Silva Screen’s vast and easily clearable catalogue of film and TV themes continues to grow, with intensive recording sessions having taken place in the past few weeks in London, Prague and the US. Details of these new titles will be announced soon but recently completed themes include Maybe Tomorrow (The Littlest Hobo), Wonder Woman, Miss Marple Theme (Margaret Rutherford) and The Love Boat.
Richard Strauss wrote Also Sprach Zarathustra, 113 years ago but it remains one of the most used works across film and television. Forever associated with the moon landings thanks to its subtle use in 2001: A Space Odyssey, it is one of the most popular titles for usage from our library. It will launch once again this autumn as part of a Sky Box Office campaign in generic promo spots.
Roy Budd was one of the great British film composers of his era, scoring many cult movies from the 1970s. He sadly died at the age of just 46 in 1993. Silva Screen is delighted to announce that we have secured the rights to his catalogue, which will be released in 2010 and include Get Carter, Fear Is The Key, Kidnapped and The Wild Geese. All will be presented in … Read more
Jean-Pierre Jeunet is one of the most creative directors working in film today with an illustrious catalogue of releases that include Amelie and A Very Long Engagement. His latest, Micmacs, which opens in the UK on January 8th is a loving homage to Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs and the great silent comedian, Buster Keaton. Alongside a score by Raphael Beau, Jeunet employs vintage soundtrack material from the legendary … Read more
Twenty years on from Roger & Me, the documentary that revived the genre on the big screen, Michael Moore returns to the subject again with Capitalism: A Love Story. This time around he ventures forth to discover how the American dream is turning to hell. The film opens in the US on October 2nd but no UK release date yet. Silva Screen’s immaculate recording of Prelude from Vertigo features in … Read more
Silva Screen’s recording of the classic Hawaii 5O theme will feature in a new two month campaign for Brothers Cider. Watch it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJpVhcphvEw
The PPL have announced the UK’s most popular classical recordings of 2008 and Silva Screen feature two titles in the top 20. At number seven is Tito Beltran’s recording of Puccini’s Nessun Dorma from Turandot whilst number nineteen is The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra’s recording of Howard Shore’s The Prophecy from The Lord Of The Rings.
BBH London have created a succession of innovative adverts for Barclays Bank and their latest which premiered on ITV on April 25th features the Silva Screen recording of The Big Country. Jerome Moross’ stirring theme to the epic 1958 Western won an Oscar and is one the most instantly recognisable pieces of music related to the genre.
Silva Screen will be attending MUSEXPO, one of the world’s leading music conferences at The London West Hollywood Hotel in LA from 26th April to 29th April. Silva Screen is one of the conference partners of MUSEXPO 2009. www.musexpo.net.
Silva Screen’s recording of The Dam Busters March is taking flight; The track was heard giving weight to the Daily Mail’s recent TV spot for their current DVD giveaway of classic British war movies. While on the big screen, the track will be heard in two UK films. On 13th March, Bronson (“a Clockwork Orange for the 21st Century”) is released by Vertigo Films and is based on the true … Read more