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Delia Derbyshire (1937 2001): Radiophonic Workshop pioneer Delia Derbyshire achieved cult status for her electronic arrangement of the Doctor Who TV theme as well as new works inspired by the Radiophonic legacy. Delia is the composer of The Delian Mode, featured in Prom 13, and her work was also part of Still Point by Daphne Oram.
Laurie Spiegel (b.1945): Seen by some as a pioneer of the New York new music scene, American composer Laurie Spiegel is known primarily for her electronic music compositions and her algorithmic composition software Music Mouse. She also plays the guitar and lute. Prom 13 saw the world premiere of her piece Only Night Thoughts.
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