Silver Apples of the Moon (Morton Subotnick album)

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Silver Apples of the Moon
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Studio album by Morton Subotnick
Released 1967
Recorded 1967
Genre Electronic music, avant-garde music, classical music
Length 31:25
Label Nonesuch/Elektra Records
Morton Subotnick chronology
Silver Apples of the Moon
The Wild Bull
(1968)The Wild Bull1968

Silver Apples of the Moon was Morton Subotnick's first full-length LP, the first piece of classical music commissioned by a record company, which was composed in 1967 specifically for release on Nonesuch/Elektra.[1] Subotnick took the name from Yeats's poem The Song of Wandering Aengus.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Part A" – 16:33
  2. "Part B" – 14:52


  • Morton Subotnick - Buchla synthesizer, Liner Notes, Primary Artist
  • Bradford Ellis - Digital Restoration, Mastering, Remixing
  • Michael Hoenig - Mastering, Remixing
  • H.J. Kropp - Cover Design
  • Tony Martin - Illustrations


  1. ^ Morrison, Michael. "Silver Apples of the Moon". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Hickling, Alfred. "Morton Subotnick's Silver Apples of the Moon: 'It blew my mind!'". Archived from the original on 21 December 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016.