Dr Ir Kees Teer, Leader of the Acoustic Group, 1959-1967 states that there were rumors among members of the group, and they were pure scientists, that in a party at the NatLab with all sorts of remarkable stands the acoustic group manifested itself with electronically improved instruments. And they still claim that this was the reason Mr Vermeulen thought ’hey‘ this could bring interesting electronic possibilities for shaping consonance.
Dr Kees Wansdronk, Physicist in the Acoustic Group, 1954-1962 explains his edition of the instrument that he made at the time for the electronic orchestra. His workplace was next to the quiet room in which Henk Badings and Jande Bruyn did their early experiments with electronic music.
Kees Tazelaar tells about the main role that Walter Maas played in Dutch Electronic music. When he came to the Netherlands in the 30’s. Maas came from a wealthy family in the textile industry. A family with an interest in music. But at that time electronic music was seen as Entartete Kunst (Degenerate art).Read more