Way Out (sci-fi anthology, hosted by Roald Dahl)

    (CBS Primetime, 1961)

    [An ambitious effort to duplicate the success of Rod Serling's
    "Twilight Zone" placed this series as a "lead-in" just before
    "Twilight Zone" on the CBS schedule. It's host was noted short 
     story author Roald Dahl. The effort was unsucessful, and CBS
     cancelled it just three and a half months after its debut...]

Theme: "Way Out"

    [above is title listed in Craig W. Patillo's "TV Theme
     Soundtrack Directory"; Luening and Ussachevsky were a
     a pioneering team in what was known as "Electro-Acoustical
     Music" -- composing music using edited tape sounds -- what
     would be called "sound samples" today -- but no synthesizers
     were in existence when they began in the 1940s, so they 
     had to do it the old-fashioned way, with razor blades 
     and an audio tape editing block. Luening and Ussachevsky
     were East Coast composers/professors who also founded the 
     Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center in the 1950s, 
     and taught many of the pioneers of 20th century avant garde 
     music and electronic music synthesis...]

     Composers: Otto Luening (BMI), and
                Vladimir A. Ussachevsky (BMI)

     1978 Publisher:

     2001 Publishers: [not listed in ASCAP or BMI]
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


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