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Unmade Movie Themes


Unmade Movie Themes (album cover)Finally, my biggest lockdown project hits the streets, courtesy of Faber Music, Altitude X Faber and BMG:

Unmade Movie Themes

Unmade Movie Themes is my first library album, production music briefed to be reminiscent of Pixar film scores, piano-led but with a mix of live virtuoso soloists and digital instruments superbly mastered by Thomas Hewitt-Jones.

May not yet be up in all regions of the Globe but getting there. Godspeed to it, and anybody looking for music for their next huge film/TV/advert please give it a listen.
Oh, and have a listen anyway, its nice background.


Where can I See or Hear Neil?


Shackleton's SOUTHNeil recently scored the BFI release of
Shackleton's SOUTH - in cinemas now!
Click here for full details and to book.


REVIEWS

"One of the great movie-going events of the year was the screening at the Barbican (Piccadilly) with Neil Brand's bluesy new score played live."
Philip French The Observer - June 2004'Above all else, Brand’s score has breathed new life into an already outstanding piece of work. He, along with the combined efforts of Brock and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, has taken each of the film’s signature themes and developed them to an unprecedented degree.

At times humorous and sweet, at others threatening and frightening, Blackmail, with this score, is surely as powerful and effective as any of Hitchcock’s most acclaimed achievements.'
Cinevue 2009

Click to hear a sample from Piano Dreams - Reverie

Please click the image to hear a sample of "Reverie".


Visit Neil's GoFundMe Page


Neil Brand - Out of the Dark Silent Movie Themes. Now available on Amazon.


THE SILENT PIANIST SPEAKS

"...the Doyen of silent film accompanists..." Torin Douglas Today Programme - BBC Radio 4 "Brand's skill and charisma as a performer are unquestionable."
Three Weeks

"This is a show which is never dull and you are in the company of a master of art and technique."
one4review

"Brand's improvised piano playing elevates silent movies from crude slapstick to subtle ballet."
Guardian 2007


Neil Brand’s Bells and Whistles (YouTube Channel)


The Sound of Movie Musicals with Neil Brand

Composer and musician Neil Brand presents a series on the movie musical - from Hollywood to China and the USSR, and from Snow White and Gene Kelly to Grease and La La Land.

The M. R. James
BBC Radio Collection

Dramatisations and readings of his classic ghost stories
M. R. James Mark Gatiss (Read by) James D'Arcy (Read by) Anton Lesser (Read by) Julian Rhind-Tutt (Read by) Derek Jacobi (Read by) Fenella Woolgar (Read by) Full Cast (Read by)

Spine-tingling stories by M. R. James, plus a chilling original drama and two bonus programmes about his life and work

M. R. James was the master of the uncanny.
His classic supernatural stories have haunted readers for over a century, and been adapted countless times for radio, TV and film.

HIPPODROME SILENT FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE - Saturday 4th July:

Join us on Saturday 4 July at 20:00 BST (UTC+1) for an exclusive online viewing of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)...

Gepostet von Hippodrome Silent Film Festival am Sonntag, 28. Juni 2020