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50 years of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Tuesday 12 February 2008 23:15-1:00 (Radio 3)

Fiona Talkington travels back in time to mark 50 years of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, with the Dr Who theme, Frederick Bradnum's 1957 radiophonic poem Private Dreams Public Nightmares and music by Benjamin Britten.

Plus, throughout the week, music recorded at this year's Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow.

Duration:

1 hour 45 minutes

Playlist

Tuesday 12th February

11:15

Grainer: Dr Who Theme (Broadcast 23rd November 1963)
BBC Radiophonic workshop/Delia Derbyshire
Recording extracted from BBC Archive of Dr Who episode 'An Unearthly Child'

11:17
Delia Derbyshire: Blue Veils/Golden Sands from Dr Who episode 'Inferno'
BBC Radiophonic workshop; Delia Derbyshire
Taken from the compilation Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Vol. 2 New Beginnings 1970-1980
BBC Records REH552

11:21
Tinariwen: Ahimana
Tinariwen
Taken from the album Aman Iman: Water if Life
ISOM65CDX

11:25
Grainer, Arr. Brian Hodgson: Dr Who Theme (Delaware version, 1972)
Taken from the compilation Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Vol. 2 New Beginnings 1970-1980
BBC Records REH552

23:28
Dowland: Come heavy sleep
Mark Padmore (tenor); Elizabeth Kenny (lute)
Hyperion CDA 67648

23:33
Britten: Musingly/Restless from Nocturnal Op. 70
Craig Ogden (guitar)
Hyperion CDA 67648

23:37
Dowland: Flow my tears
Mark Padmore (tenor); Elizabeth Kenny (lute)
Hyperion CDA 67648

23:41
Britten: Passacaglia from Nocturnal Op. 70
Craig Ogden (guitar)
Hyperion CDA 67648

23:48
Field-recording: In the Forest approaching a Forest Camp
Taken from the Compilation Mbuti Pygmies of the Ituri Rainforest
Smithsonian Folkways CDSF 40401

23:50
Trad, Arr. Snoleoparden: Dreng
Snoleoparden
Taken from the album Xylofon
RUMP CD 008

23:52
Lais: Tumbling
Lais
Taken from the album The Ladies' Second Song
Bang! Music
For further details visit www.lais.be

23:54
BBC Radiophonic Workshop: Tardis Landing from Dr Who episode 'The claws of Axos'
Taken from the Compilation Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Vol. 2 New Beginnings 1970-1980
BBC Records REH552

23:56
Marin: Hasse A's
Vasen
BBC Recording, Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow, January '07

12:01
Arr. Tallroth/Marin/Johansson: Linneus Langdans
Vasen
BBC Recording, Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow, January '07

12:05
Arr. Tallroth/Marin/Johansson: Linneus Polska
Vasen
BBC Recording, Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow, January '07

12:10
Trad: Vierestasi (at your side)
Samuli Karjalainen; Eero Grundstrom
Taken from the album Crosscountry 50km
Aania Records
Annia-2
For further details visit www.aania.fi
www.myspace.com/samulikarjalainen

12:15
17 Hippies: Son Mystere
17 Hippies
Taken from the album Heimlich
Hipster Records HIP012

12:19
Scriabin: Etude Op 16 No 4
Andrei Gavrilov (piano)
EMI CDC 7473462

12:21
MacLean: Kora
Steve MacLean
Taken from the album Bridges
ReR SM2

12:30
Grainer, Arr. Peter Howell: Dr Who Theme (1980)
Taken from the Compilation Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Vol. 2 New Beginnings 1970-1980
BBC Records REH552

12:32
Dub-A: El Tiempo Es Muy Largo
Mexican Institute of Sound
Taken from the album Mejico Mexico
Promotional CD CookCD 4141

12:37
Frederick Bradnum: Private Dreams, Public Nightmares (1957)
Joan Sanderson; Andrew Sachs; Frederick Treves & Radiophonic effects devised by BBC staff
BBC archive recording

12:57
Jonas: UFO
Snoleoparden
Taken from the album Xylofon
RUMP CD 008

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