Introduction

Hugh Le Caine (first synthesizer, 1945)

Hugh Le Caine (first synthesizer, 1945)

In this online setting, you can move through the program at your own pace, you can select either of the musical offerings, and you can go back and listen to something again. Or you can listen to the Podcast from beginning to end without interruption.

Theremin

Leon Theremin

Ondes Martinot

Ondes Martinot

The Program Notes (reluctantly) are accompanied by the music, so that you can read the notes while listening. (Go to Program Notes for this option.)

Buchla 200e Synthesizer

Buchla 200e Synthesizer

The MP3′s are UNAVAILABLE for purchase. None of the music is, or has been, sold commercially. It is intended for online playback only and is not downloadable.

You can listen to an earlier version of Pioneers of Electronic Music located at the bottom of the Program Notes.

– J. H.

Telharmonium

Thaddeus Cahill’s Telharmonium