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AN ELECTRIC STORM: DELIA, DAPHNE & THE BBC RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP By Ned Netherwood
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SECOND EDITION - NEWLY UPDATED With extensive access to the Daphne Oram and Delia Derbyshire archives, and interviews with associates and members of the original BBC Radiophonic Workshop, this book... More > contains all you need to know about the innovative and experimental geniuses who were responsible for a golden age of electronic music in Britain and some of the most famous sounds to be heard on UK television. From the formative years before the Workshop was established right up to its dissolution in the late 90s, and unlikely rebirth today, all the history is here. Not only that, but author Ned Netherwood also provides the first ever in depth guide to the discography of the Radiophonic Workshop and its members - updated in this second edition to July 2018. Whether you are a Doctor Who fan who loves the theme tune, an experimental music enthusiast with an ear for abstract sound or an obsessive record collector, there is something for you here.< Less
The Larks Ascending - A Guide To Comedy On BBC Radio 3 By Tim Worthington
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The Larks Ascending A complete guide to comedy, humour and downright oddness on BBC Radio 3, from Kenneth Williams’ archival documentaries about strolling players who never existed, through... More > Rowan Atkinson’s academic profiles of public figures who never existed, right up to Armando Iannucci’s interval talks about composers who did exist, but they’re fitting around him and his using his ears whether they like it or not. There’s Chris Morris interviewing Peter Cook (and getting in trouble), BBC Radiophonic Workshop hi-jinks, the first ever proper staging of Joe Orton’s unused film script for The Beatles, some sitcoms that definitely wouldn’t appeal to viewers waiting for Coronation Street, satire, silliness, and a couple of plays about cricket. And if that’s just not highbrow enough for you, then you could always enrol at The Half-Open University… Tim Worthington is the author of Fun At One – The Story Of Comedy At BBC Radio 1, and holder of a First Class Third Degree course in Comedic Appreciation.< Less
Top of the Box By Tim Worthington
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From Every Loser Wins to Awesome Dood!, the story behind every single released by BBC Records And Tapes. Between 1970 and 1990, BBC Records And Tapes released almost three hundred singles, ranging... More > from some of the best known theme tunes in television history, to full-length versions of ones that nobody had even asked for a short version of to begin with. Along the way they also put out one-off oddities by everyone from up-and-coming folkies to the sound of someone hitting a phone. Possibly the most bafflingly diverse catalogue of singles ever issued, it's a fascinating indication of what really was popular - and sometimes unpopular - with viewers at the time. Top Of The Box tells the story behind each of these singles, taking in familiar names, cult artists and obscure bafflements alike, and including the likes of Simon May, Nick Berry, Brown Sauce, The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, and of course Keith Harris & Orville. So many singles by Keith Harris & Orville. Including one that wasn't even released...< Less
Top Of The Box By Tim Worthington
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From Every Loser Wins to Awesome Dood!, the story behind every single released by BBC Records And Tapes. Between 1970 and 1990, BBC Records And Tapes released almost three hundred singles, ranging... More > from some of the best known theme tunes in television history, to full-length versions of ones that nobody had even asked for a short version of to begin with. Along the way they also put out one-off oddities by everyone from up-and-coming folkies to the sound of someone hitting a phone. Possibly the most bafflingly diverse catalogue of singles ever issued, it's a fascinating indication of what really was popular - and sometimes unpopular - with viewers at the time. Top Of The Box tells the story behind each of these singles, taking in familiar names, cult artists and obscure bafflements alike, and including the likes of Simon May, Nick Berry, Brown Sauce, The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, and of course Keith Harris & Orville. So many singles by Keith Harris & Orville. Including one that wasn't even released...< Less
MAKING ELECTRONIC MUSIC By Audio Visual Inc 1975
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A fascinating 1975 manual of techniques for composing electronic music using magnetic tape and analogue synthesizers. Chapters include: Sound Transformation, Recording Experiments, Collecting Sounds,... More > Tape Techniques, Tape Experiments, Acoustics, Synthesizer Experiments, and Electronic Composition Projects. This title will be of particular interest to fans of Delia Derbyshire and The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, electronic art music, experimental music, musique concrète, and other forms of electronic and electro-acoustic music. E-book download, £2.95 (admin)< Less

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