Reading List

PUBLISHED WORKS

1983 ‘THE BBC RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP, The First 25 Years’
by Desmond Briscoe and Roy Curtis-Bramwell
British Broadcasting Corporation
ISBN 0563201509

2010 ‘SPECIAL SOUND, The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’
by Louis Niebur
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780195368413

2015 ‘AN ELECTRIC STORM, Daphne, Delia and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’
by Ned Netherwood
Obverse Books
ISBN 9781909031241
Link

2021 ‘RADIOPHONIC TIMES, 40 Years with the Radiophonic Workshop, in the Studio and on the Road’
by Peter Howell
Obverse Books
ISBN 9781913456061
Link

Also very worth reading:

1972: ‘An Individual Note – of Music, Sound and Electronics’
by Daphne Oram
The Daphne Oram Trust and Anomie Publishing
ISBN 9781910221112
Link

THE WORKSHOP

Selected Quotes

1960 Scenery in Sound

1963 Verity's Tune (Doctor Who)

1965 Electronic Sounds and Music

1965 The Radiophonic Workshop

1966 Radiophonics

1969 BBC Radiophonic Music Review

1973 The Space Between

1977 'A Wall Walks Slowly' (Broadcast)

1977 'A Wall Walks Slowly' (Award Nomination)

1979 The New Sound of Music

1980 Sounds Peculiar

1981 Radiophonic Workshop

1982 A History of Electronic Music, Pt. 5

1984 The Sound House

1985 Auntie's Playroom

1987 The Computer and the Sound House

1989 MIDI Futures at the BBC

1992 Brian Hodgson's report on the Workshop (extract)

1992 Radiophonic Workshop: Making CDs Write

1997 Radio Review of 'Under the Loofah Tree'

2001 Pink Floyd at the Workshop in 1967

2001 Resounding Echoes

2001 Album Review 1

2001 Album Review 2

2001 Wee Have also Sound Houses

2002 BBC Radiophonic Music Review

2002 Radiophonic Ladies

2003 Concrete Mixers

2003 Sounding Off

2004 Special Sound

2006 Mark Ayres Interview

2006 The History of the Radiophonic Workshop

2006 Unit Delta Plus

2007 BBC Radiophonic Workshop

2007 Multicolortone Organ Quote

2007 Recent Reissues of British Electronic Music from 1955-1996

2008 Radiophonic Workshop at 50

2008 Four Sound Effects that made TV History

2008 From The Quietus

2008 Say It: Samuel Beckett

2008 Sorcerers of Sound

2008 The New Atlantis

2009 Radiophonic Workshop at Roundhouse, NW1

2010 Bradford Event

2010 The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

2011 Back to the Future: The Continuing Legacy

2011 Pioneers of Sound

2012 Oramics To Electronica

2012 Selected Radiophonic Works on Radio 4 Extra

2012 The Closure of The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

2013 Between Two Worlds

2013 BFI's Doctor Who at 50

2013 Delia and the Doctor

2013 Why Doctor Who is at the Cutting Edge

2013 Radiophonic Workshop: The Shadowy Pioneers

2013 Shoreditch Electric Light Station

2013 Radiophonic Workshop Staff

2013 That Doctor Who Sound: Pt. 1

2013 That Doctor Who Sound: Pt. 2

2013 Tomorrow's World

2014 The Boings are Back in Town

2017 Sunday Post

2017 10 Questions for the Radiophonic Workshop's Paddy Kingsland

2017 The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

2017 Dancing in the Waves

2017 Discographic Workshop Pt. 1

2017 Discographic Workshop Pt. 2A

2017 Discographic Workshop Pt. 2B

2017 Time Lords

2018 Discographic Workshop Pt. 2C

2018 Discographic Workshop Pt. 3A

2018 How the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Helped Pioneer Electronic Music

2018 Now for a Lampshade Solo

2020 EMS Synthi 100 and Music Histories (Redacted)

THE COMPOSERS

John Baker

1997 Obituary (Times)

2008 Biography

Desmond Briscoe

1942 Home Service - To-nights Radio: Children's Concert

1950 At the Fortune

1956 So They Gave Him the Bird!

1967 Aberdeen Arts Centre Festival

1967 Trojan Wars

2006 Obituary (Guardian)

2007 Obituary (Independent)

2007 Obituary (Stage)

2012 Biography

2012 Narrow Boats

David Caine

2019 David Caine

Delia Derbyshire

1970 Morse Code Musician

1999 Delia Interview

2001 Obituary by Brian Hodgson (Guardian)

2004 Variations on the Dr Who Theme

2005 Obituary (Sunday Mail)

2005 Obituary (Times)

2006 Delia Tracks

2008 Attic Tapes 1

2008 Attic Tapes 2

2008 Attic Tapes 3

2008 Attic Tapes 4 - Personal Tapes List

2008 Breege Brennan's Thesis

2008 Delia Derbyshire

2008 In Praise of Delia Derbyshire

2008 Legacy Restored

2009 Ada Lovelace Day

2009 An Audiological Chronology

2010 The Music of Mathematics

2012 About Delia

2012 Delia Dopesheets

2015 Sound and Music

2019 Whatever Happened to Delia Derbyshire?

2019 Myths and the Legendary Tapes

2019 Myths and the Legendary Tapes (Film) - Rook Films

Maddalena Fagandini

2013 Maddalena Fagandini

Brian Hodgson

1972 Ballet Rambert: Fanfare for Europe

1973 Ballet Rambert: There was a Time

1973 Ballet Rambert: Duets

1977 London Contemporary Dance: Forest

1977 'New Atlantis' Review

1981 London Contemporary Dance: Field

2003 40 Years of Dr Who: A Letter

2005 Sadler's Wells: Robert Cohan at 80: Forest

2005 Inter Vivos: Forest

2006 Email to Ray White on 'Engineering Perspective'

2008 Electrophon Reviews

2013 Brian Hodgson Interview

Peter Howell

2013 Peter Howell and John Ferdinando

2013 Peter Howell's Works 1973 - 1998

Paddy Kingsland

2014 Back from the Fourth Dimension

Roger Limb

1979 Wavy Workshop

2014 A Very Long Shadow

Dick Mills

2006 Dick Mills Profile

2009 TSV Interview

2014 Music of the Spheres

Daphne Oram

1960 Atlantis Anew

2003 Obituary 1

2003 Obituary 2

2003 Tribute to a Pioneer

2008 Daphne Oram

2009 Daphne Oram Collection

2009 From the Daphne Oram Collection

2009 Daphne Oram's Optical Synthesizer

2009 Unsung Pioneer of Techno

2013 Daphne Oram and Oramics

2019 Notes on Daphne Oram

Elizabeth Parker

2001 Flexible Working

Richard Yeoman-Clarke

2019 Richard Yeoman-Clark

THE EQUIPMENT

1962 Equipment List

1964 B&K Electro Acoustic Measurements

1970 EMS Synthi User's Manual

1971 EMS Synthi 100 Specification

1977 EMS Synthi 100 Data Sheet

1985 Synthesiser List

1992 Digital Equipment at the Workshop

2005 Brian Hodgson on Tape Recorders

2008 Philips EL-3503 Tape Recorder

2008 Reflectograph Tape Recorders

2009 The Longden Music Desk

2010 Studio D, Lime Grove

2014 BBC SYPHER 2 Suite

CONNECTED COMPOSERS

Tristram Cary

2003 Radio, TV, Films and Concert Works

2008 Obituary

2010 Beginning Electronic Music

2010 Biography

Tim Souster

1981 Electronic Music Composer

1985 The Isle is Full of Noises

David Vorhaus

1981 Kaleidophon Studio

1986 History of the Future - Kaleidophon Studios

Edward Williams

2007 Oral History

2009 Life on Earth

2009 Release of Life on Earth Soundtrack

Peter Zinovieff

2013 Interview - Peter Zinovieff

OTHER ARTICLES

1913 The Art of Noises

1995 Documentary and the Coming of Sound

1996 Radiophonic Ontologies and the Avantgarde

2004 The Audio-Visual Rhythms of Modernity

2008 A Chronology of Electronic and Computer Music


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