BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Profile:
Initiated in 1958 by Daphne Oram and Desmond Briscoe to create 'special sound' for BBC radio programmes and later famously supplied the "Doctor Who" TV series with its theme tune.
It was eventually closed in 1998, by which time many of the future pioneers of electronica, had either been employed at the workshop, or had been inspired by the work that was created there.
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BBC Radiophonic Workshop Discography Tracks

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BBC Radiophonic Workshop - BBC Radiophonic Music album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop BBC Radiophonic Music (Album, Comp) BBC Radio Enterprises UK 1968 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Fourth Dimension album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Fourth Dimension (Album) BBC Records UK 1973 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - The Radiophonic Workshop album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop The Radiophonic Workshop (Album) BBC Records UK 1975 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Out Of This World - Atmospheric Sounds And Effects From The BBC Radiophonic Workshop album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Out Of This World - Atmospheric Sounds And Effects From The BBC Radiophonic Workshop (Album) BBC Records And Tapes UK 1976 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Through A Glass Darkly album art Peter Howell & The Radiophonic Workshop* Peter Howell & The Radiophonic Workshop* - Through A Glass Darkly (Album) BBC Records Germany 1978 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - BBC Sound Effects No. 19 - Doctor Who Sound Effects album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop BBC Sound Effects No. 19 - Doctor Who Sound Effects (Album) BBC Records And Tapes Canada 1978 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - BBC Radiophonic Workshop - 21 album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop BBC Radiophonic Workshop - 21 (Album, Comp) BBC Records UK 1979 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Sci-Fi Sound Effects - Science Fiction Sound Effects album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Sci-Fi Sound Effects - Science Fiction Sound Effects (Comp, Album) BBC Records US 1981 Sell This Version
51. 0105 BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Efectos de Sonido Vol. 1 album art Taller Radiofónico De La BBC* Efectos de Sonido Vol. 1(LP, Mono) Diapason (2) 51. 0105 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who Collector's Edition album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Doctor Who Collector's Edition BBC Records And Tapes US 1982 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who - The Music album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Doctor Who - The Music BBC Records US 1983 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - The Soundhouse: Music From The BBC Radiophonic Workshop album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop The Soundhouse: Music From The BBC Radiophonic Workshop (Album) BBC Records UK 1983 Sell This Version
REC 532 BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Bill The Galactic Hero album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Harry Harrisson, Kerry Shale BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Harry Harrisson, Kerry Shale - Bill The Galactic Hero(LP) BBC Records REC 532 UK 1984 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who - The Music II album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Doctor Who - The Music II (Album, Comp) BBC Records UK 1985 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - The Doctor Who 25th Anniversary Album album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop The Doctor Who 25th Anniversary Album (Album, Comp) BBC Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
BBC CD 856 BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Essential Hi Tech Sound Effects album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Essential Hi Tech Sound Effects(CD) BBC Enterprises Ltd. BBC CD 856 UK 1991 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who - Earthshock album art BBC Radiophonic Workshop Doctor Who - Earthshock (Comp) Silva Screen UK 1992 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who - The Krotons album art Brian Hodgson And The BBC Radiophonic Workshop* Brian Hodgson And The BBC Radiophonic Workshop* - Doctor Who - The Krotons (Album) Silva Screen UK 2013 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who - The Caves Of Androzani album art Roger Limb, BBC Radiophonic Workshop Roger Limb, BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who - The Caves Of Androzani (Album) Silva Screen UK 2013 Sell This Version
79, none BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Radiophonic Workshop album art Radiophonic Workshop* Radiophonic Workshop(8xFile, FLAC, Album) Society of Sound Music, Bowers & Wilkins, Real World Records 79, none UK 2014
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Everything You Can Imagine Is Real album art The Radiophonic Workshop* Everything You Can Imagine Is Real (Album) Room 13 (4) UK 2017 Sell This Version
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Burials In Several Earths album art Radiophonic Workshop* Burials In Several Earths (Album) Room 13 (4) Europe 2017 Sell This Version
001 BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Radiophonica album art The Radiophonic Workshop* Radiophonica(CD, Album) Electronic Sound 001 UK 2017 Sell This Version
SILLP1552 BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who: The Invasion (Original Television Soundtrack) album art Don Harper (2), Brian Hodgson And The BBC Radiophonic Workshop Don Harper (2), Brian Hodgson And The BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who: The Invasion (Original Television Soundtrack)(LP) Silva Screen SILLP1552 UK 2018 Sell This Version
Peter Howell And The BBC Radiophonic Workshop Peter Howell And The BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (Album) Silva Screen UK 2018 Sell This Version

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ijustspeak

November 7, 2009
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was a wonderful place where early electronic sounds was created. The music that we know today came from here and Music Concréte in France.. Tapes, transistors, modulators and recorders where their tools. Mathematical minds was needed to create and engineer sounds by cutting and looping tape-bits. The workshop spawned many talents that still fascinates today's musical pioneers, most notably the Doctor Who theme, which is to my ears a masterpiece done with multiple tape-loops played simultaneously.
I would advise you to look into the history of this era if you are serious about music, if you haven't, it might change your idea of where the beginning of electronic music started. It did so for me.. It is brilliant journey.
Start it by checking the tube for a documentary called Alchemysts Of Sound.

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