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Lost tapes of the Dr Who composer

Lost tapes of the Dr Who composer
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  1. #1 posted by Yvonne


    This story reminds me of several other instances where someone has claimed the credit for someone else’s creativity or discovery.

  2. #2 posted by John


    Hi Yvonne. Yes, some of us have known about Delia for a long time (I wrote about her contribution to the White Noise album last year) but her impact is rarely acknowledged. As I noted then, her realisation of Ron Grainer’s Doctor Who theme would for many people have been their first exposure to electronic music. The Radiophonic Workshop had a number of female technicians and composers, some of whom are catalogued here.






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