FirstCom Music Welcomes BBC Production Music

FirstCom Music, a leading online provider of production music services, is proud to announce they will showcase the new BBC Production Music at NAB 2012 in Las Vegas – April 16th-19th.  Al Lethbridge, BBC Composer, is to perform live at the FirstCom Music booth, #SL7919 on Monday, April 16th and Tuesday, April 17th.  Performances will take place at 11am with morning refreshments, and 3pm with happy hour. 

About Al Lethbridge 
From wildlife to science fiction, history to contemporary drama, Al has scored music for a multitude of film and television productions. His work is valued by producers worldwide for its emotional charge. It is featured across a wide range of well-known shows including Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and the awe-inspiring Wonders of the Solar System. Additionally,Al’s music can be heard in high-profile shows such as BBC’s ground breaking adventure series Beyond Boundaries, the Smithsonian Channel’s Day Of The Kamikaze (Gold Medal winner – New York International Broadcast Awards) and Nuremburg: Goering’s Last Stand  (winner of the prestigious BAFTA Huw Wheldon Award).

Al’s recent projects include three films in the BBC and Discovery Channel’s Wild Kingdom series, Andrea: Queen of Mantas (winner of ten international awards in 2010), The Dolphins of Shark Bay and Empire of the Desert Ants (nominated for Best Music at the Royal Television Society Awards 2012). Other primetime shows include three BBC series, Around The World In 80 Days, Wilderness Explored and Pacific Abyss, as well as many other films.  He is currently working on Plastic Oceans, an environmental documentary feature for theatrical release in 2013.  Morgan Freeman to narrate.

“I am pleased to have been commissioned to write The Living Soul, one of the first albums in the new BBC Production Music library,” says Lethbridge. “I am also looking forward to performing a selection of tracks from this album at FirstCom’s showcase of the BBC label at NAB 2012.”

About The BBC Production Music Library 
The catalog combines new and original tracks by BBC composers with music from prestigious orchestras, composers and sound tracks from programmes such as Human Planet, Desperate Romantics, Rome,Living Plant and many more. “BBC Production Music has teamed with FirstCom Music because we believe in the same core values: Trust, Quality and Creativity,” says Dominic Walker, Head of Licensing and Label Management, BBC Worldwide. “Together, we can make extraordinary music for great productions.”

BBC Production Music features the work of world-renowned composers such as Carl Davis, Debbie WisemanTy UnwinNitin Sawhney, and Ivor Novello winning Daniel Pemberton to name just a few. “The BBC has always featured the very best artists, orchestras and composers.  We are very happy to present them all together in one dynamic music catalog from FirstCom and BBC Production Music,” says Ken Nelson – Sr. Vice President /Executive Producer for FirstCom Music. 

All 15 BBC Production Music albums are now available for audition and download at firstcom.com. These selections offer everything from sweeping romantic dramas and proud period pieces to brutal booming tunes and the magic of the natural world.

BBC Production Music is offered exclusively by FirstCom Music

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