tw weird


look at my tag list before following. don't talk to me. this dumb blog is triggering
missingdinosaur:

Who’s this woman with the keyboards? Well, it’s Wendy Carlos. Who’s that? Hell, I’m upset you don’t already know. Wendy Carlos is a transgender woman who helped shape both electronic and classical music as we know it.
As a six year old, she started piano lessons, at 10, she composed a trio, and at 14, she built a computer. This was in 1953, long before computers were a household item. She assisted Dr. Robert Moog to help him create the Moog synthesizer. In fact, it was Carlos who suggested touch sensitivity, adding greater dynamic range and overall musicality to the instrument.
She rose to prominence in 1968 with her album Switched-On Bach, a collection of Bach pieces recreated on the Moog synthesizer. In 1969, she won three Grammy awards for her debut work. She caught the eye of Stanley Kubrick and was hired to score A Clockwork Orange (you know, one of those movies tumblr is obsessed with). She went on to write the soundtrack for Kubrick’s other film, The Shining, as well as Disney’s Tron.
Carlos also created the first synthesized environmental album in 1972, influencing the ambient genre, and explored alternate tunings with her 1986 album, Beauty in the Beast, inventing new scales to go along with her pieces.

missingdinosaur:

Who’s this woman with the keyboards? Well, it’s Wendy Carlos. Who’s that? Hell, I’m upset you don’t already know. Wendy Carlos is a transgender woman who helped shape both electronic and classical music as we know it.

As a six year old, she started piano lessons, at 10, she composed a trio, and at 14, she built a computer. This was in 1953, long before computers were a household item. She assisted Dr. Robert Moog to help him create the Moog synthesizer. In fact, it was Carlos who suggested touch sensitivity, adding greater dynamic range and overall musicality to the instrument.

She rose to prominence in 1968 with her album Switched-On Bach, a collection of Bach pieces recreated on the Moog synthesizer. In 1969, she won three Grammy awards for her debut work. She caught the eye of Stanley Kubrick and was hired to score A Clockwork Orange (you know, one of those movies tumblr is obsessed with). She went on to write the soundtrack for Kubrick’s other film, The Shining, as well as Disney’s Tron.

Carlos also created the first synthesized environmental album in 1972, influencing the ambient genre, and explored alternate tunings with her 1986 album, Beauty in the Beast, inventing new scales to go along with her pieces.

posted 7:33 am on 金曜日, 3月 29, 2013 with 1,872 リアクション
source: missingdinosaur-deactivated2013 | via: true-transtrender-deactivated20
tags » #SO FUCKING COOL
#you're fucking great award of the year
  1. memorianasgoodstuffhappenedtodayからリブログしました
  2. tackycutecharlottefreeからリブログしました
  3. mezxk6charlottefreeからリブログしました
  4. transresourcetransgayinfoからリブログしました
  5. sundianacosmicscriptsからリブログしました
  6. cosmicscriptscharlottefreeからリブログして、コメントを追加しました:
    NEW IDOL ALERT. I’M ASHAMED I DIDN’T KNOW
  7. mointhemaskninja-suffragetteからリブログしました
  8. ahedgethinksreal-newsからリブログしました
  9. dr-kleicorporalgordonhouseからリブログしました
  10. federnationcorporalgordonhouseからリブログしました
  11. corporalgordonhousesefangelからリブログしました
  12. fitandyouknowitclapyourhandssefangelからリブログしました
  13. sefangellaissetomberからリブログして、コメントを追加しました:
    and transgender. you go girl.
  14. laissetombernodamncatnodamncradleからリブログしました
  15. sabelmousenodamncatnodamncradleからリブログしました
  16. kusamapyjamasfcyeahからリブログしました
  17. nonversationsourladyofsevensorrowsからリブログしました
  18. whataslothsoundslikebisexual-brontesaurusからリブログして、コメントを追加しました:
    //
  19. rainb0wl0v3rbisexual-brontesaurusからリブログしました
  20. warpigwarpigscharlottefreeからリブログしました
  21. uneasy-heartssstakingbackshannonからリブログして、コメントを追加しました:
    Me and snowball.
  22. plumvelveteentohave-andtoholdからリブログしました
  23. takingbackshannontohave-andtoholdからリブログしました