BBCCD856 Essential hi tech sound effects by Various

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Release details

Catalogue numberBBCCD856
TitleEssential hi tech sound effects
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeA
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 codesBBC CD 856 :. MASTERED BY NIMBUS
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Tomorrow's world signature tune (untreated) [Paul Hart / Joe Campbell]0.21
A2Tomorrow's world signature tune (treated) [Paul Hart / Joe Campbell]2.55
A3Megablast (treated) - Bomb with bass [Tim Simenon]2.38
A4Tracer (treated) [Mitsuru Sakaue]0.20
A5Chaos zone (treated) [Kosei Morimoto]1.00
A6William Tell overture [Gioaccino Rossini / Arr. Kosei Morimoto]0.33
A7Sound effects (treated)0.17
A8Azimuth (treated) [Lee Groves]4.47
A9Tomorrow's world signature tune - reprise (treated) [Paul Hart / Joe Campbell]1.38
A10BBC model B computer switch on0.03
A11BBC model B computer bleeps0.13
A12Single disk drive loading files0.28
A13Single disk drive cataloguing files0.39
A14Single disk drive attempting to load 40 track files with drive set to 80 track0.08
A15Single disk drive activity, with key sounds0.45
A16Double disk drive activity, disk out at end0.35
A17Double disk drive; disk inserted, disk copied0.21
A18Printer switched on. Print head moves to start position0.03
A19Printer, paper inserted, line feed operated0.07
A20Printer, paper inserted, form feed operated0.10
A21Printer, paper inserted, paper adjusted manually0.06
A22Printer, paper inserted, printing, paper removed0.32
A23Printer, paper inserted, paper adjusted manually, printing (with some emphasised printing)0.36
A24Printing fan-fold paper0.55
A25Space intruders (with key noise)0.31
A26Intergalactic battle (specially created)0.52
A27Cosmitron alert (with key noise)0.55
A28Laser barrage (direct recording)0.21
A29Laser barrage (key noise)0.31
A30Bleeps and whirrings (key noise)0.30
A31Intersteller destruction (key noise)0.36
A32Terror sting0.05
A33Various stings (acoustic recording)0.26
A34Various stings (direct recording)0.28
A35Pretty theme and sting0.15
A36Electronic industrial background0.30
A37Heavy dramatic stings0.30
A38Faster stings0.15
A41Zlower zings0.35
A42Rocket flights (stereo)1.25
A43Old computer idling backgrounds0.25
A44Old computer idling backgrounds1.22
A45Old computer idling backgrounds1.24
A46Zep one interior (Captain Zep, BBC1 1982)2.41
A47Singularly Simon [Simon Hancock]1.38
A48Computer rant [Simon Hancock]0.54
A49Computer waltz [Dick Mills]1.49
A50Invaders rock [Dick Mills]1.43
A51Arcadea [Malcolm Clarke]1.10
A52JDC background (Duke Diamond, Radio 4 1973)1.08
A54Purple space and white coronas [Dick Mills]1.54
A55Ascending asteroids [Dick Mills]2.53
A56Pulsar patterns [Dick Mills]1.48
A57Through the black hole [Dick Mills]2.19
A58Force of the universe [Dick Mills]4.10
A59"43" [Dick Mills]2.28
Total length of media 1:00:29.


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Extra notes on cover, middle (gatefold sleeve) and any inserts

Tracks 10-59 include a selection of sounds from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Further information

BBC Radio Enterprises Ltd and BBC Enterprises Ltd, predecessors of BBC Worldwide / BBC Worldwide Ltd., the BBC's commercial arm. Formed 1968 and 1979 respectively, they were a subsidiary wholly owned by the BBC and merged into BBC Worldwide in 1995. In that time, there were companies set up within or structured brands as part of the company to deal with separate parts of the business, e.g. BBC Records for recorded audio. Sometimes written as BBC Enterprise Ltd.

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