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Visiting Practitioners Series: Jo Langton

1st March 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visiting Practitioners Series: Jo Langton

1 March, 2pm

London College of Communication, Lecture Theatre B

This event is free and open to all. If you do not have a UAL student or staff ID card please email j.wynne@lcc.arts.ac.uk to book a place.

Jo Langton’s research from the 1980s into composers in the Radiophonic Workshop such as Daphne Oram, Delia Derbyshire, Maddalena Fagandini, Glynnis Jones and Elizabeth Parker led to a career as a BBC studio manager – the same job, though much changed, as these composers. She has 20 years experience in broadcast radio sound, working exclusively on tape at the outset, and continues to research sound making and recording in the pre-digital screen era. In this talk Jo will iron out some cracks in knowledge about the Radiophonic Workshop, outline some of the working practices and innovative technologies created in-house or adapted for compositional use by these composers, and discuss their work both within and beyond the BBC. The talk will highlight issues concerning the discipline, limitations and freedoms of broadcast sound and its close relative, radiophonic art.

 

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Details

Date:
1st March 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://events.arts.ac.uk/event/2018/1/11/Sound-Arts-Visiting-Practitioner-Series/

Organiser

CRiSAP & LCC Sound Arts & Design Dpt

Venue

London College of Communication
Elephant & Castle
London, SE1 6SB United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 7514 6617
Website:
https://www.arts.ac.uk/lcc/about-lcc/find-us/