By SOAS Radio
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Traditionally classical music would appear to be grounded in rigid and long-established methods of writing. More and more new composers are breaking the mould and using technology to introduce new sounds and styles. They are not fundamentally changing classical music but embracing the invention inherent in creativity. This series of podcasts takes an informal, jocund look at the evolution and influence of music technology and electronic instruments on the genre, from the 1920s to the present day.
||Technically Classical Episode 3: Raymond Scott||This episode takes a brief departure from classical music to look at the composer and inventor, Raymond Scott.||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 4: Karlheinz Stockhausen||Few composers of the 20th century can lay claim to the fame of Karlheinz Stockhausen. A fame which precedes the man and his music.||Free||View In iTunes|
||Technically Classical Episode 2: Varese||Edgard Varèse was a classical composer of few pieces but high ambition. Born in France in 1883, he had a turbulent relationship with the musical establishment.||Free||View In iTunes|
||Technically Classical Episode 1: The Theremin||This show explores the widely-renowned first electronic musical instrument: the theremin.||Free||View In iTunes|