World at War, The - Theme - from the Thames TV Series


by Carl Davis

Full Orchestra
3(III=picc) - 4331 - timp - perc(3): BD/tam-t/SD/cyms/glsp/TD - pno - mandolin -2 harp - strings
First Performance
June 1989, Fairfield Halls, Croydon: Wren Orchestra/Carl Davis

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Carl Davis: A Musical Polymath at 80

It’s hard to believe it from his boundless on-stage energy – or from his prolific output and creative zeal – but in October Carl Davis will celebrate his 80th birthday. Read more

'The World at War - Theme' reviews

‘Davis’s score for The World at War, and particularly the opening title sequence, is one of the best ever made for television.’ AA Gill, The Sunday Times, 11 September 1994 Read more

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