Vernon Elliott

English bassoon player. Born 27 July 1912. Died 12 October 1996
Vernon Elliott
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1912-07-27
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Vernon Elliott

Vernon Elliott Biography (Wikipedia)

Vernon Pelling Elliott (27 July 1912 – 12 October 1996) was a British bassoonist, conductor and composer.

Born into a musical family in 1912, Elliott took up the bassoon at a very early age. From then on he had an eventful, busy and very musical life, one which saw him as a founder member of the Philharmonia Orchestra, a regular player at the Royal Opera House, a much-valued member of Benjamin Britten's English Opera Group orchestra, a conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, longtime professor at Trinity College of Music, London and occasional writer.

In ?1959 he was asked to help Oliver Postgate by writing a bassoon theme for Ivor the Engine. He went on to compose the highly evocative music to the Smallfilms productions of Noggin the Nog, The Seal of Neptune, Pogles' Wood, Pingwings and Clangers. A compilation album of his work for Clangers was released in 2001 and an album of his music for Ivor the Engine and Pogles' Wood was also released

Elliott was a keen sailor, skier and bee-keeper.

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Ivor The Engine - Suite (Main Theme)
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Ivor The Engine - Suite (Main Theme)
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The Clangers Theme
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The Clangers Theme
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Teapots fall from Space (The Clangers)
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Teapots fall from Space (The Clangers)

Teapots fall from Space (The Clangers)

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cruising theme (ivor the engine)
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cruising theme (ivor the engine)
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Useful Musical Sequences
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Useful Musical Sequences
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Intro & Dialogue (The Clangers)
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Intro & Dialogue (The Clangers)
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Ivor The Engine (Main Theme)
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Ivor The Engine (Main Theme)
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Ivor the Engine - suite for bassoon and piano
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Ivor the Engine - suite for bassoon and piano
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Ivor the Engine
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Ivor the Engine
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