Caught by the River

Delia Derbyshire tapes found

1st August 2008

Last week came news that burbled and bleeped deliciously through the electronic music community: 267 lost tapes by the late Delia Derbyshire, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop pioneer who turned Ron Grainer’s sketches for the Dr Who theme tune into the modern, spooky masterpiece we all known today, had been found and digitised. For electronic music-lovers like me, it was amazing to find out that such an archive exists. For those less aware of her work, it marked the latest stage in the recovery of a lost musical, and feminist, icon.” The Guardian
Check this story with from the BBC with samples.
Thanks to Dave Rofe for the story.