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Re: delia derbyshire video

and listen to this, from 1969!!!!

On Jul 20, 2008, at 11:56 AM, Travis Hartnett wrote:

There was a really good article on DD in Mojo a few years back, worth seeking out.  I seem to recall a very low glass ceiling there at the Beeb.

On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 11:17 AM, info at zoekeating <info@zoekeating.com> wrote:
I grew up with a television series called Dr Who (the Tom Baker and Peter Davison era, for those of you who know it). The theme song is a pretty cool piece of electronic music and its totally lasted through the decades (written in 1963!). I knew nothing about the musician who "realized" the theme. I knew it was composed in 1963 by Ron Grainer, but apparently it was "realized" by Delia Derbyshire.

There is a clip on youtube showing her looping with tape machines which I though you would appreciate.

Video clip from a BBC doc about Delia:

Here's the Dr Who theme:

I can't believe I never heard of her because she was amazing...maybe because she retired from composing in the 70's?