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Dynasties is now available on CD
December 14, 2018
To mark the series end of Dynasties, Benji Merrison and Will Slater’s score is now available on CD as well as to stream and download (links provided below). Listen to the soundtrack to yet another compelling natural history documentary by the BBC and relive the drama, tension and emotion that a Chimpanzee, Emperor Penguin, Lion, […]
A Box of Delights – out now!
December 14, 2018
The original 1984 television soundtrack is out now on CD, to stream and download, just in time for Christmas! Also don’t miss Paul O’Grady on his BBC Radio 2 Show this Sunday (16th December 2018)… Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify + More Info The Box of Delights Roger Limb & BBC Radiophonic Workshop […]
Announcement – Doctor Who Series 11 Soundtrack
December 12, 2018
Doctor Who Series 11 – The original television soundtrack with music by Segun Akinola, is available to pre-order now! Released on deluxe edition digipak and standard jewelcase CD and to stream/download from the 11th January 2019 Note: Both CD formats come with exactly the same audio content spread over 2 discs and also include a […]
The Wicker Man – 45th Anniversary Reissue Out Now on CD
December 7, 2018
Silva Screen Records are pleased to announce the 45th Anniversary CD reissue of The Wicker Man with new artwork and new packaging. Available to purchase from our label store here > Or click here for more info on the release > Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify + More Info The Wicker Man 45th […]
Burberry Christmas Campaign Spot “Carol of the Bells”
November 15, 2018
Silva Screen Records has recently licenced their recording of “Carol of the Bells” by Crouch End Festival Chorus for use in a new Burberry online Christmas campaign. Also check out “The Greatest Christmas Choral Classics” the album where you can find the original version of the track in its entirety. Seasons Greetings! Label Store Amazon […]
Dynasties – The soundtrack to BBC Earth’s new nature series
November 11, 2018
Available to stream and download now, and also available on CD from 14th December 2018 Benji Merrison and Will Slater’s soundtrack to Dynasties, a new nature documentary series by The BBC, presented by Sir David Attenborough is out now to listen to. The new series starts tonight (11th November 2018), airing on BBC One at […]
Class – Original Soundtrack release
November 5, 2018
Silva Screen Records are pleased to announce the original television soundtrack to ‘Class’, the Doctor Who spin-off series, which will be released on CD, to stream & download on 7th December 2018 and released on Limited Edition VINYL on 4th January 2019 Both the CD and VINYL formats are available to pre-order in bundles with […]
The Nativity: Cinematic Christmas Carols out today
November 2, 2018
New release, out today “The Nativity: Cinematic Christmas Carols” by London Music Works, which includes traditional Christmas carols arranged in a dramatic, orchestral and cinematic style. Click here for full details > Watch the exclusive album preview video below for a sample of some of these festive tracks… Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify […]
Rootin Tootin Cowboy Shootin
November 1, 2018
As NME reports, a pretty comprehensive playlist has been created in honor of the highly acclaimed ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ video game. The 82 track playlist serves as a soundtrack for gamers currently immersed in the wild-west-themed open world Rockstar Games has created, and includes some of Silva Screen’s tracks along with many other contemporary […]
Deaf Havana Hit The Top 10
August 10, 2018
Silva Screen’s associate label So Recordings has landed a top 10 entry on the UK Albums Chart this week with the fifth album by Deaf Havana, Rituals. The album was written and recorded less than six months ago, as a challenge taken up by vocalist James Veck-Gilodi and album co-producer Phil Gornell to subvert the […]
Blue Planet II Score Wins At The MSA Awards
July 11, 2018
Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea + David Flemming have won two MSA awards in the categories of Best Original Composition – Television Programme Titles and Best Original Composition – Television Programme Single Scene. The Music+Sound Awards are the world’s first and only global awards programme to recognise and celebrate the indispensable role and outstanding contribution that both music a
Debbie Wiseman OBE
June 11, 2018
All at Silva Screen congratulate Debbie on her OBE appointment from the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to music. We have a long history of releasing her soundtracks, most recently her score for Edie. Debbie told Classic FM, “It’s wonderful to be able to share this with all the brilliant, talented musicians that […]
Music From The Lord Of The Rings, Game Of Thrones, and The Hobbit In Concert
May 17, 2018
They are the most beloved and recognisable big and small screen creations of all time – let alone just in the world of the Fantasy genre – and now following a sell-out show at London’s Palladium in November where Sci-Fi Bulletin observed how “the audience loved this three-in-one précis of some great music”, the music […]
Doctor Who Series 9 Hits UK Number One
May 4, 2018
Congratulations to Murray Gold as his soundtrack to Doctor Who Series 9 tops the Classical Chart. A remarkable achievement, outselling the soundtrack to the biggest film currently on the planet, Avengers: Infinity War.
Blue Planet II Nominated For Classic Brit Award
May 2, 2018
Congratulations to Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea and David Fleming whose soundtrack for Blue Planet II has been nominated for a Classic Brit Award in the Soundtrack Of The Year category. The Classic BRITs takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on June 13. It will also be screened on ITV.
Series 9 digital booklet
April 27, 2018
To celebrate the long-awaited release of the Doctor Who Series 9 soundtrack, Silva Screen is providing a free download of the accompanying digital booklet, which contains all of the images and sleeve notes found within the standard CD release of the album View or download the booklet here > The album is available on CD […]
Debbie Wiseman Edie Soundtrack In May
March 29, 2018
Edie stars Sheila Hancock and Kevin Guthrie and features a truly moving performance from Hancock in the title role, an elderly woman, who in the aftermath of the death of her controlling husband, decides to fulfil a life-long dream of recapturing the magic she had as a young girl by climbing a Scottish mountain. Edie employs Jonny (Kevin […]
John Lunn’s Shetland Soundtrack
March 20, 2018
Five years on from its broadcast debut, Shetland remains one of the most popular TV crime dramas on British television. Set in the subarctic archipelago north east of Scotland, the series, based originally on the novels of Ann Cleeves has received major critical acclaim and a BAFTA Scotland award for best TV drama. John Lunn’s […]
Highest Rated TV Shows Of 2017
January 11, 2018
Silva Screen provided the soundtrack releases for some of the most watched TV shows of 2017. Blue Planet II made the biggest splash at number one with over 14m viewers for its Oct debut. The Sherlock Season Four premiere also features on the list with over 11m viewers.
David Temple MBE
January 5, 2018
Congratulations to David Temple who has been awarded an MBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours, for his services to music. He began his life as a musician when, at the age of eighteen, he joined the London Philharmonic Choir. He taught himself to read music and was, within weeks, singing under conductors such as Sir […]
Planet Earth II In Concert
December 15, 2017
Planet Earth II Live in Concert brings us closer to the spellbinding animals, landscapes and wildlife dramas on our planet than ever before. This musical and visual concert features breath-taking footage from the highly acclaimed BBC series, shown on big screens, accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Jessica Cottis, playing the remarkable music by Jacob Shea, Jasha Klebe and
Elf – The Musical This Christmas
December 12, 2017
The London production of Elf – The Musical makes its television debut this Christmas on Channel 5. Screening times are Saturday December 23rd at 5:05PM and on Christmas Day at 6:05PM. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who […]
Game Of Thrones Crowned At The Palladium
November 14, 2017
Silva Screen Group’s new venture Silva Screen Live debut with a sellout concert at the prestigious Palladium in London’s West End on Sunday 12th September. Co-promoted by Senbla, the concert was a celebration tribute to the music of Game Of Thrones, The Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit.
Blue Planet II Making A Splash
November 8, 2017
Blue Planet II is released on CD on December 1st but was released digitally on the day the series made its TV premiere on BBC. The result has been a top 10 placing in the Classical Chart.
Silva Screen Group Score On Indie Chart
November 6, 2017
Silva Screen Group company So Recordings are enjoying top 10 indie chart success this week with the revival of Deaf Havana’s Previous UK Top 5 album All These Countless Nights. Reworking the album to deliver markedly different  versions of the songs has given the release a new lease of life. The Silva Screen Group revival […]
Live In London – Game Of Thrones, The Lord Of The Rings And The Hobbit
October 30, 2017
They are the most beloved and recognisable big and small screen creations of all time and now, for the first time, the music of Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit will be celebrated in a one-off concert at the London Palladium. The show, presented by Senbla and Silva Screen Live, will be a celebration of the […]
Blue Planet II Soundtrack Release For Series Premiere October 29th
October 29, 2017
Silva Screen release the Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea and David Fleming soundtrack to Blue Planet II (on CD December 1st / out now digitally, to stream and download). A generation on from the BBC Natural History Unit’s series The Blue Planet, Blue Planet II uses breakthroughs in marine science and cutting-edge technology to explore new worlds […]
Silva Classics Chart Success
August 4, 2017
Congratulations to former Royal Harpist, Claire Jones, whose album This Love has entered the UK Classical Chart at number four. The release features 15 pieces of music that celebrate one thing, love, in all its forms. “As I look back over my life experience so far, love has been a vital and central theme all […]
Rawhide For KFC
August 1, 2017
The Singing Accountant AKA Keith Ferreira has his  recording of the Western classic Rawhide now featuring in a KFC campaign in Australia. https://wdrv.it/2bfc1f3a7  
Claire Jones ‘This Love’ out today
July 28, 2017
Former Royal Harpist, Claire Jones releases her new album ‘This Love’ today. Purchase on CD: Signed Version / or on Amazon / or from the Silva Screen store Stream / Download the album here Tracklist: 1. Balcony Scene (From ‘Romeo + Juliet’) 2. A Thousand Years 3. The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba 4. […]
2017 Emmy Nomination for Planet Earth II
July 14, 2017
Nominated in the category of ‘Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)‘ Planet Earth II – Islands (Jacob Shea & Jasha Klebe) Also read the Emmy Magazine article about the music for the series: http://www.emmys.com/news/mix/earth-wind-and-choir The full soundtrack is available worldwide to purchase or stream: Amazon / iTunes / Spotify
Planet Earth II wins at the Music+Sound Awards 2017
July 14, 2017
‘Best Original Composition In Television Programme Score’ – Planet Earth II ‘Racer Snakes Vs Iguanas’ Congratulations to Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, Jasha Klebe & Bleeding Fingers Music Winner Best Comp/TV Prog: TheBleedingFingersCustomMusicShop w/ Planet Earth II Comps:HansZimmer, JacobShea + JashaKlebe #MASAwards #Winnner pic.twitter.com/17pWi5ULCJ — Music+Sound
Music + Sound Awards 2017
June 29, 2017
The Music+Sound Awards are the world’s first and only global awards programme to recognise and celebrate the indispensable role and outstanding contribution that both music and sound design play in the media. Aimed at professionals, worldwide, working in advertising, film and television (branding and programming), the awards are open to anyone who is or has been […]
Three Crowns For Silva Screen At BAFTA
May 15, 2017
Congratulations to Planet Earth II, The Night Manager and The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration who all won at the BAFTA TV Awards ceremony. All three feature best selling soundtracks from Silva Screen.
Ivor Novello Nominees 2017
April 19, 2017
Congratulations to Clint Mansell for his nomination for Best Original Film Score for High-Rise and Paul Englishby for Best British Television Soundtrack for The Witness For The Prosecution. The Ivors 2017 will will take place at the Grosvenor House, London on Thursday May 18th. #TheIvors 2017 nominated @ClintMansell ‘High-Rise’ pic.twitter.com/BomdieLfgs — Ivor Novello Awards (@TheIvors) [&h
The Witness For The Prosecution
April 6, 2017
Following on from the release of the soundtrack of the BBC Christmas Agatha Christie production And Then There Were None from 2015,  we are happy to announce that Paul Englishby’ score for the 2016 Christie production The Witness For The Prosecution will be released digitally on April 28th.    
Easter At Asda With Bewitched
March 31, 2017
‘That’s Easter Cracked At Asda’ campaign are using Silva Screen’s recording of Bewitched. from the album ‘100 Greatest American TV Themes’ For more synch and licensing info on our music please visit silvamasters.com
IFMCA Award Winner
March 8, 2017
Abel Korzeniowski’s beautiful score for Nocturnal Animals has won Best Original Score For A Drama Film at the International Film Music Critics Association awards. The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) is an association of online, print and radio journalists who specialize in writing and broadcasting about original film, television and game music. Since its inception [&hel
Debbie Wiseman In Concert
March 3, 2017
As part of Barbican’s Contemporary Music Concerts series, in January 2016 The Orchestra of the Guildhall School performed in a retrospective concert of composer Debbie Wiseman’s film, TV and concert work. Silva Screen will release this concert, Live At The Barbican, digitally on March 24th. It features a wide selection of Debbie’s most acclaimed  film and […]
Favourite BBC TV Characters
February 15, 2017
A survey by BBC Worldwide Showcase 2017 has voted Sherlock as the world’s favourite BBC TV character. He’s followed by Doctor Who and then Luther. You can enjoy the music from these three series through the many Silva Screen original soundtracks released over the years… Sherlock Doctor Who Luther
Al Jarreau 1940-2017
February 13, 2017
We are sad to hear the news of the passing of Al Jarreau, one of the greatest jazz singers of his generation. Al delivered a wonderful version of My Funny Valentine on our 1998 Michael “Patches” Stewart release Penetration on our  subsidiary label HipBop.
Top Five Success
February 7, 2017
Congratulations are in order to our sister label So Recordings for their achievement this week of scoring a number five placing in the UK Album chart with Deaf Havana’s album All These Countless Nights. It also stands at number one on the Independent Album chart. The group set out on an extensive UK and European […]
Abel Korzeniowski – BAFTA Nomination
January 10, 2017
Congratulations to Abel Korzeniowski for his BAFTA nominated soundtrack to Nocturnal Animals. The awards ceremony takes place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on February 12th.
Planet Earth II Spins Record Audience
November 9, 2016
The debut episode of BBC’s Planet Earth II registered as the most watched natural history programme of the past 15 years and one of the most popular TV programmes so far of 2016 with 9.2m viewers. The Hans Zimmer composed theme plus music from Jacob Shea and Jasha Klebe is released digitally on November 11th followed […]
George Bernard “Bernie” Worrell Jr. 1944-2016
September 15, 2016
Silva Screen is sad to hear of the death of Bernie Worrell who recorded two albums for our jazz label CMP, Pieces Of Woo in 1993 and a collaboration with Jack Bruce for 1995’s Monkjack. A founding member of of Parliament-Funkadelic,  the keyboard maestro was inducted to The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in […]
Victory For Victor At The Creative Emmys
September 13, 2016
Many congratulations from Silva Screen to composer Victor Reyes who has scooped a Creative Arts Emmy in the category Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special (Original Dramatic Score) for his dazzling music for The Night Manager
Taking Churchill’s Breath Away
August 15, 2016
The Silva Screen version of Take My Breath Away from Top Gun features in the latest Churchill insurance ad.
Ecstasy Of War Dogs
August 10, 2016
Silva Screen’s recording of Ennio Morricone’s Ecstasy Of Gold, the climactic music to The Good, The Bad & The Ugly is currently being used in the trailer for War Dogs which opens in the UK Aug 26th (US Aug 19th).
Emmy Nominations For The Night Manager
July 15, 2016
The highly acclaimed BBC series The Night Manager for which Silva Screen released the soundtrack in March this year has been nominated for 12 Emmy Awards. Two of these are for Victor Reye’s music in the following categories: Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries Movie Or A Special Original Dramatic Score Outstanding Original Main Title […]
Music + Sound Awards 2016
July 5, 2016
Congratulations from all at Silva Screen for the three nominees featured from our releases. Maurizio Malagnini Best Original Composition – Feature Film Score for Peter & Wendy. Harry Escott  Best Original Composition – Television Programme Score for River and in the same category Debbie Wiseman for Wolf Hall. The Music+Sound Awards are the world’s first and […]
HMQ 90 – A Birthday Return
June 2, 2016
ITV 3 will be repeating the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration on June 12th at 8PM. Classic FM will also be broadcasting their own Crown Imperial Concert that evening with Debbie Wiseman conducting her music for the Overture and Buckingham Palace March. The recent HMQ90 release on Silva Classics is currently in the top 5 of […]
Classic Mancini Reissue In July
May 18, 2016
Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse took home the Oscar for Best Music, Original Song Score And Its Adaptation at the 1983 Academy Awards for Blake Edwards’ comedic masterpiece Victor Victoria. Receiving a total of seven Oscar nominations, the film about a woman pretending to be a man pretending to be a woman starring Edwards’ wife […]
New Silva Classics Release
April 26, 2016
Due for release on May 13th Screen Serenade is a glorious celebration of well- loved film and TV themes especially arranged for solo harp by Claire’s husband, percussionist and composer Chris Marshall. Claire’s radiant performances range from commanding torrents of sound to a new, fragile and contemplative quality that Claire brings to music usually associated […]
Radiophonic Workshop Powers Up On April 22nd
March 16, 2016
In 1958 the BBC Radiophonic Workshop opened with the aim to enhance in the main, drama output on the Third Programme (now Radio 3) following the development of new electronic music techniques emanating from Europe. Their work expanded across the BBC to take in TV drama (especially sci-fi), schools programmes and themes. The latter being […]
Peter and Wendy and Great Ormond Street Hospital
March 10, 2016
It is no coincidence that ITV’s 2015 Christmas Special, Peter and Wendy, retold the classic story of Peter Pan set in Great Ormond Street Hospital.  Author J.M Barrie donated the rights to his classic tale to the famous children’s hospital in 1929, which generate royalties from products or performances using the story.  These funds help […]
Yellowstone Featured on Classic FM
February 22, 2016
Originally transmitted on BBC2 in 2009 in a Sunday night prime time slot the series attracted the highest rating for a natural history series for the channel in over five years. Edmund Butt’s music won Best Original Score at The RTS Craft And Design Awards with the accolade, “This powerful score matched the visuals effortlessly […]
The Night Manager
February 18, 2016
Silva Screen will release Victor Reyes’ score for The Night Manager in March (date tbc). A contemporary interpretation of John le Carré’s espionage drama – and the first television adaptation of a le Carré novel in more than 20 years – The Night Manager brings together love, loss and revenge in a complex story of modern […]
High-Rise Cover Art Announced
February 15, 2016
The cover art for Clint Mansell’s upcoming soundtrack for the Ben Wheatley film “High-Rise” has been taken from a poster designed early in the film’s production process by US poster artist Jay Shaw. Shaw runs design studio “Kingdom of Nonsense” and designs for, amongst others, the legendary poster company, Mondo. Much of Shaw’s work is […]
Clap Your Hands! Peter And Wendy Released April 1st
February 11, 2016
Starring Stanley Tucci in three roles as Captain Hook, Mr Darling, and Great Ormond Street Hospital surgeon Mr. Wylie. this 2015 Christmas TV special was a major hit with audiences in the UK. International award-winning composer Maurizio Malagnini (The Paradise, Call The Midwife) burst onto the scene in 2009, bringing to television his cinematic class […]
High-Rise Soundtrack Set To Soar
February 10, 2016
Silva Screen will release Clint Mansell’s score to High-Rise on March 18th (US – May 13th). Starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons and Sienna Miller, the long awaited film version of J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise brings to the screen his prescient tale of social idealism and class war breakdown within the confines of a luxurious tower block. Composer […]
Hail The Red Army
January 20, 2016
Opening in the UK on March 4th (US February 5th), the latest Coen brother’s film Hail,  Caesar! is a comedy set in the Hollywood studio world of the 1950s. Josh Brolin stars as Eddie Mannix, a fixer whose job is to keep the big time actors in line. The soundtrack features four songs ( Slavery […]
Don’t Panic! – Dad’s Army On The Way
January 7, 2016
May, 1944. As the Allied armies massed in the British Isles prepare to invade Occupied Europe and strike a mighty blow against Hitler’s Reich, a heavy responsibility falls on the men of Walmington-on-Sea’s Home Guard platoon. This new celebration of one of the UK’s favourite sitcoms features a stellar cast of British acting talent that […]
Silva Screen Goes To Specsavers
January 5, 2016
The new Specsavers ad featuring John Cleese reprising his Basil Fawlty role features Silva Screen’s recording of the Fawlty  Towers theme. Written by Dennis Wilson, who also composed the Rising Damp theme, the simple string quartet piece provided a marvelous counterpoint to the manic scenes from the legendary sitcom. Our version recorded by The London […]
Classic FM Album Of The Week
December 21, 2015
Our Greatest Christmas Choral Classics is the current Classic FM Album Of The Week featuring tracks throughout the day on their programming. This exciting new seasonal release brings together favourites and contemporary Christmas songs given a new twist with exquisite new vocal and musical arrangements.
Debbie Goes Dickensian
December 11, 2015
Debbie Wiseman follows her 2015 Classical chart topping release Wolf Hall with the soundtrack to the major new BBC drama production, Dickensian. Launching on Boxing Day this ambitious 20 part series stars Stephen Rea, Pauline Collins and Caroline Quentin and is set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens’ critically acclaimed novels. It brings together […]
The Long Good Friday Gets A Little Longer
November 5, 2015
Further to our previous announcement regarding the long awaited reissue of The Long Good Friday. Unfortunately the wait will be slightly longer as the release has been postponed until early next year. With other material coming to light in recent weeks the best option has been to improve the package even more. More details will […]
The Long Good Friday 35th Anniversary Reissue
October 28, 2015
River Soundtrack Set For Release
October 22, 2015
Silva Screen will release Harry Escott’s score for River on November 13th. Starring Stellan Skarsgård (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) and Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan), this six part crime thriller is a flagship drama for BBC TV’s autumn season and is receiving critical acclaim across the board. Skarsgård plays a brilliant police officer whose […]
Never To Be Unforgotten
October 8, 2015
Tonight (Oct 8th) ITV launch a major new contemporary crime drama in six parts called Unforgotten. Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar star as detectives working on a ‘cold case’ from 39 years ago. Michael Price (Sherlock) has written the score and Silva Screen will be releasing it digitally in November.
SIDEWAYS SCREENING WITH WINE AND LIVE MUSIC
September 2, 2015
      On the 30th of September, live music from the soundtrack of cult 2004 film Sideways will be performed  by soundtrack impresarios London Music Works, alongside selected jazz classics, prior to a screening of the film in the heart of London’s West End at Regent Street Cinema. The audience will be given the opportunity to […]
Legend – Jerry Goldsmith Reissue
September 1, 2015
  Ridley Scott’s 1985 cult fantasy film LEGEND famously starred a young Tom Cruise, had two soundtracks and was represented by one of the most iconic looking horror bad-guys in the history of cinema, known as “Darkness”.  The original Jerry Goldsmith score was preferred by Scott and was used in the Director’s Cut (2002) including […]
New Release – Doctor Foster
September 1, 2015
Doctor Foster is a gripping new five-part drama series, commissioned for BBC One and written by award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett, featuring music by Frans Bak whose previous work includes The Killing. Broadcasting on BBC1 from September 9th 2015. Doctor Gemma Foster (played by Suranne Jones) is a woman in control: she’s a respected GP, the heart of her village, a […]
Billboard – The Story Behind The Shaun The Sheep Soundtrack
August 6, 2015
Shaun The Sheep soundtrack composer Ilan Eshkeri gives an illuminating interview for Billboard magazine on how he approached the difficult task of writing a score for a film with no dialogue. In what he describes as a “crazy tapestry of different styles” the article gives a fascinating insight into the art of film composition. Read […]
Humans Coming Soon
July 30, 2015
Channel 4’s £12m. sci-fi fantasy series Humans has become their biggest original drama success  of the last 20 years. A co-production with AMC, the makers of Mad Men and Breaking Bad, the series explores the fine line between humans and machines. Created by the makers of Utopia, the series is a natural fit for the […]
Silva Screen Emmy Nominee
July 28, 2015
Congratulations to Maurizio Malagnini for his Emmy nomination in the category Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score). His elegant score for The Paradise, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra was released by Silva Screen in Autumn 2013 and received outstanding reviews. The 67 Emmy Awards ceremony takes place at the Microsoft Theater, […]
Sherlock At The Proms
July 13, 2015
Sunday August 16th is a date for the diary when the Proms celebrate the musical world of Sherlock Holmes. Alongside performances of classical favourites of the great detective which feature in the stories there is also a celebration of the music written for TV and film adaptations including the work of David Arnold, Michael Price […]
Saddling Up For August 28th
July 8, 2015
Silva screen will release the 40th anniversary edition of the Blazing Saddles score on August 28th. The film  is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all Hollywood comedies, a fact underlined by its three Academy Award nominations. Writer and director Mel Brooks brought to the soundtrack exactly what played out on screen, a […]
Wolf Hall Live
June 22, 2015
Composer Debbie Wiseman has announced two dates where she will be performing her best selling music for the series Wolf Hall. St George’s, Bristol is the venue for October 25th followed by a performance at the Cadogan Hall in London on December 6th. Full details below. | Music & Words from Wolf Hall | St […]
Zadok For BT Sport
June 3, 2015
Silva Screen’s recording of George Frideric Handel’s Zadok The Priest will be appearing on BT Sport throughout the rest of the year for various promotions beginning on June 6th.
Doctor Who Lands In The Chart
May 28, 2015
Murray Gold’s long awaited music for Doctor Who Series 8 touched down in the UK Album Chart this week at number 53. . Featuring a new take on the classic theme coupled with a new theme for the twelfth Doctor this lavish collection features extensive notes from the composer and music from all 12 episodes over […]
On Target For July 10th
May 22, 2015
Silva Screen will release Blake Neely’s score for season one of  Arrow on July 10th. DC Comic character The Green Arrow made his debut an incredible 74 years ago. Real name Oliver Queen, a billionaire playboy and socialite, renamed Arrow for the TV series he returns to his home after five years on a desert […]
Wolf Hall On The Rise In The US
May 14, 2015
Debbie Wiseman’s Wolf Hall soundtrack continues to proceed upwards in the Billboard Classical Traditional chart in the US. This week it currently sits at number 13 in the wake of the series PBS success.
Ripper Street Soundtrack For June 15th
April 30, 2015
Bringing late 19th century Victorian Whitechapel to life with stunning historic sets and topline actors (Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, MyAnna Buring), police drama Ripper Street was an immediate success on its TV debut in 2012. Despite being axed by the BBC after series two a Radio Times poll revealed it as Britain’s most popular TV […]
Doctor Who Series 8 Available For Pre-Order Now
April 20, 2015
Doctor Who: Series 8 will be the first soundtrack release of music from the twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldi, featuring the new Doctor’s theme A Good Man? (Twelve’s Theme). This 3 disc set also includes the music from the episode Last Christmas and an extensive 24 page booklet with notes from Murray Gold. The score is […]
Another Greatest Century For Silva Screen
April 14, 2015
The latest release in the 100 Greatest series arrives on April 27th with a collection of World Cinema Themes spanning 86 years. From the modern day horror of Let The Right One In to the silent era of terror from the still chilling Nosferatu, this is a compendium of wonderful cinematic music. Features the work of […]
Spooks Hits The Big Screen
April 9, 2015
Running for ten series and a total of 86 episodes from 2002 to 2011, the dramatic stories of MI5’s battles to defend the UK against its covert enemies was an immediate hit for the BBC and aired across the globe in over 60 countries. The feature film version takes things to a new level with […]
New Release – In The Flesh
March 27, 2015
The BAFTA Award winning BBC3 supernatural zombie apocalypse series won critical acclaim for it’s delicious twist on the genre. In the wake of the outbreak the government introduce a programme to rehabilitate the infected bringing together a wide range of characters and some quintessential British humour. Composer Edmund Butt began his career playing with some […]
Wolf Hall Composer Tops the Classic FM Chart
March 23, 2015
  Award-winning composer Debbie Wiseman’s original score soundtrack album for the BBC’s adaptation of Wolf Hall storms the classical chart and takes the number one slot in this week’s Classic FM chart:   Debbie Wiseman’s Wolf Hall soundtrack shoots to number 1 in Classic FM chart – Wiseman News   Debbie Wiseman, the composer of the original […]
Wolf Hall Tops The Chart
March 16, 2015
Congratulations to Debbie Wiseman whose wonderful score for Wolf Hall is the best selling Classical album in the UK.
In The Flesh Released April 27th
March 13, 2015
The BAFTA Award winning BBC3 supernatural zombie apocalypse series won critical acclaim for it’s delicious twist on the genre. In the wake of the outbreak the government introduce a programme to rehabilitate the infected bringing together a wide range of characters and some quintessential British humour. Composer Edmund Butt began his career playing with some […]
The Gunman – New Marco Beltrami OST
March 11, 2015
Upcoming action thriller The Gunman, which hits big screens this month, stars Sean Penn as Jim Terrier, an ex-special forces government contractor whose past comes back to haunt him when his former employer tries to have him killed. Racing from the jungles of Africa to the streets of London and the beautiful city of Barcelona […]
The Gunman Targets April 6th
March 6, 2015
Sean Penn stars as Jim Terrier, an ex-special forces government contractor whose past comes back to haunt him when his former employer tries to have him killed. Racing from the jungles of Africa to the streets of London and the beautiful city of Barcelona this hard-nosed thriller is directed by Pierre Morel who scored a […]
The Face of an Angel
February 26, 2015
  Silva Screen will be releasing the soundtrack to the highly anticipated British film, “The Face of an Angel” by composer Harry Escott next month as the film hits cinemas on general release after premiering at the Toronto Film Festival last year. Director Michael Winterbottom’s latest film is inspired by the book by Barbie Latza Nadeau, “Angel […]
Wolf Hall Set To Be Unleashed
February 25, 2015
Interest and demand for Debbie Wiseman’s ornate score for Wolf Hall is growing. Released on March 9th, the title is currently number one on Amazon’s TV New Releases chart.
Wolf Hall by Debbie Wiseman
February 24, 2015
Composer Debbie Wiseman, in her sixth collaboration with BAFTA Award winning director, Peter Kosminsky, has composed the score for BBC 2’s high profile historical drama, WOLF HALL, which will be released on CD/Download on the 9th of March.  The six-part series has not only proved one of the BBC’s most successful, but has enjoyed critical acclaim on all […]
Next Goula Wins
February 23, 2015
Roger Goula’s score for the British Independent Film Awards winner for  best documentary, Next Goal Wins,  is released digitally on March 9th. American Samoa are officially rated as the worst international team in the world with no goals scored in four years. Dutch coach Thomas Rongen arrives to try and revive spirits before a punishing […]
Game of Thrones Vinyl
February 5, 2015
Appearing on vinyl for the first time,  Game of Thrones Series 3 will be released on the 30th March as a double LP.  The initial run will be limited to 1000 copies and the gatefold sleeve is produced as a black/silver duotone image.  The vinyl has a blood splatter effect which as fans of the show […]
Midsomer Murders on Silva Screen
January 27, 2015
It was first broadcast in 1997, with John Nettles cast as DCI Tom Barnaby and went on to become England’s biggest TV export: Midsomer Murders has now become a TV institution.  Today, Neil Dudgeon plays this most English of detectives and the series is still going strong at well over 100 episodes.  The 11th of February will […]
Wolf Hall by Debbie Wiseman
January 6, 2015
As anticipation for the BBC’s adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s 2009 Booker Prize winner “Wolf Hall” mounts, a digital single from Debbie Wiseman’s score to the series will be released the day before the first episode airs on the 21st of January.  The track is titled “Entirely Beloved (Cromwell’s Theme)”,  conducted by the composer herself and perfor
More Music Awards for Frank
January 6, 2015
The song laden soundtrack to last year’s surprise hit cult film, Lenny Abrahamson’s “Frank”, continues to win awards and this time it’s Best Song for “I Love You All”, in the Las Vegas Film Critics Society’s annual pick of the crop.  Composer Stephen Rennicks added further to what must be becoming a very crowded awards […]
Wolf Hall soundtrack due in 2015
December 9, 2014
Wolf Hall is the most keenly anticipated BBC drama for 2015. Based on the Booker Prize-winning novels of Hilary Mantel its all-star cast includes Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy and Jonathan Pryce. The six part serial presents an intimate portrait of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s chief minister and confidante. Leading British film and TV […]
Utopia Wins An Emmy
November 25, 2014
At the 42nd International Emmy Awards Gala held at the New York Hilton last night Utopia won the International Drama category. The event was hosted by Little Britain star Matt Lucas. International Academy President Bruce L. Paisner praised the award winners. “In the turbulent world we live in today, television’s unique power to show the beauty […]
Turn Back Time With a Free Grantchester Download!
November 19, 2014
The irresistible lure of 1950’s rural English life has charmed viewers this Autumn in the form of ITV’s “Grantchester”.  Classic Sunday viewing, the Telegraph wrote, “Delightfully neat and economical of plot, it’s Cluedo with cassocks and just enough noir for the modern palate”.  The full soundtrack is due for release soon, but in the meanwhile, there’
Utopia Series 2 – Released 15th of December
November 14, 2014
In 2013 Channel 4 scored a major success with Utopia, a six part series revolving around a group of graphic novel fans who discover a terrible secret. Stylish, intelligent and cinematic, the second series in 2014 reinforced the impact of series one and gained the show an even larger following. Integral to the action is […]
Impressive Clutch of Award Nominations for Utopia Series 2
November 11, 2014
With five nominations at the upcoming RTS Craft and Design Awards to add to its International Emmy nomination, this second and sadly final series of Utopia is recognised as one of the most innovative and engaging drama series in a long time.  The awards include one for Cristobal Tapia de Veer’s original score, one of […]
The Day of the Doctor Arrives!
November 7, 2014
2013 was an epochal year for Doctor Who and the two specials reflected the series’ monumental impact as a British cultural icon. The Day Of The Doctor celebrated the 50th anniversary of the series with a story that weaved in many references to its distinguished past and was transmitted to 94 countries, the largest ever […]
“Frank” Nominated for Multiple Awards
November 3, 2014
Cult tragicomedy “Frank” was Mark Kermode’s Film Of The Month in July and has now gone on to be nominated in multiple categories in the British Independent Film Awards, including a nomination for Stephen Rennicks for his authentic song-based soundtrack: BEST DIRECTOR – Lenny Abrahamson – Frank BEST SCREENPLAY – Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan – Frank BEST SUPPORTIN
Jack Bruce 1943-2014
October 27, 2014
All at Silva Screen Records were saddened to hear of the death of Jack Bruce and extend their condolences to his family. The composer, musician, songwriter, powerhouse vocalist and candidate for one of the greatest bassists of all time recorded some highly acclaimed jazz albums for our CMP label in the early 1990s. Somethinels was […]
Book Him Dano – The O2 New Ad Campaign O2 Guru
October 17, 2014
O2’s new TV ad  ‘Master Your  Smart Tech’ ad campaign featuring the O2 Gurus has just launched with Silva Screen’s version of the iconic Hawaii- Five-0 TV theme. See the video HERE  
1964 – A Classic Year for Music
October 14, 2014
1964 was a spectacular year for film and television with both mediums delivering  productions  that 50 years on remain equally popular today. Iconic is a much misused word in the second decade of the 21st century but 1964 overflowed with style, creativity, trend-setting, originality, inspiration and inventiveness.  In cinema, the opening credits to Goldfinger, Audrey […]
The Essential Disney Collection: Coming Soon
October 14, 2014
Disney films have been a vehicle for popular music  for many decades now and the recent chart success of “Frozen” proves that Disney soundtracks are as powerful now as they were 50 years ago, when “Mary Poppins” won a clutch of awards including Best Original Music Score and Best Original Song for “Chim Chim Cher-ee” (1964). […]
Nitin Sawhney at the Royal Albert Hall
September 19, 2014
This Sunday, the Royal Albert Hall in London will host Nitin Sawhney performing music from his forthcoming album Dystopian Dream and a selection of material from his first nine albums.  With music straddling a broad spectrum of media including film, TV, video games, dance and theatre, Sawhney is recognised as a world-class producer, songwriter, DJ, multi-instrumentalist, orchestral composer a
Cristobal Tapia De Veer Wins Two Prix Gémeaux
September 19, 2014
The acclaimed composer of Channel 4’s Utopia, Chilean composer Cristobal Tapia De Veer, has won the categories of  Best Original Score : Fiction and Best Theme Song : All Categories at the 2014 French-Canadian TV awards.  Both prizes were for Série Noire, the critically acclaimed French-Canadian comedy/drama series which aired on Radio-Canada Television earlier this year.  Listen to [
Seven Time Winner For Sherlock
August 26, 2014
Congratulations are in order for Sherlock, which won seven Prime-Time Emmy awards in the mini-series category at last night’s ceremony in Los Angeles.  David Arnold and Michael Price won Outstanding Music Composition for their wonderful score for His Last Vow. Benedict Cumberbatch won best actor in the category along with Martin Freeman in his supporting […]
New Release: FRANK OST
August 19, 2014
Fast becoming a cult hit,  Leonard Abrahamson’s fantastical black comedy, Frank, features Michael Fassbender as the masked leader of a doomed avant-rock group.  Not surprising then, that Stephen Rennicks’s song based soundtrack is central to the film, with the actors playing their instruments live.  Maggie Gyllenhaal is Clara, the band’s severe theremin player, François Civil i
Award And Emmy Nomination For Sarah Class
July 25, 2014
Congratulations from Silva Screen to Sarah Class whose outstanding score for the BBC Earth series Africa has been nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Documentary Music & Sound category. The ceremony takes place in New York on September 30th Her music has also recently won best score/soundtrack for documentary TV series at the Jerry […]
Expendables Explode Back Into Action
July 25, 2014
With a London world premiere on August 4th,  The Expendables explode back on to the screen once more with another selection of screen action legends joining the regular team. These include Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas and Harrison Ford. Their mission: to foil Expendables co-founder Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) who is out to destroy them. Composer […]
New Mark Ayres Soundtrack Set For Release
July 16, 2014
British production Scar Tissue is a gripping mystery thriller which is both shocking and unsettling. Starring Danny Horn (Doctor Who) and Charity Wakefield (Sense And Sensibility) the film’s score is written by Mark Ayres. He is best known for his work as the archivist for the groundbreaking music used in Doctor Who from the very […]
Congratulations To Our Emmy Nominees
July 10, 2014
The 66th Annual Emmy Award nominations have been announced and Silva Screen has  released the music for three of the programmes. Sherlock – His Last Vow (David Arnold/Michael Price) and The White Queen (John Lunn) are featured in Outstanding Music Composition For A Mini-Series,  Movie or A Special (Original Dramatic Score). The Sherlock music is […]
Zimmer Live at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo
July 3, 2014
In more Zimmer news, the great man himself will be playing live in London this coming October 10-11 in a concert entitled “Hans Zimmer Revealed”.  Accompanied by a band of top musicians, plus a few special surprise guests from the pop and rock world, Zimmer will initially perform a selection from his classic film scores, changing the […]
Lifetime Achievement Award For Hans Zimmer
July 2, 2014
Consummate film composer Hans Zimmer will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 10th Zurich Film Festival on October 1st. The Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich will perform music from his enormous repertoire  of scores including The Lion King and Gladiator.
Terminator 2 Vinyl Double Album Release
June 30, 2014
                    Black 180g Audiophile Vinyl Double Album Released 8/9/14 One of the finest action movie soundtracks ever written, Brad Fiedel’s iconic Terminator 2 soundtrack will be released on a double vinyl LP for the first time in September in a gatefold sleeve. Tracklisting: A SIDE Main […]
The Music of Hans Zimmer-The Definitive Collection
June 26, 2014
A 6 CD, 77 track compilation of the very best music from one of the most accomplished and prolific composers in film music history. Hans Zimmer’s 30 year career is simply breath-taking, writing music for over 100 films that have grossed over $22 billion, eight Academy Award nominations including one win, two Golden Globes, three […]
Game, Set And Match To Inception
June 23, 2014
Hans Zimmer’s Inception remains one one of the best film themes of the last decade and once more BBC TV will feature the Silva Screen recording throughout the Wimbledon championships.
Zulu – Prince Harry’s Favourite Film
June 12, 2014
  With the 50th Anniversary of the film attracting royal attention, here is something from the excellent John Barry soundtrack to Zulu.  This track, “First Zulu Appearance and Assault” is also currently being used on the Samsung Curved Screen TV advert, featuring a father and son surrounded by gladiators.
Silva Screen For The People
June 4, 2014
Two Silva Screen titles appear in the PPL People’s Classical Chart Of 2013. They are the City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra’s recordings of O Fortuna and By The Beautiful Danube conducted by Nic Raine and Paul Bateman respectively. PPL’s annual ‘People’s Charts’ are compiled from music data from PPL’s licensees across the UK (including radio stations […]
Film Music In Adverts
May 16, 2014
Have you ever been watching the TV and the music from an advert has grabbed your attention?  You know you know it but just can’t put your finger on it.  The chances are it is from a film or TV show; instantly recognisable but not necessarily so easy to name.  To help put the film […]
The White Queen-New Release by John Lunn
May 13, 2014
This major adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s bestselling historical novels set against the backdrop The War Of The Roses was the main event for BBC One’s drama schedule in the summer of 2013 and was celebrated for the return to form of classic BBC drama. The lavish and costly 10 hour series, co-produced by premium US […]
The White Queen Is On The Move
May 13, 2014
Silva Screen release John (Downton Abbey) Lunn’s beautiful score for the BBC classic drama series The White Queen on June 30th. This major adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s bestselling historical novels set against the backdrop The War Of The Roses was the main event for BBC One’s drama schedule in the summer of 2013. The lavish and […]
John Barry Six CD Set Out This Week
May 7, 2014
John Barry Prendergast OBE remains Britain’s greatest film composer with a career spanning over half-a-century that features some of the greatest scores ever written. His astounding Oscar haul for Born Free, The Lion In Winter, Out Of Africa and Dances With Wolves doesn’t even touch upon his legendary 11 James Bond scores and countless other […]
Samsung, Gladiators, Zulus And John Barry
April 24, 2014
Samsung’s new worldwide TV campaign for their Curved OLED TV has been launched in New York. The epic advert  set in a Roman amphitheatre uses a Silva Screen master recording – John Barry’s Zulu Appearance And Assault from the 1964 film. The track appears on the forthcoming May 5th release The Music Of John Barry […]
Gravity Nominated For An Ivor
April 24, 2014
BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, have announced the nominations for the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards, amongst them Steven Price’s Gravity for Best Original Film Score. Presented since 1956, The Ivors celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing. They are presented by BASCA [British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and […]
FILM MUSIC 2013
April 16, 2014
                  The next in the series of albums with an annual round up of the pick of the year’s film soundtracks is due for release in May.  Track listing below:   1 What Are You Going to Do When You Are Not Saving The World? (From “Man […]
Debbie Wiseman BBC Radio Interview
April 11, 2014
To hear composer Debbie Wiseman’s interview on Simon Lederman’s show last night please follow this link.   The popular BBC London 94.9 show will be available on iPlayer for the next week. The interview starts 29 minutes into the show and lasts for half an hour. Debbie’s latest soundtrack album “A Poet in New York” […]
Vinyl for Record Store Day 2014
April 8, 2014
Now an important day in the music calendar, Record Store Day falls on Saturday the 19th of April this year.  In amongst the six hundred or so releases are two classic  soundtrack offerings from Silva Screen, never before released on these vinyl formats. Alongside a selection of the most popular themes from one of the […]
Crafty Luther
March 24, 2014
Congratulations to Paul Englishby for his BAFTA Television Craft Award nomination for Luther in the Original TV Music category. His chilling scores are a major component of the series and we wish him good luck at the ceremony which takes place on April 27th.
RTS Award Winners Announced
March 19, 2014
Last night the Royal Television Society announced the winners of the RTS Programme Awards 2013.  Chaired by David Liddiment, the RTS Programme Awards honour excellence across all genres of television programming, from soaps to history, children’s fiction to comedy performance and sports, and recognise exceptional actors, presenters, writers and production teams as well as the […]
A Poet in New York – Debbie Wiseman
March 17, 2014
2014 is the centenary of the birth of the celebrated Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. This BBC production starring Tom Hollander (Rev, Any Human Heart) captures the last few days of his life in New York with his wistful yearning for the country of his birth. Debbie Wiseman is one of the UK’s most prolific composers […]
A Welshman In New York
March 14, 2014
Silva Screen will release Debbie Wiseman’s beautifully lyrical score for the new BBC TV film A Poet In New York on April 28th. Due on our screens in the spring it tells the story of the great Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his final sojourn in New York, looking back to his life in Wales. […]
A BAFTA, An Oscar And An Ant-Man
March 3, 2014
Steven Price triumphed at last night’s 86th Academy Awards landing the Oscar for Best Original Score with Gravity. His astounding achievement is even greater when you look at the composers he was up against that included John Williams, Thomas Newman and Alexandre Desplat. He told his home town newspaper The Nottingham Post, “My house was […]
Utopia Review Round Up
February 25, 2014
If you haven’t yet heard Chilean composer Cristobal Tapia de Veer’s original music for Channel 4’s Utopia, you are missing out.  Described by The Arts Desk as “Cristobal Tapia de Veer’s cunning, menacing music”, the score features instruments ranging from a rare Chilean trutruka recorded in Borough tube station to the percussion sounds of a […]
The Pull Of A BAFTA
February 17, 2014
Congratulations to Steven Price for his very well deserved BAFTA award for Best Original Film Music. His stunning score for Gravity was recognised with the highest accolade by The British Academy Of Film And Television Arts. It’s success is even more rewarding when you consider he was up against many of the greatest film composers […]
Gravity Gains Multiple Nominations for IFMCA Awards
February 7, 2014
Four scores released by Silva Screen Records have been nominated for International Film Music Critics Awards.  Topping the list with an impressive four nominations, it’s no surprise to see Steven Price with his acclaimed score to Gravity.  It sits alongside Evil Dead (Roque Baños), Grand Piano (Víctor Reyes), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (HowardShore) […]
Silva Screen At The Winter Olympics Sochi 2014
February 4, 2014
Silva Screen will be represented at the opening and closing ceremonies of the XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi from Feb 7th to Feb 24th. Our recordings of film themes from Russian composer Dimitri Tiomkin have been licensed for use at the opening and closing ceremonies.  The Red Army Choir, who are released in the UK […]
Battle Of The Iron Men
January 29, 2014
The RBS Six Nations rugby tournament kicks off on Saturday Feb 1st with Wales V Italy. Silva Screen will be supplying the build-up themes to this major sporting tournament from our best selling release Music From The Iron Man Trilogy.
Hidden Kingdoms-Soundtrack by Ben Foster
January 17, 2014
The Guardian’s Lucy Mangan called Hidden Kingdoms “another smashing BBC hour of natural history”.  Concentrating on the changing fortunes of small and often ignored creatures from their perspective (namely close to the ground), the drama of their existence appears as much of a rollercoaster ride as the larger, more fequently filmed wild animals that usually […]
Gravity Pulls Another Nomination
January 16, 2014
Steven Price is now in line for the big one with his innovative score for Gravity on the list of nominations for an Oscar in the Original Score category. The awards take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 2nd.
Gravity Pulls A Nomination
January 8, 2014
Congratulations to composer Steven Price for his BAFTA nomination in the Original Film Music category. The Silva Screen release has had great reviews and it’s a remarkable achievement for a composer with only his third full film score. Gravity has a total of 11 nominations and the awards will be presented at The Royal Opera […]
Butlins Sparkle In A Summer Place
January 3, 2014
Butlin’s new animated ‘sparkle’ TV ad features Silva Screen’s recording of Percy Faith’s haunting arrangement of  “Theme For A Summer Place” composed by Max Steiner for the film, “A Summer Place” released in 1959. This evocative instrumental piece was a record-breaking nine week number one in the US in 1960 and made number two on […]
Wojciech Kilar 1932-2013
January 2, 2014
Silva Screen is sad to hear of the death of the accomplished Polish composer Wojciech Kilar at the age of 81. We were honoured to release his superb soundtrack to Roman Polanski’s film The Ninth Gate in 1999 and the stature of his composing is underlined by the fact that the title is still a […]
An Adventure in Space and Time
December 18, 2013
The hugely popular docudrama produced by the BBC for the 50th Anniversary wowed critics and audiences with its fascinating insight into the development of Doctor Who.  Silva Screen are pleased to announce that they will be releasing Edmund Butt’s excellent score to AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME early in 2014.  More details coming soon. Tracklisting 01    […]
Sherlock Series 3
December 16, 2013
January 1st 2014 not only sees in a new year, but also a new series of three Sherlock programmes.  The first story is titled “The Empty Hearse”, to be follwed by “The Sign of Three” and “His Last Vow”.  The music will again be scored by David Arnold and Michael Price, a writing partnership that […]
Gravity Takes the Golden Globes by Storm
December 12, 2013
The highly acclaimed soundtack  to Gravity by Steven Price has been nominated for a Glolden Globe in the Best Original Score category.  The film has to date grossed over six billion dollars worldwide and has been lauded by critics and audiences alike for its cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki) and direction (Alfonso Cuarón).  Add to that Price’s […]
Utopia Wins!
November 20, 2013
The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, has announced the winners for the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2012/2013. The awards recognise the huge variety of skills and processes involved in programme production, from editing to lighting, and costume design to digital effects. This year saw a host of […]
Steven Price’s Gravity OST
November 5, 2013
Receiving rave reviews and already tipped for an Oscar®, Steven Price’s score Gravity is perhaps most accurately described by Huffington Post as the film’s third co-star. Abstract, often melodic and always very intricate, complex and textural, the score blurs the line between electronic and organic sounds. Steven Price involved a lot of experimentation in finding […]
Chart Action For Doctor Who
October 29, 2013
Doctor Who: The Snowmen/The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe made an impressive bow on the UK Soundtracks Chart this week. Debuting at number three it tucks in close behind Sunshine On Leith at number one and Les Misérables at number two.
Got Carter
October 25, 2013
The intriguing new Honda CR-V 1.6 ad features Roy Budd’s iconic theme from Get Carter, in a newly recorded version. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UelJZG_bF98 Silva Screen represent the Roy Budd catalogue and you can buy the original and best on CD and download from our shop.  
Christmas Comes Early For Doctor Who
October 22, 2013
Early sales indications show that Doctor Who – The Snowmen/The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe is edging closely into the Top 75 Album Chart. Released this Monday (21st) the title contains Murray Gold’s music for the 2011 and 2012 Christmas specials.
The Wicker Man 40th Anniversary
October 9, 2013
To celebrate 40 years since the release of THE WICKER MAN, Silva Screen Records have commissioned artist Richey Beckett to create a brand new poster for a one-off screening at Hackney Picturehouse on Halloween. This ‘final cut’ of the film is the result of a worldwide search for the legendary lost footage that was launched […]
Doctor Who Tops The Chart
September 16, 2013
After a close to eighteen month gap between releases,  Doctor Who Series 7 arrived last week and stormed into the Official Albums Chart at number 37, the highest chart position achieved by any release in the series. On the Soundtrack Chart it stands at number one, replacing the previous incumbent Teen Beach Movie and keeping […]
The Snowmen/The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe
September 13, 2013
At one time Christmas Day on the BBC meant The Morecambe & Wise Show, a time for families to gather around the TV together.  But in the modern era that mantle has now been taken by the Doctor Who Christmas Special. This release brings together the music of the last two which were broadcast on Christmas Day 2011 and 2012  and […]
Utopia Soundtrack Released October 7th
September 11, 2013
                  Very few domestic thrillers can equal the current output of American television but in 2013 Channel 4 scored a winner with Utopia, a six part series revolving around a group of graphic novel fans who discover a terrible secret. Stylish, intelligent and cinematic the show has […]
Extended Outsiders Soundtrack Reissued September 30th
September 11, 2013
                  Francis Ford Coppola’s 1983 teen gang movie based on S.E. Hinton’s novel featured a group of young actors destined for stardom that included Matt Dillon, Rob Lowe, Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez and Tom Cruise. The lush, epic Hollywood vintage style score to the film was written […]
The Wicker Man 40th Anniversary
September 5, 2013
  A new restoration of The Wicker Man approved by director Robin Hardy on the occasion of  the the 40 anniversary of the film’s release will be in cinemas from September 27th. Silva Screen’s painstaking re-assembly of the soundtrack remains a bestseller worldwide and has received critical acclaim for its reissue. Below is the story […]
Sound of Cinema
September 4, 2013
BBC Radio and Television have announced an autumn season of programming dedicated to the composers, songs and film scores that form the soundtrack to the big screen.  BBC Radio 3, 6 Music, Radio 1 and Asian Network are participating as well as BBC Four’s  three-part series, Sound Of Cinema, which starts on Thursday September the […]
CMP Records
August 29, 2013
Founded in 1977 Creative Music Productions (CMP Records) had as its original mission the recording of the most interesting, contemporary and creative jazz talents of the day. Never deflected from this path the label formed strong relationships with artists who in many cases were to become touchstone talents of the art of creating music. From […]
Outsiders Are Welcomed In
August 23, 2013
Silva Screen will release Carmine Coppola’s wonderful score to his son Francis’ film The Outsiders on Sep 30th (US Sep 24th). Celebrating the 30th anniversary of this much loved piece of cinema, whose appeal has grown over the decades, this reissue features unreleased tracks including most notably Stevie Wonder’s sad theme,  the tender and beguiling, […]
Doctor Who Series 7 – full track 2
August 20, 2013
Doctor Who Series 7 original TV soundtrack – Out 9th September. Pre-order: LIMITED EDITION GATEFOLD ALBUM WITH 5 BONUS CARDS AMAZON UK (STANDARD EDITION) iTUNES UK (WITH 2 BONUS TRACKS)
Doctor Who Series 7 – full track teaser 1
August 15, 2013
Doctor Who Series 7 original TV soundtrack – Out 9th September. Pre-order the limited edition version here >
Idris Elba Presents Luther
August 13, 2013
  Launched in 2010, Luther has fast become one of the BBC’s most popular crime series with Idris Elba in the title role as a dedicated but obsessive police officer. With its mysterious theme, Paradise Circus by Massive Attack opening each episode the series also utilises a play-out track that fits the atmosphere of the […]
Recent Emmy Nominations
July 22, 2013
    Upcoming Silva Screen releases Mad Men and The Hour both feature in this years’ Emmy nominations in the lead up to the Awards Ceremony on September the 22nd.  Both portraying their own brand of retro panache and flair, the soundtracks play a key role in setting the scene for past decades where music […]
Mad Men Nominated for More Awards
July 22, 2013
    Mad Men looks like adding to its already impressive clutch of awards in this years’ Emmy nominations. Based around the trials and tribulations of a New York ad agency in the 60s, Mad Men stands as a colossus of contemporary television with two BAFTAS, three Golden Globes and fifteen Emmys to its name […]
Doctor Who Series 7
July 16, 2013
Fans of Murray Gold have patiently awaited the release of music from the most recent Doctor Who Series and they will not be disappointed.  Packaged as a double CD, the soundtrack to the successful BBC TV show will be released on September the 9th in a double gatefold wallet (the first 5000 copies) and a […]
Doctor Who Celebrating 50 Years At The Proms
July 9, 2013
The Proms kick-off this Friday night and are followed by two Doctor Who concerts on Sat July 13th (sold out) and Sun. July 14th (tickets available). This event will be one of the first to celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who and a prestigious curtain raiser for November and the actual date of the anniversary. […]
Sarah Class on Surfing and Music
July 8, 2013
Rising star Sarah Class, who composed the acclaimed soundtrack to Silva Screen’s release “Africa” amongst many other film and TV scores, as well as recently releasing an EP showcasing her songwriting talent, is interviewed by surfing magazine Wavelength    
A Heavenly New Score
July 4, 2013
Adapted from the classic French novel by Emile Zola, The Paradise was the most watched autumn TV drama last year across its first five episodes with an average of 5.9m viewers. The series has been recommissioned for a second series later this year. Set in the first department store in the 19th century North East […]
Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Soundtrack
July 3, 2013
Silva Screen will release the soundtrack to highly rated BBC drama The Hour on August 5th. Beginning in 1956,  the two series of BBC TV’s The Hour captured perfectly the era of television news as current affairs programmes expanded with a global reach,  adding to the storyline a veneer of mystery and intrigue behind the […]
Game Of Thrones Season 3
June 21, 2013
Silva Screen will release Ramin Djawadi’s majestic score for Game Of Thrones Season 3 on CD worldwide (excl. N. America) on July 8th. This third collection of music from the series offers fans three different versions of the Game Of Thrones theme – two of them previously unreleased. “Dark Wings, Dark Words” is a downtempo […]
Film and TV Themes Extravaganza
June 21, 2013
      LONDON MUSIC WORKS PERFORMS THE FILM & TV THEME EXTRAVAGANZA LIVE AT ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL – JULY 9th Concert performances of film music tend to be strait-jacketed in the mould of tributes to composers (John Williams, John Barry), epic scores to films such as Gladiator and Titanic or tributes to Disney and […]
Dinosaure Pile-UP ‘Nature Nurture’ album OUT NOW!
June 17, 2013
Dinosaur Pile-Up’s brand new album ‘Nature Nurture’ is finally unleashed! Pick up your copy now: iTunes Amazon (CD) Amazon (MP3) Play (CD) Sainsbury’s (CD / MP3) Banquet Records (CD + Tape) Catch them on tour this summer
Confederations Cup Theme
June 14, 2013
The Confederations Cup kicks off in Brazil this week, a soccer tournament featuring many of the greatest national teams on the planet and a precursor to next year’s World Cup in the same country. Taking place from June 15th to June 30th, the BBC will feature extended coverage on BBC1 and BBC3. The stunning opening […]
A Beautiful Mine Of Music
June 13, 2013
Silva Screen will release David Carbonara’s music for Mad Men on August 5th (US – August 13th). His winning mix of contemporary score and period jazz defines the feel of the 1960s set series playing off against music from the era. The series was recently voted into the top 10 of greatest TV shows of […]
New Javier Navarrete Soundtrack
May 30, 2013
Silva Screen will release the soundtrack to Neil Jordan’s new vampire thriller Byzantium this summer. Starring Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan the film is set in an English coastal resort where the arrival of two mysterious women creates danger for its inhabitants. The elegant score is written by the Academy Award nominated composer Javier Navarrete […]
Vampires On The Coast
May 30, 2013
Silva Screen will release the soundtrack to Neil Jordan’s new vampire thriller Byzantium this summer. Starring Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan the film is set in an English coastal resort where the arrival of two mysterious women creates danger for its inhabitants. The score is written by the Academy Award nominated composer Javier Navarrete (Pan’s […]
First Time Release For A Classic 70s TV Score
May 30, 2013
Hunky sex-symbol Oliver Tobias was the star of this much loved 1970s ITV series whose 24 episodes were shown repeatedly throughout the network over two decades. Praised for its realistic approach in replacing the standard Hollywood knights in shining armour theme with the mud-spattered world of Saxon England, the series developed a loyal following and […]
Holy Grail For Arthur And Elmer Fans
May 24, 2013
Hunky sex-symbol Oliver Tobias was the star of the much loved 1970s ITV series Arthur Of The Britons.  24 episodes were shown repeatedly throughout the network over two decades.  The original soundtrack written by Paul Lewis was never issued but will finally appear over 40 years later with a Silva Screen release on July 29th. […]
London Music Works: Film & TV Theme Extravaganza – LIVE
May 13, 2013
The Film & TV Theme Extravaganza promises a celebration of film and TV’s past, an audio fairground ride through the world of funky, cult, pop and jazzy tunes from the 70s and 80s. The crème of London musicians come together as the Big Band; London Music Works. Tracks played on the night will include – […]
Powering Up Ireland
May 13, 2013
Duke & The King’s magnificently laid-back Shine On You will continue its run as the back-drop for the great Electric Ireland advert this summer. It can be seen for three week periods in May, July and September.
Gerry Anderson 7″ Set
May 8, 2013
  The final 7″ in the successful Gerry Anderson set of five, The Cass Carnaby Five, is now out and as previously announced the full set will be released on the 3rd of June.  The set contains all five 7″s with the same numbers (so all number 17s, 18s or 19s etc.) and the stand […]
UK Is A Big Country Once More
May 8, 2013
McDonalds’ “Great Tastes Of America” campaign has returned to UK screens and once more uses the defining Western theme “The Big Country” utilising Silva Screen’s master recording performed by The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. The promotion will run for the next five weeks.
Silva Screen In Sync
April 30, 2013
An overview of advertising syncs in the UK,  highlighting record label and master rights holders shows Silva Screen to be a leading player in the marketplace with a 0.7% share of this ever-growing industry. Up against major labels who dominate the chart it places the company neatly inside the top 10 at number nine. The […]
Classic FM Plays Recent Silva Screen Releases
April 15, 2013
Classic FM presenter Howard Goodall treated listeners to almost an hour of Silva Screen’s recent releases Africa and Frozen Planet over the weekend in his regular slot Saturday Night at the Movies.  The BBC Earth programmes have become recognised for their evocative soundtracks by Sarah Class and George Fenton respectively.  See which ones he chose […]
The Cass Carnaby Five 7″
April 2, 2013
  The final release in the Gerry Anderson 7″ set will released on Record Store Day 2013 (20/4/13) as a flexi disc and poster of The Cass Carnaby Five, limited to 1500 copies. The Cass Carnaby Five found fame in the mid-60s when they topped the international charts with their Latin rhythm instrumental “Dangerous Game”. […]
New Classic Who Release:The Krotons
March 28, 2013
Generating and manipulating music and sound effects defines sound design, a process that is common on TV and film productions nowadays. However The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was way ahead of the game in the 1960s. Brian Hodgson was a member of the Workshop working closely with the seminal figure of Delia Derbyshire. As the original […]
Keep It In The Family
March 1, 2013
Silva Screen is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of Eric Neveux’s score for series 2 of Borgia. This one-hour dramatic series currently in its second season chronicles the rise to power of a Catalan Cardinal and his clan, who seek to establish a dynasty that would hold sway over the entire world. It is […]
Space 1999 7″ Release Date
February 25, 2013
      The fourth 7″ in the Gerry Anderson series, Space 1999 will be released on the website on March the 15th at 10am and will be  in shops the following week.  The pressing is on white vinyl and will cost £6.99 + P&P.
Murray is Outstanding
February 21, 2013
Congratulations to Murray Gold who has landed the International Film Music Critic’s Association award for Best Original Score For A TV Series. The esteemed group praised him for his “outstanding work on the most recent season of the classic BBC science-fiction show”.
Murray Gold Wins Critics’ Award
February 21, 2013
The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) has today honoured multiple films by announcing its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2012. In the non-film categories,  MURRAY GOLD has won the award for Best Original Score for a Television Series for his outstanding work on the most recent season of the classic BBC […]
….And The Winner Is
February 13, 2013
The awards season is now fully under way and Silva Screen are please to announce nominations in two forthcoming events, The International Film Music Critics Awards and The Cue Awards. The former have nominated Murray Gold’s Doctor Who music in Best Original Score For A Television Series whilst the latter have Sherlock Season 2 for […]
Africa-New Release
February 13, 2013
Sarah Class’ soundtrack to the latest BBC landmark natural history series. Four years in the making, Africa launched in January in the UK with the first episode attracting 6.5m viewers. As with Life On Earth and Frozen Planet, music is integral to the production and Emmy-nominated composer and singer-songwriter Sarah Class delivers a subtle and […]
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