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  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    The material that inspired this work was a short audio recording made in the garden of the Beethoven Wohnung Heiligenstadt where, in 1802, Beethoven spent the latter half of the year seeking respite for his failing hearing. ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Allting Runt Omkring (Everything Round and About) grew out of my encounters with the Stockholm soundscape, which surprised me with its clarity and vitality — both above and below the ground… the chimes of church clocks ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    John Ewings was among the few people who claimed to have witnessed the vision of an angel on the battlefield at Mons in August 1914. In 1980, aged 101, he gave a compelling account of his experience in an interview for ...
  • Young, John (Book chapter)
    An annotated list of the works of Denis Smalley is presented. Each work is given an analytical summary, supplemented by the composer's own notes on the work along with dates of composition, the place and date of first ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Apparitions attempts to articulate a very personal response to the evocative qualities of four sounds, recorded in different locations: a train blasting its horns while passing through a small US town; part of the intoned ...
  • Young, John (Conference)
    This paper attempts to outline a framework for understanding implications of the musical devices used by composers in the opening and closing moments of electroacoustic music, with a particular focus on acousmatic music. The ...
  • Brink 
    Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Brink attempts to convey a form characterised by continuous sonic renewal and evolution. I like to think of sound as physical matter and, by blending parallel processes of transformation and recurrence, this work aims to ...
  • Young, John ; Harrison, Jonty (Recording, musical)
    An electroacoustic work created by John Harrison and John Young to mark the occasion of Denis Smalley's retirement from City University. The work was created from 63 sound files sent by composers from all around the world.
  • Young, John (Conference)
    The potential in electroacoustic music to amalgamate sounds of natural real-world sources with the powerful signal processing and synthesis offered by computers makes possible interplay between different levels of sonic ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Five Versions of Reality is a stereo acousmatic composition. It was created using field recordings from five different locations (Paris, Prague, Helsinki, Christchurch and Corfu) and digital audio processing tools.
  • Young, John (Book chapter)
    The seemingly 'infinite' range of sound types available in electroacoustic music creates new questions and opportunities for the design of musical forms. Form is regarded here as a the principle by which sound identities, ...
  • Young, John (Book chapter)
    Electroacoustic music’s foundation in the electronic mediation of sound—recorded, ‘live’ processed or historical—has opened up the possibility of bringing together sounds of more diverse provenance than ever before for the ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    This output consists of two movements of acousmatic music, premiered in full at the 2013 Espace du Son Festival, Brussels. The work aims to project as themes not solely the gestural, spectral and referential materials ...
  • This article traces the evolution of electroacoustic music in Wellington and the South Island of New Zealand. Electroacoustic music has a well-established tradition in New Zealand, dating back to Douglas Lilburn’s pioneering ...
  • Young, John (Book chapter)
    Compositional activity in electroacoustic music is central to the research culture of that field. Electroacoustic tools for sound manipulation and transformation allow the creation of sound materials that present new ...
  • Young, John (Article)
    This paper examines ways in which composers of electroacoustic music can create virtual and surreal sound worlds through: (1) the combination of recognisable sound events which may not normally coexist in physical Reality, ...
  • Inner 
    Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Inner extends out of the sound and sensation of human breath — from a visceral and magnified perspective. The starting point was concentrated listening to some straightforward electroacoustic transformations of breath ...
  • Young, John (Conference)
    Electroacoustic music technology allows for the creation of distinctive ‘hybrid’ interactions between sounds, since features defining the identity of one sound object (such as dynamic profile or spectral envelope) can be ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    The title of this work is derived from an E. E. Cummings poem—evoking imagery of twilight as a vast spatial canvas for birdsong and a zone of spiritual reflection. In the work I wanted to create the sense of intimate ...
  • Young, John (Book chapter)
    The potential for sound recording to act as a surrogate for memory is evaluated in terms of its use in the composition of acousmatic music. Adapted from the writing of Walter Benjamin, sound recording of real-life events ...