Spek, Jacob 'Jaap' Klaas 27.dec.1929-c2003 Netherlands, Hoek van Holland near Den Haag - Netherlands, ?
electronics and sound engineer, grew up in Den Haag Voorburg, 3.dec.1961 he became member of the Mood Engineering Society (MES) founded by Willem de Ridder in Amsterdam, 27.jan.1962 as member of MES he performed serial music at De Lantaren in Rotterdam, MES was soon dissolved because the audience was shocked and the art world and press very angry, 26.oct.1962 he took part in a performance and discussion at the three-day anniversary of the Delftse Studenten Bond in Rotterdam, 22.dec/20.jan.1963 played music at the forum/exhibition 'Mary Bauermeister en Karlheinz Stockhausen' at the Groninger Museum, 1964-1965 he worked with Karlheinz Stockhausen at the Studio fur Electronische Musik des WDR in Koln Germany and took part in his live electronic ensemble, 1967-1974 engineer of the Experimental Music Studio of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, 17.nov.1967 he was sound recorder at the performance of John Cage's 'Musicircus' at the University of Illinois, 17.apr.1976 sound engineer at the performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's 'Kontakte' at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, 1976 he worked on the Stockpile optimization project at the Center for Advanced Computation of the University of Illinois ; son of Grietje Nieveen (1903-17.sep.1969 Voorburg, after an accident) and engineer Hugo Isaac Spek (Haamstede Schermer 1899-28.sep.1969 Voorburg, after an accident) who married 6.nov.1928 in Hoek van Holland, 1942 director of the Gemeentelijk Gas- en Elektriciteitsbedrijf in Voorburg, 1968 made Ridder van Oranje-Nassau

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Impulses. Electronics. 1960
Donemus Composers Voice CV 7803

[] Museum piece. Electronics. 1968
commissioned from the Smithsonian Institution
in collaboration with Benjamin Burwell 'Ben'Johnston (Georgia, Macon 1926)
CD In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios (1958-2008). UIMS / EMS 2008 (2008)

[] Klavierstucke I-XI Mikrophonie I & II. 1964-1965
in collaboration with Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007)
Sony Classical SICC-1223 (1993)
[] - Mikrophonie I. Tamtam, two microphones, two filters and potentiometers
[] - Mikrophonie II. Choir, hammond organ and ring modulators
writing: Stockpile optimization, energy and versatility considerations for strategic and critical materials
Peter S. Penner, Jaap K. Spek. Stockpile optimization project. Center for Advanced Computation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1976

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