David Snell (2)

Also known as D Snell, D. Snell, Dave Snell, Snell

Discography of David Snell (2):

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Harp Transplant - The Harp Of David Snell 12 Audio 1971 Pye Records
2 Flute Meets Harp 12 Audio 1976 Impress
3 Big Business / Wind Of Change 17 Audio 1973 KPM Music
4 Cottage Industry / Safari Rally 22 Audio 1981 Bruton Music
5 20th Century Concerti 8 Audio 2002 ASV
6 Harp Plus 12 Audio 1984 Amphonic Music Ltd.
7 A Little Night Music / Hot Club 15 Audio 1981 Bruton Music
8 Medieval Suite / Rustic Folktunes 17 Audio 1979 Bruton Music
9 Harp 23 Audio 1978 Bruton Music
10 Harp And Soul 12 Audio 1966 Studio 2 Stereo
11 Sound Music Album 413 12 Audio 1976 Golden Ring Records
12 Cliffhanger 28 Audio 2011 Intrada
13 Sound Music Album 008 12 Audio 1975 Golden Ring Records
14 Prestige 19 Audio 1984 Bruton Music
15 Minimalist I 41 Audio Bruton Music
16 Mexico / American Indian Music 37 Audio 1985 Bruton Music
17 Plays The Hits On A Harp 12 Audio 1974 BBC Records
18 Childhood Fantasies 17 Audio 1981 Bruton Music
19 The Subtle Sound Of David Snell 12 Audio 1966 Decca
20 Harp In Harmony 12 Audio 1978 BBC Records

David Snell is a British harpist and conductor.

His first professional post was as harpist with the [a=Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra], later joining the [a=Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden]. During the 1960's, 70's and 80's he also played for various London session orchestras, and in this way he contributed to many film and television scores and chart successes. He also played in the groups of several jazz musicians such as [a=John Dankworth].

Another area Snell was particularly active in was library music, composing many incidental scores for use in television, radio and film productions during the 1970s and 80s, for companies including [l=KPM Music], [l=Bruton Music], [l=Parry Music Ltd] and [l=Josef Weinberger Limited]. While working for the music libraries he also played on the recordings of many of the era's musical directors and arrangers such as [a=Alan Hawkshaw], [a=Keith Mansfield] and [a=John Cameron (2)].

Snell still works as a professional musician, mainly as conductor with [a=London Symphony Orchestra, The], [a=Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The] and [a=Orchestre de Paris], and also conducting the scores for films including "Cider House Rules", "Emma" and "Chocolat", among others.

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