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Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes
Animated cartoon film
Date of composition November 1969
Opus number (No opus number)
Type of work Music for a film or documentary
Duration 10 mins
Musical forces Piccolo/Flute/Alto Flute, Oboe/English Horn, E flat/B flat/Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet in B flat/D, Trombone, Piano (prepared and unprepared), Violin, Cello, Double Bass and Percussion
Commissioner Barfilms Ltd
Producer Barfilms Ltd
Director Tom Barling
Recording session 28th November 1969
Session information Recorded at Star Sound Studios, Rodmarton Street, London W1 by British session players with the composer conducting
Publication status Manuscript
Archive location British Film Institute (BFI)
Archive contents Original bound music manuscript
Notes Music for a 6-minute pilot film for a projected series of 13 half-hour animated cartoon films for the American TV networks, with individual musical themes for over a dozen characters; in fact, for various reasons, not even the pilot itself was made