Soon after the advent of electronic composition -- commencing with the breech birth of electric instrumentation, which came kicking and squalling into the academic world in the mid-1920s through the form of the theremin -- Germany established an integral, indelible role in forwarding narrative minimalism. It was in the Fifties that the city of Cologne served as a base for electroacoustic experimentation through the Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) studio and the work of... More >>>