Re: Women in EA - Sainte-Marie - Poppies & the Angel

Subject: Re: Women in EA - Sainte-Marie - Poppies & the Angel
From: Kevin Austin (
Date: Tue Nov 08 2005 - 21:26:47 EST

Thank you.

I listened to a number what was available on line. The work I heard
(from about 1970) is an example of the academic electronic music
studio continuing to impinge on the pop industry. The precursors for
the speed change, backwards and four channel would include Geoff
(a fine source of information), and for head echo, of course, Phil
and Back to Mono
and the 1962 productions of:
Philles 106 Crystals
He's a Rebel (Pitney)
I Love You Eddie (Spector-Hunter)

Philles 107 Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans
Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Gilbert-Wrubel)
Flip & Nitty (Phil Spector)

Philles 108 Alley Cats
Puddin'n'Tain (Caufield-Pipkin-Willis)
Feel So Good (Caufield-Pipkin)
(B side producer: Lou Adler)

Philles 109 (109X) Crystals
He's Sure the Boy I Love (Mann-Weil)
Walkin' Along (La-La-La) (Phil Spector)

With regards to "[S]low speed", Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah is revelatory!

At 11:48 AM -0700 11/8/05, sylvi macCormac wrote:
>Poppies & the Angel are fine examples of early use of electronics in
>music, but is it Electroacoustic ?

If it comes out of a loudspeaker, that's fine by me,

>When was the first use of quadrophonic music in EA and/or Electronic

Ol' Stocky hisself was at 5 channels with Gesang (1956)
although the picture is of his working on Kontakte.

>Still, i believe Buffy Sainte-Marie's songs/compositions are
>signifigant for courses / classes that cover Women in EA as an
>example of pioneering use of Electronics and Voice.

You may also wish to find out about the work of Meg Sheppard and alcides lanza.



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