Unit Delta Plus Concert of Electronic Music

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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.

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

Programme

  • 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

Scanned images of a longer version of the concert program are available at delia-derbyshire.org.

Papers

  • Cover of the folder containing these papers
  • Letters
  • Minute-by-minute plans for use of projectors, amplifiers and effects for each piece
  • Hand-written draft of concert programme
  • Final printed short version of concert programme

References

  1. File:Watermill_map.jpg
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