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Buxton Orr (1924–1997)

Buxton Orr was born in Glasgow but spent part of his early life in Bootle, Liverpool. Originally trained as doctor, he gave up medicine and switched to music, studying composition with Benjamin Frankel (1906-73). His music includes works in all genres, including songs, chamber music, works for brass and wind band, orchestral music, opera and music... See full bio »

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Suddenly, Last Summer
Fiend Without a Face
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 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Dismissal Leading to Lustfulness (1967) ... (conductor)
 1959 Suddenly, Last Summer (conductor)
 1959 First Man Into Space (conductor)
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series) (composer: additional music)
 1958 Corridors of Blood (conductor)
 1957 Miracle in Soho (composer: additional music - uncredited)
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 1964-1965 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Dimensions of Time (1965) ... (writer: "Musique Concrète (part 2)" - uncredited)
- The Brink of Disaster (1964) ... (writer: "Musique Concrète (part 2)" - uncredited)
 1961 The Silent Weapon (Short) (music: "Off Beat Dramatics" - uncredited)
 1958 Corridors of Blood (music: "Luverly Gin" - uncredited)

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