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When Machines Rock Panel Discussion: The Life and Legacy of Robert Moog

March 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Launching the three-day festivities of When Machines Rock: A Celebration of Robert Moog and Electronic Music, this panel explores Moog’s life and musical innovations. Speakers include:

David Borden, composer, founder of Mother Mallard’s Portable Masterpiece Company
Albert Glinsky, composer, Moog biographer, and author of Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage
Michelle Moog-Koussa, executive director, Robert Moog Foundation

The panel is moderated by Trevor Pinch, musician, author, and Goldwin Smith Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell.

When Machines Rock: A Celebration of Robert Moog and Electronic Music features panels and performances by a wide array of electronic music artists, including renowned synthpop and electro-industrial artist Gary Numan; singer-songwriter, beat-maker, and producer Suzi Analogue; and electronic music composers Herb Deutsch and Suzanne Ciani.

Other events include an opening reception for the Cornell University Library exhibit Electrifying Music: The Life and Legacy of Robert Moog, a DIY synth-building workshop, a concert by Cornell’s Electroacoustic Music Center, and shows at the Haunt by the punk-inspired electronic group ADULT and Suzi Analogue.

See the full listings in Cornell’s events calendar:


Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, G70 Klarman Hall, Cornell University
232 East Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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