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John Scott

He's the man who gave us the music for A Study in Terror, The Final Countdown, and Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan. Matthew Sweet meets English film composer John Scott.

He's the man who gave us the music for A Study in Terror, The Final Countdown, and Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan. He worked with John Barry, Henry Mancini and Jacques Cousteau, whistled on the River Kwai, played flute on the Lion in Winter and saxophone on Goldfinger.

Matthew Sweet meets the English film composer John Scott.

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Music Played

  • John Scott

    Nationwide Theme (The Good Word)

    Ensemble: The Scottmen.
    • On The Air, 60 Years Of BBC Theme Music.
    • BBC Records.
    • 2.
  • F. J. Ricketts

    The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) - Colonel Bogey

    Performer: John Scott.
    • Film Score Classics - The Bridge on the River Kwai.
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 2.
  • John Lennon

    You've Got To Hide Your Love Away

    Composer: Paul McCartney. Performer: John Scott. Ensemble: The Beatles.
    • Help!.
    • Parlophone.
    • 3.
  • John Scott

    A Study in Terror (1965) - "Elementary, my dear Watson"

    Performer: John Scott. Orchestra: Hollywood Symphony Orchestra.
    • A Study In Terror - A Film Score By John Scott.
    • Hollywood Symphony Orchestra.
    • 17.
  • John Scott

    England Made Me (1973) - Reichswehr March

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • John Scott Conducts His Own Favorite Film Scores.
    • JOS Records.
    • 4.
  • John Scott

    England Made Me (1973) - All on the Radio

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • John Scott Conducts His Own Favorite Film Scores.
    • JOS Records.
    • 4.
  • John Scott

    Antony And Cleopatra (1972) - Egyptian Bacchanal

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • Antony And Cleopatra (The Complete Original Motion Picture Score).
    • JOS Records.
    • 6.
  • John Scott

    The People That Time Forgot (1977) - Banlu Territory / Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • The People That Time Forgot (A Classic Film Score).
    • JOS Records.
    • 11.
  • John Scott

    Cousteau TV series - The Amazon Theme

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • Cousteau / Amazon - Part 2: The Indian (The Original Television Score).
    • JOS Records.
    • 1.
  • John Scott

    Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan (1984) - Suite

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • John Scott Conducts His Own Favorite Film Scores.
    • JOS Records.
    • 4.
  • John Scott

    Man on Fire (1987) - Title

    Orchestra: Münchner Symphoniker. Conductor: John Scott.
    • Man On Fire (Original Motion Picture Score).
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • John Scott

    The Shooting Party (1985) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Scott.
    • The Shooting Party (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • JOS Records.
    • 1.
  • Alex North

    A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) - Suite

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Klemens.
    • Music From The Films Of Marlon Brando.
    • Silva America.
    • 2.
  • John Scott

    The Final Countdown (1980) - Main Titles

    Conductor: John Scott. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Final Countdown (Complete Original Motion Picture Score).
    • JOS Records.
    • 1.

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