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Vox Cycle is a six compositions or independent movement cycle for four amplified voices, and electroacoustic music by Trevor Wishart, composed between 1980 and 1988, associated with extended vocal techniques and the contemporary vocal composition. [1]

15 relations: Acousmatic sound, Album, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Composers Desktop Project, Contemporary classical music, Electroacoustic music, Extended vocal technique, Human voice, Institut national de l'audiovisuel, IRCAM, Musique concrète, Spectromorphology, Trevor Wishart, Virgin Classics, Western culture.

Acousmatic sound is sound one hears without seeing an originating cause.

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An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.

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Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologist whose work was key in the development of the theory of structuralism and structural anthropology.

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The Composers' Desktop Project(CDP) is an international cooperative network based in the United Kingdom that has been developing software for working with sound materials since 1986.

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Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s, which includes modernist, postmodern, neoromantic, and pluralist music.

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Electroacoustic music originated in Western art music around the middle of the 20th century, following the incorporation of electric sound production into compositional practice.

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Vocalists are capable of producing a variety of extended technique sounds.

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The voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming etc.

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The Institut national de l'audiovisuel (or INA, French for National Audiovisual Institute) is a repository of all French radio and television audiovisual archives.

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IRCAM (or Institute for Research and Coordination Acoustic / Music in English) is a French institute for science about music and sound and avant garde electro-acoustical art music.

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Musique concrète (meaning "concrete music") is a genre of electroacoustic music that is made in part from acousmatic sound, or sound without an apparent originating cause.

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Spectromorphology is the perceived sonic footprint of a sound spectrum as it manifests in time.

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Trevor Wishart (born 11 October 1946 in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire) is an English composer, based in York.

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Virgin Classics was a record label founded in 1988 as part of Richard Branson's Virgin Records.

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Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western lifestyle, or European civilization, is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems, and specific artifacts and technologies that have some origin or association with Europe, having both indigenous and foreign origin.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vox_Cycle

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