50 Years of Electronic Music at the American Academy in Rome

14 Nov. Marking 50 Years of Electronic Music at the American Academy in Rome. Afternoon and evening sessions include live performances, DJ sets, an exhibition and a round-table discussion.

The event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the syn-ket, one of the first portable electronic music synthesisers, invented and constructed by the Italian audio engineer Paolo Ketoff.

In 1964/1965 the academy and its syn-ket provided the catalyst for a series of exchanges between international musicians such as John Eaton, Larry Austin and Alvin Curran, whose experimentation had a wide-reaching effect on the global development of electronic music.

Guests must reserve in advance, see website.

General Info

Address American Academy in Rome, Via Angelo Masina 5, tel. 065852151.

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50 Years of Electronic Music at the American Academy in Rome

American Academy in Rome, Via Angelo Masina 5, tel. 065852151.