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Allen, Susan, 1951-2015 (Musician, Harpist)



  • Existence: 1951-05-10 - 2015-09-07

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Experimental Music Studio recordings

Identifier: AC-0662

The Experimental Music Studio recordings is a collection of reel to reel audio tapes produced by students and staff involved with MIT's Experimental Music Studio and with the New England Conservatory. The physical materials in the collection are reel to reel audio tapes in 7” and 10.5” reels, using ¼”, ½”, and 1” tape. Some recordings have been digitized thank to a CLIR Recordings at Risk grant in 2020.

Dates: 1973 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1986

Shadow Dance (1982), for Harp and Computer by Peter Nelson and Microvariations (1979), for Computer by Graham Hair, 1979 July, 1982 July, 1982-07

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080037210355]
Identifier: EMS_0087
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains 132 open-reel audio tapes comprising over 150 compositions, performances, and interviews with composers and musicians involved with EMS. The magnetic tapes and reels vary between the formats 1/4" tape, 7" reel; 1/2" tape, 10.5" reel; and 1/4" tape, 10.5" reel. The tapes are dated from 1978 – 1988, although many are undated, and feature work by people such as John Chowning, who was responsible for the discovery of the frequency modulation synthesis (FM) algorithm;...
Dates: 1979 July, 1982 July; 1982-07