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John McCarthy (IX) (1916–2009)

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(age 92)

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Amadeus Music Department
Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun Soundtrack
The Believers
The Believers Music Department
Meeting Venus
Meeting Venus Music Department


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 1992 Beethoven Lives Upstairs (TV Movie) (music consultant)
 1991 Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (TV Movie) (music coordinator)
 1991 Meeting Venus (chorus master)
 1991/I Atlantis (Documentary) (chorus master - as The John Mc Carthy Ambrosian Singers)
 1987 The Believers (conductor: The Ambrosian Singers)
 1984 Amadeus (conductor: Ambrosian Opera Chorus)
 1983 The Mikado (TV Movie) (chorus master)
 1982 Princess Ida (TV Movie) (choir master)
 1982 Monsignor (choral master)
 1981 Chariots of Fire (vocal director - uncredited)
 1979 Quincy's Quest (choral master)
 1979 Oresteia (TV Mini-Series) (chorus master - 3 episodes)
- Furies (1979) ... (chorus master)
- Grave Gifts (1979) ... (chorus master)
- Agamemnon (1979) ... (chorus master)
 1979 Thomas and Sarah (TV Series) (director - 1 episode)
- Return to Gethyn (1979) ... (director: The Ambrosian Singers)
 1974 Sounds Like Les Dawson (TV Special) (musical arrangements)
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 2008 Two Lovers (performer: "L'Elisir D'Amore: Una Furtiva Lagrima (Act 2)" (1831))
 1989 A Chorus of Disapproval (arranger: "Fill Every Glass", "Fox May Steal", "O Polly", "Let Us Take The Road", "Youth's the Season", "Would You Have A Young Virgin", "Lilliburlero", "Gin Thou Wert Mine Awn Thing" Traditional - uncredited)
 1987 Empire of the Sun (arranger: "SUO GAN") / (performer: "SUO GAN")

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The John Mc Carthy Ambrosian Singers

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