This is a complete list of scores composed, produced and conducted by the composer. Scores are only available as a special order. Durations indicate the amount of music written, not the overall length of the film.
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'THE SNOWMAN - FILM OF THE LIVE STAGE SHOW'
op.628 (November 2010)
DVD VIDEO FILM with additional narration spoken by Joanna Lumley. Made for Sony Music Entertainment UK. Executive producers Stuart Rogers and Howard Blake
'Abbas Kiarostami's Ten'
op.530A (January 2002)
'Walking in the Air' effectively used as end-title music for a feature film
'MY LIFE SO FAR'
op.508 (June 1999)
Score for a feature film (with Beethoven excerpts conducted by Sir Simon Rattle), starring Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irene Jacob, Malcom MacDowell, Mary Elisabeth Mastrantonio, directed by Hugh Hudson, produced by Sir David Puttnam
'THE BEAR'S TALE'
op.510a (March 1998)
A documentary film about the making of 'The Bear'
'THE BEAR (an animated film)'
op.496 (March 1998)
Songs and score for an animated film made for Channel 4 featuring the song 'Somewhere a star shines for everyone', sung on the film by 'discovery' Charlotte Church.
op.314b (September 1993)
A film directed by Tony Scott which used music tracks of Lakme by Delibes (PD) as arranged and conducted by Howard Blake. These tracks originally created for the film 'The Hunger' also directed by Tony Scott 1982
The film used music tracks of Lakme by Delibes (PD) as arranged and conducted by Howard Blake with tracks originally created for the film 'The Hunger' directed by Tony Scott 1982
'Paralympics (Dare All)'
op.425 (April 1991)
A miniature cantata for chorus and orchestra with words and music created overnight for ITV's 'Challenge Anneka'
'A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY'
op.374 (November 1986)
Score for the Channel 4 feature film starring Kenneth Branagh and Colin Firth, directed by Pat O'Connor, produced by Ken Trodd. BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE ANTHONY ASQUITH AWARD FOR MUSICAL EXCELLENCE
'THE CANTERVILLE GHOST'
op.365 (June 1986)
Score for a film of the Oscar Wilde story, starring Sir John Gielgud as the ghost
op.314 (October 1982)
Listen to this Work Music supervised, arranged, conducted (and in some instances played) by Howard Blake for the feature film directed by Tony Scott starring Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie
'THE SNOWMAN (animated children's film)'
op.310 (September 1982)
Channel 4 animated film directed by Diane Jackson, wordless except for the featured song, 'Walking in the Air', music and lyrics by Howard Blake who also composed, orchestrated and conducted the score. Oscar nomination, best short film; BAFTA best children's programme; Bafta TV nomination - best graphics; Grand Prix Tampere International Short Film Festival etc
'DOWN AT THE HYDRO'
op.318 (July 1982)
Score for a TV film starring Jean Simmons and Ian Carmichael, one of the Granada series 'All for love'.
op.312 (September 1981)
Score for a BBC TV film starring Helen Mirren
op.298 (February 1981)
Orchestrations for Henry Mancini for the Blake Edwards feature film starring Julie Andrews, James Garner and Robert Preston. Henry Mancini was awarded Oscar for best adaptation of score
op.293 (September 1980)
Listen to this Work Score composed and conducted for the feature film directed by Mike Hodges, produced by Dino de Laurentiis. Score written in collaboration with 'Queen' with whom he shared a BRITISH ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION
'OUR JOHN WILLIE'
op.289 (November 1979)
Score for a children's BBC TV series directed by Marilyn Fox
op.288 (October 1979)
Score for a BBC TV film directed by Rodney Bennett
op.247 (March 1977)
Listen to this Work Score for the feature film directed by Ridley Scott, produced by David Puttnam. SPECIAL JURY PRIZE CANNES FESTIVAL 1977: IVOR NOVELLO BEST SCORE NOMINATION 1977.
op.229 (August 1976)
A BBC Signature Tune for TV
op.198 (March 1975)
Musical direction for a film by Graham Baker. BEST SHORT FILM, CHICAGO 1975
Music for a film about the artist, BRITISH ACADEMY AWARD FOR A SHORT FACTUAL FILM
'PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN'
A guide track created for Henry Mancini for the title sequences of Blake Edwards' Clouzot feature-film starring Peter Sellers. The brief was to include and satirise famous film moments and was animated by Tony White at the Richard Williams Studio
'THE REMARKABLE ROCKET'
op.189 (August 1974)
Score for an animated film of the Oscar Wilde story for CBS/Reader's Digest with narration by David Niven
'RIDE OF THE VALKYRIE'
op.28 (May 1967)
A film score for 'Zero', a film by Peter Brook starring Zero Mostel, part three of the trilogy 'Red,White and Zero'
'I'LL NEVER FORGET WHAT'S 'IS NAME'
Two arrangements for Francis Lai for a feature film starring Oliver Reed, Orson Welles, Carol White, Michael Hordern, Marianne Faithfull, Edward Fox, directed by Michael Winner