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Wireless fantasy

CD

Wireless fantasy / by Vladimir Ussachevsky. Williams mix / by John Cage. The Edwin Armstrong overture / by Robert Iolini. From scratch / by Sherre DeLys.

  • 1 CD (54 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.
  • Library Availability: CDL 209 — Available for loan

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This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
From scratch — radiophonic music Sherre DeLys
The Edwin Armstrong overture — radiophonic music Robert Iolini

Product details

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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