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5/2010

François has completed recording Ondes Martenot parts for Tadlow Music's album of Maurice Jarre's score to Lawrence of Arabia (see separate article). We look forward to the release of this astonishing and faithful recording.

François recording Ondes Martenot for Lawrence of Arabia 6/5/10

1/4/2010

François will be recording the triple Ondes Martenot parts for a dramatic re-recording of Maurice Jarre's soudtrack for the film Lawrence of Arabia by James Fitzpatrick of Tadlow Music with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. The album will feature never-before-released music from the film. Pictures courtesy of Petr Kocanda below.

Nic Raine conducting the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra at Barrandov Studios, Prague.
François will be overdubbing Ondes Martenot parts later, in London

 

James Fitzpatrick of Tadlow Music (music producer, in headphones) in control room
at Barrandov Studios, Prague recording Lawrence of Arabia. François is on the right.
To James's right is Gareth Williams from SRT, music editor and mastering engineer.

9/2009

François recently finished scoring Polish director Mateusz Novak's film Le petit prince, based on the novel by Antoine de Saint-Éxupéry.

7/2009

This month, François met the wonderful British film and television composer Laurie Johnson, who was being awarded an honorary doctorate from Middlesex University, London.

Johnson wrote the music to the iconic TV series The Avengers, The New Avengers and The Professionals as well as the feature film scores to J. Lee Thompson's Tiger Bay (1959), Nathan Juran's First Men on the Moon (1964) and Stanley Kubrick's Dr Strangelove (1964).

 

Doyle, Cowley and Bodie: The Professionals. Music by Laurie Johnson

20/4/2009

Pervirella is to have its TV première on Wednesday, April 29th on the Zone Horror Cable TV channel.

12/2008

François has completed production of the surreal electronic interludes for Brian Inglis's Second Symphony at La.M.P Studio EN5. The symphony using sound scultures by Edward Shiel, will be premièred by soprano Sarah Leonard in 2009.