In the past decade electronic music has developed
into a form that assumes all the roles of music in our culture, from concert
pieces to film music and rock-and-roll. Studios specializing in electronically
generated music have been built in Europe and America, and have exerted
considerable impact on the music field. Electronic music is now a part of
the curriculum of many college and university music departments and is now
used extensively for special effects in advertising commercials.
The offspring of a technology which is itself but half a century old, electronic music is in its infancy. Instruments specifically designed for its production have been crude and generally unavailable. Therefore, the basic objectives for development of the Modular Electronic Music System were:
The Modular Electronic Music System meets the above criteria and has been installed in numerous colleges, composers' homes and studios throughout the country. Results have exceeded all expectations. The time required to put a composition on tape has been reduced substantially. The range of sounds and formats far exceeds that previously available.