How Daphne Oram's Oramic machine changed electro music


The Oramics Machine is one of the most significant devices in the history of electronic music.

Developed in the 1950s and 1960s by radiophonics expert Daphne Oram, it created synthesized sounds by shining light through strips of 35mm film.

The BBC's Chris Vallance learned more about the machine which is soon to be an exhibit at the Science Museum in London.

Watch: Science Museum curator Dr Tim Boon talks about the importance of Daphne Oram's Oramics Machine to electronic music

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