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Sidney Torch (1908–1990)

Leading composer-conductor of familiar orchestral music and a famed British organist. Born of Russian parents at 27 Tottenham Court in London, his father, Morris Torchinsky, was a professional trombonist and encouraged his son to excel. Sidney studied piano at the Blackheath Conservatoire, then became accompanist to violinist Albert Sandler and an... See full bio »

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Carnival Music Department
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 2014 Red Army (Documentary) (writer: "Red Square Review" - as Sydney Torch)
 2012 Newsround (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 20/12/2012: 17:00 (2012) ... (performer: "Barnacle Bill" Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope)
  SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (music - 17 episodes, 2000 - 2007) (writer - 3 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (performer - 1 episode, 2001)
- The Pink Purloiner/Squid Wood (2007) ... (music: "Comic Walk" - uncredited)
- The Thing/Hocus Pocus (2007) ... (music: "Comic Walk")
- New Leaf/Once Bitten (2006) ... (music: "Comic Walk" - uncredited)
- All That Glitters/Wishing You Well (2006) ... (music: "Comic Walk")
- Ghost Host/Chimps Ahoy (2006) ... (writer: "Comic Walk" - uncredited)
 2003 Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Stimpy's Pregnant (2003) ... (music: "Drama Sting 7" - uncredited)
- Altruists (2003) ... (music: "Drama Sting 7", "Drama Sting 2" - uncredited)
- Ren Seeks Help (2003) ... (music: "Drama Sting 7" - uncredited)
 1998 Oh Yeah! Cartoons (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Jamal the Funny Frog: Mind the Baby, Jamal/Thatta Boy/Hobart: The Weedkeeper (1998) ... (music: "Flying Start" - uncredited)
- The Man with No Nose/Youngstar 3/Hey Look! (1998) ... (music: "Flying Start" - uncredited)
 1997 KaBlam! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Won't Stick to Most Dental Work (1997) ... (music: "Love in the Sun" - uncredited)
 1994 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Gum, Disease (1994) ... (music: "All Strings and Fancy Free" - uncredited)
 1983 Privates on Parade (music: "Ooh La La" - uncredited)
 1978 The Stud (arranger: "Hark the Herald Angels Sing", "O Come All Ye Faithful", "The First Noel" - uncredited)
 1977 Ripping Yarns (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Murder at Moorstones Manor (1977) ... (music: "Beware" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
 1969-1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- It's Supposed to Be Thicker Than Water (1970) ... (writer: "Bring on the Girls")
- For the Girl Who Has Everything (1969) ... (writer: "Bring on the Girls")
- That's How Murder Snowballs (1969) ... (writer: "Bring on the Girls")
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (performer: "Off Beats Mood" - uncredited)
 1967-1968 The Prisoner (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Girl Who Was Death (1968) ... (writer: "Bring on the Girls" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sting No. 9 - Shivers 3 Mounting Chords", "Sting No. 3 - Ominous 4 Mounting Chords" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
- It's Your Funeral (1967) ... (writer: "Chappell's Changing Scenes No. 3: Section 5 - Death, Crash by Gong" - uncredited)
- The General (1967) ... (writer: "Off Beat Moods Part 1: Section 3 - Dramatic Sustained" - uncredited)
- A. B. and C. (1967) ... (writer: "Eastside: Section 2 - Suspense in Rhythm" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
- The Chimes of Big Ben (1967) ... (writer: "Romantic Sad Lonely Theme" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
 1967 A Challenge for Robin Hood (music: "Unknown Danger" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
 1961 The Never Never Murder (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1961 The Square Mile Murder (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1961 The Grand Junction Case (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1961 The Silent Weapon (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1960 Evidence in Concrete (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1960 The Last Train (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1960 The Dover Road Mystery (Short) (music: "Changing Scenes", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1958-1959 Blue Peter (TV Series) (performer - 63 episodes)
- Episode #1.63 (1959) ... (performer: "Barnacle Bill" Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope)
- Episode #1.62 (1959) ... (performer: "Barnacle Bill" Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope)
- Episode #1.61 (1959) ... (performer: "Barnacle Bill" Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope)
- Episode #1.60 (1959) ... (performer: "Barnacle Bill" Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope)
- Episode #1.59 (1959) ... (performer: "Barnacle Bill" Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope)
 1959 The Unseeing Eye (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1959 Great Van Robbery (music: "Samba Sud" - uncredited)
 1958 Crime of Honour (Short) (music: "Stings" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
 1958 Print of Death (Short) (music: "Ominous" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
 1957 Aldrig i livet (music: "Striungs in Soliloquy" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
 1957 Night Crossing (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1957 The Mail Van Murder (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited) / (music: "Stings" - as Denis Rycoth, uncredited)
 1957 The Tyburn Case (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1957 Inside Information (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1957 Suspended Alibi (music: "Stings", "Suspense" - uncredited)
 1957 Bullet from the Past (Short) (music: "Mysterious", "Suspense", "Dramatic Bridges", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1957 The Lonely House (Short) (music: "Suspense", "Dramatic Bridges", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1956 Tarps Elin (music: "On a Spring Note" - uncredited)
 1956 Person Unknown (Short) (music: "Beware Mountains", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1956 Destination Death (Short) (music: "Dramatic Bridges", "Changing Scenes", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1956 The Case of the River Morgue (Short) (music: "Stings", "Dramatic Scenes")
 1955 Murder Anonymous (Short) (music: "Horror", "Suspense", "Sea Adventure", "Dramatic Action", "Eastside", "Dramatic Bridges", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1955 They Can't Hang Me (music: "Villainy", "Stings", "Iron Curtain", "Dramatic Action", "Suspense", "Waterfront", "Strings In Soliloquy" - uncredited)
 1955 The Mysterious Bullet (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1955 The Deadliest Sin (music: "Stings", "Suspense", "Sad Story", "Eastside", "Changing Scenes" - uncredited)
 1955 The Stateless Man (Short) (music: "Changing Scenes", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1955 Night Plane to Amsterdam (Short) (music: "Crime Cameos" - uncredited)
 1955 Snowdrift at Bleath Gill (Documentary short) (music: "Iron Curtain" - uncredited)
 1954 En natt på Glimmingehus (music: "Comic Cuts" - uncredited)
 1954 Passenger to Tokyo (Short) (music: "Crime Cameos", "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1954 Fatal Journey (Short) (music: "Dramatic Scenes" - uncredited)
 1954 Late Night Final (Short) (music: "The Duel" - uncredited)
 1954 The Blazing Caravan (Short) (music: "Changing Scenes" - uncredited)
 1953 It's a Grand Life (music: "Comic Cuts")
 1953 The Missing Man (Short) (music: "Crime Cameos", "Changing Scenes" - uncredited)
 1952 Treasure Hunt (music: "Comic Cuts" - uncredited)
 1951 The Name's the Same (TV Series) (performer: "Shooting Star")
 1950 The Magnet (music: "Samba Sud" - uncredited)
 1948 Biografía de la locomotora (Short documentary) ("Themes from:)
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