BBCCD SFX019 Alarms and sirens by Various

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BBC SFX label

BBC SFX label

Release details

Catalogue numberBBCCD SFX019
TitleAlarms and sirens
Cover conditionMint
Record conditionMint
BBC records label code$
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC Enterprises Ltd
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreSound effects
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesMy copy of this record is sealed, so I cannot view the code on it.
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Front cover of BBCCD SFX019
Back cover
Back cover of BBCCD SFX019
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1 Repeating cat alarm0.46
A2Mewing kitten alarm0.32
A3Mewing kitten alarm (higher pitch)0.16
A4Rapid warble alarm0.34
A5Rapid warble alarm (higher pitcgh)0.31
A6Synthesised air raid alarm0.43
A7Slow cyclical alarm0.41
A8Rapid cyclical alarm0.21
A9Emergency alarm 1 (with slight phasing)0.32
A10Emergency alarm 2 (with slight phasing)0.26
A11Descending siren0.35
A12Electronic alarm bell0.32
A13A minute warning alert (2 cycles)0.08
A14A minute warning alert (2 cycles, higher pitch)0.08
A15A minute warning alert (massed sirens)0.28
A16 Talking computer 1 (mid pitch, harmonic)1.03
A17Talking computer 2 (low pitch, harmonic)0.48
A18Talking computer 3 (mid pitch, digital)1.11
A19Talking computer 4 (mid pitch with warble)0.45
A20Rapid chattering computer (descending pitch)0.26
A21Buzzing computer (with constant tone background)0.37
A22 Single crash0.06
A232 crashes0.07
A24single severe crash0.03
A25Descending crash0.06
A26Descending projectile passes right to left0.03
A27Descending projectile passes left to right0.04
A28Descending projectile passes left to right (lower pitch)0.04
A29Space craft lands0.16
A30Electronic pipes dropped0.04
A31Bubbles (rising pitch)0.08
A32Missile ricochets left to right0.03
A33Missile ricochets right to left0.03
A34Missile ricochets right to left (higher pitch)0.03
A35Eerie electronic noise0.07
A36Eerie electronic noise (various different pitches)0.24
A37 Sliding door (slow with mechanic hum)0.01
A38Sliding door (rapid with mechanic hum)0.01
A39Sliding door (rapid with mechanic hum)0.01
A40Sliding door (medium with mechanic hum)0.01
A41Sliding door (slow, no hum)0.01
A42Sliding door (medium, no hum)0.01
A43Sliding door (rapid, no hum)0.01
A44Sliding door (slow, no hum)0.01
A45 Machine gun rhythm (slow)0.11
A46Machine gun rhythm (rapid, short burst)0.03
A47Machine gun rhythm (rapid, series of bursts)0.32
A48Machine gun rhythm (rapid, prolonged bursts)0.20
A49Compressed gas gun (single gun)0.01
A50Compressed gas gun (6 single guns)0.12
A51Compressed gas gun (single gun)0.03
A52Compressed gas gun (mixed bursts & single shots)0.08
A53Pump action rifle (single shot)0.01
A54Pump action rifle (6 single shots)0.11
A55Pump action rifle (6 short shots)0.17
A56Inverse gun (single shot)0.01
A57Inverse gun (6 single shots)0.04
A58Inverse gun (bursts)0.11
A59Variable velocity gun (single shot)0.01
A60Variable velocity gun (6 single shots)0.13
A61Variable velocity gun (shot bursts)0.01
A62Variable velocity gun (series of bursts)0.13
A63Stun gun (single shot)0.01
A64Stun gun (3 single shots)0.07
A65Stun gun (rapid single shots)0.09
A66Stun gun (single burst)0.02
A67Stun gun (series of bursts)0.23
A68Stun gun (prolonged bursts)0.09
A69Hand phaser (single shot)0.01
A70Hand phaser (6 single shots)0.08
A71Hand phaser (bursts)0.17
A72High powered phaser weapon (single shot)0.01
A73High powered phaser weapon (4 single shots)0.06
A74High powered phaser weapon (bursts)0.12
A75 Mid pitch pulsing hum2.34
A76Pulsing harmonic bass hum2.22
A77Threatening robotic hum1.52
A78Digital hum1.39
A79Variable pitch harmonic hum1.27
A80High pitch pulsating hum2.33
A81Generator hum1.37
A82Single motor 12.34
A83Single motor 22.30
A84Single motor 32.32
A85Motor starts into constant run1.57
A86Multiple motors 12.34
A87Multiple motors 2 (higher pitch)2.33
A88Multiple motors 3 (larger)3.13
A89High pitch machinery1.02
A91Machine buzz 11.36
A92Machine buzz 22.24
A93Machine hum with heartbeat1.13
A94Particle beaming device (constant background)2.32
A95Particle beaming device (idle, run up, run down, idle)0.55
A96Particle beaming device (run up, fades)0.23
A97Simulated jet engine (run up, run down)0.54
A98Pulsating pink noises1.12
A99Synthesised crickets1.00
Total length of media 1:04:23.


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Further information

These are a series of BBC CD albums which basically digitised the original BBC sound effects albums found in the main BBC cagalogue.


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