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Dan Jones wins his THIRD Ivor Novello Award

Ivor-4-with-words.png We are thrilled and delighted to announce that Faber Music composer Dan Jones won in the television category for his score for The Miniaturist at the Ivor Novello Awards ceremony on 31st May. Read more

Marc Sylvan - King of TV

MarcSylvan_GameShows.jpg As of Monday 28th May, a breath-taking array of Marc Sylvan’s themes and other music will be heard across the TV channels between 4pm and 6.30pm Read more

Faber Music Signs John Harle

John Harle.jpg Faber Music is delighted to have signed a general publishing agreement with the acclaimed saxophonist and composer John Harle. As a composer for film and TV John has over 100 credits (perhaps the best known of which is his theme for the BBC’s long-running Silent Witness), and is the recipient of an Ivor Novello Award and two Royal Television Society Awards. Read more

Faber Music Sign YolanDa Brown

YolanDa Brown 4.jpg Faber Music’s Commercial Rights Department is delighted to have signed an agreement with the double MOBO Award-winning saxophonist and composer YolanDa Brown Read more

Altamira soundtrack released

Altamira_soundtrack_album_cover.jpg In 2015 Evelyn Glennie and Mark Knopfler collaborated on the score for the Hugh-Hudson directed feature film Altamira, starring Rupert Everett and Antonio Banderas which was released in Spain in April 2016. Read more

Faber Music and LSO forge new alliance

LSO-Logo.jpg We are delighted to announce the signing of an agreement with the London Symphony Orchestra, under which we represent their extensive catalogue of recorded music for sync. Read more

Sarah Warne Scores Prey for ITV

prey.jpg Sarah Warne has scored the second series of the BAFTA nominated drama Prey for ITV. The new series, which premieres on December the 9th, sees Rosie Cavaliero reprise her role as DS Susan Reinhardt and also stars Philip Glenister in the role of prison officer David Murdoch. Read more

Harry Escott Scores River For The BBC

1P5B4950.jpg Harry Escott has scored the new drama River for the BBC. The drama, written by Abi Morgan creator of The Hour, stars Last Tango In Halifax actor Nicola Walker and from Sweden Stellan Skarsgård, best known as Martin Vanger in the 2011 movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Read more

Trailer for Adam Cork scored musical London Road released

Adam-Cork-08.jpg A first look at the Adam Cork scored film production of London Road has been released. Hailed as a remarkable, groundbreaking work during two sell-out runs at the National Theatre, the feature film adaptation of London Road reunites the award-winning team, with a script by Alecky Blythe and music by Adam Cork, and directed by Rufus Norris. Read more

Faber Music Sync

Media-Site-Banner-2.jpg We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new website dedicated to our catalogue available for sync. Developed in conjunction with Synctank the new site will be home to all our rock and pop artists and an opportunity to explore our extensive classical and film and television catalogues. Read more

Introducing Mark Bradshaw

bradshaw.jpg Mark Bradshaw is an exciting new film composer and has already been involved with plenty of interesting and highly successful projects. Read more

Goldheart Assembly Sign to Faber Music

Goldheart Assembly Sign to Faber Music Faber Music is delighted to have signed an exclusive publishing agreement with the pop band Goldheart Assembly. Praised by The Guardian for their "life-affirming melodies [that] remind you why you fell in love with pop", this six-piece band was recently tipped by taste-maker Steve Lamacq (in an interview in the Independent on Sunday) as one of the bands to watch in 2013. Read more

Carl Davis' Sheet Music Goes Digital

Carl Davis' Sheet Music Goes Digital A selection of Carl Davis' most popular works have been specially re-formatted as digital sheet music, which may be downloaded and printed instantly wherever you are! Read more

Howard Goodall Awarded CBE

Howard Goodall Awarded CBE Faber Music is thrilled to congratulate Howard Goodall on his CBE awarded in the New Year Honour's List 2011, given in recognition of his capacity as National Ambassador for Singing, for services to Music Education. Read more

Howard Goodall unwraps Christmas treats at Oxford's Sheldonian Theatre

Howard Goodall unwraps Christmas treats at Oxford's Sheldonian Theatre Premieres abound when Howard Goodall brings a festive Christmas programme to Oxford on 16 December. Together with Enchanted Voices and Oxford Philomusica, he premieres choral/orchestral versions of a number of tracks from his 'Enchanted Carols' and 'Pelican in the Wilderness' albums, plus Autumn and Winter for cello and orchestra from his score to Alan Titchmarsh's 'The Seasons'. Read more

Howard Goodall's 'Love Story' transfers to London's West End

Howard Goodall's 'Love Story' transfers to London's West End 'Love Story' is an affecting new musical by Howard Goodall, to a book and lyrics by Stephen Clark, after the celebrated novella by Erich Segal. It premiered in Chichester on 29 May, where it was lauded by the national press and is now transferring to London’s West End. Read more

Carl Davis: New Oratorio Confirmed

Carl Davis: New Oratorio Confirmed Carl Davis is now at work on an important commission from the Hallé Concerts Society for a 45-minute work for orchestra, children’s choir, speaking chorus and two actors. Read more

The Iron Mask in Birmingham 2010

The Iron Mask in Birmingham 2010 From Lichfield to Liverpool and from Kuala Lumpur to Washington, Carl Davis keeps up a hectic schedule of travel, presenting a variety of programmes to packed houses – Bond to Beatles – and of course his own uniquely programmed concerts along with silent film presentations. Read more

‘Pelican in the Wilderness’ – Goodall choral album brokers No 10 coalition!

‘Pelican in the Wilderness’ – Goodall choral album brokers No 10 coalition! ‘Pelican in the Wilderness’ is Howard Goodall’s third disc with crack female choir Enchanted Voices. It’s a collection of Psalm settings, released on the Classic FM label. It was reported in the UK press to be the music of choice for both David Cameron and Nick Clegg, as they hatched out the final terms of the new coalition Government! Read more

Howard Goodall: New Signing for Faber Music

Faber Music is honoured and delighted to announce the signing of an exclusive publishing agreement with Howard Goodall. A household name for his popular film and television scores - ranging from The Vicar of Dibley to Blackadder and Bean – Howard Goodall is also very much in the public eye as the Government’s “Singing Ambassador”, masterminding the National Singing Programme (for which Faber Music is providing publishing services). Faber Music already publishes a number of Howard’s most impo Read more

Howard Goodall Interactive Choral Brochure Now Online

Howard Goodall Interactive Choral Brochure Now Online We're delighted to announce that our interactive Howard Goodall choral catalogue is now available online. The user-friendly interface includes scrolling-page-technology, click-throughs to order each title, extracts of printed scores and links to external sites such as Amazon. Read more

Lacey Composes Music for ITV's Monday Monday

Lacey Composes Music for ITV's Monday Monday With a stellar ensemble cast including Cold Feet star Fay Ripley and film and TV star Jenny Agutter the scene is set in an office where not all relationships are professional, the head of Human Resources finds solace in booze, and the company's chief executive finds his position under threat by a highly ambitious woman determined to make her way to the top. Read more

Simon Lacey Music for Monday Monday

Simon Lacey Music for Monday Monday Simon Lacey has provided the music for ITV1's new seven-part comedy drama series "Monday Monday": going out each Monday evening from July 13th. Starring Fay Ripley, Holly Aird, Morven Christie and Jenny Agutter, Monday Monday is set in the head office of struggling supermarket chain, Butterworth's. Gareth Mclean, The Guardian's TV Editor, has described it as "warm, smart and funny - a return to form for ITV drama". A DVD of the series will be released in August. Read more

'Enchanted Voices' Tops the Charts

'Enchanted Voices' Tops the Charts Howard Goodall’s most recent disc, Howard Goodall’s Enchanted Voices soared to the top of the charts on iTunes, Amazon and HMV, and was still at No 1 in the UK Classical Chart some three months later. Read more

Good on Release Friday 17th April

Good on Release Friday 17th April The highly anticipated feature "Good" is out for release in cinemas on 17th April 2009. Starring Viggo Mortensen and music by Simon Lacey! Reviews for the movie: "Sensitively and intelligently crafted.” - Red Reed, NEW YORK OBSERVER I was riveted from beginning to end.” - Stephen Farber, HOLLYWOOD LIFE Read more

Dan Jones Music for Darwin: Tree of Life

Dan Jones Music for Darwin: Tree of Life Dan Jones provided the music for the BBC's Darwin Season programme "Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life". Featuring David Attenborough the program delves into the significance of Darwin's theory on evolution through re-walking the steps of the theorist's life and discoveries. Read more

Marc Sylvan Writes Music for Total Wipeout

Marc Sylvan Writes Music for Total Wipeout Marc Sylvan provided the music for BBC One's extraordinary new game show Total Wipeout, amassing 7,000,000 views on it's first transmission. Presented by Richard Hammond and Amanda Byram, the show challenges contestants to conquer one of television's largest and most extreme obstacle courses in the hope of winning the £10,000 cash prize. Read more

BAFTA Nomination for Dan Jones' Dead Set

BAFTA Nomination for Dan Jones' Dead Set E4's highly profiled horror drama Dead Set has recieved a BAFTA nomination for "Best Drama Serial". With Charlie Brooker's writing, Dan Jones' music and a 5 star rating, the thriller has been released for purchase on DVD. Read more

Dan Jones Music for Dead Set

Dan Jones Music for Dead Set Dan Jones provided the music for E4's new high-profile horror drama, Dead Set. Written by Charlie Brooker, the Big Brother audience bites back. Literally... Read more

Acclaim for Howard Goodall's Eternal Light

Acclaim for Howard Goodall's Eternal Light The EMI Classics recording of Howard Goodall’s Eternal Light: A Requiem – a 40-minute work for soloists, chorus, keyboards and strings – has proved a firm favourite with UK listeners, following its nationwide release on 22 September. Read more

Marc Sylvan Music for ‘The Kids are All Right’

Marc Sylvan Music for ‘The Kids are All Right’ Marc Sylvan has composed the music for BBC1’s new Saturday night quiz-show, The Kids are All Right. Hosted by John Barrowman, the show pits a team of adults against a group of super-smart, super-fast ‘Superkids’. Thousands of pounds are at stake as the kids try to prove that they really are ‘All Right’. The Kids are All Right is produced by Initial (an Endemol company) and starts to air weekly from Saturday 12th April, at 6:05pm on BBC1. Read more

Carl Davis Music for Cranford

Carl Davis Music for Cranford Based on three novels by Elizabeth Gaskell, the five-part Cranford, starring Dame Judi Dench, was the highlight of the BBC's Autumn schedule. This five-part drama was broadcast on BBC One. Carl Davis's music is a typical tour-de-force. The piano score for Carl's superb theme is available for download here, through Faber Music's Express Print Music site. Read more

Faber Music Congratulates Dame Evelyn Glennie

We warmly congratulate Evelyn Glennie on her elevation, in the New Year Honours List, to Dame Companion of the Order of the British Empire. This richly deserved honour recognises her outstanding contribution to music. Evelyn's most recent composition credit is her collaboration with Simon Rogers on music for Jon Blair's documentary film for More 4, "South Africa: Murder Most Foul", presented by Antony Sher. Evelyn previously worked with Jon Blair on his series "The Age of Terror". Read more

Marc Sylvan Scores BBC Scotland News Theme

Marc Sylvan Scores BBC Scotland News Theme We are very proud to announce that Marc Sylvan has been commissioned to write the theme for the BBC's Reporting Scotland. This is BBC Scotland's flagship television news programme, providing in-depth coverage of stories from around Scotland plus sport and weather Monday-Friday. The programme is currently being relaunched, with a new title sequence complemented by Marc's contemporary theme and sound design beds throughout the show. This relaunch coincides with BBC Scotland's move of their hea Read more

Lacey's Theme for ‘British Film Forever’ and ‘Good’

Lacey's Theme for ‘British Film Forever’ and ‘Good’ Simon Lacey composed the theme for the BBC's British Film Forever, a seven-part primetime series for BBC Two. The series was made with the support of the British Film Institute and the UK Film Council. British Film Forever forms the centrepiece of the BBC's Summer Of British Film season, an unique television event celebrating the rich heritage of British film. Jessica Hynes (Spaced, Shaun Of The Dead) guides us through the series examining British film by genre, with highlights from over 200 Read more

Carl Davis Theme for BBC World Cup Coverage

Carl Davis Theme for BBC World Cup Coverage Carl Davis has created an arrangement of Handel's "See the Conquering Hero Comes", recorded with the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Singers, which will be used as the theme tune for the BBC's World Cup coverage this summer. The arrangement can be heard on http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/world_cup_2006/4932268.stm Read more

Lacey scores Pickles – The Dog That Won The World Cup

Simon Lacey has scored ITV's film about Pickles the dog, who uncovered the World Cup when it was stolen in 1966. This is a CGI animation/live action film made by Impossible Pictures, the team behind BBC1's Walking With Dinosaurs. Harry Enfield provides the voice of the animatronic dog with Paul Kaye as its owner. Directed by Gavin Millar and Produced by Keith Thompson, the film will be broadcast at 4pm on Saturday 3rd June 2006, on ITV1. Read more

New Films Scored by Stephen Warbeck

New Films Scored by Stephen Warbeck Two recently released films, On A Clear Day and The Oyster Farmer, have original scores by Faber's Oscar-winning composer Stephen Warbeck. On A Clear Day, directed by Gaby Dellal and starring Peter Mullan and Brenda Blethyn, was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. Now out in the UK it is scheduled for US release by Focus Features later this year. The Oyster Farmer, written and directed by Anna Reeves, was released in Australia in July. A love story abou Read more

Jeremy Sams Wins Ivor Novello Award for Best Score

Jeremy Sams Wins Ivor Novello Award for Best Score We are proud to announce that Jeremy Sams’ score for the film Enduring Love has won the Ivor Novello Award for "Best Score for a Feature Film". This is the second year running that a Faber Music Media composer has picked up this prestigious award – Dan Jones having received the award in 2004 for his Max score. Jeremy’s score beat off tough competition from fellow nominees George Fenton and Harry Gregson-Williams. Based on the best-selling novel by Ian McEwan, the film tells the story of Read more

Carl Davis awarded CBE

Carl Davis awarded CBE Carl Davis has been awarded a CBE (Hon.) for his services to music. This is just recognition for a major talent who, although a US citizen, has lived in the UK since the 1960s. There can be few music-lovers in the UK who have not been touched by his music and personality, whether by the wealth of film and TV scores, the ballet music, or by the lively and varied concerts he conducts up and down the country. Read more

Simon Lacey Scores Life Before Birth for Channel 4

Simon Lacey Scores Life Before Birth for Channel 4 Simon Lacey has composed the music for Channel 4’s groundbreaking documentary film, Life Before Birth, which explores the journey from conception to birth. The film provides entirely new and astounding insights into the secrets of life in the womb and the crucial moments in life's evolution. Set to an original poem by Roger McGough, Life Before Birth offers an unforgettable journey using the latest 4D scanning techniques, groundbreaking photography and models created by the visual effects Read more

Simon Lacey Scores Twisted Tales for BBC3

Simon Lacey Scores Twisted Tales for BBC3 Simon Lacey has composed the music for 4 episodes of BBC3’s new dark comedy, Twisted Tales. With intense scripts written by a mix of established writers and upcoming talent, each story is a self-contained episode with a mysterious twist. The tales set out to spook the brain and tickle the funny bone, so be prepared to expect the unexpected. With titles such as The Irredeemable Brain of Dr Heinrich Hunsecker, The Patter of Tiny Feet and Whacked, Simon’s episodes promise to make compelling Read more

Jeremy Sams Scores Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love

Jeremy Sams Scores Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love Best known for the romantic comedy Notting Hill and the pulp thriller Changing Lanes, Enduring Love is a gripping psychological drama from director Roger Michell. Based on the best-seller novel by Ian McEwan, the film tells the story of a couple whose lives interlock with an obsessive stranger after witnessing a tragic accident. Enduring Love follows in the footsteps of last year’s equally provocative The Mother, also directed by Michell with a jazz-style score by Jeremy. After screenings at Read more

Motion’s ‘Chamber Music IV' used in ‘Transport for London’ commercial

Motion’s ‘Chamber Music IV' used in ‘Transport for London’ commercial David’s Chamber Music IV has been chosen as the soundtrack for Transport for London’s current advertising campaign. The commercial is currently being aired on TV and radio in the London region, and will be in cinemas from January. Chamber Music IV is taken from David’s album Neo-Classic, which is available to buy from Faber Music - to request a copy, please email media@fabermusic.com David recently collaborated with Evelyn Glennie on the score for ITV’s 8th series of Trial & Retribution, s Read more

John Lewis Partnership Commissions Carl Davis

John Lewis Partnership Commissions Carl Davis Carl Davis has recently completed a commission for unaccompanied SATB chorus from The John Lewis Partnership to mark the completion of the major development of the Peter Jones Department Store in Sloane Square, London. Read more

‘Napoléon’ on London’s South Bank

‘Napoléon’ on London’s South Bank London audiences will be able to enjoy one of the great film experiences when Carl Davis’s score to Abel Gance’s classic silent Napoléon is performed live with the film in London’s Royal Festival Hall on 4 and 5 December 2004. Davis will conduct the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Read more

ITV's latest series of Trial & Retribution - TX 11th & 12th October

ITV's latest series of Trial & Retribution - TX 11th & 12th October Evelyn Glennie, who created the music for the first six series of Lynda La Plante's ground-breaking drama 'Trial & Retribution' returns to score the eighth series with her new collaborator David Motion. Delving into the shadowy, seductive world of the wealthy elite, Trial & Retribution VIII is described as a twisted tale of murder and vice. Read more

Chaplin Films & Davis Scores on DVD

Chaplin Films & Davis Scores on DVD Charlie Chaplin’s series of 12 short films for The Mutual Film Company (known as “The Mutuals”) are widely regarded by film buffs as the pinnacle of his comic achievement. With the multi-talented genius as producer, director, screenplay writer and main star they launched him onto the world’s screens in such classics as The Immigrant, The Cure and The Adventurer. Read more

Dan Jones Wins Ivor Novello Award for Best Score

Dan Jones Wins Ivor Novello Award for Best Score We are proud to announce that Dan Jones' score for the film "Max" has won the Ivor Novello Award for "Best Score for a Feature Film".... "Max", starring John Cusack and Noah Taylor, is the controversial first feature from director Menno Meyjes. It was recently released on DVD by Pathe in the UK (it is already available in the US). Read more

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