Daphne Oram's Oramics Machine
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Oramics machine helped create electronic music

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

The technique, developed in the 1950s and 1960s, created synthesized sounds by shining light through strips of 35mm film.

Painted patterns blocked parts of the beams, creating music.

  • 04 Apr 2011
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