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Prom 13 repeat: Pioneers of Sound

The London Contemporary Orchestra, conducted by Robert Ames, with Shiva Feshareki on turntables and electronics, performs Daphne Oram's Still Point at the Royal Albert Hall.

Another chance to hear the London Contemporary Orchestra conducted by Robert Ames, with Shiva Feshareki in turntables/electronics. including Daphne Oram's Still Point.

Presented by Ian Skelly from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Daphne Oram Still Point
Plus electronic works by Delia Derbyshire and others, and the world premiere of a new work for orchestra and electronics

Shiva Feshareki turntables/electronics
London Contemporary Orchestra
Robert Ames (conductor)

Daphne Oram's visionary Still Point fills the cavernous space of the Royal Albert Hall for the first time in the premiere of a revised realisation based on recently discovered archive material.

Composed in 1949 - almost a decade before Oram co-founded the BBC Radiophonic Workshop - the piece was possibly the first to combine a live orchestra with live electronic manipulations, here played via turntables.

Still Point forms the centrepiece of a late-night sonic exploration that features work by Delia Derbyshire - another Radiophonic Workshop pioneer who achieved cult status for her electronic arrangement of the Doctor Who TV theme - as well as new works inspired by the Radiophonic legacy.

1 hour, 29 minutes

Music Played

  • Delia Derbyshire

    The Delian Mode

    Performer: Electronic Tape.
  • Cee Haines

    Knockturning

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Laurie Spiegel

    Only Night Thoughts

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Suzanne Ciani

    Improvisation on Four Sequences

    Performer: Suzanne Ciani.
  • Daphne Oram

    Still Point

    Performer: Shiva Feshareki. Performer: James Bulley. Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Trumpet Concerto in D major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Thomas Klug. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
    • Haydn, Hummel etc: Trumpet Concertos: Alison Balsom.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Bodikhuu

    Linda

    • Rio EP.

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