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Notable Canadians: Hugh Le Caine

September 2, 2010

Hugh Le Caine’s best known piece of music is the anthologized, approachable and pop-song-short Dripsody, a charming slab of musique concrète made from the sound of dripping water. As a nuclear physicist / composer / inventor, plenty of Le Caine’s energy went into creating instruments like the electronic sackbut, presented here in a super-Canadian public information piece:

More information about Le Caine’s inventions can be found here.

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