The infamous theme, played on everything from player piano to disc drive to tesla coil!
Curated by Thomas Michalski
Total Runtime: 0:29:14
Composed by Ron Grainer and realised by Delia Derbyshire of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, the theme song of TV's Doctor Who is a pioneering piece of electronic music, which has introduced generations of kids to the possibilities of synthesized music as well as a certain Doctor.
In this collection, you'll see it interpreted by a variety of musicians on a variety of instruments (and some things that aren't instruments).
A rough tracklist goes like this:
- ORIGINAL OPENING (AS AIRED)
- BY RADIO SCIENCE ORCHESTRA WITH LYDIA KAVINA
- BY BILL BAILEY
- BY ORBITAL
- ON MARIO PAINT
- ON PLAYER PIANO
- ON EIGHT FLOPPY DISC DRIVES
- ON TESLA COIL
- BY CAMILLE AND KENNERLY
- BY NIGEL KENNEDY
- BY KAREN GILLIAN & MATT SMITH
- BY THE BBC PROMS