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Audrey 12″ double LP on pearl coloured vinyl A Suitable Boy 12″ double LP on jasmine & fuchsia coloured vinyl Citizen Kane 7″ vinyl with etching on b-side The James Bond Theme / Goldfinger 7″ vinyl with gold-foiled sleeve Engelbert Humperdinck 7″ vinyl box set 8 legends on x4 discs
Silva Screen’s recording of the main title from 1958 western film ‘The Big Country’ performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, has been used in a new advert for Walkers Crisps. Because when life gives you potatoes… well, make crisps. See the advert below. This track featured on our ‘100 Greatest Western Themes’ album […]
Silva Screen’s recording of ‘Also Sprach Zarathustra’ performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, a musical piece widely known for its use in the Stanley Kubrick film ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’, has been used in a new Jeep commercial called ‘Jeep® Wrangler 4xe | 2021 Earth Odyssey’. See the advert below. Or view on […]
The Fron Male Voice Choir’s new album ‘Voices Of The Valley: Echoes’ has peaked at NUMBER 1 on both the ‘Classical Artist’ and ‘Combined Classical’ UK Official Album Charts this week! A huge congratulations to the choir and all of the team behind the release. Iechyd da! album release info Label Store Amazon Apple Music […]
Ahead of the release of new album “Voices of The Valley: Echoes”, The Fron Male Voice Choir has a double page spread feature in the Daily Express today! THE NEW ALBUM IS RELEASED DIGITALLY & ON CD FROM TOMORROW, 26TH FEBRUARY 2021 Pre-order / Pre-save Official Store (CD) Label Store (CD) Amazon Apple Music Spotify
IFMCA Award Nominations 2020
February 5, 2021
The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2020, for the 17th annual IFMCA Awards… Silva Screen Records has 3 of it’s album releases nominated in the categories below. Congratulations to David Arnold and Michael Price; Lorne Balfe; and Dirk Brossé and the Film Fest […]
Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info > Akh Lar Gayee Prem Hardeep (featuring Surinderjit Singh) Akh Lar Gayee Prem Hardeep (featuring Surinderjit Singh) New track release: “Akh Lar Gayee” – From The Netflix Film “The White Tiger” Music by Prem Hardeep, featuring Surinderjit Singh Stream / Download the track now: Youtube Amazon Apple Music Spotify […]
Adding to the achievements of Enter Shikari’s ‘Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible’ – their sixth studio album has earned ‘Album Of The Year’ status in the Kerrang! 2020 Readers’ Poll. The So Recordings album release by numbers: Number 2 in the UK Official Album Charts Number 1 ‘Album Of The Year’ – Kerrang! […]
The soundtrack to the documentary film ‘Audrey’, about the life of Audrey Hepburn, is out today. With music composed by Alex Somers. Available to stream and download now… Label Store Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info > Audrey Alex Somers Audrey Alex Somers Label Store Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info >
‘The Musical Anthology of His Dark Materials: Series Two’ with music by Lorne Balfe, is now available to stream and download… Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info > The Musical Anthology of His Dark Materials: Series Two Lorne Balfe The Musical Anthology of His Dark Materials: Series Two Lorne Balfe Amazon Apple Music Spotify More […]
New albums out today – The original television soundtrack to ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ and Joe Stilgoe’s album ‘Stilgoe In The Shed’. Both now available to purchase on CD, stream & download from Silva Screen Records. Label Store Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info > The Little Drummer Girl Cho Young-wuk The Little Drummer Girl […]
Today sees the debut UK release of Emiko Suzuki’s ‘After All’ EP. Released through our sister label So Recordings and Avex Entertainment Inc. Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info > After All Emiko Suzuki After All Emiko Suzuki Stream / Download the EP here: Amazon Apple Music Spotify For more about this release: Click Here […]
New and upcoming album releases in October / November from Silva Screen Records – A Suitable Boy, World Soundtrack Awards: Tribute To The Film Composer, Rawhead Rex, The Little Drummer Girl, Stilgoe In The Shed, and coming soon… Fireball XL5 VIEW FULL SCREEN – CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY IN NEW WINDOW New Releases A Suitable […]
New albums out today – The original television soundtrack to ‘A Suitable Boy’ and Film Fest Ghent’s ‘World Soundtrack Awards: Tribute To The Film Composer’. Both available to purchase, stream & download from Silva Screen Records. Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info > A Suitable Boy Alex Heffes, Anoushka Shankar A Suitable Boy Alex Heffes, […]
David Attenborough and BBC Earth’s Seven Worlds, One Planet wins at the Emmy Awards 2020 The Primetime Emmy Awards: OUTSTANDING NARRATOR WINNER: David Attenborough, Seven Worlds, One Planet, “Antarctica” (BBC America) At the beginning of this year Silva Screen Records released an expanded edition to the Seven Worlds, One Planet original television soundtrack. With music […
Sounds of India – launch
August 11, 2020
Silva Screen Music Group, in conjunction with Supreme Songs, have launched having become one of the top sources worldwide for one stop master and publishing clearances of music from India and Pakistan. Representing such respected companies as Times Music, Turnkey, EMI Pakistan and Inreco (The Indian Record Company), among others, the initiative is to manage and exploit pub
The soundtrack to Channel 5’s contemporary 4-part psychological thriller ‘The Deceived’ is out today digitally, stream and download the album now. With music composed by Hannah Peel. Click here to find out more > Label Store Amazon Apple Music Spotify More Info > The Deceived Hannah Peel The Deceived Hannah Peel Official Artist Store More […]
New and upcoming album releases in August from Silva Screen Records – I Am Vengeance, Thunderbirds, Doctor Who: The Sun Makers, Doctor Who: The Visitation, The Definitive Movie Themes Collection, The Outsiders and Dracula on vinyl for the very first time, and 4 new Record Store Day exclusives… VIEW FULL SCREEN – CLICK HERE TO […]
HebCelt Festival, based in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland was due to celebrate its 25th anniversary this July. Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic like all festivals this summer it had to postpone this milestone until 2021. But the team behind HebCelt didn’t want to leave it there. They set about creating ‘HebCelt Sessions’ […]
Thunderbirds are go! This third release follows the success of the UFO and Supercar soundtracks issued in conjunction with Fanderson and brings together music from the original Thunderbirds television series one and two. Delving deep into the Barry Gray music archives, this collection of 37 tracks features a wide range of material from the composer’s […]
Oscar winner Ennio Morricone, composer of “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and “The Mission” and among the most prolific and admired composers in film history, has died. He was 91. Read in full at
HSBC “Local Heroes”
June 11, 2020
Silva Screen Record’s version of the Vangelis classic from “Chariots of Fire” can currently be heard on HSBC’s new advert “Local Heroes”. The recording was made by BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer and musician Mark Ayres. You can see the advert here: Watch Now
Enter Shikari reach number 2 on the UK Official Album Charts, resulting in the band’s highest ever chart position plus hitting 10,000,000 global streams across the first week of release. A real achievement for both the band and Silva Screen Music Group’s artist-based label So Recordings. ‘Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible’ was released […]
Composer Segun Akinola Shares the ‘Origins of Two Songs’ from the Doctor Who Series 12 Soundtrack: Hear “The Bloke Watching Your Dreams” and “The Ascension Shall Begin” from the BBC sci-fi hit via Consequence of Sound. The first song, “The Bloke Watching Your Dreams”, came from Episode 7, “Can You Hear Me?” The episode centers […]
Record Store Day 2020
March 6, 2020
Silva Screen Records has 4 exclusive releases for the Record Store Day 2020 official list, this will be available from independent record shops on one of the three following RSD “Drop” Dates: Saturday 29th August, Saturday 26th September and Saturday 24th October. Over 200 independent record shops all across the UK will come together to […]
The original television soundtrack to Doctor Who Series 12, with music by Segun Akinola, is available to pre-order / pre-save now! Released on April 3rd as a 2 disc digipak CD package and to stream / download. VIDEO: Creating the Music of Series 12 Click Here to Watch Pre-Order/Pre-Save Now Label Store Amazon iTunes / […]
British composer Nainita Desai is Breakthrough Composer of the Year at the IFMCA Awards. Having enjoyed the most high-profile year of her career to date by far in 2019, Desai especially impressed members with her spectacular, colorful score for the nature film “Untamed Romania,” a Silva Screen release, which was nominated in the documentary category. IFMCA […]
Barry Gray’s soundtrack for Supercar launches on March 20th in both CD and vinyl formats. Gerry Anderson’s production made its UK TV debut in January 1961.  The adventures of the crew of an amazing land, sea and air vehicle based at a secret laboratory in the Nevada Desert became an instant worldwide hit bolstered by […]
The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of nominees for excellence in musical scoring in 2019, for the 16th annual IFMCA Awards. For the first time in IFMCA history a female composer leads the field, with Icelandic composer and cellist Hildur Guðnadóttir receiving five separate nominations for her work on the critically […]
Music from one of the most iconic film genres of all time, the Spaghetti Western, will be celebrated with a special one-off concert at London’s Royal Festival Hall on the 23rd of April 2020. These timeless soundtrack’s from the films of legendary director’s such as Sergio Leone and Quentin Tarantino, with music by renowned composers […]
Miguel D’Oliveira’s selected themes from the Louis Theroux documentary series will be released in digital format on February 14th. .Dominated by figurative and curious melodies, the contemplative soundtrack was written for a small ensemble to support Louis Theroux’s intimate and thoughtful portraits of America’s and UK’s alternative life choices. Featuring idiosyncratic, distinctive soun
Reynold D’Silva, CEO of Silva Screen Music Group commented on Greenup’s promotion: “In the ten years Adam has been with the company, he has made a substantial contribution and, in many instances, has been a catalyst for positive change within Silva Screen. His new appointment recognises the role he has played and will see him […]
So Recordings have today (January 29) announced the signing of multi-platinum alt.rock group Placebo for the band’s next studio album. Speaking about the signing of Placebo, Alex Weston at Riverman Management – who have managed the group for their entire careers – said: “After many years of searching for our soulmates, we found them in So Recordings. […]
Double Top Ten Action
November 22, 2019
Silva Screen has two of the best selling CDs in the current UK Top Ten with BBC Children In Need : Got It Covered at number six and Chris Kamara’s Here’s To Christmas at number ten.
Here’s To Chris
November 22, 2019
Chris Kamara makes an early Christmas chart splash this week as his debut album for the Silva Screen Group subsidiary So What? lands at number eight on this week’s album chart. The all-round entertainer, known to many as the voice of Saturday afternoon, lends his impressive vocal over his 22 piece big band orchestra on […]
Silva Screen celebrates it’s first number one album with the official Children In Need release Got It Covered. The venture from BBC One and BBC Children in Need for 2019 involves some of the UK’s biggest names from stage and screen as they banded together to produce an entire album of cover songs whilst helping […]
Chris ‘Kammy’ Kamara on Good Morning Britain… Football pundit Chris Kamara has released his Christmas album ‘Here’s To Christmas’ today and is currently at 6/1 to win the number one spot. Good Morning Britain had him on the show to reveal all… Purchase the album now More Info
Chris ‘Kammy’ Kamara has released a brand new, original Christmas song, the title track to his upcoming album “Here’s To Christmas”. Written and produced by Kelvin Andrews and Richard Scott, and recorded at Angel Recording Studios with The Chris Kamara Big Band. Click here for listening options Listen to the track below: Read what Radio […]
Seven Worlds One Planet
October 28, 2019
Sir David Attenborough’s latest wildlife series Seven Worlds One Planet is being showered in praise by critics ranging from, “the BBC’s best wildlife show ever” to describing Hans Zimmer and Jacob Shea’s score as ‘epic’. Following the previous Silva Screen releases of Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II from the same composers this new […]
Chris Kamara aka Kammy, is releasing ‘Here’s To Christmas’ on Silva Screen’s label imprint ‘So What?’ Pre-order the album now The festive album will be released on November 15th, and is now available to pre order. It is an album full of Christmas classics, including ‘Let It Snow!’, ‘Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer’ and ‘Have [&hellip
Have you heard Jodie Whittaker’s cover of “Yellow” yet? Jodie’s Coldplay cover is the first little taste of a very special project by BBC Children in Need. The “Got It Covered” album is released on November 1st 2019 and features covers of songs by Olivia Colman, Adrian Lester, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Evans, Suranne Jones, Shaun […]
On 18 October 2019 the Royal Albert Hall will host ‘Settling The Score: David Arnold Vs Michael Giacchino’ as part of it’s Films In Concert season. “This epic event will include the European live premiere of the Spider-Man: Far From Home soundtrack and the World live premiere of the Emmy nominated Good Omens theme as […]
‘Static’ by Beth Orton and Toydrum is the title track from ITV’s new drama ‘Deep Water’. Taken from the upcoming original television soundtrack album. Released digitally on September 13th 2019, and available on CD from September 20th through Silva Screen Records. Watch a video for the title track below: Click here for more info
Nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards have been announced, and it is a huge congratulations from Silva Screen Records to the Good Omens team! Good Omens have been nominated for 3 Emmy Awards, including “Outstanding Fantasy / Sci-Fi Costumes”. And David Arnold’s music for the series has been nominated in categories for “Outstanding Music Composition […]
BBC Children in Need: Got It Covered is a brand new venture from BBC One and BBC Children in Need for 2019 which involves some of the UK’s biggest names from stage and screen as they band together to produce an entire album of cover songs whilst helping to make a positive difference to the […]
The third album from Scottish band The LaFontaines who are signed to Silva Screen’s So Recordings division has landed them Top 40 success today. The rap rockers from Motherwell also dominate the Scottish Chart, only kept from number one by Bruce Springsteen and achieving better sales than new releases from Madonna and Bastille. The Skinny […]
Good Omens – Original Television Soundtrack Music by David Arnold The soundtrack to the TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens is now available to stream and download. With music by David Arnold, the award-winning composer of Sherlock and Casino Royale. This soundtrack perfectly complements the Good Omens’ drama and visual sensibilities, […]
The Ivors celebrate excellence in songwriting and screen composition, across works released in the UK during 2018. And Silva Screen Records are proud to announce that Authur Sharpe’s score for the second television series of Flowers has been nominated in the ‘Best Television Soundtrack’ category. See the full list of nominations for The Ivors 2019 […]
A celebration of The Music from Game of Thrones, Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit Live In Concert Tuesday 23 April 2019 At The London Palladium BOOK TICKETS A presentation by Senbla and Silva Screen Live: Click here for more info on the event Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify + More Info […]
Record Store Day 2019
March 4, 2019
Taking place on Saturday 13th April 2019, Silva Screen Records are proud to announce 4 exclusive vinyl releases for this year’s Record Store Day UK… THE STONE TAPE Music by Desmond Briscoe & The BBC Radiophonic Workshop The first ever release of this original television soundtrack with music and sounds by Desmond Briscoe and The […]
Doctor Who Series 11 – The original television soundtrack with music by Segun Akinola, is available to purchase now! Released today (11/01/2019) on Deluxe Edition Digipak and Standard Jewelcase CD and to stream/download everywhere, including from: Amazon • iTunes / Apple • Spotify Download the digital booklet Click here for more info Deluxe Edition CD […]
Released digitally today (January 4), Benji Merrison’s soundtrack to the documentary ‘General Magic’. The award winning documentary is the story about the 1989 Silicon Valley startup, and how great vision and epic failure changed the tech industry and inevitably the world. From the first smartphones to social media, e-commerce and even emojis, the film tracks […]
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 ‘A Box of Delights’ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Wiseman 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 […]
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, the music of The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and The Hobbit will be celebrated in a […]
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. Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify + More Info Doctor Who – Series 9 Murray Gold Doctor Who – Series 9 […]
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. Label Store Amazon iTunes / […]
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. This 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This year Silva Screen has provided the soundtrack releases to some of the highest rated and most watched TV shows of 2017. Blue Planet II made the biggest splash at number one with over 14m viewers for its October debut. With a moving soundtrack to the series by Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea and David Fleming […]
David Temple MBE
January 5, 2018
Silva Screen Records send their 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 at the age of eighteen when he joined the London Philharmonic Choir. He taught himself to read music and was, within weeks, singing […]
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
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 […]
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. Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify + More […]
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. Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify + More Info Blue Planet II Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, David […]
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! 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 […]
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 […]
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. Click here to see the advert Listen to more by The Singing Accountant: Label Store Amazon Spotify + More Info The Singing Accountant Vol.2 – Beyond The Sea Keith Ferreira The Singing Accountant […]
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. […]
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: The full soundtrack is available worldwide to purchase or stream: Amazon / iTunes / Spotify Label Store Am
‘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 — Music+Sound
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 […]
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.
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’ — Ivor Novello Awards (@TheIvors) [&h
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. Label Store Amazon iTunes / Apple Spotify […]
‘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
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
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
      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 […]
  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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
  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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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’
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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). […]
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
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 [
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
                    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 […]
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 […]
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.
  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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 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’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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]

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