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Name: Andrew Claxton
Skills: Composer, Player, Teacher (composer, keyboards, piano, tubas)
Phone: +44 (0)1865 865654
Address: Ivony, Cumnor Hill, Oxford OX2 9JA, United Kingdom
Links: Website     E-mail
Award winning composer with private professional studio. Winner Oxford Town Hall Centenary Composers Competition 1997. Finalist 1998 British Television Advertising Craft Awards. Many documentary scores for BBC1, BBC2 Ch4, Arts & Entertainment Network (USA) including Fragile Earth, Dispatches, Secret History, Horizon, Inside Story. Art/feature films, concert/stage works, events/multimedia, albums.

Distinctive, cross-cultural, post-modern style incorporating elements from past and present. Known for and strongly characterised by habitual use of ALPHONIC techniques (see Grove's 2000). Some recent projects: Health Education Authority immunisation advert 98- , 'Drug Raped' BBC1 Inside Story Aug 98, 'Polygamy' A&E autumn 99, 'The Forbidden Journey' BBC2 (special) autumn 99, 'Silent Spaces' Wendy Ryans's art-film Bologna Sept 99, 'Honk' London Jazz Festival Nov 99.

Also an accomplished performer (eg M.Mus in Performance). Keyboards, piano, tubas. Recorded/toured with Dead Can Dance 1987-93, Peacock Epoch 87- , Meltdown 98- , Gintare 99- .



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