Tuesday, 13 November 2007

Alchemists of Sound (2003) [Documentary film]

Fifth and last edition of our small Electronic Music Cinemathèque:
The rather popular & high quality BBC documentary Alchemists of Sound from 2003 (again) about the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Why aren't there any movies about communities like the GRM, the WDR's Studio für Elektronische Musik, RAI Milan, MEV etc. out there?

List of composers/musicians featured in Alchemists of Sound:
  • Mark Ayres
  • Milton Babbitt
  • John Baker
  • Desmond Briscoe
  • David Cain
  • Wendy Carlos
  • Malcolm Clarke
  • Delia Derbyshire
  • Maddalena Fagandini
  • Brian Hodgson
  • Peter Kember
  • Paddy Kingsland
  • Roger Limb
  • Dick Mills
  • Robert Popper
  • Peter Serafinowicz
  • Adrian Utley
Download it here (1) (2) or preview it right now:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting this! I first saw it on a noise forum a couple of years ago. The ingenuity and "make do" attitude of the artists featured is incredible. The room of tape loops is staggering!