Episode 20 – Series 1, Part II – The Unearthly Norman Kay – A Composer at the Beginning

In this episode we’ll be looking at the music of Norman Forber Kay focusing on his music from Series 1 of Doctor Who. In this episode we will look at his work on Serial A – Story 1 – The Unearthly Child, Serial E – Story 5 – The Keys of Marinus and Serial G, Story 7 – The Sensorites.


ABOUT YOUR HOST: My name is Dr. Phillip Serna – you can call me Dr. Phill as many of my colleagues, friends and students do. I’m a performer and teacher here in the Chicago area where I received my Masters & Doctoral degrees in Music at Northwestern University. On double bass, I perform solo, chamber, orchestral and contemporary literature. I am also a performer of Early Music on viols – or violas da gamba – a family of bowed guitars that were popular in Europe from the 15th through the late 18th centuries.

ABOUT OUR THEME: The theme to ADVENTURES IN TIME, SPACE AND MUSIC is a remix by Isaac Arsenault. Isaac started mashingup music in the winter of ’09, After reading Jordan Roseman’s “Audio Mashup Construction Kit.” Working with sound Equipment and being technical leader for two bands he opened his taste for music by studying it mathematically and learning the science behind it. To find out more about Isaac’s work, visit http://www.twitter.com/drautobob.

NOTE: Portions of this segment aired on THE KRYNOID PODCAST on Friday, 22 April, 2011 – http://Krynoid.blog.co.uk/2011/04/25/exquisite-absolutely-exquisite-yes-we-join-the-doctor-and-romana-11052916/

Norman Kay – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Kay_(composer)
Norman Kay – Obituary – The Guardian – http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2001/may/30/guardianobituaries1
Norman Kay – Obituary – The Independent – http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/norman-kay-729167.html

An Unearthly Child – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Unearthly_Child
Keys of Marinus – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Keys_of_Marinus
The Sensorites – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sensorites

Restoration Team – An Unearthly Child – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/beginningdvd.htm
Restoration Team – Keys of Marinus – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/KeysOfMarinusDVD.htm
Restoration Team – The Sensorites – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/firstdoc.htm

People Mentioned – The Doctor Who Restoration Team – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Who_Restoration_Team
People Mentioned – John Gorrie – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gorrie
People Mentioned – Raymond P. Cusick – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Cusick
People Mentioned – Geraint Evans – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geraint_Evans
People Mentioned – Carole Ann Ford – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carole _Ann_Ford
People Mentioned – Waris Hussein – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waris_Hussein
People Mentioned – Verity Lambert – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verity_Lambert
People Mentioned – Sydney Newman – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Newman
People Mentioned – Gary Russell – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Russell
People Mentioned – William Russell – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Russell_(actor)

Composers Mentioned – Mark Ayres – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Ayres
Composers Mentioned – Milton Babbitt – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_Babbitt
Composers Mentioned – Béla Bartók – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A9la_Bart%C3%B3k
Composers Mentioned – Alban Berg – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alban_Berg
Composers Mentioned – Luciano Berio – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luciano_Berio
Composers Mentioned – Pierre Boulez – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Boulez
Composers Mentioned – Benjamin Britten – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Britten
Composers Mentioned – Tristram Cary – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tristram_Cary
Composers Mentioned – Aaron Copland – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Copland
Composers Mentioned – Claude Debussy – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Debussy
Composers Mentioned – Delia Derbyshire – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delia_Derbyshire
Composers Mentioned – Ron Grainer – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Grainer
Composers Mentioned – Paul Hindemith – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Hindemith
Composers Mentioned – Brian Hodgson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Hodgson
Composers Mentioned – Olivier Messiaen – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olivier_Messiaen
Composers Mentioned – Dick Mills – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Mills
Composers Mentioned – Thomas Pitfield – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Pitfield
Composers Mentioned – Michael Praetorius – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Praetorius
Composers Mentioned – Alfred Schnittke – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Schnittke
Composers Mentioned – Arnold Schoenberg – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold_Schoenberg
Composers Mentioned – Alexander Scriabin – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Scriabin
Composers Mentioned – Dmitri Shostakovich – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dmitri_Shostakovich
Composers Mentioned – Dudley Simpson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Simpson
Composers Mentioned – Igor Stravinsky – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Stravinsky
Composers Mentioned – Karlheinz Stockhausen – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlheinz_Stockhausen
Composers Mentioned – Edgard Varèse – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgard_Var%C3%A8se
Composers Mentioned – Anton Webern – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_Webern

Instrument Mentioned – Bassoon – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassoon
Instrument Mentioned – Bass Drum – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bass_drum
Instrument Mentioned – Bongo – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bongo_drum
Instrument Mentioned – Clarinet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarinet
Instrument Mentioned – Conga – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conga
Instrument Mentioned – Double Bass – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Bass
Instrument Mentioned – Drum – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drum
Instrument Mentioned – Drumhead – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drumhead
Instrument Mentioned – Flute – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flute
Instrument Mentioned – Harp – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harp
Instrument Mentioned – Horn – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_horn
Instrument Mentioned – Marimba – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marimba
Instrument Mentioned – Orchestral Bells – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glockenspiel
Instrument Mentioned – Percussion – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percussion
Instrument Mentioned – Piano – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piano
Instrument Mentioned – Recorder – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recorder
Instrument Mentioned – Trombone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trombone
Instrument Mentioned – Trumpet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpet
Instrument Mentioned – Vibraphone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vibraphone
Instrument Mentioned – Violoncello – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cello
Instrument Mentioned – Xylophone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xylophone

Concepts Mentioned – Augmented Chord – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_triad
Concepts Mentioned – Atonality – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atonal
Concepts Mentioned – Brass Instruments – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brass_Instrument
Concepts Mentioned – Chamber Music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chamber_music
Concepts Mentioned – Common Practice Period – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_practice_period
Concepts Mentioned – Consonance and Dissonance – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consonance_and_dissonance
Concepts Mentioned – Electronic Music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_music
Concepts Mentioned – Emancipation of Dissonance – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emancipation_of_the_Dissonance
Concepts Mentioned – Extended Techniques – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extended_techniques
Concepts Mentioned – Extended Techniques – Flutter-tonguing – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flutter-tonguing
Concepts Mentioned – Orchestral Music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchestra
Concepts Mentioned – Opera – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opera
Concepts Mentioned – Ostinato – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostinato
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Glissando – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glissando
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Pizzicato – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pizzicato
Concepts Mentioned – Second Viennese School – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Viennese_School
Concepts Mentioned – Serialism – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serialism
Concepts Mentioned – String Instruments – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_Instrument
Concepts Mentioned – Whole-Tone Scales – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole_tone_scale (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a0/Whole_tone_scales_on_C.mid)
Concepts Mentioned – Woodwind Instruments – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodwind_instrument
Concepts Mentioned – Vocalise – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vocalise


If you would like to find out more about my other projects, specifically on viols, please visit thegambacast.org orviolsinourschools.org.

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