Roots (Suite)

Acoustic guitar and piano track with experimental elements. Gentle acoustic guitar punctuated with electronic noise and water sounds. Joined by warm piano and hints of playfully subtle saxophone, minor chords growing in intensity and turning to major for a hopeful finish. Mysterious, cheeky and subversive, brings to mind a magical woodland scene of trees going walkies while your back is turned. Perfect for TV/Film/Docs, pastoral settings and subtly powerful storytelling.

Bed version is more intimate, featuring more raw, sparse acoustic guitar, brings out the scratchy, barely-there violin and teasing background noise.

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Impressions of a Choice

Lush orchestral track. Simple, questioning piano introduction leads to sweeping, pastoral strings before a full orchestral mid-section with developed piano melodies and playful woodwind and brass blasts. Hopeful, romantic and soaringly positive, 1980s soap opera meets the Animals of Farthing Wood, romance with a dash of danger.

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Everybody’s Got One (Suite)

Retro TV theme tune with saxophone. A football whistle and hint of samba drums gives way to a mellow, homely piano chord sequence, with jaunty horn section, saxophone passionate soloing and a lush string build to meet the end. Comforting, positive and reassuring, like a 90s American family sitcom theme tune, cosy, retro and warm, think ‘Who’s the Boss?’ for good old-fashioned family japes.

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Welcoming Sunrise

Emotional piano track with orchestral strings. Gentle piano intro with subtle, atmospheric electronic drone. Violin melody joins above, more strings lined added, creating lush, moving harmonies. Hopeful, romantic and inspiring, perfect stirring background music for an emotional documentary or TV scene or an advert about family or well-being and the dawn of a better life.

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Kepler 22a

Uplifting orchestral string track. A hopeful swell of orchestral strings grows under a lush, warm string melody. A quiet, soothing electronic section before a percussive build to a euphoric string chorus with added layers of warmth and hope. Emotional, thoughtful and reassuring, a heartwarming track to suit a soothing and inspirational family advert, heightened TV Drama/Documentary scene.

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Tresero A Maggio

Percussive hangdrum-led track. Melodic hangdrum and driving percussion lead an atmospheric instrumental. More melodic handpan section before the close. Anticipatory, excited and shrouded in mystery, perfect for nature or travel docs, imagine catching glimpses of lush foliage from train speeding high on a mountain track.

Interlude is more sparse, without the driving rhythms at first, building momentum and rhythmic intensity toward the end of the track.

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Chiaroscuro

Ambient synth track. Sustained synth and brass chords, melting into each other, creating a rich, warm, soundscape. Slowly shifting chord movement, bright and hopeful, growing in intensity. Dreamlike, peaceful and sublime, perfect background music for a calming scene of intense beauty on Film/TV, or images of the natural world.

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Osier

Thoughtful orchestral string track. String intro like a Purcell opera, gives way to warm, tinkling piano with sensitive string accompaniment, lush and lyrical with a slightly Baroque feel, piano acting as walking bass. Marimba arpeggios join later, adding an off-kilter, unexpected further element to the mix. Intriguing and hopeful yet conflicted, a steady piece of music,gliding through genres. Would suit a TV/Film drama, documentary or advert conjuring a regal past with a hint of eccentricity.

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The Woods (Suite)

The Woods 2: Beautiful solo piano track. Mellow sustained piano chord progression with reverb-like pedal effect. Peaceful, reflective and romantic, reminiscent of Gymnopédie, suitable for lush, soothing adverts for beautiful things in luxury surroundings.

The Woods 1: More sparse, similar soothing sustained piano, a cocoon of warmth and calm.

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A to the K

Full bodied laid back hip hop, I can see California lens flare, sunny cruising past beautiful people, feels urban but crisp with bold beats, lush synth chords and intricate DJ scratching. Clean, fresh and cool, with a sense of power and style. Would work in promos, car related programmes, or any stylish showcase segment. Like Summertime by Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, but without Will Smith trying to rap and much much cooler. Highlight is the massive chorus section at 1:16 – full of sweet synth impact.

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