Music

Now it’s jingle all the way

22 January 2018

A good jingle can sell you anything – in 1957, at least

The New BBC Orchestra

16 March 2017

The BBC introduces an orchestra for trainees and throws them in at the deep-end in 1966

ZING – was the path of ITV’s first hit tune

2 May 2016

The story of the earworm that is the theme to ‘Robin Hood’

The men who make music go round

13 April 2016

Jack Parnell and Bob Sharples in action

Why marches?

8 March 2016

The musical habits of a lifetime

Jack Parnell – master of many trades

1 February 2006

ATV’s music maestro

On being a librarian

13 July 2003

Richard Elen on life at KPM and music libraries in general

Regional Flavours

1 January 2003

Folk medleys defined many aspects of start-up music, says Richard Elen

The quest for Arne

1 January 2002

Richard Elen has been searching for 35 years for one tune

A Widespread World

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland reconstructs the most famous ITV start-up

Good afternoon, Britain

1 September 2001

Kif Bowden-Smith starts the day with ITV

Sweet lavender

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland on the composer of the Thames ident

Forgotten genius

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland on the composer of Three Rivers Fantasy

Brainwashes whiter

1 September 2001

Kif Bowden-Smith is driven slowly mad by musical jingles

Music for everyone

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland on the lives and loves of a composer

Pleased to announce

1 September 2001

Robin Carmody on Authority Announcements

High regard

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland on Jack Parnell’s early days

Fort Knox

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland on Jack Parnell at Elstree and now

Reconstruction

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland shows us how he recreates lost works

Music at the library

1 September 2001

Gavin Sutherland on library music for television

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Liverpool, Monday 26 July 2021