Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Electronic music instruments to be studied at new exhibition

Electronic music instruments dating back to the 1950s are featured in a new exhibition.
Great deals on musical instruments

The roots of electronic music instruments are to be explored as part of a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London.

Developed by Dr Katy Price of Anglia Ruskin University, the Oramics to Electronica: Revealing Histories of Electronic Music exhibition will feature a range of early instruments as well as footage of them being used.

Visitors can even have a go on an interactive version of an Oramics machine.

The life of Daphne Oram, the woman who designed the Oramics machine, an early form of composition machine which dated back to 1957, will also be detailed at the exhibition and Dr Price promises it is as fascinating as the machine itself.

"Daphne was a key figure in setting up the BBC's famous Radiophonic Workshop, but left to pursue her own creative work. While Delia Derbyshire is well known for helping to produce the iconic Dr Who theme tune, Daphne is a largely forgotten figure in the world of electronic music," stated Dr Price.

“Even her machine was forgotten about. It was actually found a few years ago in a barn in France and has only recently been restored.”

The exhibition will run until December 1st 2012 and is free to view.

Save Money Now And Buy Online Today

 ADNFCR-2133-ID-800708227-ADNFCR

Posted on 23 Aug 2011 17:35 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Only 22 Adam Clayton Signature Model Bass Guitars in Purple Sparkle Finish are available in the UK

21 Nov 2017 17:00
thumbnail

Until 30th November 2017, save up to 50% on Komplete 11 bundles with Maschine and Komplete Kontrol hardware.

14 Nov 2017 10:01
thumbnail

The Yamaha EAD-10 system is the latest in hybrid drum technology, providing studio-quality sounds triggered from an acoustic kit

13 Nov 2017 16:14
thumbnail

The exciting 2018 PRS SE range of guitars has been announced and will be available soon

10 Nov 2017 17:01
thumbnail

Fender Releases Limited Edition Blues Deluxe Reissue Guitar Amplifier

2 Nov 2017 17:26
thumbnail

Ableton Live 10 updates the Live range and is available soon

2 Nov 2017 15:32

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Announced at this year's NAMM Summer Show, the Fender Justin Meldal-Johnsen Road Worn Mustang Bass is now available

21 Nov 2017 10:23
thumbnail

The KHDK Kirk Hammett Ghoul JR Overdrive delivers signature overdrive/distortion tones in a tiny micro-sized pedal format

17 Nov 2017 13:25
thumbnail

Wampler announces the Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive Pedal - a new and improved tribute to a renowned overdrive pedal

16 Nov 2017 13:08
thumbnail

The Epiphone Ltd Ed Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying-V Guitar Outfit is a highly collectable yet gig-able instrument, with special signature appointments

15 Nov 2017 13:55
thumbnail

The Apogee MiC Plus builds on the success of the 2011 MiC, bringing plug-and-play studio-grade recording quality to iOS devices and laptops

14 Nov 2017 17:00
thumbnail

Fender releases new Ed O'Brien signature model Stratocaster loaded with a sustainer pickup; ideal for creating lush layered soundscapes

14 Nov 2017 10:17