Ohm: The Early Gurus of Electronic Music

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OHM: The Early Gurus of Electronic Music
Compilation album
Released 2000
Recorded 1948 – 1980
Length 3 CDs
Label Ellipsis Arts
Producer Thomas Ziegler, Jason Gross, and Russell Charno

OHM: The Early Gurus of Electronic Music is a compilation of early electronic music and excerpts from the period of 1948 to 1980. Many included works are essentially experiments with sound, using a variety of non-traditional instruments including homemade circuits, tape ribbon and early synthesisers.

Artists featured in the compilation include Maryanne Amacher, Robert Ashley, Milton Babbitt, Louis and Bebe Barron, François Bayle, David Behrman, John Cage, John Chowning, Alvin Curran, Holger Czukay, Tod Dockstader, Charles Dodge, Herbert Eimert and Robert Beyer, Brian Eno, Luc Ferrari, Jon Hassell, Paul Lansky, Hugh Le Caine, Alvin Lucier, Otto Luening, Richard Maxfield, Olivier Messiaen, Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV), Pauline Oliveros, Bernard Parmegiani, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, Jean-Claude Risset, Clara Rockmore, Oskar Sala, Pierre Schaeffer, Klaus Schulze, Raymond Scott, Laurie Spiegel, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Morton Subotnick, David Tudor, Vladimir Ussachevsky, Edgard Varèse, Iannis Xenakis, La Monte Young, Joji Yuasa.

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