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Douglas Gamley

p, 1924-1998 AU, Melbourne
Composer / Arranger / Conductor of Classical and Soundtrack
A.k.a. John Douglas Gamley

Douglas Gamley (24 September 1924, Melbourne – 5 February 1998) was an Australian film composer, who worked on British and American films.Gamley's early teachers included Waldemar Seidel in Melbourne. He was particularly influenced by Modest Mussorgsky, creating a full orchestral version of his Pictures at an Exhibition, and adapting his Night on Bald Mountain for his score for Asylum (1972). He adapted Gabriel Fauré's Pavane for The Monster Club (1980).

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Overture on Classical Music to Keep Focus by Classical Study Music, Studying Music & Relaxing Piano Music
Laura on Piano Passion: Popular Classics, Volume 5 by Various Artists
Greensleeves (arr. Gamley) on The Kiri Selection by Kiri Te Kanawa
The Moon of Manakoora on Reader's Digest Music: South Sea Island Magic by Various Artists
Barcarolle (“Tales of Hoffmann”) on Piano Passion: Popular Classics, Volume 5 by Various Artists
The Girl With The Flaxen Hair on Reader's Digest Presents: Classical Homework Hits - The Complete Collection by Various Artists
Sayonara on Reader's Digest Music: South Sea Island Magic by Various Artists
Danny Boy (arr. Gamley) on The Kiri Selection by Kiri Te Kanawa
The Skaters Waltz, Op. 183 (Les Patineurs) on Clair de Lune - Orchestral Favourites; Waldteufel - Waltzes by Raymond Agoult, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Douglas Gamley & National Philharmonic Orchestra
Full Moon And Empty Arms (Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2: 3rd Movement Theme) on Piano Passion: Popular Classics, Volume 3 by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Harp MusicElizabeth Jane Baldry, Paul Lewis, Douglas Gamley1998Album
Till The End Of Time (Glorious Melodies That Will Live Forever)The Romantic Strings, The London Promenade Orchestra, Douglas Gamley, Gordon Langford1990Compil.
An Evening To RememberJoan Sutherland With The Australian Pops Orchestra Conducted By Douglas Gamley1990Album
Va Pensiero Sull'ali Dorate...Giuseppe Verdi / Orchestra Filarmonica Di Roma Diretta Da Massimo Freccia / Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna, Coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna Diretti Da Arturo Basile / National Philharmonic Orchestra Diretta Da Charles Gerhardt, Douglas Gamley1982Compil.
Enigma (Original Soundtrack Recording)Marc Wilkinson With Douglas Gamley1982Album
The Beggar's OperaJohn Gay / Richard Bonynge / Douglas Gamley / National Philharmonic Orchestra / Kiri Te Kanawa / James Morris / Joan Sutherland1981Album
Debussy - Clair de LuneEarl Wild, Michel Block, Douglas Gamley, Dame Moura Lympany, Christian Steiner, Sérgio Varella Cid1981Album
The Moldau: "Bartered Bride" DancesCharles Gerhardt, Douglas Gamley, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1978Compil.
Pomp & CircumstanceNational Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt, Douglas Gamley, Eric Robinson1978Compil.
La Bella Addormentata - Romeo E GiuliettaPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Gamley1977Album
The Skaters Waltz: Espana & Other Waldteufel FavoritesEmil Waldteufel, Douglas Gamley, National Philharmonic Orchestra1975Album
Waltzes Les Patineurs (The Skaters' Waltz), Mon Reve, Tojours Ou Jamais, The Grenadiers, España, Dolores, PomoneEmil Waldteufel, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Gamley1975Album
Der Messias - Arien Und ChöreGeorg Friedrich Händel : Norma Burrowes, Ian Caley, The London Philharmonic Orchestra Leitung Douglas Gamley1974Album
Ballets FavoritosThe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Gamley1973Album
Romantic Cello ConcertosDaniel-Francois-Esprit Auber / Douglas Gamley / David Popper / Jules Massenet - Jascha Silberstein, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Richard Bonynge1972Album
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Gamley1972Album
Ballet FavouritesThe London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Douglas Gamley1971Album
Pops Concert In FranceThe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Gamley1971Album
Pops Concert In GermanyThe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Gamley1971Album
Symphonic DancesThe London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Douglas Gamley1971Album
Hits Of 1970Douglas Gamley Conducts The London Philharmonic Orchestra1970Album
Swinging LondonDouglas Gamley Conducting The London Philharmonic Orchestra1970Album
Touches Of Sweet Harmony - Music Inspired By ShakespeareThe Sinfonia Of London1964Album
The World's Greatest Love SongsDouglas Gamley And The Piccadilly Strings1964Album
City Of LondonDouglas Gamley1963Album
Guildhall Fanfare / St. PaulsDouglas Gamley1963Album
Stock Exchange / City By NightDouglas Gamley1963Album
The Music Of Robert Farnon—Piano PlaytimeDouglas Gamley1960Album
Popular French OverturesDouglas Gamley, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1959Album
Another Time, Another PlaceDouglas Gamley1958Album
Twin PianosDouglas Gamley, Robert Docker, The Peter Knight SingersAlbum
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