Christopher Gunning
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1944-08-05
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Christopher Gunning

Christopher Gunning Biography (Wikipedia)

Christopher Gunning (born 5 August 1944) is an English composer of concert works and music for films and television.

Gunning was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where his tutors included Edmund Rubbra and Richard Rodney Bennett.

Gunning's film and TV compositions have received many awards, including the 2007 BAFTA Award for Best Film Music for La Vie en Rose, as well as three additional awards for Agatha Christie's Poirot, Middlemarch, and Porterhouse Blue. He also has won three Ivor Novello Awards, for the TV miniseries Rebecca, and the film scores for Under Suspicion (1991), and Firelight (1997). His other film scores include Goodbye Gemini (1970), Hands of the Ripper (1971), Ooh... You Are Awful (1972), the film version of Man About the House (1974), In Celebration (1975), Rogue Male (1976), Charlie Muffin (1979), Rise and Fall of Idi Amin (1981), When the Whales Came (1989), Lighthouse Hill (2004) and Grace of Monaco (2014).

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The Theme From Agatha Christie's Poirot
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The Theme From Agatha Christie's Poirot
John Williams, Nino Rota & Christopher Gunning
Love Theme from The Godfather
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Love Theme from The Godfather
Christopher Gunning
Piano Sonata - I. Toccata Fugato
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Piano Sonata - I. Toccata Fugato
Christopher Gunning
Houseboat Party No.3
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Houseboat Party No.3
Christopher Gunning
Agatha Christie's Poirot
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Agatha Christie's Poirot
Christopher Gunning
String Quartet No. 1 (I Passacaglia)
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String Quartet No. 1 (I Passacaglia)
BBC Philharmonic conducted by Rumon Gamba & Christopher Gunning
La Mome Piaf
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La Mome Piaf
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Symphony No. 4
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Symphony No. 4
Christopher Gunning
Christopher Gunning - Poirot Variations (excerpt)
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Christopher Gunning - Poirot Variations (excerpt)
Christopher Gunning
Oboe Concerto – last movement (Vivo)
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Oboe Concerto – last movement (Vivo)
Christopher Gunning
The theme to Poirot
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The theme to Poirot
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