The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Formed 1 April 1958. Disbanded 1998
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop
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The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Biography (Wikipedia)

The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was one of the sound effects units of the BBC, created in 1958 to produce incidental sounds and new music for radio and, later, television. The unit is known for its experimental and pioneering work in electronic music and music technology, as well as its popular scores for programs such as Doctor Who and Quatermass and the Pit during the 1950s and '60s.

The original Radiophonic Workshop was based in the BBC's Maida Vale Studios in Delaware Road, Maida Vale, London. The Workshop was closed in March 1998, although much of its traditional work had already been outsourced by 1995. Its members have included Daphne Oram, Delia Derbyshire, David Cain, John Baker, Paddy Kingsland, and Glynis Jones.

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Doctor Who Original Theme
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Doctor Who Original Theme
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Dr Who Theme (Classic)
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Dr Who Theme (Classic)
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Doctor Who
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Doctor Who
Coldcut
Doctor Who (BBC Electric Proms, 2008)
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Doctor Who (BBC Electric Proms, 2008)
Daphne Oram
Amphitryon 38
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Amphitryon 38

Amphitryon 38

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Paddy Kingsland
Flying Saucer Take Off
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Flying Saucer Take Off
John Baker
Venusian Space Lab
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Venusian Space Lab
Paddy Kingsland
Flying Saucer Land
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Flying Saucer Land
Tony Hatch
Man Alive (UFO)
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Man Alive (UFO)
David Cain
June (The Seasons)
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June (The Seasons)
Dick Mills
Bugblatter beast of Traal - roars
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Bugblatter beast of Traal - roars
Delia Derbyshire
Time to Go
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Time to Go
Delia Derbyshire
The Delian Mode
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The Delian Mode
Maddalena Fagandini
Ideal Home
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Ideal Home
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Dr Who
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Dr Who
Delia Derbyshire
Mattachin
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Mattachin
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Doctor Who (1980 Arrangement)
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Doctor Who (1980 Arrangement)
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Vespucci (6 Music Session, 16 Dec 2013)
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Vespucci (6 Music Session, 16 Dec 2013)
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Incubus (6 Music Session, 16 Dec 2013)
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Incubus (6 Music Session, 16 Dec 2013)
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Doctor Who Medley (6 Music Session, 16 Dec 2013)
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Doctor Who Medley (6 Music Session, 16 Dec 2013)
David Cain
November (The Seasons)
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November (The Seasons)
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The Proximity of Context to Texture (Excerpt)
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The Proximity of Context to Texture (Excerpt)
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Things Buried In Water
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Things Buried In Water
Delia Derbyshire
Delian Mode
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Delian Mode
Delia Derbyshire
Rorate Caeli (Amor Dei)
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Rorate Caeli (Amor Dei)
Delia Derbyshire
Blue Veils & Golden Sands
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Blue Veils & Golden Sands
Delia Derbyshire
Radio Newsreel
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Radio Newsreel
Delia Derbyshire
Mattachin
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Mattachin
Delia Derbyshire
Pot Au Feu
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Pot Au Feu
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The Living Planet (Theme)
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The Living Planet (Theme)
Elizabeth Parker
The Frozen World
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The Frozen World
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