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delia derbyshire video
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?