Wireless fantasy / by Vladimir Ussachevsky. Williams mix / by John Cage. The Edwin Armstrong overture / by Robert Iolini. From scratch / by Sherre DeLys.
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|From scratch — radiophonic music||Sherre DeLys|
|The Edwin Armstrong overture — radiophonic music||Robert Iolini|
Duration: 54 min.
This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.
The second program in a series of three to celebrate the achievements of Marconi's invention of the wireless one hundred years ago.
Non-commercial recording - for study purposes only.
'Williams mix': A composition with different lengths of tape of different sound recordings, using the technique and technology of radio. By American composer John Cage.
'From scratch': A radio essay presenting two audio recordings of 'Zulu's Ball' by King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band in 1923, and a 1948 interview with Helen Keller. The piece explores our ability to understand why music moves us. With Tony Baldwin as narrator.
'Wireless fantasy': An electronic composition from 1960 using a radio broadcast of Wagner's 'Parsifal' as source material. From the USA.
Originally broadcast on The Listening Room, ABC Classic FM, 10 December 2001.
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