paul Pedersen
« Participle Dangling, in Honour of Gertrude Stein »: Composing with Hugh Le Caine’s Special Purpose Tape Recorder at UTEMS in 1966
by Pauline Oliveros
Hugh Le Caine and the McGill EMS
by alcides lanza
UTEMS AND LE CAINE’S INSTRUMENTS IN THE 1960s

Learning How to Listen: Composing on Hugh Le Caine’s instruments in UTEMS ca. 1962
by Robert Aitken
Composing with Hugh Le Caine’s Fabulous Inventions in the University of Toronto’s Studio C, circa 1969
by Richard Henninger
Remembering Hugh Le Caine
by Norma Beecroft
Remembering Hugh
by David Jaeger
ELECTRONIC MUSIC HISTORY(IES)

Le Caine, Mirrored Through Memory
by Kevin Austin
An Artistic Genealogy of Hugh Le Caine 1939-1989
by jef chippewa
« MODULO », A Musical Documentary and Tribute to Hugh Le Caine
by Travis Boisvenue and Ryan Paul Gibson
INTERVIEWS

Being Allowed to Make « Mistakes » While Composing With Hugh Le Caine’s Electronic Music Instruments: Interview with Hungarian-Canadian composer István Anhalt
by James Montgomery and Gayle Young
Privileging the Human Aspect of Electronic and Computer Music Systems: Interview with Canadian composer and researcher Bill Buxton
by Norma Beecroft
Hugh Le Caine’s Visionary Electronic Music Instrument Designs: Interview with Canadian composer Gustav Ciamaga
by Norma Beecroft
Hugh Le Caine’s Virtuosity in Electronics: Interview with Canadian composer James Montgomery
by Gayle Young
Seeing Down to the Fundamentals of Sound With Hugh Le Caine: Interview with Le Caine biographer Gayle Young
by Ryan Paul Gibson
OTHER ITEMS
Hugh Le Caine Photo Album

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