The culmination, if not the end, of the classic era of musique concrète, this is one of the best known and most widely heard pieces of tape music. Its design for the spatial projection of sound using hundreds of loudspeakers in the Philips Pavilion of the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair underscores its significance as one of the first works of electronic music designed and composed for a specific acoustic space, and broad listening public.
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