Aesthetic Direction in Electronic Music

Appleton, Jon Howard


On the Wires of Our Nerves: The Art of Electroacoustic Music. London: Associated University Press, 69-75.

Language: English

In this essay (first written in 1964), the author seeks to demonstrate that scientific and aesthetic considerations should ideally be separated when considering electronic music critically. He also outlines some basic aesthetic criteria for the study and composition of electronic music.