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Oedipus Rex - Ipostaze ale muzicii electronice în spectacolul teatral, între manierism și spectralism
Oedipus Rex - Electronic Music Hypostases in the Theatrical Performance, between Mannerism and Spectralism

Author(s): Ovidiu-Vasile Iloc
Subject(s): Music
Published by: MediaMusica
Keywords: Electronic music; theatre performance; spectralism; mannerism; magic letter; magic square; harmonies; ars combinatoria

Summary/Abstract: The Oedipus Rex theatre performance music lies within the specific genre frame, which comprises the endless human voice nuances, getting them harmoniously together to an electronically generated timbral palette, the latter having as a source, in effect as well as conceptually, the 44Hz generating frequency. Exceptionally described and exemplified by Gustav Rene Hocke (1977), the mannerist construction and deconstruction techniques – the magic letter, the cipher, the magic square, the cabala artifact, the ars combinatorial, etc. – marks the departure point, out of which, gradually, the main idea of the compositional excurse contoured: updating the utopian language theme

  • Issue Year: V/2014
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 55-64
  • Page Count: 10