Tenney, James Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • 1934-08-10 – 2006-08-24 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Tenney, James
  • Tenney, James Carl

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    James Tenney was an American composer and music theorist. He made significant early musical contributions to plunderphonics, sound synthesis, algorithmic composition, process music, spectral music, microtonal music, and tuning systems including extended just intonation. His theoretical writings variously concern musical form, texture, timbre, consonance and dissonance, and harmonic perception.