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Question 1: In 1961 Josef Tal established the Centre for Electronic Music in Israel at The ________, and in 1962 Hugh Le Caine arrived in Jerusalem to install his Creative Tape Recorder in the centre.
Tel Aviv UniversityBen-Gurion University of the NegevAn-Najah National UniversityHebrew University of Jerusalem

Question 2: Automated Harmonization of Melody in Real Time: An interactive computer system, developed in collaboration with flutist/composer ________, for realtime melodic analysis and harmonic accompaniment.
Pedro EustacheTribute (Yanni album)Ethnicity (album)Yanni Live! The Concert Event

Question 3: In 1970, ________ composed Time's Encomium, the first Pulitzer Prize winner for an entirely electronic composition.
Charles WuorinenBoston Symphony OrchestraMichael Tilson ThomasBrokeback Mountain

Question 4: In the last decade, a number of software-based virtual studio environments have emerged, with products such as Propellerhead's Reason and ________ finding popular appeal.
Ableton LiveREAPERRenoiseFL Studio

Question 5: Other recent developments included the ________ (MIT and IRCAM) composition Begin Again Again for "hypercello", an interactive system of sensors measuring physical movements of the cellist.
Chamber musicOrchestraTod MachoverPierre Boulez

Question 6: In addition to the Theremin, the ________ was invented in 1928 by Maurice Martenot, who debuted it in Paris.
Ondes MartenotOlivier MessiaenConcertoElectronic musical instrument

Question 7: In ________, the Futurists approached the changing musical aesthetic from a different angle.

Question 8: [4] Today electronic music includes many varieties and ranges from experimental art music to popular forms such as ________.
TechnoElectronicaSynthpopElectronic dance music

Question 9: In 1957, MUSIC, one of the first computer programs to play electronic music, was created by Max Mathews at ________.
Bell LabsWestern ElectricAmerican Telephone & TelegraphBell System

Question 10: 1960 witnessed the composition of Luening's ________ for violin and tape as well as the premiere of Stockhausen's Kontakte for electronic sounds, piano, and percussion.
ChicagoGargoyleAncient RomeParis


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