How the 1980 Dr. Who Theme Was Made

Check out the Yamaha CS-80 and other analog synths in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop      07/11/16

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Newly posted on YouTube by House of Angels, this BBC video shows how a version of the Dr. Who theme tune was constructed using analog synths in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. First heard in Season 18, this particular arrangement of Ron Grainer's original music was created by Peter Howell using a Yamaha CS-80, ARP Odyssey, EMS Vocoder 500 and a Roland Jupiter-4.




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