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Percy Grainger (1882–1961)

Australian composer Percy Grainger (1882-1961), while he wrote little that might be considered "serious" music, nevertheless produced both original pieces and arrangements that remain popular. He later became interested in what would become known as ethomusicology. Grainger became a United States citizen in 1918. Grainger left Australia in 1895 to... See full bio »

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Brassed Off Music Department
Howards End Soundtrack
Passion Music Department
Paradise Road Soundtrack


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 2016 English Country Lady Garden (Video short) (writer: "An English Country Garden")
 2014 TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... ("Turpin Hero", uncredited)
 2013 May the Best House Win (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nottingham (2013) ... ("English Country Garden", uncredited)
 1997 Paradise Road ("Country Gardens")
 1996 Brassed Off (writer: "Danny Boy")
 1992 Howards End (music: "Bridal Lullaby", "Mock Morris")
 1990 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hampered (1990) ... (writer: "Country Gardens" - uncredited)
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Edith (1985) ... (writer: "English Country Garden")
 1975 Man About the House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- How Does Your Garden Grow (1975) ... (writer: "Country Gardens")
 1975 Dad's Army (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Is There Honey Still for Tea? (1975) ... (writer: "Country Gardens" - uncredited)
 1972 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Show 12 (1972) ... (writer: "English Country Garden" - uncredited)
 1936 Calling the Tune (music: "Shepherd's Hey" - uncredited)
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 1999 Passion (music by)
 1996 Brassed Off (music arranger: "Danny Boy (Londonderry Air - uncredited)
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 2003 Secret Love (Short)

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Other Works:

Works: "Molly On the Shore"; "Shepherd's Hey"; "Irish Tune from County Derry"; "Clog Dance (Handel In the Strand)"; "Marching Song of Democracy"; "Kipling 'Jungle Book' Cycle" (mixed chorus and chamber orchestra); "The Warriors" (three pianofortes and orchestra); "In a Nutshell" (suite: piano and orchestra); "Lincolnshire Posy" (wind ... See more »

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One of his pupils was Bernard Herrmann

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