BBC World Service


from 27th Dec. 2018


"The Trautonium - A Revolution in Electronic Music"

by Thomas Pappon.

Interviews with Alfred Hitchcock, Oskar Sala and Peter Pichler.


Invented in 1929 in Germany, the trautonium was capable of creating strange and eerie sounds, used in classical music and film soundtracks, famously in Hitchcock's 'The Birds'.


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CD Recommendation by Bavarian Broadcasting Classics

Programme "Classic World" by Nordwest Radio on 29th Oct. 2016. 

Studio session at MDR culture with Peter Pichler from 22nd Oct. 2016

Photo: MDR/Hendrik Kirchhoff

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