Episode 3 – Series 22, Part I – Jonathan Gibbs and the Rani

In this episode we will look at Jonathan Gibbs’ work on Serial 6X – Story 140 – The Mark of the Rani. The Mark of the Rani originally aired between the 2nd of February to the 9th of February 1985.


DEDICATION: This episode is dedicated to my brother Fred to whom I owe much, especially my Early Music career and for showing me that in music we get to time travel every day.

NOTE: John Lews’ score to Mark of the Rani will receive it’s own podcast episode later.

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.


Restoration Team – Mark of the Rani – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/MotR.htm
Jonathan Gibbs – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Gibbs_(composer)
Doctor Who – The Music II – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Who_%E2%80%93_The_Music_II
Bill White’s Engineer’s History of the Radiophonic Workshop – http://whitefiles.org/rws/

The Rani – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rani
Dimensions in Time – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimensions_in_Time

Purchase Doctor Who – The Mark fo the Rani – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000GRUQME/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_WZedpb16GCHBX (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000GETVBY/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_TZedpb0WRY987 (UK)

Composers Mentioned – Sir Edward Elgar – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elgar
Composers Mentioned – Antoine Forqueray – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_Forqueray
Composers Mentioned – Jerry Goldsmith – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Goldsmith
Composers Mentioned – Marin Marais –  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marin_Marais
Composers Mentioned – Jean-Baptiste Lully – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Baptiste_Lully

Films Mentioned – Tous le matins du monde – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tous_les_matins_du_monde_(film)

Concepts Mentioned – Consonance and Dissonance – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consonance_and_dissonance
Concepts Mentioned – Orchestration – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchestration
Concepts Mentioned – Pedal Tones – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedal_point


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