Debbie Wiseman
Published March 8, 2019
62 min
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    Donald Macleod visits Debbie Wiseman at home to discuss her long and varied career. Debbie Wiseman has over two hundred credits for her music, ranging from television and film, to the concert hall and music for royal pageantry. Not only is she a multi-award winning composer, but also a teacher, pianist and conductor, often performing in and recording her own works. This week, Donald Macleod visits Debbie Wiseman at her home in London to discuss her long and varied career. We hear about the film composer's craft of evoking different worlds in music, Debbie’s belief in versatility and lifelong learning, the challenges of composing for royal events, and her life outside the studio. Music featured: Wolf Hall The Musical Zodiac Haunted Lesbian Vampire Killers Wilde Judge John Deed (Man of Law) The Andrew Marr Show (Affairs Current) Tom & Viv The Nightingale and the Rose Arsene Lupin Lighthouse The Promise Warriors Edie The Ugly Duckling Quiet Room Gigue The 90th Birthday Celebration Suite The Glorious Garden Tom’s Midnight Garden Flood Middletown The Upper Hand (Joe & Diana) Joanna Lumley’s Nile (Journey of a Lifetime) Father Brown Land Girls (While We’re Away) The Selfish Giant Presented by Donald Macleod Produced by Luke Whitlock for BBC Wales For full tracklistings, including artist and recording details, and to listen to the pieces featured in full (for 30 days after broadcast) head to the series page for Debbie Wiseman And you can delve into the A-Z of all the composers we’ve featured on Composer of the Week here:
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