PIONEERS OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC – CHARLOTTE BEBE BARRON

One of my favourite films is Forbidden Planet and always loved the soundtrack. Well this is the female pioneer that created those wonderful soundscapes

CHARLOTTE BEBE BARRON

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THE BARRONS : FORGOTTEN PIONEERS OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC
SUSAN STONE – NPR MUSIC – 2005

THE FOLLOWING LIST OF WORKS BY CHARLOTTE BEBE BARRON IS FROM BARRY SCHRADER

  • Heavenly Menagerie (1951-52) Tape
  • Bells of Atlantis (1952) Film score
    • For an Electronic Nervous System (1954) Tape
    • Miramagic (1954) Film score
    • Forbidden Planet (1956) Videotape or Laserdisc MGM/UA Home Video, 1991
  • Jazz of Lights (1956) Film score
  • Bridges-Go-Round (1958) one of two alternative soundtracks, the other composed by Teo Macero
  • Crystal Growing (1959) Film score
  • Music of Tomorrow (1960) Tape
  • The Computer Age (1968) Film score
  • Time Machine (1970) on Music from the Soundtrack of ‘Destination Moon’ and Other Themes, Cinema Records LP-8005
  • Space Boy (1971) Tape; revised and used for film of same name, 1973
  • More Than Human (1974) Film score
  • Cannabis (1975) Film score
  • The Circe Circuit (1982) Tape
  • Elegy for a Dying Planet (1982) Tape
  • New Age Synthesis II on Totally Wired (1986) Pennsylvania Public Radio Associates Cassette Series
  • What’s the Big Hurry? (date unknown) from Sid Davis Productions
  • “Mixed Emotions” by Bebe Barron (2000) CD

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