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=Admin=
 
=Admin=
* hugh-davies@beeb.net is curating Daphne Oram's work. Might he be able to do something about Delia's? http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/2669735.stm comment 1
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* See if NPR have [[The Autocrats]]
  
 
=Writing the wikidelia=
 
=Writing the wikidelia=
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* Upload foto of inside of Zinovoeff's shed to [[Unit Delta Plus]].
 
* Insert the entry dates from the [[TRW]] entries into the [[Chronology]] from 6604 on.
 
* Insert the entry dates from the [[TRW]] entries into the [[Chronology]] from 6604 on.
 
* Insert the TX dates from the [[TRW]] entries into the [[Chronology]] from 6322 on.
 
* Insert the TX dates from the [[TRW]] entries into the [[Chronology]] from 6322 on.
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* Correlate tracks in [[Work is a Four Letter Word]] with [[ESL104]]
 
* Correlate tracks in [[Work is a Four Letter Word]] with [[ESL104]]
 
* EMS synthi disc pics and audio from [http://www.thesynthi.de/index.php?/categories/19-Synthi-Albums Synthi Albums on thesynthi.de]
 
* EMS synthi disc pics and audio from [http://www.thesynthi.de/index.php?/categories/19-Synthi-Albums Synthi Albums on thesynthi.de]
* Add pages for other BBCRW members who overlap with Delia's time there (from [http://www.thefword.org.uk/features/2012/10/radiophonic_workshop])
 
** [[Margaret Etall]] 1963
 
** [[Janet Gibson]] 1965
 
** [[Bridget Marrow]] 1965
 
** [[Glynis Jones]] 1972
 
 
* Transcribe the other Delian fragments from [[These Hopeful Machines]].
 
* Transcribe the other Delian fragments from [[These Hopeful Machines]].
 
* Add list of frames and something from booklet (image) for [[Paolozzi]]
 
* Add list of frames and something from booklet (image) for [[Paolozzi]]
* Put wikilinks in the [[PRS records]] pages and check the publisher is in the Copyright section for each piece.
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* Check that the publisher in the [[PRS records]] pages is in the Copyright section for each piece.
* Sort out the various versions of [[Doctor Who]] from the entries in [[TRW]]. See also [[Doctor_Who_at_the_BBC_Radiophonic_Workshop_-_Volume_1:_The_Early_Years]] for canonical track names. Make separate pages for each?
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* Sort out the various versions of [[Doctor Who]] from the entries in [[TRW]]. See also [[Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Volume 1: The Early Years]] for canonical track names.
 
* Add photos for [[49 Deodar Road]]
 
* Add photos for [[49 Deodar Road]]
 
* Process the full interview texts with Mark Ayres, Brian Hodgson and Peter Zinovieff on [http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/hopefulmachines/20130910 These Hopeful Machines] website.
 
* Process the full interview texts with Mark Ayres, Brian Hodgson and Peter Zinovieff on [http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/hopefulmachines/20130910 These Hopeful Machines] website.
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=Scores to typeset=
 
=Scores to typeset=
The following pieces are only known from their scores, so typesetting one will resurrect an otherwise dead piece.
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The following pieces are only known from their scores, so typesetting one will resurrect an otherwise lost piece.
 
* [[Science Serves the Arts]]
 
* [[Science Serves the Arts]]
 
* [[CH3NH4]]
 
* [[CH3NH4]]
 
* [[Martinis]]
 
* [[Martinis]]
 
* [[Mathematics Around You]]
 
* [[Mathematics Around You]]
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* [[Living Lessons]]
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* [[Poets in Prison#War]] and [[Poets in Prison#Intro]]
 
and
 
and
 
* Add the missing musical notes and complete [[Ape - Hunt Group A (score)]]
 
* Add the missing musical notes and complete [[Ape - Hunt Group A (score)]]
 
* Retypeset Audio12's Sibelius score for [[Science and Health]] in Lilypond
 
* Retypeset Audio12's Sibelius score for [[Science and Health]] in Lilypond
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The following are good candidates for conventional scoring:
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* [[Environmental Studies]]
  
 
=Audio to recover=
 
=Audio to recover=
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* There are many collectors of British radio recordings, but you have to contact them individually.
 
* There are many collectors of British radio recordings, but you have to contact them individually.
 
* The [http://www.bl.uk/collection-guides/drama-and-literature-recordings British Library Drama and literature recordings]
 
* The [http://www.bl.uk/collection-guides/drama-and-literature-recordings British Library Drama and literature recordings]
* The British Library has a collection of BBC Radio recordings but "The BBC Sound Archive Catalogue can currently only be accessed in the British Library's Humanities - floor 2 reading room, where printed catalogues or microfiche (shelfmark HUS025.348209421) detailing pre-1992 holdings can be browsed."<ref>[http://www.bl.uk/help/search-the-catalogues-for-radio-recordings ''Search the catalogues for radio recordings''] at the British Library.</ref> although "[http://cadensa.bl.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/x/0/49/%20;%20charset=UTF-8 The online catalogue] details a significant proportion of the Library's radio holdings"<ref>[http://www.bl.uk/help/search-the-catalogues-for-radio-recordings Search the catalogues for radio recordings] at the British Library.</ref>
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* The British Library has a collection of BBC Radio recordings but "The BBC Sound Archive Catalogue can currently only be accessed in the British Library's Humanities - floor 2 reading room, where printed catalogues or microfiche (shelfmark HUS025.348209421) detailing pre-1992 holdings can be browsed."<ref name=searchBL>[http://www.bl.uk/help/search-the-catalogues-for-radio-recordings ''Search the catalogues for radio recordings''] at the British Library.</ref> although "[http://cadensa.bl.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/x/0/49/%20;%20charset=UTF-8 The online catalogue] details a significant proportion of the Library's radio holdings"<ref name=searchBL/>
 
* [http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/ University College London] has some radio programmes, but you need to be a UCL student, member of staff or honorary member of staff.
 
* [http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/ University College London] has some radio programmes, but you need to be a UCL student, member of staff or honorary member of staff.
  
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* Sound track to [[Een Van Die Dagen]] from Madelon Hooykaas, the filmmuseum.nl or whoever screened them at Glasgow CCA
 
* Sound track to [[Een Van Die Dagen]] from Madelon Hooykaas, the filmmuseum.nl or whoever screened them at Glasgow CCA
 
* See if Bayerische Rundfunk still have a copy of the programme based on interviews at Maida Vale [[Munich Radio interview]] and the signature tune for their news programme [[Radio Munich]]
 
* See if Bayerische Rundfunk still have a copy of the programme based on interviews at Maida Vale [[Munich Radio interview]] and the signature tune for their news programme [[Radio Munich]]
* [[It Was a Solid Killing Match]] on 16mm film at the Imperial War Museum
 
* [[The Pop Scene]] from the cassette at The National Archive, UK.
 
 
* [[An ABC in Sound]] from a member institution of [http://on1.zkm.de/zkm/e/institute/mediathek/ideama/ IDEAMA].
 
* [[An ABC in Sound]] from a member institution of [http://on1.zkm.de/zkm/e/institute/mediathek/ideama/ IDEAMA].
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* [[A Bayeux Tapestry]], transcription copy at the British Library.
  
 
==On the Radiophonic Workshop tapes==
 
==On the Radiophonic Workshop tapes==
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* [[TRW 6931]]: [[Jandl]]
 
* [[TRW 6931]]: [[Jandl]]
 
* [[TRW 7397]] reel 5: [[I.E.E.100]]: stereo recording of the final presentation
 
* [[TRW 7397]] reel 5: [[I.E.E.100]]: stereo recording of the final presentation
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and Delia's music for over a hundred other programmes
  
 
==On the [[Attic Tapes]]==
 
==On the [[Attic Tapes]]==
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See [[Attic Tapes:Wishlist]]
 
* [[DD003]]: [[Third Words: The Radio Feature]] including [[Le Pont Mirabeau]]
 
* [[DD003]]: [[Third Words: The Radio Feature]] including [[Le Pont Mirabeau]]
 
* [[DD005]]: [[Cubism]] prog including [[Le Pont Mirabeau]], [[Play for Today]] (7.10.71), [[Orpheus]].
 
* [[DD005]]: [[Cubism]] prog including [[Le Pont Mirabeau]], [[Play for Today]] (7.10.71), [[Orpheus]].
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* [[DD034]]: "Spare wind for [[Raven and Dove]]"
 
* [[DD034]]: "Spare wind for [[Raven and Dove]]"
 
* [[DD047]]: [[Mummy Daddy I Loathe You]] (may not be Delian)
 
* [[DD047]]: [[Mummy Daddy I Loathe You]] (may not be Delian)
* [[DD045]]: "Lowell 1"
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* [[DD045]] [[DD052]] [[DD051]] [[DD178]]: "Lowell 1", "Lowell 2", "Lowell 3", "Last installment of electronic sound for [[Robert Lowell]] film"
* [[DD052]]: "Lowell 2"
 
* [[DD051]]: "Lowell 3"
 
* [[DD178]]: "Last installment of electronic sound for Robert Lowell film"
 
 
* [[DD063]]: "Newson piece" may be [[The Man Who Collected Sounds]]
 
* [[DD063]]: "Newson piece" may be [[The Man Who Collected Sounds]]
* [[DD085]]: The [[Listeners Corner interview]] (1997, Howell and Parker on the demise of the RW).
 
 
* [[DD184]] and [[DD185]]: Makeup tapes for the [[ICI Fashion Show]]
 
* [[DD184]] and [[DD185]]: Makeup tapes for the [[ICI Fashion Show]]
 
* [[DD143]]: "[[The Cloud]] 1 of 2 & Moodgies Bluedgies 3 of 3"
 
* [[DD143]]: "[[The Cloud]] 1 of 2 & Moodgies Bluedgies 3 of 3"
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* [[DD215]]: [[Wildlife Safari to the Argentine|"Wildlife, Argentina"]]
 
* [[DD215]]: [[Wildlife Safari to the Argentine|"Wildlife, Argentina"]]
 
* [[DD221]]: "[[Angela's Ballet]] 1 master"
 
* [[DD221]]: "[[Angela's Ballet]] 1 master"
* [[DD260]]: [[I.E.E.100]]
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* [[DD260]]: [[I.E.E.100]] and makeup tape [[DD076]]
 
* [[DD263]]: An off-air recording of most of the programme about Cubism containing [[Le Pont Mirabeau]]
 
* [[DD263]]: An off-air recording of most of the programme about Cubism containing [[Le Pont Mirabeau]]
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* [[DD085]]: The [[Listeners Corner interview]] (1997, Howell and Parker on the demise of the RW).
  
 
=Listening=
 
=Listening=
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* Select the best audio for [[Dance from Noah]]
 
* Select the best audio for [[Dance from Noah]]
 
* Compare versions of [[The Dreams]] - one seems flatter than the others
 
* Compare versions of [[The Dreams]] - one seems flatter than the others
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* Listen to the woman's hour 20080725 programme with Dick Mills and Elizabeth Parker.
  
 
=Misc=
 
=Misc=
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=Audio Processing=
 
=Audio Processing=
* Listen to the woman's hour 20080725 programme with Dick Mills and Elizabeth Parker.
 
 
* Add makeup tracks for [[Amor Dei]] from [[Special Sound]] at http://www.oup.com/us/specialsound with user Music2 pass Book4416
 
* Add makeup tracks for [[Amor Dei]] from [[Special Sound]] at http://www.oup.com/us/specialsound with user Music2 pass Book4416
* Extract fragments of [[I.E.E.100]] from [[Wee Have Also Sound Houses]]
 
 
* Identify and extract audio from [[Duffer]]
 
* Identify and extract audio from [[Duffer]]
* Extract electronic noises from [[The Cracksman]]
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* Identify and extract audio from [[Ways of Seeing]] episode 2
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* Add electronic noises from [[The Cracksman]] to its page
 
* Make public torrents of thebox.bz/zxcv.fm's video files now that they've closed down
 
* Make public torrents of thebox.bz/zxcv.fm's video files now that they've closed down
 
* Compare our audio for [[Radio Solent]] and [[Dance from Noah]] with [[EMS FLEXI 1]] from [http://www.thesynthi.de/index.php?/categories/19-Synthi-Albums#post-59 thesynthi.de]
 
* Compare our audio for [[Radio Solent]] and [[Dance from Noah]] with [[EMS FLEXI 1]] from [http://www.thesynthi.de/index.php?/categories/19-Synthi-Albums#post-59 thesynthi.de]
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* Include extracts from [[Doctor Who: Inferno]]
 
* Include extracts from [[Doctor Who: Inferno]]
 
* Compare [[Electrosonic]] OGGs and spectrograms with FLAC torrent contents
 
* Compare [[Electrosonic]] OGGs and spectrograms with FLAC torrent contents
* Add makeup sounds for [[Blue Veils]]
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* Extract audio from [[It Was a Solid Killing Match]]
* Extract audio for [[Travelling in Winter]]
 
  
 
=Spectrograms=
 
=Spectrograms=
* Re-do all pre-2016 spectrograms using the repaired sndfile-spectrogram.
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* Re-do all pre-2016 spectrograms using the repaired sndfile-spectrogram:
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** [[:File:Happy_Birthday_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Blue_Veils_and_Golden_Sands_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Door_To_Door_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Pot_Au_Feu_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Great_Zoos_of_the_World_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Doctor_Who_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Oranges_and_Lemons_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Ziwzih_Ziwzih_OO-OO-OO_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Moogies_Bloogies_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Way_Out_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Talk_Out_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[:File:Play_for_Today_title_music_-_Spectrogram.jpg]]
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** [[A Game of Chess]]
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** [[ESL104]]
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** [[Work Is A Four Letter Word]]
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** [[An Electric Storm]]
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** [[The Dreams]]
 
* Split [[The After Life]] into tracks and do spectrograms
 
* Split [[The After Life]] into tracks and do spectrograms
 
* Do the spectrograms for [[Audio]] from 1971 on
 
* Do the spectrograms for [[Audio]] from 1971 on
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* Learn how to make automated edits using the Mediawiki API by modifying [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Client_code their example client code]
 
* Learn how to make automated edits using the Mediawiki API by modifying [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Client_code their example client code]
 
* Make a torrent of The Bagman
 
* Make a torrent of The Bagman
* Remove the stupid "dangerous file" message when downloading a torrent
 
  
 
=References=
 
=References=
 
<references/>
 
<references/>

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Admin

Writing the wikidelia

Research

Document recovery

At Manchester

  • Get a better scan of The Dark Ages glossy magazine article for the photo of Briscoe and Delia. Library catalogue number GB 133 DDA/1/5/19.

Papers to transcribe

Scores to typeset

The following pieces are only known from their scores, so typesetting one will resurrect an otherwise lost piece.

and

The following are good candidates for conventional scoring:

Audio to recover

Radio programmes

  • The Cyprian Queen broadcast 2nd March 1964 at 8:30pm on the Home Service
  • The Death of a Jelly Baby/Gravel broadcast
    • 29th May 1964 at 8.45pm on the BBC Third Programme
    • 14th June 1964
  • The Pool broadcast
    • 5th March 1965 at 21:50 on BBC Network Three
    • 22nd March 1965
    • 8th January 1966
  • The Dark Ages broadcast
    • 1st May 1965 at 8.00pm
    • 17th May 1965
  • The Flame broadcast
    • 16th July 1965 on the BBC Third Programme
    • 1st August 1965.
  • An ABC in Sound broadcast 7th January 1966
  • A Bayeux Tapestry broadcast
    • 13 October 1966 at 7:50pm on the Third Programme
    • 1 November 1967 20.35 on BBC Radio 3
    • 2 November 1969 14.30 on BBC Radio 4 FM
  • The Coming of the Car, episode of BBC Radio for Schools series "The Modern World" broadcast 9th November 1966
  • A Year I Remember: A Silence filled with Greek, broadcast
    • 17th January 1967 at 7:30pm on the BBC Third Programme
    • 10th February 1967
  • Home This Afternoon should have Delia's title music from 1967 on.
  • The Applicant radio play
    • 21st December 1967 at 8.50pm on BBC Radio 3
    • 26th April 1968
  • Anti Smoking Campaign for Radio Leeds, late 1968.
  • The Autocrats, in the NPR Earplay series, was broadcast on American radio station KRAB.FM
    • Apr 28, 1974 at 7:30pm
    • Oct 5, 1974 at 8:30pm
    • Apr 30, 1976 at 2:00pm
    • Mar 18, 1977 at 7:30pm

These interviews may be interesting:

  • The Afternoon Shift, 28th March 1997, BBC Radio 4, a programme about the demise of the BBCRW.
  • The BBC has Oram interview quotes in its recording of The World This Weekend: 10 Years of The Radiophonic Workshop (1972)[1] Also on TRW 6843. See if the episode has any mention of Delia or her work.

Where to search:

  • The Old Time Radio Researchers make a lot of old radio recordings available on the web, mostly American series from the 1940s.
  • RadioGOLDINdex lists mostly American radio shows that he used to have but does not provide content.
  • Radio Spirits reissues old American Radio programmes and bought many of the master tapes from RadioGOLDINdex.
  • There are many collectors of British radio recordings, but you have to contact them individually.
  • The British Library Drama and literature recordings
  • The British Library has a collection of BBC Radio recordings but "The BBC Sound Archive Catalogue can currently only be accessed in the British Library's Humanities - floor 2 reading room, where printed catalogues or microfiche (shelfmark HUS025.348209421) detailing pre-1992 holdings can be browsed."[2] although "The online catalogue details a significant proportion of the Library's radio holdings"[2]
  • University College London has some radio programmes, but you need to be a UCL student, member of staff or honorary member of staff.

BBC TV programmes

Where to search:

In libraries/institutions

On the Radiophonic Workshop tapes

and Delia's music for over a hundred other programmes

On the Attic Tapes

See Attic Tapes:Wishlist

Listening

Misc

  • Get a digital copy of the Attic Tapes and the Ayres hoard.
  • Delia's music for Johnny's Jaunts published on cassette or from off-air recordings.

Audio Processing

Spectrograms

System Administration

  • Web server: See if the Score mediawiki extension works when using mediawiki 1.18 to typeset score fragments.
  • Learn how to make automated edits using the Mediawiki API by modifying their example client code
  • Make a torrent of The Bagman

References

  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/2669735.stm
  2. 2.0 2.1 Search the catalogues for radio recordings at the British Library.