Smith's Invention by Dan Senn was composed at the Canberra School of Music in 1980 where he was Lecturer in Electronic Music and directed the Electronic and Computer Music Studios. The 2-channel electronic accompaniment for this piece was one of the first composed using the Fairlight CMI developed at this studio by Tony Furse. The work uses sampled 'cello and insect sounds. Press play to hear the backing sounds for this piece and scroll down through the score further below. Click HERE to see an ICMC Program that included the work in 1981. Duration = 8:30. For a score and performance version of the backing sounds contact the composer.