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- adj. Of or pertaining to the radiophone
- adj. Describing sound effects created to accompany radio broadcasts as background music
- adj. Describing a type of sound art practice that extends the established radio drama and documentary form by the use of sonic abstractions. Perhaps first used by Pierre Schaeffer in his Essai Radiophoniques and subsequently taken up by the BBC to describe their famous BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to radiophony, or the production of sound by the action of a beam of light and heat; relating to the radiophone, or produced by it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or by means of radiotelephony
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Sounds for programs were created by using recordings of everyday sounds such as voices, bells, gravel and other raw materials for "radiophonic" manipulations, in which audio tape could be played back at different speeds, pitches, cut and joined, or processed.
Successful women abounded – Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Kirsty Wark – but they were there to do their radiophonic duty by looking nice in frocks and presenting awards to the men, hey ho.
I selected some interviews from the French National Archives, interviews from Man Ray, Duchamp, Elsa Triolet, Aragon, etc. and then I made a forty-minute radiophonic piece.
ACR tends to ask artists from an array of disciplinary backgrounds to arrange and to compare their artistic practice to radiophonic creation.
Let's remove one of the main reasons people drive: The pleasure of radiophonic entertainment custom-designed for a listener surrounded by cupholders.
Chris Morris born 1965 started his career on radio, the clip above is from his television work, which – so it is said – is a little less powerful than his radiophonic work, but works better on the blog format.
Phantoms of the Cold War, radiophonic dreams of the space race: in the early 1960s two Italian radio amateurs claimed that they had tapped into secret Soviet transmissions between spacecraft and ground control.
The most recent addition to the Other Minds catalog at the Internet Archive, at archive.org, is a “radiophonic” piece by OM founder Charles Amirkhanian, who turns 60 this year.
The BBC radiophonic workshop is stuffed full of these...
Users navigate through what Clauss describes as "a photograph of the French radiophonic landscape at a given moment."