What is electronic music?

Electronic Music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production. In general a distinction can be made between sound produced using electromechanical means and that produced using electronic technology. Examples of electromechanical sound producing devices include the telharmonium, Hammond organ, and the electric guitar. Purely electronic sound production can be achieved using devices such as the Theremin, sound synthesizer, and computer.

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Electronic Music - 2000s - Circuit Bending
... article circuit bending See also #Live electronics Circuit bending is the creative customization of the circuits within electronic devices such as low voltage ... the techniques of circuit bending have been commonly associated with noise music, though many more conventional contemporary musicians and musical groups have been known to experiment with "ben ...
Live Electronic Music
... Live electronic music (also known as live electronics and electroacoustic improvisation) is a form of experimental music that can include the use of ... sound-based composition for fixed media such as musique concrète, electronic music and early computer music ... often plays a large role in the performance of this music ...
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... Aries, for trumpet and electronic music ... Capricorn, for bass voice and electronic music ... Libra, for bass clarinet and electronic music ...

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