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Delia is credited with music "[[Leopards from the Sea]]" for an episode "[[The Peninsular War]]" produced by [[Ken Shepherd]] for the BBC TV series [[Chronicle]].
 
Delia is credited with music "[[Leopards from the Sea]]" for an episode "[[The Peninsular War]]" produced by [[Ken Shepherd]] for the BBC TV series [[Chronicle]].
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It was "A recreation of scenes from the 1808-1814 Peninsular War on the Iberian Peninsula between the French and allied armies under Napoleon Bonaparte, and those of Spain, Portugal and Britain"<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronicle_%28UK_TV_series%29#Episode_list List of ''Chronicle'' episode titles] on wikipedia</ref>, while a BBC internal document desacribes it as "Complete music track for the film, mainly based on existing music."<ref>[[DD072706]]: [[Radiophonic Workshop Television and Radio Commitments 1970#General Features|Radiophonic Workshop Television and Radio Commitments 1970, page 5]].</ref>
  
 
Its entry in the [[Radiophonic Database]] has the notes:
 
Its entry in the [[Radiophonic Database]] has the notes:
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where "TMS (Television Music Studio)" seems to be the BBC Television Music Studio, Shepherds Bush, London, producing "title and incidental music for television programmes".<ref>[http://www.anthonyphilpot.com/bio.aspx Andy Philpot's biography]</ref>
 
where "TMS (Television Music Studio)" seems to be the BBC Television Music Studio, Shepherds Bush, London, producing "title and incidental music for television programmes".<ref>[http://www.anthonyphilpot.com/bio.aspx Andy Philpot's biography]</ref>
  
Its tape's catalogue entry is dated December 1970, so the 2nd May 1971 might be the episode's broadcast date. Unfortunately, the records of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronicle_%28UK_TV_series%29#Episode_list Chronicle episode titles] for 1971 are very partial and do not include this episode.
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Its tape's catalogue entry is dated December 1970, the TMS tape is dated 2nd May 1971 (presumably when the final version was complete) and ''Chronicle: Storm in the Peninsula'' was broadcast on 17 July 1971
  
 
=Availability=
 
=Availability=
* Broadcast on BBC2, maybe on the 2nd May 1971.<ref name=TLL/>
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* Broadcast on BBC2 England on 17th July 1971 at 22:25.<ref>[https://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/c262b804f438454385006dc09b590ce5 ''Chronicle: Storm in the Peninsula'' on the BBC Genome Project</ref>
 
* In the BBC Sound Archive on tape [[TRW 7293]].<ref name=TLL>The [[Tape Library List]]'s entry for [[TRW 7293]].</ref>
 
* In the BBC Sound Archive on tape [[TRW 7293]].<ref name=TLL>The [[Tape Library List]]'s entry for [[TRW 7293]].</ref>
  

Latest revision as of 11:10, 13 January 2019

Delia is credited with music "Leopards from the Sea" for an episode "The Peninsular War" produced by Ken Shepherd for the BBC TV series Chronicle.

It was "A recreation of scenes from the 1808-1814 Peninsular War on the Iberian Peninsula between the French and allied armies under Napoleon Bonaparte, and those of Spain, Portugal and Britain"[1], while a BBC internal document desacribes it as "Complete music track for the film, mainly based on existing music."[2]

Its entry in the Radiophonic Database has the notes:

Reel returned from Delia Derbyshire.
TMS (Television Music Studio) tape dated 2/5/71
Sound Supervisor Adrian Stocks
T/G Operator Ray Williams
Box marked "Reel 1 of 2", title "Leopards from the Sea".
Idented orchestral recordings.

where "TMS (Television Music Studio)" seems to be the BBC Television Music Studio, Shepherds Bush, London, producing "title and incidental music for television programmes".[3]

Its tape's catalogue entry is dated December 1970, the TMS tape is dated 2nd May 1971 (presumably when the final version was complete) and Chronicle: Storm in the Peninsula was broadcast on 17 July 1971

Availability

  • Broadcast on BBC2 England on 17th July 1971 at 22:25.[4]
  • In the BBC Sound Archive on tape TRW 7293.[5]

References