Unit Delta Plus Concert of Electronic Music

From WikiDelia
Jump to navigationJump to search
A Concert of Electronic Music

Unit Delta Plus put on the Unit Delta Plus Concert of Electronic Music at the Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, near Newbury in Berkshire[1] on the 10th September 1966 at 7pm.

Delia became involved in an early electronic music concert at the New Mill Theatre in Newbury that also featured a pioneering light projection show by Hornsey College of Art and magnetic sculptures by Paul Takis.
   -- Brian Hodgson, in the Guardian obituary

We had an evening of electronic music and light effects. The music was indoors, in a theatre setting, with a screen on which were projected light shows done by lecturers from the Hornsey College of Art. It was billed as the first concert of British electronic music; that was a bit presumptuous! John Betjeman was there... he sat in the front row and went to sleep... it was quite a social occasion.
   -- Delia, quoted on delia-derbyshire.org


  • Amor Dei, 15 mins, Delia Derbyshire
  • Tarantella, 5 mins, Peter Zinovieff
  • Moogies Bloogies, 5 mins, Delia Derbyshire
  • Fragment, 5 mins, Brian Hodgson
  • Pot-pourri, 5 mins, Delia Derbyshire
  • Random Together 1, 20 mins, Peter Zinovieff and Delia Derbyshire
  • Agnus Dei, 20 mins, Peter Zinovieff


  • Cover of the folder containing these papers
  • Correspondence
  • Minute-by-minute plans for use of projectors, amplifiers and effects for each piece
  • Hand-written draft of concert programme
  • Typewritten long version of concert programme
  • Printed short version of concert programme
  • Map showing how to get to the theatre