Episode 51 – Series 9, Part I – The Three Doctors Go Beneath the Surface with Malcolm Clarke and the Legacy of the Sea Devils

Adventures in Time Space and Music

In this episode, the Two Doctors, Dr. Lou and Dr. Phill, are joined by honorary ‘Doctor’ Mark Ayres looking at the important and controversial musical contributions of BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer Malcolm Clarke. In this episode we will look at his work on Doctor Who Serial LLL – Story 62 – The Sea Devils, a serial which originally aired between the 26th of February and the 1st of April 1972 on BBC One.

ADVENTURES IN TIME, SPACE AND MUSIC IS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE DOCTOR WHO PODCAST ALLIANCE: http://www.doctorwhopodcastalliance.org/

CYBERMAN VOICE BY GRAEME SHERIDAN OF THE 2ND DOCTOR’S PODCAST AND THE PROFESSOR HOW! DOCTOR WHO PARODY PODCAST: Available on iTunes and on Talkshoe ID’s 57949 for The2ndDoctors Podcast and 59601 for Professor How

ABOUT YOUR GUEST HOST – MARK AYRES: Mark Ayres was born in London and educated in Tunbridge Wells (where he spent most of his childhood) and at the University of Keele (studying Film Music, Composition, and Electronic Music with Peter Dickinson, Roger Marsh, and the late Tim Souster), from where he graduated with a BSc (Hons.) in Music and Electronics.

While at school, Mark composed music for stage productions and amateur movies, formed a band with class-mates (“The Electric Ferrits” – sic!), and was an occasional flute player with the West Kent Youth Orchestra. At University he continued writing for theatrical productions and amateur film, and formed rock band Random Access.

In 1982, Mark joined Britain’s fledgling independent Breakfast Television station TVam as a sound engineer. Over the subsequent 5 years he worked on a variety of programmes from Good Morning Britain to Roland Rat, as well as on secondment to companies such as Anglia Television, working as sound assistant on shows including Cover Her Face. He used the opportunity to make contacts and started writing jingles and idents for video productions and television programmes before finally going freelance as a composer and sound designer in 1987.

Since then he has provided incidental music for some of the UK’s top drama shows including Rockcliffe’s Babies, Casualty, and three full scores for Doctor Who. His work has been heard on documentaries and magazine series, and provides the signature for Japanese Satellite Television. An ongoing collaboration with Computer Artist William Latham has produced a number of acclaimed short films and CD-ROM’s, and he has also contributed to the De Wolfe music library.

In 1995 Mark was hired as composer on director Scott Michell’s first feature film, The Innocent Sleep (starring Michael Gambon, Rupert Graves, Annabella Sciorra, and Franco Nero), for which he provided a full orchestral score with solo voice performances by popular soprano Lesley Garrett. The soundtrack recording was recommended in the 1997 & 1998 editions of the Gramophone Film Music Good CD Guide.

As a composer, arranger, producer, or performer, Mark’s name appears on over 100 Compact Disc releases, including many of Silva Screen Records’ “Digital Film Scores” series.

Mark’s versatility lies in his being able to switch from full orchestral scoring through arrangement and production to innovative electronic music realisation, sound design, and multimedia programming. He has recently scored a short children’s film for Carlton Television and a satirical Current Affairs pilot for Channel Four. He is currently working on further albums for Silva Screen, various solo projects, and developing feature film and television ideas with Scott Michell.

He is married with two sons.

Mark Ayres is a member of the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters, serving on the Media Music Executive and New Technologies Committees.

For more information on Mark Ayres and his work, visit http://www.markayres.co.uk/.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS – DR. LOU: I am an Associate Professor of Musicology at the University of Nevada, Reno, where I write about and teach classes on avant-garde and popular music of the post-war era, focusing on musics that bridge the categories of high and low culture in society through media technology. In other words, I write about pretty music made on complicated equipment used in television and radio. Most of my stuff tends to be about music in the UK, although I have also written about American science fiction. My most recent publication is a history of the BBC’s electronic music studio, the Radiophonic Workshop, for Oxford University Press. Before becoming chair of the music department in Reno, I taught classes about television music, film music, music and gender, and popular music, as well as the more standard classical music history courses. After getting my undergraduate degree in singing from the University of Iowa, I spent a few hazy years bartending in nightclubs, listening to lots of dance music, and traveling as much as possible to England. Eventually, I decided I needed a career and did a Masters degree in musicology at the University of Texas at Austin, writing a thesis on music in Doctor Who. After that I moved to Los Angeles and did a PhD at UCLA in musicology, studying with Susan McClary and Philip Brett, among other amazing scholars. At UCLA I wrote what would become the first half of my Radiophonic history as my dissertation.

I also, like Dr. Phil, am a performer of early music. But unlike him, for me it is purely a dilettante pursuit. I have sung early music since 1989, and at UCLA was the director of their early music ensemble, Musica Humana. Upon moving to Reno, I founded REM (Reno Early Music), Reno’s premiere early music group. Actually, we are Reno’s only early music group. But it’s fun. I also run the Reno Time Team, a local group making our way through all of classic Doctor Who. For more information on Louis Niebur, visithttp://www.unr.edu/cla/music/pages/bios/niebur.htm, and for information on Reno Early Music, visit http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/boardman/music_REM.htm. For more information on Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, visit http://www.unr.edu/cla/music/publications/special_sound.htm.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS – DR. PHILL: 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 Master & 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.

On double bass, I perform with many ensembles including the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonic Orchestra, Northbrook Symphony Orchestra, the Northshore Camerata, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and many others. In Early Music, I regularly perform on violas da gamba (treble viol, tenor viol and bass viol), period double bass/ violone and vielle with modern orchestras such as the Concord Chamber Orchestra and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, as well as with period instrument ensembles such as Ars Antigua, the Bach Collegium of Fort Wayne, the Callipygian Players, the Chicago Early Music Consort, Duo fantaisie en Echo, the Madison Bach Musicians, the Newberry Consort, the Oriana Singers, the Second City Musick, the Spirit of Gambo – a Chicago Consort of Viols, the Third Coast Viols and many others. In performance, I’ve appeared on Chicago’s 98.7FM WFMT, Wisconsin Public Radio and Milwaukee Public Radio. My Early Music Outreach program ‘Viols in Our Schools’ was the recipient of the 2010 Early Music America Outreach Award, which honors ensembles or individual artists for excellence in early music outreach and/or educational projects for children or adults. For more information, visit http://www.violsinourschools.org/About.html or http://www.phillipwserna.com/.

ABOUT OUR OPENING THEME: The opening theme to ADVENTURES IN TIME, SPACE AND MUSIC is a remix by Phillip Serna of the Well-Tempered Schism’s arrangement of Murray Gold’s theme ‘I Am The Doctor’ for the Eleventh Doctor. What happens when a few musicians who are also Whovians get together? Let your senses be stimulated by the results at this well-tempered presentation… Your companions for this adventure across the auditory universe will be Andrew Edwards (composer and pianist – who composed for Big Finish’s “The Wanderer”), Dr. Phillip W. Serna (bassist and gambist – also known for his Podcast “Adventures in Time, Space and Music”) with harpist & arranger Annette Bjorling. Encounter some fan-favorites and other themes of our beloved TV-series, and of some spin-offs. To find out more about the Well-Tempered Schism, visit http://www.welltemperedchism.com/.

ABOUT OUR CLOSING THEME: The closing theme to ADVENTURES IN TIME, SPACE AND MUSIC is a remix by Phillip Serna of our original version 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.

LINKS OF INTEREST

Mark Ayres – http://www.markayres.co.uk/

Composer – Malcolm Clarke – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Clarke
BBC Radiophonic Workshop – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_Radiophonic_Workshop

Producer – Barry Letts – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Letts
Director – Michael E. Briant – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_E._Briant
Script Editor – Terrance Dicks – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrance_Dicks
Writer – Malcolm Hulke – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Hulke

Doctor Who – Series 9 – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Who_(season_9)
Doctor Who – Series 9 – The Sea Devils – ‎http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sea_Devils
Doctor Who – Series 19 – Earthshock – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthshock

LIMITED DISCOGRAPHY

CD release of Doctor Who The Sea Devils on CD by BBC Records – Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Volume 2: New Beginnings 1970–1980 – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Who_at_the_BBC_Radiophonic_Workshop_Volume_2:_New_Beginnings_1970%E2%80%931980

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

Podcast site is located at http://atsm.phillipwserna.com/
Email us at http://adventuresintimespaceandmusic.phillipwserna.com/contact
To follow us on Twitter, visit http://www.twitter.com/ATSMPodcast
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Support the show by donating or by visiting http://zazzle.com/ATSMPodcast

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‘Adventures in Time Space and Music’ is not endorsed by the BBC in any way and is intended for entertainment and educational purposes only. No copyright infringement is intended.

The Official Doctor Who site can be found at http://bbc.co.uk/doctorwho.

Doctor Who, all associated logos, names and references to characters, vehicles and any other Doctor Who related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of the BBC, or their respective trademark and copyright holders.

All original content of this podcast, both musical and textual, is the intellectual property of the podcast – unless otherwise indicated. © Copyright 2013

Episode 50 – Revival Series 5, Part V – Murray’s Planets of Gold – The Pandorica Opens & The Big Bang with Special Guests David and Elizabeth Keep of the DWO WhoCast and Professor Dave’s Ark in Space

Adventures in Time Space and Music

In this episode, guest hosts David and Elizabeth Keep will look at the music of new series composer Murray Gold focusing particular attention to the series 5 stories The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang. The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang (Stories 212a & 212b – Production 1.12 & 1.13) originally aired between the 19th and the 26th of June, 2010 on BBC One.

ADVENTURES IN TIME, SPACE AND MUSIC IS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE DOCTOR WHO PODCAST ALLIANCE: http://www.doctorwhopodcastalliance.org/

CYBERMAN VOICE BY GRAEME SHERIDAN OF THE 2ND DOCTOR’S PODCAST AND THE PROFESSOR HOW! DOCTOR WHO PARODY PODCAST: Available on iTunes and on Talkshoe ID’s 57949 for The2ndDoctors Podcast and 59601 for Professor How

ABOUT YOUR GUEST CO-HOSTS – DAVID AND ELIZABETH KEEP Dave and Elizabeth co-host (along with their partners in crime) the PDAIS podcast and the DWO: Whocast. Dave defined PDAIS as, “An off-beat look at various media. More fun than a barrel full of monkeys [monkeys not included].” Elizabeth says, “The Whocast explores the themes, stories, interviews, and inspirations of Doctor Who, both past and present, through a variety of fan perspectives.” Yup, that’s pretty much us. For more information on Elizabeth and Dave’s work on the widely popular podcasts DWO WhoCast and Professor Dave’s Ark in Space, visit http://www.dwowhocast.com/ & http://profdave.libsyn.com/.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS – DR. LOU: I am an Associate Professor of Musicology at the University of Nevada, Reno, where I write about and teach classes on avant-garde and popular music of the post-war era, focusing on musics that bridge the categories of high and low culture in society through media technology. In other words, I write about pretty music made on complicated equipment used in television and radio. Most of my stuff tends to be about music in the UK, although I have also written about American science fiction. My most recent publication is a history of the BBC’s electronic music studio, the Radiophonic Workshop, for Oxford University Press. Before becoming chair of the music department in Reno, I taught classes about television music, film music, music and gender, and popular music, as well as the more standard classical music history courses. After getting my undergraduate degree in singing from the University of Iowa, I spent a few hazy years bartending in nightclubs, listening to lots of dance music, and traveling as much as possible to England. Eventually, I decided I needed a career and did a Masters degree in musicology at the University of Texas at Austin, writing a thesis on music in Doctor Who. After that I moved to Los Angeles and did a PhD at UCLA in musicology, studying with Susan McClary and Philip Brett, among other amazing scholars. At UCLA I wrote what would become the first half of my Radiophonic history as my dissertation.

I also, like Dr. Phil, am a performer of early music. But unlike him, for me it is purely a dilettante pursuit. I have sung early music since 1989, and at UCLA was the director of their early music ensemble, Musica Humana. Upon moving to Reno, I founded REM (Reno Early Music), Reno’s premiere early music group. Actually, we are Reno’s only early music group. But it’s fun. I also run the Reno Time Team, a local group making our way through all of classic Doctor Who. For more information on Louis Niebur, visithttp://www.unr.edu/cla/music/pages/bios/niebur.htm, and for information on Reno Early Music, visit http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/boardman/music_REM.htm. For more information on Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, visit http://www.unr.edu/cla/music/publications/special_sound.htm.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS – DR. PHILL: 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 Master & 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.

On double bass, I perform with many ensembles including the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonic Orchestra, Northbrook Symphony Orchestra, the Northshore Camerata, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and many others. In Early Music, I regularly perform on violas da gamba (treble viol, tenor viol and bass viol), period double bass/ violone and vielle with modern orchestras such as the Concord Chamber Orchestra and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, as well as with period instrument ensembles such as Ars Antigua, the Bach Collegium of Fort Wayne, the Callipygian Players, the Chicago Early Music Consort, Duo fantaisie en Echo, the Madison Bach Musicians, the Newberry Consort, the Oriana Singers, the Second City Musick, the Spirit of Gambo – a Chicago Consort of Viols, the Third Coast Viols and many others. In performance, I’ve appeared on Chicago’s 98.7FM WFMT, Wisconsin Public Radio and Milwaukee Public Radio. My Early Music Outreach program ‘Viols in Our Schools’ was the recipient of the 2010 Early Music America Outreach Award, which honors ensembles or individual artists for excellence in early music outreach and/or educational projects for children or adults. For more information, visit http://www.violsinourschools.org/About.html orhttp://www.phillipwserna.com/.

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.

LINKS OF INTEREST

The DWO WhoCast – http://www.dwowhocast.com/
Professor Dave’s Ark in Space – http://profdave.libsyn.com/

Composer – Murray Gold – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray _Gold
Orchestrator and Conductor – Benjamin Foster – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Foster_(orchestrator)

Head Writer and Show-Runner – Steven Moffat – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Moffat
Producer – Piers Wenger – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piers_Wenger

Doctor Who – Series 5 – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Who_(series_5)
Doctor Who – Series 5 – The Pandorica Opens – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pandorica_Opens‎
Doctor Who – Series 5 – The Big Bang – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Bang_(Doctor_Who)‎

Podcast Interviews with Murray Gold – Radio Free Skaro (RFS 223 – Murray the Planet of Gold, 5 November, 2010) – http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/11/05/radio-free-skaro-223-murray-the-planet-of-gold
Podcast Interviews with Murray Gold – Doctor Who Podshock (DWP 48, 28 July, 2006) – http://bit.ly/al2Dzw

Articles on Murray Gold – Music from the Movies (May 2008) –
http://www.musicfromthemovies.com/index5.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=%27%20.%20%282725%29%20.%20%27
Articles on Murray Gold – Music from the Movies – http://www.musicfromthemovies.com/index5.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=’ . (2822) . ‘Murray gold
Articles on Murray Gold – Sound on Sound (June 2007) – http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jun07/articles/drwho.htm
Articles on Murray Gold – The Daily Athenaeum – http://www.thedaonline.com/a-e/doctor-who-composer-discusses-sound-of-the-series-1.1493897

LIMITED DISCOGRAPHY

2 CD release of Doctor Who Series 5 on CD by Silva Screen Records
EAN: 0738572134525 Released 8 November 2010 in the UK & 8 February 2011 in North America
Silva Screen Records & Silva Screen America – http://www.silvacreen.com/ & http://www.silvacreenusa.com/

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

Podcast site is located at http://atsm.phillipwserna.com/
Email us at http://adventuresintimespaceandmusic.phillipwserna.com/contact
To follow us on Twitter, visit http://www.twitter.com/ATSMPodcast
To friend us on Facebook, visit http://www.facebook.com/AdventuresinTimeSpaceandMusic
To friend us on Google+, visit http://plus.google.com/106877584462894407680
Support the show by donating or by visiting http://zazzle.com/ATSMPodcast

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‘Adventures in Time Space and Music’ is not endorsed by the BBC in any way and is intended for entertainment and educational purposes only. No copyright infringement is intended.

The Official Doctor Who site can be found at http://bbc.co.uk/doctorwho.

Doctor Who, all associated logos, names and references to characters, vehicles and any other Doctor Who related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of the BBC, or their respective trademark and copyright holders.

All original content of this podcast, both musical and textual, is the intellectual property of the podcast – unless otherwise indicated. © Copyright 2013

Episode 49 – Revival Series 5, Part IV – Murray’s Planets of Gold – Special Guests The US WhoCast, Naked Scarf & TMDWP Discuss the Beast Below, Vampires of Venice and the Lodger

 

Adventures in Time Space and Music

In this episode, guest hosts Matt Murdick, Adam and Andi from the Naked Scarf and Luke Harrison will look at the music of new series composer Murray Gold focusing particular attention to the series 5 stories the Beast Below, the Vampires of Venice & the Lodger. The Beast Below, the Vampires of Venice & the Lodger (Stories 204, 207 & 211 – Production 1.2, 1.6 & 1.11) originally aired on the 10th of April, 8th of May, & the 12th of June 2010, respectively, on BBC One.

ADVENTURES IN TIME, SPACE AND MUSIC IS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE DOCTOR WHO PODCAST ALLIANCE: http://www.doctorwhopodcastalliance.org/

CYBERMAN VOICE BY GRAEME SHERIDAN OF THE 2ND DOCTOR’S PODCAST AND THE PROFESSOR HOW! DOCTOR WHO PARODY PODCAST: Available on iTunes and on Talkshoe ID’s 57949 for The2ndDoctors Podcast and 59601 for Professor How

ABOUT YOUR GUEST CO-HOSTS – MATT MURDICK (Musical Concepts Podcast & Formerly of the US WhoCast) – Matt Murdick is a keyboard player who is reknowned in the “blues circuit” throughout the United States.

Matt has performed with country music recording artist Neal McCoy, blues legend Little Milton Campbell, Ernie Isley, Gina Sicillia, Oliver Sain, dueling piano shows with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Johnnie Johnson and Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, Blind Pig Recording Artist Hamilton Loomis, the legendary Bo Diddley, the iconic sax player “blue” Lou Marini, blues guitar legend Hubert Sumlin, and was a regular staple on the Saint Louis MO blues scene for 15 years, where he regularly performed with top Saint Louis Blues and Rhythm and Blues acts such as The Soulard Blues Band, Hudson and the Hoo Doo Cats, Kim Massie, Rene Smith, The Bottoms Up Blues Gang, and many more.

Matt also has an extensive musical background in Jazz, having performed with Wynton Marsalis, Willie Akins, Treble Clef Palette, pop/jazz artist Dawn Weber, and his own fusion group, FM Records recording artists The BeBops. He has a degree in Jazz studies from Webster University which included performance on saxophone and piano, as well as instruction in composition, arranging, film scoring, synth programming and audio engineering. For more information on Matt’s work onthe Musical Concepts Podcast, visit http://www.musicalconceptspodcast.com/‎.

ABOUT YOUR GUEST CO-HOSTS – Adam & Andi from THE NAKED SCARF – In each episode o the Naked Scarf, Adam, Andi and Stephen look at a different Doctor Who story and discuss its various glorious aspects in a sometimes overly intellectual, sometimes overly irreverent manner. Much like the Doctor we don’t follow stories chronologically or with much logic full stop. For more information on Adam, Andi and Stephen’s work on the widely popular Naked Scarf Podcast, visit http://www.nakedscarf.tumblr.com/‎.

ABOUT YOUR GUEST CO-HOSTS – LUKE HARRISON: Born and raised in Sheffield, Luke went to uni in Sunderland before joining Agapé UK. Luke spent 3 years in Russia working for them before returning to England in the summer of 2008. He continued with his job for a couple more years, this time in Bristol. He now lives and works in Oxford as a freelance filmmaker and videographer. Luke started reading the Target books from our local library as a kid and then my brother and I started getting the videos for presents. Luke began the podcast in 2008 and episodes have appeared sporadically since then as and when he has had the time and inspiration for the next one. For more information on Luke’s work on the Minute Doctor Who Podcast, visit http://ljh.publication.org.uk/TMDWP.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS – DR. LOU: I am an Associate Professor of Musicology at the University of Nevada, Reno, where I write about and teach classes on avant-garde and popular music of the post-war era, focusing on musics that bridge the categories of high and low culture in society through media technology. In other words, I write about pretty music made on complicated equipment used in television and radio. Most of my stuff tends to be about music in the UK, although I have also written about American science fiction. My most recent publication is a history of the BBC’s electronic music studio, the Radiophonic Workshop, for Oxford University Press. Before becoming chair of the music department in Reno, I taught classes about television music, film music, music and gender, and popular music, as well as the more standard classical music history courses. After getting my undergraduate degree in singing from the University of Iowa, I spent a few hazy years bartending in nightclubs, listening to lots of dance music, and traveling as much as possible to England. Eventually, I decided I needed a career and did a Masters degree in musicology at the University of Texas at Austin, writing a thesis on music in Doctor Who. After that I moved to Los Angeles and did a PhD at UCLA in musicology, studying with Susan McClary and Philip Brett, among other amazing scholars. At UCLA I wrote what would become the first half of my Radiophonic history as my dissertation.

I also, like Dr. Phil, am a performer of early music. But unlike him, for me it is purely a dilettante pursuit. I have sung early music since 1989, and at UCLA was the director of their early music ensemble, Musica Humana. Upon moving to Reno, I founded REM (Reno Early Music), Reno’s premiere early music group. Actually, we are Reno’s only early music group. But it’s fun. I also run the Reno Time Team, a local group making our way through all of classic Doctor Who. For more information on Louis Niebur, visithttp://www.unr.edu/cla/music/pages/bios/niebur.htm, and for information on Reno Early Music, visit http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/boardman/music_REM.htm. For more information on Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, visit http://www.unr.edu/cla/music/publications/special_sound.htm.

ABOUT YOUR HOSTS – DR. PHILL: 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 Master & 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.

On double bass, I perform with many ensembles including the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonic Orchestra, Northbrook Symphony Orchestra, the Northshore Camerata, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and many others. In Early Music, I regularly perform on violas da gamba (treble viol, tenor viol and bass viol), period double bass/ violone and vielle with modern orchestras such as the Concord Chamber Orchestra and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, as well as with period instrument ensembles such as Ars Antigua, the Bach Collegium of Fort Wayne, the Callipygian Players, the Chicago Early Music Consort, Duo fantaisie en Echo, the Madison Bach Musicians, the Newberry Consort, the Oriana Singers, the Second City Musick, the Spirit of Gambo – a Chicago Consort of Viols, the Third Coast Viols and many others. In performance, I’ve appeared on Chicago’s 98.7FM WFMT, Wisconsin Public Radio and Milwaukee Public Radio. My Early Music Outreach program ‘Viols in Our Schools’ was the recipient of the 2010 Early Music America Outreach Award, which honors ensembles or individual artists for excellence in early music outreach and/or educational projects for children or adults. For more information, visit http://www.violsinourschools.org/About.html orhttp://www.phillipwserna.com/.

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.

LINKS OF INTEREST

Matt Murdick and the Musical Concepts Podcast – http://musicalconceptspodcast.com/‎ (Formerly the US WhoCast – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/us-whocast/id381540368)
The Naked Scarf Podcast – http://www.nakedscarf.tumblr.com/‎
The Minute Doctor Who Podcast – http://ljh.publication.org.uk/TMDWP

Composer – Murray Gold – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray _Gold
Orchestrator and Conductor – Benjamin Foster – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Foster_(orchestrator)

Head Writer and Show-Runner – Steven Moffat – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Moffat
Producer – Piers Wenger – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piers_Wenger

Doctor Who – Series 5 – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Who_(series_5)
Doctor Who – Series 5 – The Beast Below – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beast_Below‎
Doctor Who – Series 5 – The Vampires of Venice – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Vampires_of_Venice
Doctor Who – Series 5 – The Lodger – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lodger_(Doctor_Who)

Podcast Interviews with Murray Gold – Radio Free Skaro (RFS 223 – Murray the Planet of Gold, 5 November, 2010) – http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/11/05/radio-free-skaro-223-murray-the-planet-of-gold
Podcast Interviews with Murray Gold – Doctor Who Podshock (DWP 48, 28 July, 2006) – http://bit.ly/al2Dzw

Articles on Murray Gold – Music from the Movies (May 2008) –
http://www.musicfromthemovies.com/index5.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=%27%20.%20%282725%29%20.%20%27
Articles on Murray Gold – Music from the Movies – http://www.musicfromthemovies.com/index5.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=’ . (2822) . ‘Murray gold
Articles on Murray Gold – Sound on Sound (June 2007) – http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jun07/articles/drwho.htm
Articles on Murray Gold – The Daily Athenaeum – http://www.thedaonline.com/a-e/doctor-who-composer-discusses-sound-of-the-series-1.1493897

LIMITED DISCOGRAPHY

2 CD release of Doctor Who Series 5 on CD by Silva Screen Records
EAN: 0738572134525 Released 8 November 2010 in the UK & 8 February 2011 in North America
Silva Screen Records & Silva Screen America – http://www.silvacreen.com/ & http://www.silvacreenusa.com/

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