Subject: Octophonic first
From: Larry Austin (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Aug 13 1999 - 11:22:38 EDT
Dear friends and students of tape music:
A leading question--win a prize (er, my thanks)!
What was the first octophonic tape piece?
I define "octophonic" as 8 channels of pre-recorded
sound to be performed with 8 (or a multiple of 8) speakers
placed strategically about/around the audience, so that
an octophonic, spatial sound texture is intended/perceived.
Please give a complete citation with your answer, including
the name of the piece, its composer(s), date of composition,
date and place of first octophonic performance, and technical
data, if known.
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