Delia Derbyshire’s electronic music

The Delian Mode (Kara Blake, 2009) is a a short and useful experimental documentary revolving around the life and work of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire, best known for her groundbreaking sound treatment of the Doctor Who theme music in the 1960s. A collage of sound and image created in the spirit of Derbyshire’s unique approach to audio creation and manipulation, this film illuminates such soundscapes onscreen while paying tribute to a woman whose work has influenced electronic musicians for decades. More information: http://thedelianmode.com

For interest only: an introduction to the Delia Derbyshire archive at the John Rylands Library.

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