At times it was more like the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
than folk, although enjoyable.
She is also an electronic explorer - sometimes compared to the Delia Derbyshire, pioneering figure back in the day with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
It emanated from the studio housing the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
- and from the brain of the Midland woman who broke the Sixties sexism barrier.
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Through her day job at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
, Coundon born Delia Derbyshire was also an explorer within the world of electronic music.
Coventry-born composer Delia Derbyshire; (above) the first Doctor, William Hartnell; and (below) the current BBC Radiophonic Workshop
That atypical quality also applies to the astonishing rendition of the programme's theme music, written by the Australian composer, Ron Grainer, but realised by Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001) at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
with the assistance of Dick Mills.
By now the programme had been put in the hands of 27-year-old producer Verity Lambert, who had engaged the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
to assemble the music and sound effects and a ghostly "howlaround" effect was created for the title sequence.
The wheezing sound emitted by the Tardis when it travels was created by Brian Hodgson at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
by recording the sound of a set of house keys being dragged along the strings of an old piano.
Sadly this one can't unpick any lock, but it is an IR remote control that can control up to 13 functions on three different devices, complete with bleeps and whirrs courtesy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
In the late 1950s, electronic-music composer Daphne Oram brought the now well-known "sound-houses" quotation from Sir Francis Bacon's New Atlantis to the nascent BBC Radiophonic Workshop
, where it remained pinned to the wall for many years.
Oram invented her own sound synthesis machine (Oramics) that generated music by passing hand-painted 35mm film through beams of light (see the undergraduate dissertation of Kerrie Robinson, "'Wee Have Also Sound-Houses': Daphne Oram and the Development, of Electronic Music in Britain," University of Southampton, 2010; as well as Louis Niebur, Special Sound: 'The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
[New "York: Oxford University Press, 2010]).