Classic BBC Radiophonic Workshop Production Explores Dreams

bbc-radiophonic-workshop1Newstalgia featured this amazing vintage BBC Radiophonic Workshop production from 1964, The Dreams:

If there was one single thing, one defining moment that turned my life around as a teenager, it would be the first time I heard “The Dreams” in 1966.

The Dreams was the first part of a four part Electronic Music piece originally broadcast over the BBC in 1964 and released by the BBC Transcription Service to radio stations in the U.S. shortly after.

It was described as “an invention for radio” conceived and written by Barry Bermange and scored by The BBC Radiophonic Workshop. The result was haunting, hypnotic and totally overwhelming for these fifteen year old ears. It completely changed the way I listened and reacted to music.

You can preview The Dreams below:


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