Odds on / by Jonathan Mills. The twentieth century and the dream / by Cathy Peters. Radio alive or dead / by Russell Stapleton.
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|Odds on — radiophonic music||Jonathan Mills|
|Twentieth century and the dream||Cathy Peters|
|Radio alive or dead||Russell Stapleton|
Duration: 63 min.
This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.
Originally broadcast on The Listening Room, ABC Classic FM, 3 December 2001.
'Odds on': One in a series of hot tips by cultual icons for the top ten places in the ABC Classic FM Top 100. Composer Jonathan Mills is of the opinion that it is now impossible to think of music without the existence of radio and personal sound systems. Producer: Jane Ulman.
Non-commercial recording - for study purposes only.
'Radio alive or dead': In 1998 Russell Stapleton won the French Ministry of Culture Prize in the Phonurgia Nova Awards in the new category of Radio Mix, for works under four minutes, with this work. Using archival material from radio broadcasts announcing the deaths of public figures, Stapleton asks the question whether radio is alive or dead.
A special program to celebrate the achievements of Marconi's invention of the wireless one hundred years ago.
'The 20th century and the dream': Historical actuality recordings, sound elements and music are layered and woven to pose fundamental questions about some of the dreams and nightmares of the 20th century. A radiophonic composition in three movements. Reader: Rachel Szalay.
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