Posts tagged “Tremolo

Episode 40 – Series 22, Part II – The Dueling Guitars of Peter Howell and Les Thatcher in the Two Doctors

In this Episode we’ll be looking at the music of BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer Peter Howell. Here we will examine Serial 6W – Story 140 – The Two Doctors, a 3-part serial originally broadcast between the 16th of February and the 2nd of March 1985 on BBC One.

NOTE: This minisode aired as a segment on the HOO ON WHO on Monday, 19 December, 2011 –  http://hooonwho.libsyn.com/webpage/e-pisode-47-enhanced-the-two-doctors

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

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 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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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/
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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 2012


Episode 34 – Series 16, Part V – Dudley Simpson and the Power of Kroll

In this episode we’ll be looking at the music of the Doctor’s composer Dudley Simpson focusing on his work on Series 16, the Key to Time. In this episode we will look at his work on Serial 5E – Story 102 – The Power of Kroll, a 4-part story which originally aired between the 23rd of December, 1978 and the 13th of Jannuary, 1979 on BBC One.

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

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/.

NOTE: This episode aired as a segment on the HOO ON WHO PODCAST on Tuesday, 19 April, 2011 – http://hooonwho.libsyn.com/episode-37-the-power-of-kroll-enhanced-

LINKS OF INTEREST:

Dudley Simpson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Simpson

The Key to Time – The Power of Kroll – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Power_of_Kroll

Restoration Team – The Key to Time – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/KeyToTime.htm

Purchase Doctor Who – The Key to Time – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001K2KM9Q/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_xu5cpb0B123MG (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B002TOKFNM/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_Bu5cpb1SYVV82 (UK)

People Mentioned – Tom Baker – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Baker
People Mentioned – Robert Holmes – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Holmes_(scriptwriter)
People Mentioned – John Leeson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leeson
People Mentioned – Mary Tamm – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Tamm
People Mentioned – Graham_Williams – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Williams

Concepts Mentioned – African Music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Africa
Concepts Mentioned – Crescendo – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescendo
Concepts Mentioned – Fanfare – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanfare
Concepts Mentioned – Anthropology – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropology
Concepts Mentioned – Ethnomusicology – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnomusicology
Concepts Mentioned – Instrumentation and Orchestration – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchestration
Concepts Mentioned – Musicology – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musicology
Concepts Mentioned – Neo-classicism (in music) – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoclassicism_(music)
Concepts Mentioned – Native American Music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_American_music
Concepts Mentioned – Orchestration – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchestration
Concepts Mentioned – Ostinato – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostinato
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Tremolo – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tremolo
Concepts Mentioned – Polynesian Music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynesian_music
Concepts Mentioned – South-Asian Music – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Asia
Concepts Mentioned – Syncopation – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syncopation
Concepts Mentioned – Tempo – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempo
Concepts Mentioned – Timbre (pronounced ‘tæmbər’) – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timbre
Concepts Mentioned – Vocables – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vocable

Instrument Mentioned – Clarinet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarinet
Instrument Mentioned – Cymbal – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cymbal
Instrument Mentioned – Drum – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drum
Instrument Mentioned – Flute – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flute
Instrument Mentioned – Orchestral Bells – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glockenspiel
Instrument Mentioned – Harpsichord – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpsichord
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 – Pipe Organ – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pipe_organ
Instrument Mentioned – Rattle – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rattle_(percussion)
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

Composers Mentioned – Béla Bartók – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Béla_Bartók
Composers Mentioned – Zoltán Kodály – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoltán_Kodály
Composers Mentioned – Igor Stravinsky – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Stravinsky

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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 2011


Episode 33 – Series 16, Part IV – Dudley Simpson and the Androids of Tara

In this episodewe’ll be looking at the music of the Doctor’s composer Dudley Simpson focusing on his work on Series 16, the Key to Time. In this episode we will look at his work on Serial 5D – Story 101 – The Androids of Tara, a 4-part story which originally aired between the 25th of November and the 16th of December, 1978 on BBC One.

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

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/.

NOTE: This episode aired as a segment on the HOO ON WHO PODCAST on Monday, 14 March, 2011 – http://hooonwho.libsyn.com/episode-36-the-androids-of-tara-enhanced-

LINKS OF INTEREST:

Dudley Simpson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Simpson

The Key to Time – The Androids of Tara – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Androids_of_Tara

Restoration Team – The Key to Time –http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/KeyToTime.htm

Purchase Doctor Who – The Key to Time – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001K2KM9Q/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_xu5cpb0B123MG (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B002TOKFNM/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_Bu5cpb1SYVV82 (UK)

Musical Periods Mentioned – The Renaissance – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance_music
Musical Periods Mentioned – The Baroque – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baroque_music

Locations Mentioned – Leeds Castle – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeds_Castle

People Mentioned – Tom Baker – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Baker
People Mentioned – Richard Bignell – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Bignell
People Mentioned – Steve Broster – http://whospecialfeatures.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Steve_Broster
People Mentioned – David Fisher – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Fisher_(writer)
People Mentioned – Michael Hayes
People Mentioned – Peter Jeffery – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Jeffrey
People Mentioned – John Leeson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leeson
People Mentioned – Anthony Read – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Read
People Mentioned – Tom Spilsbury – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Spilsbury
People Mentioned – Edward Stradling – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Stradling
People Mentioned – Mary Tamm – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Tamm
People Mentioned – Graham_Williams – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Williams

Concepts Mentioned – 2 Against 3 Polyrhythm – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyrythm (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Polyrhythm.mid)
Concepts Mentioned – Basso continuo/ Figured Bass – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Figured_bass
Concepts Mentioned – Hemiola – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemiola
Concepts Mentioned – History of Music Publishing – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_music_publishing
Concepts Mentioned – The Historically Informed Performance (HIP) Movement – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historically_informed_performance
Concepts Mentioned – Leitmotif – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leitmotif
Concepts Mentioned – Luthiers – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luthier
Concepts Mentioned – Meter – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meter_(music)
Concepts Mentioned – Orchestration – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchestration
Concepts Mentioned – Percussion Instruments – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percussion_instrument
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Extended Techniques – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extrended_techniques
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Tremolo – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tremolo
Concepts Mentioned – Rhythm – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhythm
Concepts Mentioned – Time Signature – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_signature
Concepts Mentioned – Timbre (pronounced ‘tæmbər’) – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timbre

Instruments Mentioned – Clarinet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarinet
Instruments Mentioned – Fortepiano – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortepiano
Instruments Mentioned – Harpsichord – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpsichord
Instruments Mentioned – Horn – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_horn
Instruments Mentioned – Orchestral Bells – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glockenspiel
Instruments Mentioned – Percussion – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percussion
Instruments Mentioned – Pianoforte- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pianoforte
Instruments Mentioned – Pipe Organ – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pipe_organ
Instruments Mentioned – Spinet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinet
Instruments Mentioned – Trumpet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpet
Instruments Mentioned – Vibraphone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vibraphone
Instruments Mentioned – Violin – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violin
Instruments Mentioned – Violoncello – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cello
Instruments Mentioned – Virginals – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginals

Composers Mentioned – Johann Sebastian Bach – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Sebastian_Bach
Composers Mentioned – Manuel de Falla – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_de_Falla
Composers Mentioned – Philip Glass – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Glass
Composers Mentioned – Henryk Mikołaj Górecki – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henryk_Miko%C5%82aj_G%C3%B3recki
Composers Mentioned – Bohuslav Martinů – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohuslav_Martin%C5%AF
Composers Mentioned – Francis Poulenc – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Poulenc
Composers Mentioned – Elliott Carter – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliott_Carter
Composers Mentioned – Henri Dutilleux – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Dutilleux
Composers Mentioned – György Ligeti – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gy%C3%B6rgy_Ligeti
Composers Mentioned – Alfred Schnittke – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Schnittke
Composers Mentioned – Dmitri Shostakovich – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dmitri_Shostakovich
Composers Mentioned – Richard Wagner – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Wagner

Compositional Genres Mentioned – Dance Suite – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suite
Compositional Genres Mentioned – Fantasia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantasia_(music)
Compositional Genres Mentioned – Fugue – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fugue

Musical Collections Mentioned – Harmonice Musices Odhecaton – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odhecaton

Harpsichord Builders – William Dowd – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Dowd
Harpsichord Builders – Frank Hubbard – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hubbard
Harpsichord Builders – Martin Skowroneck

Musical Figures Mentioned – Arnold Dolmetsch – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold_Dolmetsch
Musical Figures Mentioned – Violet Gordon-Woodhouse – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violet_Gordon-Woodhouse
Musical Figures Mentioned – Wanda Landowska – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wanda_Landowska
Musical Figures Mentioned – Ottaviano Petrucci – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottaviano_Petrucci

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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 2011


Episode 32 – Series 16, Part III – Dudley Simpson and the Stones of Blood

In this episode we’ll be looking at the music of the Doctor’s composer Dudley Simpson focusing on his work on Series 16, the Key to Time. In this episode we will look at his work on Serial 5C – Story 100 – The Stones of Blood, a 4-part story which originally aired between the 28th of October and the 18th of November, 1978 on BBC One.

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

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/.

NOTE: This episode aired as a segment on the HOO ON WHO PODCAST on Thursday, 20 January, 2011 – http://hooonwho.libsyn.com/episode-34-the-pirate-planet-enhanced-

LINKS OF INTEREST:

Dudley Simpson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Simpson

The Key to Time – The Stones of Blood – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stones_of_Blood

Restoration Team – The Key to Time – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/KeyToTime.htm

Purchase Doctor Who – The Key to Time – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001K2KM9Q/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_xu5cpb0B123MG (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B002TOKFNM/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_Bu5cpb1SYVV82 (UK)

Locations Mentioned – Rollright Stones – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rollright_Stones

People Mentioned – Tom Baker – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Baker
People Mentioned – Beatrix Lehmann – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrix_Lehmann
People Mentioned – David Fisher – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Fisher_(writer)
People Mentioned – Clayton Hickman – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton_Hickman
People Mentioned – John Leeson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leeson
People Mentioned – Anthony Reed – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Read
People Mentioned – Mary Tamm – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Tamm
People Mentioned – Graham_Williams – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Williams

Concepts Mentioned – Aerophone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerophone
Concepts Mentioned – Chordophone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chordophone
Concepts Mentioned – Concussion Percussion – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concussion
Concepts Mentioned – Friction Idiophones – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friction_idiophones
Concepts Mentioned – Idiophone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiophone
Concepts Mentioned – Membranophone – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Membranophone
Concepts Mentioned – Percussion Instruments – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percussion_instrument
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Tremolo – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tremolo
Concepts Mentioned – Rattle – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rattle_(percussion)
Concepts Mentioned – Scraper – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCiro
Concepts Mentioned – Timbre (pronounced ‘tæmbər’) – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timbre

Instrument Mentioned – Clarinet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarinet
Instrument Mentioned – Drum – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drum
Instrument Mentioned – Flute – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flute
Instrument Mentioned – Harpsichord – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpsichord
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 – Pipe Organ – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pipe_organ
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

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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/
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Episode 30 – Series 16, Part I – Dudley Simpson and the Ribos Operation

In this episode we’ll be looking at the music of the Doctor’s composer Dudley Simpson focusing on his work on Series 16, the Key to Time. We will examine his work on Serial 5A – Story 98 – The Ribos Operation, a 4-part story which originally aired between the 2nd of September and the 23rd of September 1978 on BBC One.

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

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/.

NOTE: This episode aired as a segment on the HOO ON WHO PODCAST on Monday, 13 December, 2010 – http://hooonwho.libsyn.com/episode-33-the-ribos-operation-enhanced- as well as THE KRYNOID PODCAST on Monday, 14 November 2011 – http://krynoid.blog.co.uk/2011/11/14/025-the-ribos-operation-12167134/

LINKS OF INTEREST:

Dudley Simpson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Simpson

The Key to Time – The Ribos Operation – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ribos_Operation

Restoration Team – The Key to Time – http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/rtwebsite/KeyToTime.htm

Purchase Doctor Who – The Key to Time – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001K2KM9Q/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_xu5cpb0B123MG (US) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B002TOKFNM/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_Bu5cpb1SYVV82 (UK)

Historical Figures Mentioned – Nikolai Kopernik – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaus_Copernicus
Historical Figures Mentioned – Galileo Galilei – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_Galilei
Historical Figures Mentioned – Vincenzo Galilei – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincenzo_Galilei
Historical Periods Mentioned – The Middle Ages – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Ages
Historical Periods Mentioned – The Renaissance – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance

People Mentioned – Tom Baker – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Baker
People Mentioned – John Leeson – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leeson
People Mentioned – Anthony Reed – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Read
People Mentioned – Mary Tamm – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Tamm
People Mentioned – Graham_Williams – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Williams

Concepts Mentioned – Consonance & Dissonance – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consonance_and_dissonance
Concepts Mentioned – Musical Modes – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_mode
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Glissando – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glissando
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Pizzicato – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pizzicato
Concepts Mentioned – Performance Techniques – Tremolo – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tremolo
Concepts Mentioned – Timbre (pronounced ‘tæmbər’) – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timbre

Instrument Mentioned – Clarinet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarinet
Instrument Mentioned – Double Bass – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Bass
Instrument Mentioned – Flute – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flute
Instrument Mentioned – Horn – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_horn
Instrument Mentioned – Orchestral Bells – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glockenspiel
Instrument Mentioned – Percussion – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percussion
Instrument Mentioned – Pipe Organ – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pipe_organ
Instrument Mentioned – Portative Organ – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portative_organ
Instrument Mentioned – Positive Organ – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Positive_organ
Instrument Mentioned – Timpani – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timpani
Instrument Mentioned – Trumpet – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpet
Instrument Mentioned – Violoncello – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cello

_____________________________

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 2011


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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