Carl Davis (conductor and composer)

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Carl Davis CBE (born October 28, 1936) is an American-born conductor and composer who has made his home in the United Kingdom since 1961. In 1970 he married the English actress Jean Boht.

He has written music for more than 100 television programmes, but is best known for creating music to accompany silent films. He also collaborated with Paul McCartney in the creation of the Liverpool Oratorio. Davis's music is published by Faber Music.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Carl Davis Conducts The Glenlivet Fireworks Music Carl Davis; Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Chorus 1
1991 This Is My Life Shirley Bassey with The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Carl Davis 2
2007 Great Movie Themes Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Carl Davis 1
2008 Reflections: Clarinet Concertos Gerald Finzi, Graham Fitkin, Carl Davis; David Campbell 1
2009 Great Movie Themes 2 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Carl Davis 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Overture to Candide / Symphonic Dances from West Side Story / Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront Leonard Bernstein; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Carl Davis 2
Charlie Chaplin - The Essential Film Music Carl Davis 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 Christmas with Kiri Kiri Te Kanawa, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Voices, Carl Davis 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Pride and Prejudice Carl Davis 4 1
1996 The Film Music of Charles Chaplin Charlie Chaplin; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Carl Davis 1
1999 Topsy-Turvy Carl Davis 1
2003 The World at War Carl Davis 2
2014 King David Carl Davis 1
The Flesh and the Devil Carl Davis 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
The Silents Carl Davis 1

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