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Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos; November 14, 1939) is an American composer and performer, known for her use of electronic instruments to play classical music, and for her film scores. [1]

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"Weird Al" Yankovic

Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, music video director, film producer, and author.

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A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian novel by Anthony Burgess published in 1962.

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A Clockwork Orange (film)

A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange.

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A Clockwork Orange (soundtrack)

The soundtrack to Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange was released to accompany the 1971 film of the same name.

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Alpha scale

The α (alpha) scale is a non-octave-repeating musical scale.

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Ambient music

Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.

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Anthony Burgess

John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993) – who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess – was an English writer and composer.

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ARP Instruments

ARP Instruments, Inc. was an American manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, founded by Alan Robert Pearlman The name of founder Alan Robert Pearlman seems to be sometimes possibly incorrectly described as "Alan Richard Pearlman", as seen as below.

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Audio Engineering Society

Established in 1948, the Audio Engineering Society, Inc. (AES) draws its membership from engineers, scientists, other individuals with an interest or involvement in the professional audio industry.

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Bali is an island and province of Indonesia.

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Baroque music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.

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Beauty in the Beast

Beauty in the Beast (1986/2000) is an album by Wendy Carlos using alternate tunings and scales and influenced by jazz and world music.

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Beaver & Krause

Beaver & Krause were a musical duo made up of Paul Beaver and Bernie Krause.

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Beta scale

The β (beta) scale is a non-octave-repeating musical scale.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.

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Brandenburg Concertos

The Brandenburg Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 1046–1051, original title: Six Concerts à plusieurs instruments)Johann Sebastian Bach's Werke, vol.19: Kammermusik, dritter band, Bach-Gesellschaft, Leipzig; ed.

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Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Brownstone is a brown Triassic-Jurassic sandstone which was once a popular building material.

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Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments

Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments is a manufacturer of synthesizers and unique MIDI controllers.

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A choir (also known as a chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western music, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American flagship recording label, under the ownership of Sony Music Entertainment, operating under the Columbia Music Group.

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Columbia University

Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

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A composer (Latin ''com''+''ponere'', literally "one who puts together") is a person who creates music.

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Computer Music Center

The Computer Music Center (CMC) at Columbia University is the oldest center for electronic and computer music research in the United States.

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Digital Moonscapes

Digital Moonscapes (1984) is an album by Wendy Carlos.

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Dolby Laboratories

Dolby Laboratories, Inc., often shortened to Dolby Labs, is an American company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression.

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Easley Blackwood, Jr.

Easley Blackwood (born April 21, 1933) is an American professor of music, a concert pianist, a composer of music, some using unusual tunings, and the author of books on music theory, including his research into the properties of microtonal tunings and traditional harmony.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production, an electronic musician being a musician who composes and/or performs such music.

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The VCS 3 (or VCS3; an initialism for Voltage Controlled Studio, version #3) is a portable analog synthesiser with a flexible semi-modular voice architecture, by Electronic Music Studios (London) Limited (EMS) in 1969.

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Equal temperament

An equal temperament is a musical temperament, or a system of tuning, in which every pair of adjacent pitches is separated by the same interval.

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Faraday cage

A Faraday cage or Faraday shield is an enclosure formed by conductive material or by a mesh of such material, used to block electric fields.

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Field recording

Field recording is the term used for an audio recording produced outside of a recording studio.

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Film score

A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film music or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.

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Gamma scale

The γ (gamma) scale is a non-octave repeating musical scale.

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Gender dysphoria

Gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder (GID) is the formal diagnosis used by psychologists and physicians to describe people who experience significant dysphoria (discontent) with the sex and gender they were assigned at birth.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

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Harmonic Scale

The Harmonic Scale is a "super-Just" musical scale allowing extended just intonation, beyond 5-limit to the 19th harmonic, and free modulation through the use of synthesizers.

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Harry Benjamin

Harry Benjamin (January 12, 1885 – August 24, 1986) was a German-born, American endocrinologist and sexologist, widely known for his clinical work with transsexualism.

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Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz (11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem).

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HighBeam Research

HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Cengage Learning (through its Gale subsidiary) for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.

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In music, hocket is the rhythmic linear technique using the alternation of notes, pitches, or chords.

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Jack Beeson

Jack Hamilton Beeson (July 15, 1921 – June 6, 2010) was an American composer.

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Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period.

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Journey (band)

Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.

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Just intonation

In music, just intonation (sometimes abbreviated as JI) or pure intonation is any musical tuning in which the frequencies of notes are related by ratios of small whole numbers.

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The Minimoog is a monophonic analog synthesizer, invented by Bill Hemsath and Robert Moog.

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Momus (musician)

Nicholas Currie (born 11 February 1960), more popularly known under the artist name Momus (after the Greek god of mockery), is a Scots songwriter, author, blogger and former journalist for Wired.

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Moog synthesizer

Moog synthesizer (pronounced; often anglicized to, though Robert Moog preferred the former) may refer to any number of analog synthesizers designed by Dr.

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Multitrack recording

Multitrack recording (MTR)—also known as multitracking, double tracking, or tracking—is a method of sound recording that allows for the separate recording of multiple sound sources to create a cohesive whole.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Nonesuch Records

Nonesuch Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records, and based in New York City.

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Organ (music)

In music, the organ (from Greek ὄργανον organon, "organ, instrument, tool") is a keyboard instrument of one or more divisions, each played with its own keyboard, played either with the hands or with the feet.

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Otto Luening

Otto Clarence Luening (June 15, 1900 – September 2, 1996) was a German-American composer and conductor, and an early pioneer of tape music and electronic music.

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

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Peter and the Wolf ("Weird Al" Yankovic & Wendy Carlos album)

Peter and the Wolf is a parody of Sergei Prokofiev's work Peter and the Wolf, as retold by "Weird Al" Yankovic and re-arranged by Wendy Carlos.

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Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.

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Rachel Elkind-Tourre

Rachel Elkind (born February 23, 1939) produced the work of Wendy Carlos, such as Switched-On Bach.

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Recording Industry Association of America

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.

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RIAA certification

In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.

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Robert Moog

Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog (May 23, 1934 – August 21, 2005), founder of Moog Music, was an American pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer.

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Royal Albert Hall Organ

The Grand Organ situated in the Royal Albert Hall in London is the second largest pipe organ in the United Kingdom.

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Science fair

A science fair experiment is generally a competition where contestants present their science project results in the form of a report, display board, and models that they have created.

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SEAMUS Lifetime Achievement Award

The SEAMUS Lifetime Achievement Award acknowledges the important contributions of its recipients to the field of electroacoustic music.

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Sex reassignment surgery (male-to-female)

Sex reassignment surgery for male-to-female involves reshaping the male genitals into a form with the appearance of, and, as far as possible, the function of female genitalia.

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Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States

The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) is a nonprofit US based organization founded in 1984 which aims to promote electro-acoustic music.

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Solar eclipse

As seen from the Earth, a solar eclipse is a type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks ("occults") the Sun.

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Sonic Seasonings

Sonic Seasonings is the third album by synthesizer pioneer Wendy Carlos.

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Sony Classical Records

Sony Classical Records is an American record label.

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Split Second (1992 film)

Split Second is a 1992 British science fiction film starring Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, and Neil Duncan.

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Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor and photographer.

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Switched-On Bach

Switched-On Bach is a musical album by Wendy Carlos (originally under the name of Walter Carlos) and Benjamin Folkman, produced by Carlos and Rachel Elkind and released in March 1968 by Columbia Masterworks Records.

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Switched-On Bach II

Switched-On Bach II is a musical album by Wendy Carlos, produced by Carlos and Rachel Elkind and released in 1973.

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Switched-On Brandenburgs

Switched-On Brandenburgs is a 1979 double album by Wendy Carlos.

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Symphonie fantastique

Symphonie fantastique: Épisode de la vie d'un artiste...

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Synthpop (also known as technopop) is a genre of popular music that first became prominent in the 1980s, features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.

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Telarc International Corporation

Telarc International Corporation is an independent record label, based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, and founded in 1977 by two classically trained musicians and former teachers, Jack Renner and Robert Woods.

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The Beaver County Times

The Beaver County Times is a daily newspaper published in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States and serving the north-western Pittsburgh suburbs.

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The Little Red Songbook

The album The Little Red Songbook (Le Grand Magistery 61665-60006) was released by Momus in 1998.

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The Shining (film)

The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers.

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The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

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The Well-Tempered Clavier

The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846–893, is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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The Well-Tempered Synthesizer

The Well-Tempered Synthesizer is a 1969 album released by Wendy Carlos (originally credited as by Walter Carlos) following the groundbreaking Switched-On Bach in the previous year.

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Trans woman

A trans woman (sometimes trans-woman or transwoman) is a transgender person who was assigned male at birth but whose gender identity is that of a woman.

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Transgender people experience a mismatch between their gender identity or gender expression and their assigned sex.

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Tron is a 1982 American science fiction film written and directed by Steven Lisberger, based on a story by Lisberger and Bonnie MacBird, and produced by Walt Disney Productions.

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Tron (soundtrack)

Tron: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album for the 1982 film of the same name, composed by Wendy Carlos with two additional musical tracks which were provided by the band Journey after British band Supertramp pulled out of the project.

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United Press International

United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency, whose newswires, photo, news film and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines and radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Vladimir Ussachevsky

Vladimir Alexeevich Ussachevsky (Hailar, China, November 3, 1911 – New York, New York, January 2, 1990) was a composer, particularly known for his work in electronic music.

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Wendy Carlos's Clockwork Orange

Wendy Carlos's Clockwork Orange, first released in 1972 as Walter Carlos' Clockwork Orange, is an album of electronic music by Wendy Carlos.

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Whole Earth Catalog

The Whole Earth Catalog (WEC) was an American counterculture magazine and product catalog published by Stewart Brand between 1968 and 1972, and occasionally thereafter, until 1998.

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Yamaha Corporation

(or) is a Japanese multinational corporation and conglomerate based in Japan with a very wide range of products and services, predominantly musical instruments, electronics, motorcycles and power sports equipment.

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15 equal temperament

In music, 15 equal temperament, called 15-TET, 15-EDO, or 15-ET, is the tempered scale derived by dividing the octave into 15 equal steps (equal frequency ratios).

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