List of Doctor Who music releases
This is a list of music releases from and relating to the BBC television series Doctor Who. It is split into two sections: One for soundtracks of music from the show and its spinoffs, and one for music relating to the series, mainly novelty or tribute records.
|BBC Sound Effects No. 19 - Doctor Who Sound Effects||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Records||LP/Cassette||May 1978||In mono, with sound effects from the Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker eras of Doctor Who.
|BBC Sound Effects No. 26 - Sci-Fi Sound Effects||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Records||LP/Cassette||1981||Seventeen stereo sound effects, by Dick Mills, from Season Eighteen of Doctor Who were included on this release.
|Doctor Who - The Music||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Records||LP||February 1983||Reissues
|Doctor Who - The Music II||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Records||LP||February 1985||Reissues
|Space Adventures - Music from 'Doctor Who' 1963–1968||Stock music||Doctor Who Appreciation Society||Cassette||September 1987||Limited edition (300 copies) cassette release of stock music used in the series. Reissued on CD, expanded to cover through 1971, by the researcher Julian Knott in 1998, again in a limited issue of 300 copies.|
|Black Light - The Doctor Who Music of Dominic Glynn||Dominic Glynn||Doctor Who Appreciation Society||Cassette||July 1988||Music from The Mysterious Planet, The Ultimate Foe, and Dragonfire|
|The Doctor Who 25th Anniversary Album||Keff McCulloch||BBC Records||LP/Cassette/CD||November 1988||Also includes versions of the Doctor Who Theme by Delia Derbyshire, Peter Howell, and Dominic Glynn.
|The Corridor of Eternity - The Music of Paddy Kingsland||Paddy Kingsland||Doctor Who Appreciation Society||Cassette||October 1990||Music from Castrovalva and Mawdryn Undead|
|Doctor Who: The Curse of Fenric||Mark Ayres||Silva Screen Records||CD||July 1991|
|Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy||Mark Ayres||Silva Screen Records||CD||April 1992|
|Doctor Who: Ghost Light||Mark Ayres||Silva Screen Records||CD||June 1993||Reissued on CD with extra tracks on 26 August 2013.|
|Doctor Who: Pyramids of Mars||Dudley Simpson||Silva Screen Records||CD||June 1993||Re-recorded from the original scores on synthesiser by Heathcliff Blair.|
|The Best of Doctor Who Volume 1 – The Five Doctors||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||Silva America||CD||June 1993||Compilation for select tracks from The Music and The Music II plus the "Terror Version" of the theme music from Variations on a Theme (see below)|
|Doctor Who: 30 Years at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Enterprises||CD||July 1993||Compilation of sound effects, atmospheres, and music produced at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop|
|The Worlds of Doctor Who||various||Silva Screen Records||CD||May 1994||Compilation of Silva Screen's Doctor Who soundtrack output|
|The Best of Doctor Who Volume 2 – The Greatest Show in the Galaxy||Mark Ayres||Silva America||CD||September 1994||Compilation of edited highlights from Mark Ayres's three scores released on Silva Screen plus the McCulloch arrangement of the theme music.|
|Music from The Tomb of the Cybermen||Stock music||Via Satellite Records||CD||May 1997||Compilation of stock music used in this Doctor Who serial.|
|Doctor Who: Original Soundtrack Recording||John Debney, John Sponsler and Louis Febre||John Debney Productions||CD||July 1997||Music from the 1996 TV movie. Promotional CD release by the composer|
|Sherlock Holmes Meets Dr Who||Carey Blyton||Upbeat Classics||CD||May 1999||Contains new recordings of suites of music from Doctor Who and the Silurians, Death to the Daleks, and Revenge of the Cybermen|
|Doctor Who: Terror of the Zygons||Geoffrey Burgon||BBC Music||CD||24 January 2000||Music from Terror of the Zygons and The Seeds of Doom.|
|Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Volume 1: The Early Years 1963–1969||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Music||CD||29 May 2000||Reissues
|Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Volume 2: New Beginnings 1970–1980||BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Music||CD||29 May 2000||Reissues
|Dr Who - Music from the Tenth Planet||Stock music||Ochre Records||CD||November 2000|
|Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Volume 3: The Leisure Hive||Peter Howell and Dick Mills at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Music||CD||18 March 2002|
|Doctor Who at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Volume 4: Meglos & Full Circle||Paddy Kingsland and Peter Howell at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop||BBC Music||CD||18 March 2002|
|The Film Production Music||Carey Blyton||Apollo Sound||CD||2003||Contains suites of music from Doctor Who and the Silurians, Death to the Daleks, and Revenge of the Cybermen|
|Doctor Who: Devils' Planets - The Music of Tristram Cary||Tristram Cary||BBC Music||2-CD||1 September 2003||Incidental music from The Daleks, The Daleks' Master Plan and The Mutants.|
|Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||CD||11 December 2006||Music from series one and two, featuring two songs performed by Neil Hannon. Reissued in a limited edition of 500 2-LP sets on 2 September 2013.|
|Doctor Who – The Gunfighters||Tristram Cary||BBC Audio||2-CD||5 February 2007||This narrated soundtrack release included as an extra "The Ballad of the Last Chance Saloon" composed for this story by Tristram Cary.|
|Doctor Who: Series 3||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||CD||5 November 2007||Featuring two songs performed by Yamit Mamo.|
|Doctor Who: Series 4||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||CD||17 November 2008||Features music selections from "Voyage of the Damned" and all of the Series 4 episodes originally broadcast in 2008 except for "The Next Doctor" Christmas Special.|
|Doctor Who: Series 4 – The Specials||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||2-CD||4 October 2010||Features music selections from the Series 4 special episodes "The Next Doctor", "Planet of the Dead", "The Waters of Mars", and The End of Time.|
|Doctor Who: Series 5||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||2-CD||8 November 2010|
|Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||CD/Download||21 March 2011||Featuring Katherine Jenkins singing "Abigail’s Song".
|Doctor Who: Series 6||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||2-CD||19 December 2011|
|Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani||Roger Limb and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop||Silva Screen Records||CD/Download||25 March 2013||Reissues
|John Smith and the Common Men: Sounds from the Inferno||Stock music||Hysterion Records||7-inch EP||20 April 2013||Limited edition of 1000 for Record Store Day 2013. Contains "Three Guitars Mood 2" from An Unearthly Child as well as "Latin Gear" and "The Eyelash" from The War Machines|
|Doctor Who: The Krotons||Brian Hodgson and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop||Silva Screen Records||CD/Download/10" Vinyl||13 May 2013|
|Doctor Who: Series 7||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||2-CD||9 September 2013|
|Doctor Who: The Snowmen/The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||CD||21 October 2013||Includes music from "The Snowmen" and "The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe"|
|Doctor Who: The 50th Anniversary Collection||Various||Silva Screen Records||4-CD||9 December 2013||Other versions
|Cold Worlds||Don Harper||Dual Planet||LP/CD||7 July 2014||Re-recording of the score from The Invasion|
|The Ultra Sonic Perception||Eric Siday||Dual Planet||LP/CD||7 July 2014||A collection of stock music, including some used in Doctor Who.|
|Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor/The Time of the Doctor||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||2-CD||24 November 2014||Includes music from "The Day of the Doctor" and "The Time of the Doctor"|
|Doctor Who: Best of Series One Through Seven||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records/ SPACELAB9||LP Picture Disc||23 December 2014||Selected tracks from the Series 1/2 through Series 7 soundtracks. Limited to 3,000 copies. Exclusive to Hot Topic.|
|Doctor Who: Series 8||Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||3-CD||18 May 2015|
|Doctor Who: A Musical Adventure Through Time and Space, Volume One||Murray Gold, John Debney, John Sponsler and Louis Febre||BSX Records||CD||28 August 2015||Re-recordings of music from the 1996 TV movie and Series 1 – 8 produced and arranged by Dominik Hauser.|
Music from the Big Finish range of audios.
|Doctor Who: Music from the New Audio Adventures – Volume I||Alistair Lock||Big Finish||CD||September 2000||Music from Phantasmagoria, The Fearmonger, The Marian Conspiracy, and The Spectre of Lanyon Moor|
|Doctor Who: Music from the New Audio Adventures – Volume II||Alistair Lock||Big Finish||CD||March 2001||Music from Last of the Titans, The Shadow of the Scourge and The Fires of Vulcan|
|Doctor Who: Music from the New Audio Adventures – Volume III||Russell Stone||Big Finish||CD||June 2001||Music from Red Dawn, Winter for the Adept, and The Holy Terror|
|Doctor Who: Music from the Eighth Doctor Audio Adventures||Alistair Lock, Nicholas Briggs, Russell Stone & William Allen||Big Finish||2-CD||January 2002||Music from Storm Warning, Sword of Orion, The Stones of Venice, and Minuet in Hell, plus the Eighth Doctor Big Finish Theme|
|Doctor Who: Music from the Fifth Doctor Audio Adventures||Alistair Lock, David Darlington & Russell Stone||Big Finish||CD||October 2002||Music from Loups-Garoux, The Eye of the Scorpion, and Primeval|
|Doctor Who: Music from the Sixth Doctor Audio Adventures||Alistair Lock, Jim Mortimore & Jane Elphinstone||Big Finish||CD||November 2002||Music from Bloodtide, Project: Twilight, The One Doctor|
|Doctor Who: Music from the Excelis Audio Adventures||David Darlington||Big Finish||CD||December 2002||Music from Excelis Dawns, Excelis Rising, Excelis Decays, and The Plague Herds of Excelis|
|Doctor Who: Music from the Seventh Doctor Audio Adventures||Andy Hardwick, Jim Mortimore & Russell Stone||Big Finish||CD||April 2003||Music from Dust Breeding, The Rapture, and Bang-Bang-a-Boom!|
|Doctor Who - Embrace the Darkness - Remastered||Jim Mortimore||Bandcamp||Download||11 October 2012|
|Doctor Who - The Rapture - Remastered||Jim Mortimore with Jane Elphinstone & Simon Robinson||Bandcamp||Download||28 October 2012|
|Doctor Who - Project Twilight - Remastered||Jim Mortimore||Bandcamp||Download||19 November 2012|
|Doctor Who - He Jests at Scars - Remastered||Jim Mortimore||Bandcamp||Download||16 December 2012|
|Doctor Who - Seasons of Fear - Remastered||Jane Elphinstone||Bandcamp||Download||6 January 2013|
|Doctor Who - Davros - Remastered||Jane Elphinstone||Bandcamp||Download||4 February 2013|
|Torchwood: Original Television Soundtrack||Ben Foster and Murray Gold||Silva Screen Records||Download/CD||5 August 2008||Music from Series 1 and 2 of Torchwood|
|Torchwood: Children of Earth||Ben Foster||Silva Screen Records||Download/CD||7 July 2009||Music from Children of Earth|
|Myths and Other Legends||Mark Ayres||Metro Music||LP||January 1990||Ayres' music for Reeltime Pictures' Myth Makers series of Doctor Who interviews.
|Downtime: Original Soundtrack Recording||Ian Levine, Nigel Stock, & Erwin Keiles||Silva Screen Records||CD||December 1995||Music from the direct-to-video spinoff|
|Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans – Original Soundtrack Recording||Mark Ayres||Silva Screen Records||CD||January 1996||Music from the direct-to-video spinoff|
|Dæmos Rising: The Music||Alistair Lock||Reeltime||CD||14 March 2004||Music from the direct-to-DVD spinoff|
|Dr. Who & the Daleks||Malcolm Lockyer and Bill McGuffie||Silva Screen||CD||5 October 2009||Music from Dr. Who and the Daleks and Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. with effects by Barry Gray
|Dr. Who and the Daleks/Daleks Invasion of Earth 2150 A.D.||Malcolm Lockyer and Bill McGuffie||Silva Screen||7" EP||16 April 2011||Released as part of Record Store Day. Side Two is a mini-adventure featuring the film's dialogue with music by Bill McGuffie|
|An Adventure in Space and Time||Edmund Butt||Silva Screen||CD||3 March 2014|
Related music releases
Over the years, there have been music releases that did not feature in the series, but are related to Doctor Who, ranging from novelty spoofs to tributes to the series.
|"Doctor Who is Gonna Fix It"||Bullamakanka||RCL Records (Australia)
BBC / Gemcom (US)
BBC Records (UK)
|"Doctor in Distress"||Who Cares?||Record Shack||7"
|March 1985||Charity single with proceeds going to Cancer Research created to raise awareness of the 1985 hiatus|
|"Doctorin' the Tardis"||The Timelords||KLF (UK)
TVT Records (US)
|23 May 1988|
|Doctor Who: Variations on a Theme||various||Metro Music||
|November 1989||This disc consists of four versions of the Doctor Who theme, arranged by Mark Ayres, Dominic Glynn and Keff McCulloch. Reissued in 1991 by Silva Screen.|
|CyberTech||Adrian Pack and Michael Fillis||Jump Cut||CD||February 1994||Music inspired by the series, including the Dimensions in Time version of the theme music|
|CyberTech Part II - Pharos||Adrian Pack and Michael Fillis||Jump Cut||CD||July 1995||Music inspired by the series and the New Adventures novels|
|Who is Dr Who||various||RPM||CD||30 October 2000||Compilation of novelty singles and related singles from 1964–1973 produced by Mark Ayres|
|Chameleon Circuit||Chameleon Circuit||DFTBA Records||CD, Download||1 June 2009|
|Still Got Legs||Chameleon Circuit||DFTBA Records||CD, Download||12 July 2011|
|Doctor Who Theme: The Gallifrey Remixes||Dominic Glynn||No Bones Records||Digital Download||16 June 2014|
|Vortis - music inspired by The Web Planet||Jim Mortimore||Bandcamp||Download||8 August 2014|
Notes and references
- "BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who: Sound Effects (Vintage Beeb) - Science Fiction & Fantasy Books at Play.com (UK)". Play.com. Retrieved 2013-03-28.
- Seale, Jack. "Doctor Who sound effects LPs to be re-released on vinyl". Radio Times. Retrieved 11 April 2012.
- "BBC Sci-Fi Sound Effects (Vintage Beeb): Amazon.co.uk: BBC: Books". Amazon.co.uk. 2013-03-11. Retrieved 2013-03-28.
- This issue was mastered at the wrong speed, the whole album playing much too fast.
- "Doctor Who: Ghost Light". Doctor Who Music. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
- "Doctor Who: Series 1&2 – 12 inch vinyl". Doctor Who Music. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
- "Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol on Vinyl". Silva Screen Records. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
- "Doctor Who Soundtrack - The Caves of Androzani Vinyl DLP - TM Stores". Cart.tmstor.es. Retrieved 2013-10-26.
- "John Smith And The Common Men Out On Disc". Doctor Who News. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
- "New Classic Who Release:The Krotons". Doctor Who Music. Retrieved 2013-03-28.
- "Doctor Who: Series 7". Doctor Who Music. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
- Silva Screen Music. "Jeremy Holland-Smith, Ben Foster - Doctor Who: The Snowmen / The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe :: Silva Screen Music". silvescreenmusic.com. Retrieved 2013-09-13.
- "Doctor Who – The 50th Anniversary Collection " Silva Screen Records America". Silvascreenusa.com. Retrieved 2013-11-07.
- "DOCTOR WHO 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET". Silva Screen Records. Retrieved 2013-11-08.
- "Twitter / SilvaScreen: Doctor Who cover with brand". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-11-13.
- "Doctor Who - The 50th Anniversary Collection (Original Television Soundtrack): Various artists: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-12-15.
- "CineMedia Promotions". Cinemediapromotions.tumblr.com. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-12-15.
- "Doctor Who Soundtrack - DOCTOR WHO: THE TARDIS EDITION - TM Stores". Cart.tmstor.es. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Doctor Who Soundtrack - DOCTOR WHO: THE ELEVEN DISC EDITION - TM Stores". Cart.tmstor.es. Retrieved 2014-04-24.
- "Doctor Who: 50 Years in the TARDIS Vinyl Box Set". ThinkGeek. Retrieved 2016-02-27.
- Coopee, Todd. "Doctor Who: The 50th Anniversary Collection 4 LP Box Set". ToyTales.ca.
- "Don Harper - Cold Worlds". Dual Planet. 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- "Dual Planet to release incidental music by Don Harper and Eric Siday". Doctor Who News. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- "Eric Siday - The Ultra Sonic Perception". Dual Planet. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- Silva Screen Music. "Doctor Who - The Day Of The Doctor/ The Time Of The Doctor - Original Television Soundtrack". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
- "SPACELAB9 Releases 'Best Of' DOCTOR WHO Vinyl Soundtrack Today". Broadway World. 2014-12-23. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
- "Doctor Who: Series 8". Silva Screen. Retrieved 2015-04-18.
- "Various Artists - Doctor Who: Musical Adventure Through Time - Amazon.com Music". amazon.com.
- Mortimore, Jim (11 October 2012). "Doctor Who - Embrace the Darkness - remastered OST". Bandcamp. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- Mortimore, Jim (28 October 2012). "Doctor Who - The Rapture - remastered OST". Bandcamp. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- Mortimore, Jim (19 November 2012). "Doctor Who - Project Twilight - remastered OST". Bandcamp. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- Mortimore, Jim (16 December 2012). "Doctor Who - He Jests at Scars - remastered OST". Bandcamp. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- Mortimore, Jim (6 January 2013). "Doctor Who - Seasons of Fear - remastered OST". Bandcamp. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- Mortimore, Jim (4 February 2013). "Doctor Who - Davros - remastered OST". Bandcamp. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- "OST (1) - DR WHO AND THE DALEKS". Record Store Day.
- Screen, Silva (4 April 2011). "Silva Screen Blog: Limited Doctor Who Release". Silvascreenblog.blogspot.com. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
- Mark Gatiss (12 December 2013). "Twitter / Markgatiss: Very happy to report that Ed". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-12-15.
- "An Adventure In Space And Time". Doctor Who Music. Retrieved 2013-12-18.
- "Amazon.com: Doctor Who Theme: The Gallifrey Remixes: Dominic Glynn: MP3 Downloads". Retrieved 26 October 2014.
- "Vortis - music inspired by The Web Planet - Jim Mortimore". Jim Mortimore. 8 August 2014.