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4: numbers (for delia)

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

numbers for delia cover It’s nearly 5 years since my last podcast and nearly 50 years since the first Doctor Who and it’s theme was shown. So I journey into the world of ‘De La Russe’, more well known as Delia Derbyshire the co-composer of that theme and many other BBC Radiophonic works.

» Now Making Link With Sound

Here I specialise with the rarer spoken word and radio works she did in the hope that the BBC some day releases this music properly (please sign the petition if you liked this podcast!). Thanks to Martin Guy and many other DD fans for the audio clips that otherwise would have made this podcast impossible, and those people whose documentaries I mixed in: Various spoken word clips unless otherwise noted:

  • Kara Blake – The Delian Mode documentary
  • Associated Rediffusion – Alchemists of Sound
  • Jarvis Cocker’s 6Music interview with Pete Kember
  • BBC Radio Scotland interview with Delia, 1997
  • Sculptress of Sound radio documentary
  • The Legend of Hell House
  • Delia Derbyshire – Music Of The Spheres from Ascent Of Man
  • Delia Derbyshire, Don Harper & Brian Hodgson – Celestial Cantabile
  • Delia Derbyshire – Doctor Who (her preferred version)
  • Delia Derbyshire – Doctor Who (New Opening Theme, 1967)
  • Delia Derbyshire – Blue Veils and Golden Sands
  • Delia Derbyshire – Tutankhamun’s Egypt
  • Delia Derbyshire – Delia’s Dream
  • Delia Derbyshire – Anger of Achilles
  • Delia Derbyshire – The Pattern Emerges
  • Delia Derbyshire – I.E.E.100 Clip 2
  • Delia Derbyshire – I.E.E.100 Clip 1
  • Barry Bermange & Delia Derbyshire – Invention for Radio No.2: A Capella Liturgica
  • Delia Derbyshire – Chanting Latin verbs (O Fat White Woman)
  • Delia Derbyshire / Dudley Simpson / Brian Hodgson / David Vorhaus – Souls In Space
  • The IBM 7090 Computer – The Voice Of The IBM 7090 Computer
  • Delia Derbyshire – Dance from “Noah” (demo)
  • Delia Derbyshire – Dance from “Noah” (stereo mix)
  • Delia Derbyshire, E. Stanfield – Music for “Circle of Light”
    • Backed with Francis Bacon – Wee Have Sound Houses & documentary speech
    • Pliny The Elder – Natural History on Pythagoras
    • Kepler’s Harmonia Mundi
    • Plato – Republic Book X
  • Delia Derbyshire – Dreaming
  • Delia Derbyshire – Colour
  • Delia Derbyshire – Chronicle
  • Delia Derbyshire – Environmental Studies
  • Delia Derbyshire – Way Out
  • Delia Derbyshire – Mattachin
  • Dr M V Mathews – Numerology
  • Delia Derbyshire – Chromophone Band
  • Delia Derbyshire – Great Zoos Of The World
  • Delia Derbyshire – Fresh Aire
  • Delia Derbyshire – Talk Out
  • Delia Derbyshire – The Delian Mode
  • Delia Derbyshire & Brian Hodgson – Lure Of The Space Goddess
  • Delia Derbyshire – Wifty theme With poem (O Fat White Woman)
  • Delia Derbyshire – Electronic music for “Work is a Four Letter Word”
  • Delia Derbyshire – Delia’s Psychadelian Waltz
  • Dr Newman Guttman – Pitch Variations
  • Orbital – I Don’t Know You People
  • Cynantific & Tactile – Without Sound
  • White Noise – Love Without Sound
  • Delia Derbyshire – John Peel Intro
  • Experimental Audio Research (with Delia Derbyshire) – Synchrondipity Machine
  • Delia Derbyshire – The Wizards Laboratory
  • Delia Derbyshire, Don Harper & Brian Hodgson – Liquid Energy
  • Delia Derbyshire – Towards Tomorrow
  • Delia Derbyshire – Sea of Mercury
  • Delia Derbyshire – Consequences
  • Barry Bermange & Delia Derbyshire – Invention for Radio No.3: The Afterlife
  • Delia Derbyshire – Enchanted Forest
  • BBC Radio – Delia Derbyshire Remembered
  • Delia Derbyshire – Time to Go

depression (aka that 78 show)

Monday, January 26th, 2009

I go back to 1929 via 78. 2(00)9 recurring, as we crash, crash, crash. Crunch.

» You can’t take it with you when you go, even on an iPod…

  • They Shoot Horses Don’t They?
  • Eddie Cantor with Phil Spitalny’s Music – Cheer Up! Smile! Nertz!
  • Phil Spitalny’s Music – Cheer Up! Good Times are Comin’
  • George Olsen – I’m in the Market for You
  • Dick Robertson – If I Ever Get a Job Again
  • The California Ramblers – Gotta Go To Work Again
  • Jack Payne – I’ve Gotta Get Up And Go To Work
  • Reading from ‘The Conquest of Happiness’ – Bertrand Russell, 1930
    • backed by Paul Tremaine and his Aristocrats- Aristocratic Stomp
  • Artie Shaw – Whistle while you work
  • Ray Noble & His Orchestra – Long As You’ve Got Your Health
  • Ted Lewis Orch. – Headin’ for Better Times
  • Nelson Eddy – Dusty Road
  • Ethel Waters – Stormy Weather
  • Elsie Carlisle, Bert Ambrose & Orchestra – The Clouds Will Soon Roll By (22-07-1932)
  • Al Foster aka Sid Gary – “Painting the Clouds with Sunshine” (1929)
  • Boswell Sisters – Put That Sun Back In The Sky 19-2-1932
  • Johnny Hamp’s Kentucky Serenaders (vocal refrain by Frank Luther) – Keep Your Sunny Side Up
  • Ben Selvin & His Orchestra – Happy Days Are Here Again
  • Ted Lewis – On the Sunny Side of the Street
  • Cliff Edwards – It’s Only A Paper Moon
  • Reading of ‘The Day of the Locust’ – Nathanael West, 1939
    • backed by Benny Goodman & Charlie Christian – I Surrender, Dear
  • Etting Ruth – Ten Cents A Dance
  • Florence Desmond – Cigarettes, Cigars
  • Bessie Smith – Gimme a pigfoot
  • Bill Cox – NRA Blues
  • Big Bill Broonzy – W.P.A. Blues
  • Victoria Spivey – Detroit Moan
  • Ethel Waters – What Did I Do To Be So Black And Blue
  • Johnny Green Orch. – Repeal the Blues
  • Reading from ‘Grapes of Wrath’ by John Steinbeck
    • backed by Al Bowlly, Ray Noble – California Here I Come (1935)
  • Charlie Palloy and His Orchestra – Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
  • Pinetop Smith – Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
  • The Ink Spots – With plenty of money and you
  • Red Norvo & His Orchestra – Slummin’ On Park Avenue
  • Ben Poll And His Park Central Orchestra – Buy, Buy For Baby
  • Benny Morton And His Orchestra – We’re in the Money
  • Lew Stone And His Band – Pick Yourself Up
  • Walter Huston – September Song
  • George M. Cohan – Life’s A Funny Proposition After All
  • Abe Lyman And His Orchestra – Riddle Me This
  • Annette Hanshaw – I’m A Dreamer – Aren’t We All (4-12-1929)
  • Bing Crosby/Connee Boswell/The Boswell Sisters/The Mills Brothers – Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries
  • Al Bowlly With Lew Stone And His Band – Easy Come, Easy Go
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