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  Raymond Scott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Raymond Scott (September 10, 1908 – February 8, 1994), was a Russian-American composer, orchestra leader, pianist, engineer, recording studio maverick, and electronic instrument inventor.
Scott called his musical style "descriptive jazz," and gave his pieces unusual titles like "New Year's Eve in a Haunted House," "Dinner Music for a Pack of Hungry Cannibals," and "Reckless Night on Board an Ocean Liner." While popular with the public, jazz audiences disdained it as novelty music.
Scott credits himself as inventor of the sequencer (although these electromechanical devices, some with motors moving photocells past lights, bore little resemblance to the all-electronic sequencers of the late sixties).
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 Raymond Scott
Raymond Scott (September 10, 1908 - February 8, 1994), was a composer, bandleader, and inventor.
Scott was best known for his music for animated cartoons, but he also was a bandleader and innovator in electronic music.
Scott's early career was in broadcast music with CBS, but he left the network to start a band, the Raymond Scott Quintette.
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 Solid! -- Raymond Scott
Raymond Scott is best-remembered for his eccentric compositions in the late 1930s, many of which ended up as staples in the Warner Brothers cartoon soundtrack library.
Scott graduated from Julliard in 1931 and began his professional career as pianist for the CBS radio house band.
Scott was also one of the early pioneers of electronic music.
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 Raymond Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scott seemed oblivious to the fact that generations of video-glazed adolescents have been absent-mindedly humming his themes, which have been immortalized in a medium for which he cared little.
Raymond Scott with his invention, the Clavivox, a keyboard that allows a player to glide from one note to any other over a three-octave keyboard without a break.
Raymond Scott was born Harry Warnow, on September 10, 1908, in Brooklyn.
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 Jazz: Raymond Scott
Scott was a world-renowned composer pianist, bandleader, and engineer from the mid-1930s through the early 1960s, he toiled the final 25 years of his career (until 1987) as an inventor and largely unrecognized electronic music visionary.
Scott’s most ambitious project was the Electronium—an "instantaneous composition/performance machine." With this elaborately wired console (completed by 1970), Scott could create original music through the random generation of sequenced tones, rhythms, and timbres.
Scott died of pneumonia, on February 8, 1994, in North Hills, California, leaving future generations of curious fans with a lot of unanswered questions.
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 "MANHATTAN RESEARCH INC." | Official Raymond Scott site | RaymondScott.com
Raymond Scott was a true genius, deserving to be classified among the great pioneers of electronic music.
Scott examined fine variations in tone and frequency, processing every imaginable possibility under the microscope that was his ears and brain.
Raymond Scott was a secretive genius who worked like a mediaeval craftsman, keeping his trade secrets and selling only the results: the soundtrack of that 'Future' we were sure was just around the corner in the 50s and 60s.
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 > BOB MOOG & RAYMOND SCOTT | Official Raymond Scott site | RaymondScott.com
Raymond called this his "Clavivox." This was not a theremin anymore -- Raymond quickly realized there were more elegant ways of controlling an electronic circuit.
Raymond Scott was definitely in the forefront of developing electronic music technology, and in the forefront of using it commercially as a musician.
Raymond Scott was one of those rare people who was influenced by the future.
www.raymondscott.com /moog.html   (2225 words)

 Old and New   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Unlike those Moog-addled, namby-pamby Krauts, Scott had to both build his own equipment and then figure out how to coax the sounds he wanted out of switches and relays and gears and vacuum tubes and transistors.
Scott spent millions of 1950 dollars pursuing sound concepts of which few others understood the importance.
I consider Raymond Scott a techno aesthetic originator." An RS remix and tribute album is in the works.
www.biggeworld.com /archive/raymondscott.html   (329 words)

 Raymond Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After extensive studies, Scott became popular on radio as pianist, composer and leader of a small band.
Playing mostly dance music and popular songs of the day, plus a smattering of novelty numbers, many of which were his own compositions, his radio exposure had made him one of the best-known names in the USA by the end of the 30s.
Scott's use of sequencers and electronic oscillators to produce sounds is an often unacknowledged influence on the work of pioneering minimalist and ambient composers such as Philip Glass and Brian Eno.
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 Raymond Scott Collection -- UMKC Miller Nichols Library: Special Collections
A pianist, band leader and composer, Raymond Scott (1908-1994) is noted for his eccentric compositions written in the late 1930s for his six piece Quintette.
Scott was a pioneer in the field of electronic music.
It features Scott performing his own compositions from the '50s and '60s on electronic instruments of his own design, including the Clavivox, Circle Machine, Karloff, and Electronium.
www.umkc.edu /lib/spec-col/raymond.htm   (401 words)

 Weirdomusic.com :: Raymond Scott ::
To the versatile American composer, band leader and inventor Raymond Scott, to be exact.
From the mid-thirties, Raymond Scott (1908-1994, alias Harry Warnow) was highly successful as a composer of remarkable jazz tunes and commercials, as a band leader on American radio and television and as the writer of a Broadway musical.
In the 1950s he worked on the Clavivox, an improved version of another electronic musical instrument: the Theremin, and in 1960 he was the first to have built a sequencer (a device used to repeat musical patterns - essential in today's dance music!).
www.weirdomusic.com /columnsarticles/raymondscott.htm   (448 words)

 CO-µ-NICATE - New Raymond Scott on Basta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I've got all the raymond Scott electronic cds by Raymond Scott and in my everso umble opinion the Dissevelt/Baltan stuff from the same period is metaphorically pissing on his tunes.
Raymond Scott did *plenty* of electronic material that was NOT for radio commercials...
I think the majority of their work was made by Dissevelt holding Raymond Scott in a half-nelson while Baltan urinated all over him.
www.planet-mu.com /phorum/read.php?f=1&i=99731&t=99731   (1388 words)

 Official RAYMOND SCOTT site | Composer & Inventor Raymond Scott (b. 1908) | RaymondScott.com | RAYMOND SCOTT | ...
R.E.M. "Raymond Scott was definitely in the forefront of developing electronic music technology, and in the forefront of using it commercially as a
"The compositions of Raymond Scott are etched, it seems, into the fabric of 20th century culture like some strand of DNA sequence coding our collective memory for future
"Raymond Scott is arguably the most well-known and influential unknown composer since the 16th
raymondscott.com   (319 words)

 Amazon.com: The Music of Raymond Scott: Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights: Music: Raymond Scott,Raymond Scott ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scott's career as composer, bandleader, and electronic-music pioneer is just beginning to be rediscovered.
Scott approaches each of his pieces as a total composition, which is why they usually sound so good in even the most trite cover versions.
Raymond Scott's compostions have been appropriated by Soul Coughing, Warner Bros., and Ren and Stimpy.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000028TL?v=glance   (857 words)

 Blogcritics.org: American Treasure: Raymond Scott, Composer from Mars
Meanwhile, Scott was busy inventing electronic musical instruments and perfecting studio recording equipment and techniques that were far ahead of the technologies of the time.
Each Scott jazz composition is a short aural film for the mind — incredibly visual and narrative — and his titles are as descriptive and original as the music.
In recent years, Scott has been the subject of a long-overdue revival and reassessment; he is now recognized as one of America's greatest contemporary composers, a cultural icon, and a genius of the first order.
blogcritics.org /archives/2004/04/28/084102.php   (1266 words)

 Amazon.com: Reckless Nights & Turkish Twilights: Music: Raymond Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Raymond Scott is not a composer of cartoon music.
Raymond Scott is his own category and you gotta hate music to like his compositions.
Scott's gimmicky fare makes for pleasant listening, but not in such a large dose--monotony sets in after two or three titles, let alone 22.
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 Weirdomusic.com :: raymond scott ::
The first new collection of vintage Raymond Scott Quintette recordings in eleven years is now available from Basta Records.
The album title refers to technophile Scott's emphasis on the microphone as a "seventh member" of his legendary six-man Quintette, and the mic's importance in helping Scott shape the recorded sound of his ensembles.
Microphone Music was mastered in Holland from discs preserved in the Scott collection at the Marr Sound Archives, KC MO. The compilation includes superior remastering of RSQ radio and rehearsal recordings originally released in 1991 on the long-out-of-print Stash Records CD, The Raymond Scott Project, Vol.
www.weirdomusic.com /raymondscott.htm   (496 words)

 OHM : the early gurus of electronic music : 1948-1980
We are in the laboratory, not the concert hall.
There are exceptions, mostly from those pieces which cleave closest to popular music, such as Raymond Scott's "Cindy Electronium" (1959) with its effervescent rhythm or Laurie Spiegel's "Appalachian Grove I" (1974), based on pre-Civil War fiddle music.
Holger Czukay, best known for his work with the group Can, is represented by a tape collage, "Boat-Woman-Song" (1969), which combines a droning pedal chord, a chanting women's voices and a sample (as it would be called now) from a choral work by Pierre de la Rue.
www.classical-music-review.org /reviews/OHM.html   (420 words)

 Treating management, security as one - Network World
Such is the vision of Scott Raymond, network manager at OMD, a New York media buying agency that is constructing a new data center architecture.
Raymond recently pooled network connectivity across 10 locations into a centralized data center in New York.
He should be able to deploy the automation and predefined rules of management software in combination with security event and compliance data to ensure servers, switches, routers and other network devices are properly patched and configured.
www.networkworld.com /supp/2004/ndc/0216manage.html   (733 words)

 raymond scott, manhattan research
The text features interviews with those who knew and worked with Scott (e.g., synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog, wife Mitzi Scott, electronic music authority Tom Rhea), along with countless previously unseen photos, lab notes, US patents, and scrapbook items.
His colleague Robert Moog said, Scott was definitely in the forefront of developing electronic music technology and in the forefront of using it commercially as a musician.
Aside from several samples of Scott re-tooling old titles (e.g., 1937's The Toy Trumpet and Twilight in Turkey), the remainder is new material.
www.boomkat.com /item.cfm?id=3559   (425 words)

 Raymond Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scott, prolific composer, inventor, and performer, is most famous for...
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) (as Raymond Scott Quintet)....
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937) (as Raymond Scott and His Quintet)....
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 Raymond Scott - Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Band leader, cartoon music composer, and electronic music pioneer, Raymond Scott's astonishing range of music has been heard in cartoons from Bugs Bunny to Ren and Stimpy, and presaged everyone from Kraftwerk to Aphex Twin.
Raymond Scott isn't available on Last.fm radio yet.
We don't have any albums by Raymond Scott in our catalogue yet.
www.last.fm /music/Raymond+Scott   (92 words)

 raymond scott
This is a 69 track edition of over two hours of Raymond Scott's unreleased electronic recordings from the 1950s and 60s.
Utilizing a proto-Electronium, oscillators, an Ondioline, tape echo and other primitive electronics, this is shockingly contemporary sounding and nothing like Scott's familiar cartoon-jazz and orchestral work.
The almost unfathomably good, seminal, groundbreaking, jaw-dropping collection of unreleased electronic work from Raymond Scott is thankfully, finally available on vinyl!!!
www.boomkat.com /artist.cfm?a=4386   (282 words)

 Raymond Scott Manhattan Research Inc » Torrentspy.com
CD 1\Raymond Scott - 32 - Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. (-395-).mp3
CD 2\Scott, Raymond - 03 - General Motors - Futurama.mp3
CD 2\Scott, Raymond - 23 - Auto-Lite - Ford Family (instr.).mp3
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 What's new in Rails 1.1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I started using RJS after listening to Scott explain it on the rails podcast.
I have published a post on my blog in french with a list of feature based on this post.
Scott Raymond is a man — I won’t say a hero, ’cause what’s a hero?
scottraymond.net /articles/2006/02/28/rails-1.1   (2805 words)

 (Raymond SCOTT - William SCOTT )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert SCOTT (Wft Est 1782-1827 - Wft Est 1807-1905)
Robert Cullen SCOTT (17 Nov 1884 - ____)
Ursula SCOTT (14 Feb 1597 - 1 Mar 1676)
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 Raymond Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A largely unsung but quietly influential figure in film and TV music, Raymond Scott had perhaps his greatest pop culture impact via the aural component of Warner Bros. cartoons of the 1930s, 40s and 50s.
Music arranger Carl Stalling utilized several of Scott's compositions in classic cartoons featuring Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and company.
The Machine Age sounds of "Powerhouse", his most famous piece, was usually heard whenever there was an extended gag involving construction or machinery in operation....
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