Sound Generator for Oramics Machine

Made:
1966 in England
maker:
Daphne Oram
Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder

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Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Part 2 of Oramics machine, 1959, used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram, co-founder
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Sound Generator, part of the Oramics machine, designed and made by Daphne Oram and made by Graham Wrench, England, 1966. The Oramics Machine was used to create electronic synthesized music and developed by Daphne Oram. Daphne was a co-founder of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

The Oramics machine created sounds to order, being fed waveforms that were drawn on 35mm film. Ten strips of film could be 'played' simultaneously.

Details

Category:
Acoustics
Object Number:
2010-68/2
Measurements:
As displayed (lid open): 1267 mm x 755 mm x 516 mm,
type:
synthesizer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • sound device
  • electrophone
  • electronic instrument - musical
credit:
Purchase - Department of Music, University of London