Daphne Oram’s Unique 1960’s Optical Synthesizer #MusicMonday

Daphne Oram was a co-founder of the legendary BBC Radiophonic Workshop. She also built a unique synthesizer. Here’s more from SonicState:

The Oramics Machine may not be new to most of us (having been around for over 70 years) but for those that have never seen it, it’s a unique and wondrous device created in the 1960s by Daphne Oram. It uses shapes drawn onto glass to create tones and melodies – giving anyone the chance to create music, regardless of musical knowledge or drawing skills.

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