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Delia Derbyshire & Barry Bermage, The Dreams (1964)

By Rhizome

Delia Derbyshire & Barry Bermange, 'Dreams: Inventions For Radio, 1964 ("looped footage was taken from a video about the debris or whatever of a space shuttle falling back to earth")

"Dreams" was made in collaboration with Barry Bermange (who originally recorded the narrations). Bermange put together The Dreams (1964), a collage of people describing their dreams, set to a background of electronic sound. Dreams is a collection of spliced/reassembled interviews with people describing their dreams, particularly recurring elements. The program of sounds and voices attempts to represent, in five movements, some sensations of dreaming: running away, falling, landscape, underwater, and colour.

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