Delia Derbyshire pinchando en los estudios de la BBC en 1964



Thanks to ISO50 for posting this amazing recording of Delia Derbyshire's utterly haunting 1964 sound collage, "Dreams," in which Derbyshire set "a collection of spliced/reassembled interviews" of people relating details about their recurring dreams (or nightmares) against her own "dissonant, often terrifying musique concrete soundbeds..." Listen alone/in the dark for the full effect.

delia derbyshire :: dreams pt. 4: sea (1964 UK radio)

While browsing other Delia Derbyshire recordings here, I came across this equally disquieting, extremely lo-fi 1971 recording called "Tutankhamun's Egypt," which allegedly includes "trumpet calls from a 1939 recording of the silver trumpet found in Tutankhamun's burial chamber" (the contents of which we saw today in Dallas, coincidentally). Pretty fascinating, if in fact that's accurate: