Last night I was invited to see a show that is part of Teatro IATI’s Performing Arts Marathon. The program was made up of two electro-acoustic acts Sabrina Lastman and Bora Yoon. Both used elements of electronics in concordance with their voice, though Ms. Lastman’s fell more on the acoustic side of the spectrum.
Electronic music was first used by avant-garde composers in the early part of the 20th century, most notably Varese. These guys would record and transplant the sounds they choose to create their “organized sound” such as in Poême Électronique:
As time went on and the abilities to create different sounds and explore timbre grew, [...]