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 UK since 1961. In 1970 he married the English actress Jean Boht.

Davis is a conductor with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and regularly conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. He has written music for more than 100 television programmes, but is best known for creating music to accompany silent films. Davis 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 Rating Releases
2008 Reflections: Clarinet Concertos Gerald Finzi, Graham Fitkin & Carl Davis 1

Album + Compilation

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

Album + Live

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

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1996 Pride and Prejudice Soundtrack Carl Davis 4 1
1999 Topsy-Turvy Soundtrack Carl Davis 1
2003 The World at War Soundtrack Carl Davis 2
The Flesh and the Devil Soundtrack Carl Davis 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
The Silents Carl Davis 1

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