Posts Tagged ‘electronic music’

The Electronic Orchestra and Band

Electronic Orchestra

Today on our Main stream you will hear the usu­al mix of Clas­si­cal, Folk and Jazz that you always hear on Radio Riel; how­ev­er rather than the typ­i­cal acoustic and orches­tral per­for­mances, all of today’s pieces are deliv­ered in the form of elec­tron­ic music! This new dai­ly pro­gram is a pre­am­ble to this after­noon’s Gabrielle […]

From the Library: Musica Ex Machinis

Today Elrik Mer­lin presents a var­ied pro­gramme of music from (and some­times by) machines. And we mean musi­cal machines in the broad­est sense, from glass har­mon­i­cas, Vic­to­ri­an musi­cal box­es and the mighty Sym­pho­nion, to steam organs, pianolas and bar­rel pianos (and the mod­ern Cybraphon) on the one hand, but touch­ing the capa­bil­i­ties of ear­ly com­put­ers […]

From the Library: Half A Century of Radiophonic/Electronica

Today marks the anniver­sary of the open­ing – and of the end – of the BBC Radio­phon­ic Work­shop, one of the most amaz­ing resources ever cre­at­ed by a broad­cast­ing organ­i­sa­tion. It opened on April 1, 1958… and was ill-advis­ed­­ly closed, as a result of BBC man­age­ment short-sight­ed­­ness, on April 1, 1998, hav­ing pro­vid­ed inno­v­a­tive music […]

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