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Murray Jonathan Gold born 28 February is an English composer for stage, film, and television and a dramatist for both theatre and radio. He is best known as the musical director and composer of the music for Doctor Who fromuntil he stepped down in after the tenth series aired Vete Vete - Various - Nostalgia De Los 70s He has also been nominated four times by the Royal Television Society in categories relating to music for television.
He wrote the theme tune for the Channel 4 series Shameless and scored the period drama The Devil's Whore. In this, Gold opted for a more popular music style ensemble rather than writing for orchestra. InGold reunited with Russell T Davies for his series Years and Yearsa drama based around a family and how the political, cultural and technological changes around the world affected them.
In this capacity, he created a new arrangement of the show's theme originally composed by Ron Grainer and also composed the show's incidental music. He has also been seen very briefly in the show itself, making a cameo appearance and wearing a false moustache in the Christmas special Never Wake - Murray Gold Voyage of the Damned ".
Gold's initial arrangement of the Doctor Who theme did not include " middle eight " portion originally used in the theme, although he later reinstated it for a rearrangement of the theme introduced in the series' The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales Conducted By Ben Foster - Doctor Who - episode and subsequently used in the series of the programme. Gold re-arranged the Doctor Who opening theme in for Series 5. He also continued to use the theme for the Cybermenas well as several action cues such as "Corridors and Fire Escapes" and "All the Strange, Strange Creatures.
Although his music for the series of Doctor Who The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales Conducted By Ben Foster - Doctor Who - largely on sampled sounds, his later arrangements for the show, beginning with " The Christmas Invasion ," have been more orchestral, often being recorded by the BBC National Orchestra of Walessupplemented by vocal performances with Melanie Pappenheim Well Gather Lilacs - Charlie Kunz - Charlie Kunz Piano Medley No.113 (Ivor Novello Melodies) others.
The orchestral scoring partly reflecting a larger budget contrasts strongly with music for the classic series of Doctor Whoas produced by the BBC Radiophonic WorkshopMark Ayres et al. A selection of their compositions, entitled Torchwood: Original Television Soundtrackwas made available during August Gold has created, arranged and orchestrated three special live concerts for the music from Doctor Who. Gold announced in February that he would step down as the programme's composer, having served as the musical director sinceand that he would not be composing the music for the eleventh series which would be instead Venus In Blue Jeans - Various - Love And Fury - Gems From The Decca Vaults UK by Segun Akinola.
Inhis radio play Electricity was given the Imison Award  —named after former BBC radio drama script editor Richard Imison —for best new play after its broadcast on Radio 3 in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Murray Gold. Retrieved 24 April Retrieved Manners McDade Artist Management. Archived from the original on The Independent. Independent Media Group.
Retrieved 13 January Doctor Who: The Inside Story. London: BBC Books. Radio Times, reprinted on mb21 web site. Mike Brown. Classic FM.
Retrieved 20 February Digital Spy. Retrieved 26 June The composer reinventing the Doctor Who theme". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 October The Society of Authors.
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