The Macra Terror
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Delia is credited at the PRS with the music for a story in the Doctor Who series called The Macra Terror, broadcast from 11 March to 1 April 1967.
This includes Chromophone Band, with which the series opens, and a range of strange musical backgrounds following the aliens' dictum "We regulate our day by music."
Only stills and/or fragments of the TV series are known to exist.
The Performing Right Society's list of works by Delia Ann Derbyshire has:
Title: The Macra Terror Writer(s): Derbyshire Delia Ann; Hodgson Brian Garner Publisher: BBC Worldwide Music Creation date: 3 August 1999
- Broadcast from 11 March to 1 April 1967.
- On tape TRW 604: "The Macra Terror (Music)" in the BBC Radiophonic Archive.
- The BBC has lost the original footage but it has been reconstructed from off-air recordings by fans.
- Five tracks from the Doctor Who episode were released on Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Volume 1: The Early Years:
- Heartbeat Chase
- Chromophone Band
- Contoller Chimes
- Musak from "Time In Advance"
- Propaganda Sleep Machine
- Off-air recordings of the soundtrack exist thanks to contemporary fan efforts. In 1992 these were released on audio cassette, accompanied by linking narration from Colin Baker, remastered and re-released on CD in 2000.
- There is the same audio in the animated Loose Cannon reconstruction from photosnaps and the original sound track
- as File:Doctor Who - The Macra Terror (Loose Cannon reconstruction).torrent
- on youtube.com
- in File:Doctor Who.torrent as
Doctor Who/02 - Patrick Troughton/034 - The Macra Terror/*.avi (624 MB)
- in File:Doctor Who - The Complete Classic 26 Seasons Collection + Extras.torrent as S04E07 (1.36 GB)
- in File:Dr Who.torrent as
1967-0?-?? - S04 E07 - The Macra Terror *.avi (658.3 MB)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Wikipedia's entry for The Macra Terror
- ↑ The Tape Library List's entry for TRW 6604.