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God Bless Us Everyone

Matthew Sweet presents music from film adaptations of the works of Charles Dickens: including scores for his festive favourite A Christmas Carol by Richard Addinsell and Danny Elfman.

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Music Played

  • Paul Williams

    The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992) - Overture

    Conductor: Paul Williams. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney.
  • Danny Elfman

    Scrooged (1988) - Main Titles

    Conductor: Shirley Walker. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • LA LA LAND.
  • Lord Berners

    Nicholas Nickleby (1947) - Suite

    Music Arranger: Ernest Irving. Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Arnold Bax

    Oliver Twist (1948) - Prelude

    Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Rachel Portman

    Oliver Twist (2005)

    Conductor: David Snell. Orchestra: City of Prague Orchestra.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Lionel Bart

    Oliver! (1968) - Food Glorious Food/Oliver

    Conductor: Donald Pippin. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Sony Music.
  • Richard Addinsell

    A Tale of Two Cities (1951) - Theme

    Performer: Roderick Elms. Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • MARCO POLO.
  • Maurice Jarre

    Great Expectations (1970) - Theme

    Conductor: Maurice Jarre. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Pye Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Great Expectations (1998) - Estella's Theme

    Performer: John Williams. Orchestra: David Snell. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Varèse Sarabande.
  • Paul Williams

    The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992) - Christmas Scat

    Conductor: Paul Williams. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    David Copperfield (1969) - Suite

    Music Arranger: Philip Lane. Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: Stuttgart Studio Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
  • Richard Addinsell

    Scrooge (1951) - Suite

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Leslie Bricusse

    Scrooge (1970) - Overture

    Conductor: Leslie Bricusse. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Jay Records.
  • Paul Williams

    The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992) - Thankful Heart

    Conductor: Paul Williams. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney.

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