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Episode 38 – The Two Doctors – The Two Doctors Discuss Kay, Cary, Derbyshire and More

Adventures in Time Space and Music

In this impromptu episode we’ll be discussing early Doctor Who pioneers such as Norman Kay and Tristram Cary, while discussing Radiophonic Workshop composers Elizabeth Parker & Delia Derbyshire. This discussion was recorded on the 7th of June, 2011 with Dr. Phillip Serna & Dr. Louis Niebur.

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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.

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Episode 5 – Series 1, Part I – Tristram Cary’s Daleks and their Master Plan

In this episode we will look at Tristram Cary’s work on Serial B – Story 2 – The Daleks and Serial V – Story 21 –  The Daleks’ Master Plan. The Daleks originally aired between the 21ofst  December 1963 to the 1st of February 1964. The Daleks’ Master Plan originally aired between the13th of November 1965 to the 29th January 1966.

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DEDICATION: This episode is dedicated to my late father Fred Serna who tolerated my many hours of viewing Doctor Who as a youth. He even spent time on the phone with our local PBS station seeking out ‘the Daleks’ after I was not able to see it when it aired. I always remember your patience and kindness and hope to live by that example. It’s been nearly 20 years since we last spoke and I miss you dad!

NOTE: This episode aired as a segment on the HOO ON WHO PODCAST on Sunday, 12 September, 2010 – http://hooonwho.libsyn.com/episode-29-the-daleks-enhanced-

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:

Restoration Team – The Daleks – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/beginningdvd.htm
Tristram Cary – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tristram_Cary

Purchase Doctor Who – The Daleks – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000CNESV2/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_9Wedpb1EC3Y0Q (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000C6EMTC/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_6Wedpb114FWX9 (UK)
Purchase Doctor Who – The Daleks’ Master Plan – http://www.amazon.com/dp/0563535008/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_n8edpb00FPA92 (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0563535008/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_j8edpb02CRP79 (UK)
Purchase Tristram Cary – Devil’s Planets – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000BZZ75/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_29edpb1Z911KM (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0000BZZ75/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_A9edpb050E3WK (UK)

Composers Mentioned – Jerry Goldsmith – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Goldsmith
Composers Mentioned – Edgard Varèse – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgard_Var%C3%A8se
Composers Mentioned – Frank Zappa – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Zappa

Scores Mentioned – Planet of the Apes – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planet_of_the_Apes_(1968_film)

Instrument Mentioned – Flute – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flute
Instrument Mentioned – Orchestral Bells – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glockenspiel
Instrument Mentioned – Timpani – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timpani
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

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 – Electronic Music Studio – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_Music_Studios
Concepts Mentioned – Musique concrète – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musique_concr%C3%A8te
Concepts Mentioned – Order of Australia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_Australia
Concepts Mentioned – Polytonality – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/polytonality
Concepts Mentioned – Other Pieces/ Scores Employing Polytonality – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_polytonal_pieces
Concepts Mentioned – VCS 3 Synthesizer – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EMS_VCS_3

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If you would like to find out more about my 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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‘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 2010


Adventures in Time, Space and Music is a Proud Member of the Doctor Who Podcast Alliance - http://www.doctorwhopodcastalliance.org/. 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.

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