Sunday, January 02, 2011

electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire Recordings
Delia Derbyshire's "Dreams"

"Dreams" was made in collaboration with Barry Bermange (who originally
recorded the narrations). Bermange put together The Dreams (1964), a
collage of people describing their dreams, set to a background of
electronic sound. Dreams is a collection of spliced/reassembled
interviews with people describing their dreams, particularly recurring
elements. The program of sounds and voices attempts to represent, in
five movements, some sensations of dreaming: running away, falling,
landscape, underwater, and colour...