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The Living River

The Living River
Film documentary
Series Web of Life
Date of composition September 1972
Opus number (No opus number)
Type of work Music for a film or documentary
Duration 14 mins
Musical forces Piccolo/Flute/Alto Flute, Horn, Harp and Cello
Commissioner BBC-tv/BP Film Unit
Writer Desmond Hawkins
Producer Richard Brock
Director Richard Brock
Recording session 9th October 1972
Session information Recorded at Studio H, Lime Grove by Harold Clarke (piccolo, flute and alto flute), Ifor James (horn), Ossian Ellis (harp) and Denis Vigay (cello), conducted by the composer
Publication status Manuscript
Archive location British Film Institute (BFI)
Archive contents
  • 16mm film stock
  • Original bound music manuscript
  • Notes A 30-minute colour film in the BBC-tv/BP Film Unit Co-Production series Web of Life; awarded (a) Gold Camera Award for 1st Place, U.S. Industrial Film Festival, 1973; (b) Certificate of Merit from the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1973; and (c) Gold Award for joint 1st Place in Category F, British Sponsored Film Festival, 1973
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