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There's loads to do on the WikiDelia. If you'd like to help out, you can
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There's loads to do on the WikiDelia.
* [mailto:delia.derbyshire.net@gmail.com email me] for a free wikidelia-editing account
 
* work on one of the non-wiki-writing items and mail me the results
 
* make a donation to ensure the WikiDelia's continued existence in the future. Every $6 extends its life by a month.
 
 
 
=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
 
* See if NPR have [[The Autocrats]]
 
  
 
=Writing the wikidelia=
 
=Writing the wikidelia=
* Upload foto of inside of Zinovoeff's shed to [[Unit Delta Plus]].
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* [mailto:delia.derbyshire.net@gmail.com email me] for a free wikidelia-editing account
 
* 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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* Transcribe interviews from [[The Delian Mode (film)]]
 
* Transcribe interviews from [[The Delian Mode (film)]]
 
* Transcribe the poems proposed for [[Poets in Prison]] (or the ones that Delia appears to have used)
 
* Transcribe the poems proposed for [[Poets in Prison]] (or the ones that Delia appears to have used)
* Process the [http://www.7inch.org.uk/event/towards-tomorrow/delia-archive-gallery/0/ Delia Archive gallery on 7 inch cinema]
 
 
* Process [http://createdigitalmusic.com/2008/07/archivist-responds-yes-virginia-delia-derbyshire-really-was-that-awesome/ David Butler's post on createdigitalmusic.com] about the archive
 
* Process [http://createdigitalmusic.com/2008/07/archivist-responds-yes-virginia-delia-derbyshire-really-was-that-awesome/ David Butler's post on createdigitalmusic.com] about the archive
 
* Process [[The BBC Radiophonic Workshop: The First 25 Years]] and copy details to the pieces' pages
 
* Process [[The BBC Radiophonic Workshop: The First 25 Years]] and copy details to the pieces' pages
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* 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.
 
* 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]]
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* Retrieve ''The Times'' article from 16th January 1968 reviewing [[Pot Pourri]] at the [[Queen Elizabeth Hall]] concert.
 
* Retrieve ''The Times'' article from 16th January 1968 reviewing [[Pot Pourri]] at the [[Queen Elizabeth Hall]] concert.
 
* Find the article about the [[BBC Radiophonic Workshop]] published in the magazine "Tatlers" on 12th May 1965.
 
* Find the article about the [[BBC Radiophonic Workshop]] published in the magazine "Tatlers" on 12th May 1965.
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* Find a copy of the Record Collector Magazine interview in 1997
 
==At Manchester==
 
==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.
 
* 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.
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* [[DD141714]]: 9 Dec 1969 from TSgt Joe E. Salazar to BBCRW about availability of Dreams and other RW music
 
* [[DD141714]]: 9 Dec 1969 from TSgt Joe E. Salazar to BBCRW about availability of Dreams and other RW music
 
* [[DD141820]]: 15/6/70 R.T.Doyle to Delia about LPREC25M, Dave Brubeck and more
 
* [[DD141820]]: 15/6/70 R.T.Doyle to Delia about LPREC25M, Dave Brubeck and more
* [[DD161802]]: Delia's notes for [[F. Y. in T.]]
 
 
* Finish transcribing [[Radiophonic Workshop Television and Radio Commitments 1970]]
 
* Finish transcribing [[Radiophonic Workshop Television and Radio Commitments 1970]]
* Figure out what the score fragments are on the reverse of the manuscript for [[Science and Health]]
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* Figure out what the score fragments are on [[DD113202|the reverse]] of the manuscript for [[Science and Health]]
  
 
=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
THe following are good candidates for conventional scoring:
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The following are good candidates for conventional scoring:
 
* [[Environmental Studies]]
 
* [[Environmental Studies]]
  
=Audio to recover=
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=Audio to recover=  
* Search the [http://www.bl.uk/collection-guides/drama-and-literature-recordings British Library Drama and literature recordings] for BBC Radio and RSC audio recordings
 
* Get a copy of [[Jandl]] on CD or cassette
 
 
 
==Radio programmes==
 
==Radio programmes==
 
* [[The Cyprian Queen]] broadcast 2nd March 1964 at 8:30pm on the Home Service
 
* [[The Cyprian Queen]] broadcast 2nd March 1964 at 8:30pm on the Home Service
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* [http://www.radiospirits.com Radio Spirits] reissues old American Radio programmes and bought many of the master tapes from RadioGOLDINdex.
 
* [http://www.radiospirits.com 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.
 
* 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]
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* The [http://www.bl.uk/collection-guides/drama-and-literature-recordings British Library Drama and literature recordings] for BBC Radio and RSC audio 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 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/>
 
* 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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* [[Ape and Essence]], ''The Wednesday Play'' series 1, episode 61, broadcast 18 May 1966 at 9.00pm on BBC1
 
* [[Ape and Essence]], ''The Wednesday Play'' series 1, episode 61, broadcast 18 May 1966 at 9.00pm on BBC1
 
* [[Take Another Note]], broadcast on BBC One London, 6th September 1966
 
* [[Take Another Note]], broadcast on BBC One London, 6th September 1966
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* [[Johnny's Jaunts]], sept 1966, published on cassette or from off-air recordings
 
* [[The Prophet]] 1st January 1967 at 10.05pm on BBC2 as Delia says "I did the music for the whole programme."
 
* [[The Prophet]] 1st January 1967 at 10.05pm on BBC2 as Delia says "I did the music for the whole programme."
 
* [[In Your Own Words]], broadcast on BBC One from 6th April to 10th June 1967
 
* [[In Your Own Words]], broadcast on BBC One from 6th April to 10th June 1967
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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]]
* [[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 6452]] reel 3: [[Ape and Essence]] final
 
* [[TRW 6452]] reel 3: [[Ape and Essence]] final
 
* [[TRW 6696]]: [[New Review]] pilot programme
 
* [[TRW 6696]]: [[New Review]] pilot programme
* [[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
 
and Delia's music for over a hundred other programmes
 
and Delia's music for over a hundred other programmes
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=Misc=
 
=Misc=
* Get a digital copy of the [[Attic Tapes]] and the Ayres hoard.
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* Torrent 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=
 
=Audio Processing=
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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
* Extract audio from [[It Was a Solid Killing Match]]
 
  
 
=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
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* Do the spectrograms for [[Audio]] for
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** [[The Afterlife]]
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** [[The Evenings of Certain Lives]] clips
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** [[I.E.E.100]] clips
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** [[O Fat White Woman]]
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** [[Shadow of the Pharoah]]
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** [[The Legend of Hell House]]
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** [[Pompeii]]
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** [[Synchrondipity Machine]]
  
 
=System Administration=
 
=System Administration=
 
* Web server: See if the Score mediawiki extension works when using mediawiki 1.18 to typeset score fragments.
 
* 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 [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
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* Make a torrent of [[The Bagman]]
* Remove the stupid "dangerous file" message when downloading a torrent
 
  
 
=References=
 
=References=
 
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[[Category:WikiDelia]]

Latest revision as of 13:09, 17 April 2020

There's loads to do on the WikiDelia.

Writing the wikidelia

Research

Document recovery

  • Retrieve The Times article from 16th January 1968 reviewing Pot Pourri at the Queen Elizabeth Hall concert.
  • Find the article about the BBC Radiophonic Workshop published in the magazine "Tatlers" on 12th May 1965.
  • Find a copy of the Record Collector Magazine interview in 1997

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 for BBC Radio and RSC audio 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

  • Torrent a digital copy of the Attic Tapes and the Ayres hoard.

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