NonClassical are hosting an eleven day festival celebrating the pioneers of electronic music. Whoop! Here are ome Highlights…..
Pioneers of Electronic Music – 14th March –XOYO: A programme celebrating the unheard connections that bridge the pioneers of the 1950s to today’s most forward thinking producers: Raymond Scott’s legendary Manhattan Research Project. Scored and arranged by Leon Michener for an ensemble of rare vintage synthesisers. Performed by Michener and guests. Messiaen | Oraison (1937). Performed by Ondes Martenot and 5 mono synths. Performed by Augustin Viard, Matthew Schellhorn, and guests. Stockhausen | Kontakte (1958, version for percussion, piano & electronics). Performed by Geroge Barton and Siwan Mair Rhys Varese | Poeme Electronique (1958) (with original film by Le Corbusier). Dirty Electronics: A 30-piece all electronic ensemble led by John Richards, performing works inspired by Andrew Bentley, Hugh Davis and Richard Orton. Plus new arrangements and versions of music by Delia Derbyshire, Daphne Oram, and Tristram Cary.
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Daphne Oram – 6th March – The Macbeth, London: Audiovisual instruments inspired by the life and work of Daphne Oram. Daphne Oram created the Oramics machine in order to make her own unique experimental art – a sound unlike anyone else. Each act in this programme presents a new tool for audiovisual performance and interaction, designed to create new sounds and images to reflect their specific character and approach. The night is part of Nonclassical’s monthly series, also featuring resident DJs Gabriel Prokofiev, Richard Lannoy, and Nwando. This event is in association with Goldsmiths EAVI Research Group.
Tickets: £5 >>> Book from Wegottickets