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Mumma, Gordon


3 websites in 1 archived website

Scope and Contents

The website documents the life and work of Mumma, a composer and musician specializing in electronic music, the components for which are frequently home-built, and horn. The website contains information about his compositions, a biography of the artist, information about his past performances, including a recording of one such event in the form of an embedded video file, images of the artist, scores and examples of his works in the form of embedded image and audio files, and a bibliography of his published prose works. Mumma's music combines acoustic and electronic instruments, as well as computers, to create compositions for solo, concert, symphony, and chamber ensembles. Capture of the site began in February 2015. This description is based on the May 2017 capture of the site.


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Flash audio files on the site were not captured due to technological constraints.

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