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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

I’m here playing the marimba cadenza from Ave Maris Stella in St. Magnus Cathedral Kirkwall Orkney in 1978.

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Dickensian

Down here at Angel Studio recording Dickensian soundtrack

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Sherlock Holmes Discombobulate

I played the cimbalom For the First Sherlock Holmes staring Robert Downey Junior and Jude Law. Here is the theme Discombobulate.

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Cimbalom in Monti’s Csardas with Nigel Kennedy

The Brit Awards with Nigel Kennedy at the Royal Albert Hall. I am playing cimbalom in a duet with him on Monti’s Csardas.

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Big Bang Percussion

My recent double CD for Scoring House, titled: Big Bang Percussion.

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The Hunger Games

I played with The Punch Brothers and Tbone Burnett on the soundtrack of The Hunger Games on various ehtnic instruments including hammered dulcimer, Appalachian dulcimer, cimbalom and auto harp. It was great to meet Gary Ross and I was amazed … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows wedding scene

Music from the wedding scene in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Greg Knowles and Mike Taylor. The piece is called ‘Humours of Glendart’ from the CD ‘Spirit of Ireland’ on KPM/EMI.

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Little Britain-Asian Music: Faces of Java by Greg Knowles

Asian music. I wrote a peice of music called Faces of Java that was used in the BBC TV comedy show Little Britain. The music appears on a CD called Oriental Journey on KPM/EMI

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Irish TV ad 60′

TV advert for the Irish tourist board using music by Greg Knowles and Mike Taylor called Connaught Chase or Dublin Tune.

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Princess Diana Alone

This is a TV documentary by Carlton for which I wrote the music. The director was Alan Scales whose production company was called Odyssey. The music was later released on a CD for KPM/Musichouse called Modern String Quartet number MHA … Continue reading

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