Can orchestral music and electronic sound comfortably coexist?

Can orchestral music and electronic sound comfortably coexist?

Laurie Spiegel Laurie Spiegel
“The few times I’ve tried to combine the two media, I have not personally found any aesthetic benefits…”
Alvin Lucier Alvin Lucier
“Often the sounds of one seem to grow out of the other, causing a confusion of identities which creates intense listening moments for the audience…”
Joshua Cohen Joshua Cohen
“This process of compositional inquiry and the integrity implicit within it anticipates that anything “belongs” together so long as the decision to unify/destroy by comparison and contrast is one that is wholly informed by the compositional process…”
Deborah Borda Deborah Borda
“…for each step taken, I always ask the question, ‘Will this make for a better musical experience?’…”

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