LMO record BBC World Cup Promos with Alex Baranowski

1 copyLMO recently recorded Alex Baranowski’s music which will front all the BBC’s World Cup coverage from Russia this summer.

Alex scored for a 26 piece string section, single woodwind, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone and timps. The recordings, which also featured World renowned Bass Sir John Tomlinson were made at Abbey Road studio 1. LMO was led by

2 copyJanice Graham who also contributed violin solos, and conducted by Andy Brown.

The sessions were produced by Alex Baranowski and engineered by Andy Dudman.

The BBC’s World Cup coverage starts soon on BBC1.

Steve leaves LMO!

Steve Fox, Company Secretary for the last 28 years, recently retired from LMO. Check out these photos from Steve’s retirement party which happened after a recent session at Abbey Road Studios!

 

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LMO score Next Gen with Alexis and Sam

1 smallLMO recently recorded Alexis and Sam’s score for Next Gen.

Next Gen is an animated action adventure comedy written and directed by Kevin R Adams and Joe Ksander. It tells the story of 2 boys who become friends in a society populated by robots.

Alexis Marsh and Samuel Jones scored for full orchestra over 2 days
(4 sessions).

2 smallThe largest group comprised 37 strings with 2 flutes, 1 one oboe, 2 clarinets and bassoon, (all with doubles). Brass lined up as 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone and tuba. David Juritz led LMO and the sessions were conducted by Chris Egan. The recordings took place at Air Lyndhurst Hall with Nick Woolage as engineer.

Next Gen is slated for a summer 2018 release and Netflix has reportedly
recently acquired Worldwide rights (outside China).

Three Girls win again!

3g 2Three Girls has won the 2018 Bafta TV Award for Best Mini – series in a recent star studded ceremony at London’s Royal Festival Hall. This follows 3 Girls’s outstanding success with 5 awards at the Royal Television Society Awards Ceremony 2018.

LMO recorded Natalie Holt‘s music for Three Girls in December 2016 at Abbey Road Studio 2.

Three Girls up for nomination again!

TG smallThe 2018 Bafta TV Awards has nominated 3 Girls for Best Mini – series, Best Leading actress (Molly Windsor), and Best Supporting Actress (Liv Hill). The results will be announced on May 13th. This follows 3 Girls’s outstanding success with 5 awards at the Royal Television Society Awards Ceremony 2018.

LMO recorded Natalie Holt‘s music for Three Girls in December 2016 at
Abbey Road Studio 2.

Three Girls wins five awards

1 smallThree Girls – a  three-part drama based on the true stories of victims of grooming and sexual abuse in Rochdalerecently won five awards at the Royal Television Society Awards Ceremony 2018.

LMO recorded Natalie Holt‘s music for Three Girls in December 2016 at Abbey Road Studio 2.

LMO record a new film for Endeavour with Barrington Pheloung

1 smallLMO recently recorded another film for the new Endeavour series 5 with composer Barrington Pheloung.

This film is produced by Neil Duncan and directed by Robert Quinn.

Barrington Pheloung scored for a 19 piece string section with flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, harp, piano, guitar and accordion. LMO was led by Rita Manning.

2 smallMatthew Slater assisted Barrington with orchestration and score preparation for the session which took place at Abbey Road studio 2, and was engineered by Paul Golding.

The new series of Endeavour starts broadcasting in January 2018.

Endeavour Series 5: Passenger from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

Endeavour Series 5: Colours from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

LMO record Legend of the Demon Cat with Klaus Badelt

AndyKlaus smallLMO recently recorded Klaus Badelt’s score for Legend of the Demon Cat.

This story is set in China during the Tang Dynasty (618–907). A demon cat appears and breaks the peace of the capital, Chang’an City, causing a series of strange events..

Klaus Badelt scored for a 40 piece string section with single woodwind (all with doubles). Brass lined up as 3 horns, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone and tuba. Janice Graham led LMO and the sessions were conducted by Andy Brown. Orchestrations were by Bob Elhai and the recordings took place at Abbey Road studio 1 with Jake Jackson as engineer.

Legend of the Demon Cat, directed by Chen Kaige and distributed by Emperor Motion Pictures Moonstone Entertainment was recently released in China and Japan.

Legend of the Demon Cat from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

LMO record a new film for Endeavour series 5 with Matthew Slater

1 smallLMO recently recorded Matthew Slater’s score for a new film in the fifth series of the hugely popular ITV Drama series Endeavour, starring Shaun Evans.

Matthew Slater scored for a 42 piece string section with clarinet (doubling bass clarinet) contra bassoon, 2 horns, bass trombone, harp, piano and guitar. LMO was led by Rita Manning who also contributed violin solos
after the orchestral session and conducted by the composer. The session was engineered by Paul Golding at Abbey Road Studio 1.

Endeavour series 5 is produced by Mammoth Screen and Masterpiece for ITV and started broadcasting in February 2018.

Endeavour – Cartouche from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

Endeavour Series 5: Muse from Andy Brown on Vimeo.

LMO record Fast and Furious Live with James Brett

1 smallLMO recently recorded James Brett’s score for Fast and Furious Live.

Fast and Furious is known as the franchise built on speed and is one of the most popular film series of all time with 8 films so far.

The adrenaline-fueled, two-hour show is set to be the most spectacular live arena production ever produced, featuring precision performance driving and newly created physics-defying stunts.

Fast and Furious live smallJames Brett wrote for 50 piece string section for 2 sessions and a 60 piece for another 2 sessions. Brass were involved in 3 sessions and comprised 6 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones and tuba.There were also solo sessions for electric and acoustic guitars and timps. Janice Graham led LMO and orchestrations were by Adam Langston. James Brett also conducted the sessions which took place at Abbey Road studio 1 and were engineered by Andy Dudman.

Produced by Universal Brand Development, Fast Live Productions and Live Nation Entertainment, Fast & Furious Live premiered at The O2, London on Friday 19 January 2018.

Fast and Furious Live from Andy Brown on Vimeo.