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Composer Pauline Oliveros is a maverick in the field of electronic music. Oliveros' first instrument was the accordion; as a teenager in Texas she played in a 100-piece accordion group that appeared at the rodeo. In 1949 she entered the University of Houston, but in 1952 transferred to San Francisco State College. Oliveros studied music privately with Robert Erickson and began to associate with a loose confederation of like-minded composers; Terry Riley, Steve Reich, and Morton Subotnick among them. Oliveros… read more

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  • Avatar for gabystarlight
    <3
  • Avatar for LauraMarx
    I love you Pauline Oliveros. Thank you
  • Avatar for archon_sound
    ...good
  • Avatar for RaulLipschitz
    I quite hate "Bye Bye Butterfly", but the rest is...
  • Avatar for chvrlotte
    i'm so inspired by the use of that pure tone in bye bye butterfly *throws synthesizer out window*
  • Avatar for Tuntury
    Electronic Works 1965-1966 is a blast from the past. I wonder if there's any better electronic music from the 60s?
  • Avatar for BLUEhelicopter
    so many words
  • Avatar for headey
    Also see http://www.last.fm/music/Pauline+Oliveros,+Stuart+Dempster+&+Panaiotis ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ (OK, not you [user]TeatroAssente[/user])
  • Avatar for djb1993djb
    my god teatro, i've not read such incoherent philistine babble in a very long time indeed. thanks for the laughs
  • Avatar for GiaNXGX
    the root of the moment :)

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