Paul Lewis Composer

Film, Television and Concert Composer.

Library Music

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SOME TV SERIES USING PL LIBRARY MUSIC

Spongebob Squarepants
Antiques Roadshow
Flog It
Bargain Hunt
Celebrity Bargain Hunt
Penelope Keith and the Fast Lady
Hairy Bikers 
What the Victorians Did for Us
Ben Fogle’s Escape in Time
A Place in the Sun
Come Dine with Me
Trinny and Susannah Undress
My Super Sweet 16
Dr. Who
World War I in Colour
Century of Warfare
Churchill’s Bodyguard
Great Romances of the 20th Century
Canada en Amour
Minder
Les Plus Belles Routes du Monde
Count Duckula
Dangermouse
Monty Python’s Flying Circus
The Benny Hill Show
Alexi Sayle's Stuff
The Russ Abbott Show
The Kenny Everett Show
The Dave Allen Show
The Two Ronnies
Q (Spike Milligan)
The Sullivans
Crossroads
The Onedin Line

SOME CINEMA FILMS WITH PL LIBRARY MUSIC

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (Mr. Creosote's throw-up theme)
And Now For Something Completely Different (Man with a Tape Recorder up his Nose)
Time Bandits (ship's orchestra playing as 'Titanic' sinks)
Jabberwocky (monster theme)
Murder by Decree
The Howling II

"Just one more wafer-thin mint?"

TV COMMERCIALS

Many library music usages, amongst them: Kit-e-Kat in Holland in the 1970s, twenty years of Whiskas Catfood in Germany in the 80s and 90s, and in the UK: Jiff Lemon ("Don't forget the pancakes on Jiff Lemon Day!") from 1985 to 98, Sarson's Vinegar and Harp Lager in the 70s, St. Bruno Tobacco and Dreft Washing Powder in the 60s.

FOOTNOTE

Paul's prolific output of library music ranges from 'straight' orchestral to solo instruments and small-group jazz, covering every facet of dramatic mood.

His earliest library pieces, recorded from 1962 onwards, were used regularly in Pathé and Movietone newsreels, for which he composed heroic marches and industrial music. The Severn Bridge was built, Sir Francis Chichester was knighted on Plymouth Hoe and Prince Charles greeted the cheering crowds after his investiture as Prince of Wales at Cærnarvon Castle to Paul's music.

Some suites, such as 'History Book of Music' and 'Music of the Victorian and Edwardian Era,' (De Wolfe,) 'Television Tensions' and 'Palm Court Selection,' (Studio G,) have been in constant use ever since they were first issued in the 1960s.

Paul Lewis pieces are to be found on the following labels: De Wolfe, Studio G, Chappell's, Boosey Media, JW Media (Weinberger, Inter-Art & BMP), Bruton/Southern Music, Bosworth, Mozart Edition, Chandos Music and Paxton/Atmosphere Music.


 



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