Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945) — A Musette (1990) for organ
American composer Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945) is best-known for her pioneering work in electronic music, though she has also composed many works for acoustic instruments. Her work in computer programming and algorithmic composition led to the development of the popular software program Music Mouse (1986). Spiegel realized Johannes Kepler’s “Harmonices Mundi” which was included on the golden record placed on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. She has worked extensively in the field of soundtrack composition and has also taught music technology, including establishing New York University’s first computer music studio.