Category: Music

  • A Maze in Telly

    A Maze in Telly

    How I arranged the 4-Square Maze theme for an orchestra in MuseScore 4.

  • Strings and Things

    Strings and Things

    My efforts to reproduce the theme tunes to the BBC’s “Micro Live” and “Computers In Control” in different ways.

  • Lemons Parking

    Lemons Parking

    A look at what the ground-breaking First Report/News at One theme would sound like if it had been played by an orchestra.

  • Recurring Nightmare

    Recurring Nightmare

    A piece detailing the creation of an orchestral version of the Big Centre TV start-up and close-down themes in MuseScore.

  • Torch and Go

    Torch and Go

    Description of how music and graphics of the BBC Television Schools countdown from 1958 was recreated in MuseScore, Blender and Inkscape.

  • Measure for Measure

    Measure for Measure

    BBC Television presentation had an inordinate amount of care put into it in the late 1950s and early 1960s. That may not seem surprising to people today, in an era when BBC Television presentation has a similar amount of effort put into it and has done for decades. However, there was a time between the…