Dripsody: An Etude For Variable Speed Recorder, Mono Version. Hugh Le Caine

Dripsody: An Étude for Variable Speed Recorder (mono version) (1955) (1:28) was Le Caine’s first project for his new Multi-track (formally known as the Special Purpose Tape Recorder). It was composed in one night using a recording of a drop of water falling into a bucket, re-recorded at different speeds to produce the pitches of a pentatonic scale.

  • Year of composition: 1955
  • Duration of the submitted work: 1:31

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Also part of Compositions Demonstrations 1946-1974 .

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