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Bonighton ring modulator diagram.tif
This is a diagram drawn by composer Ian Bonighton of a ring modulator, used in electronic music. Bonighton's 1969 Master of Music included a section on Electronic Equipment used in composition, and he included circuit diagrams of the ring modulator…

[1] humblegrainger.jpg
This image of Keith Humble, originally published in Post's World of Entertainment Review, shows him with some of his improvisation equipment, freeing music from traditional constraints.

Stockhausen newspaper clipping 2017.23.9.8 .tif
German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928–2007), described as the ‘most controversial musical innovator of our time’, has influenced many musicians, inside and outside of the avant-garde music scene. Rock musicians including Frank Zappa,…

Stockhausen newspaper clipping 2 2017.23.9.8 .tif
German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen visited Australia for ten days in April 1970. He gave concert-lectures on electronic music around the country, including three programs in Wilson Hall, at the University of Melbourne. Delivered through a battery…

Val Stephen tape reel.JPG
Tape of electronic music by Val Stephen, including his work "Of Spiralling Why", c 1970s

2017.23-9.8 State of the Art Program for video.tif
This program was an in-house double-sided program for the 1971 seminar at the University of Melbourne, The State of the Art of Electronic Music in Australia

Stockhausen Telemusik Deutsch Grammaphon.jpg
The cover of the LP "Karlheinz Stockhausen: Telemusik/Mixtur", published in 1969 by Deutsche Grammophon, Germany.
German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928–2007), described as the ‘most controversial musical innovator of our time’, has…

2017.23-4.5 Uni Melb Gazettep.2 crop for video.tif
Milton Babbitt, American composer and Professor of Music at Princeton University, was invited as the international expert to the seminar 'The State of the Art of Electronic Music in Australia' at the University of Melbourne in 1971. This photograph,…

Magnetic tape Grainger Archive.JPG
Samples of magnetic tape used in the Grainger Centre, c. 1970s.
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