HISTORY
Richard is often commissioned to compose the music for historical docu-dramas like "Bloody Britain" (Discovery), "Storm From the East" (BBC2) and "The Gunpowder Plot" (ITV1). The brief is often to provide a modern perspective on historical styles, and the tracks on this page demonstrate that.
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Battle sequence from STORM FROM THE EAST (4x60' BBC2).
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main harpsichord theme from GUNPOWDER PLOT (1x90' ITV1) docu-drama ... 17th century tension given a contemporary edge)
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Gentle harp and krumhorns
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spooky, dark atmos with harp pattern from GUNPOWDER PLOT - the plot thickens !
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Music from a BBC Radio 3 Drama about the Italian Renaissance poet Tasso - multi layered madrigals.
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Pagan rituals - tribal drums and fiery spirits dance ...
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Christian_Millenium - Theme for the Melvyn Bragg series (ITV). Choir Boy set against ethnic singing.
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Title music for a BBC2 series. Sampled voices to fire the imagination.
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Incidental cue from STORM FROM THE EAST (4x60' BBC2). Gegorian chant and minimal atmospheric music.
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Title music from METAL HEADS (26x11' CBBC) cartoon series set in the Middle Ages - chaotic, smelly medieval music !
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