THE REMARKABLE ROCKET op.354 (October 1985)

A concert work for narrator (or film) and orchestra
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd - to rent music or hire film for projection, contact
Instrumentation: Narrator, 1(=picc).1.1.1. 2pc, Hp, pno/cel, strings.
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Note on Lyrics: Narration by Howard Blake from the story by Oscar Wilde
Duration: 26 mins
First Performance: The Barbican, 8th December 1985, narrated by Bernard Cribbins, Sinfonia of London conducted by Howard Blake.
Sheet Music Available
Full score for hire
Study score for hire
Orchestral parts for hire
Piano score with narration available.
Recordings Available
Video: Two films, 'The Selfish Giant' and 'The Remarkable Rocket' available from Readers Digest RDV 87-009


A specially arranged concert version of the score for the CBS/Reader’s Digest animated film, based on the short story by Oscar Wilde, directed by Gerry Potterton and produced by Potterton Productions, Montreal.


Related Works

'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

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