David Gosnell is a classically trained pianist and composer writing music for Film and TV covering action, drama, suspense, horror, science fiction, comedy and adventure productions. His music has been featured many times on BBC Television in the UK (Countryfile, The Saturday Show, South Today, and Can Gerry Robinson Fix the NHS?). David also composed the trailer for "Scooby and The Witch’s Ghost" (Turner Entertainment, France), the station ident for Gangster (Paramount Channel), and music for “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here," Eps. 1 and 16 (London Weekend TV), to name a few.
Winner of our Editor’s Choice Award for December 2012, this gorgeous track offers class, romance and optimism, with a divinely beautiful melody and a sunny, all’s right with the world sensibility. Talent, originality and education come together magically in UK Composer David Gosnell’s superb piano-driven orchestral song. An award-winning track for the ages, this elegant and dreamy music will capture the hearts of viewers of all ages.
Other Credits for David Gosnell include: Our Threatened Planet - Harlech Television (2001), Inside Out - BBC South West (2002), Screentime - Meridian Broadcasting (2003), and Mad About Alice: School Craze - BBC Television (2004). He also created the Station Ident for Gangster (The Paramount Channel) that was used from 2007-2008. In 2009, he scored Immigrant Dinner (Director Jai Hoyt, Producer Jason Young), and in 2010, The Salon (Director Taylan Mutaf, Producer Mo Bazazi). David recently wrote additional music for the scores for Night of The Templar (David Carradine) and War Flowers (Christina Ricci).
Beethoven Symphony No.7 - Allegretto - arranged for strings and timpani (don't worry, it's still majestic!). Suitable for advertising, moments of great drama and recreations of 'The King's Speech'! Available with commercial edits and see my artist page for the hip hop edit!!! Instrumental, Classical, Romantic, Ludwig van Beethoven
A scene of everyday medieval life. A busy street scene, castle or banquet with nobles, peasants, jesters, troubadours and the anticipation of a tournament, jousting and feasting. Intro & lively dance, written for original medieval instruments and suitable or historical drama or documentary, Instrumental, Classical, Medieval
This beautiful melody, full of emotion and subtlety, opens Bach's Goldberg variations for solo piano - and is based on a song he had written earlier for his wife. Used in the film Hannibal, it combines great expression and depth with a dreamy air of detachment and creates a sophisticated ambience. Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Johann Sebastian Bach
A young man tell fantastical stories to his ailing mother, not realising she has died while he is in the process of telling them. Scored for string orchestra this piece combines loyalty, tranquility and tragedy growing from a hush to a climax and then ebbing away to silence. Instrumental, Classical, Romantic, Edvard Grieg
After a soft, plaintive introduction, there is a haunting melody - a more light hearted middle section and a final return to the main theme. Used in the films 'The Pianist', 'The Peacemaker','The Karate Kid (2010) and sampled by Alicia Keys in 'As I Am' - this is the ultimate bitter-sweet piano solo, Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Frederic Chopin
A Beautiful piano duet by Robert Schumann which while innocent in mood is tinged with a little sadness and longing. As well as adding sophistication to any project this piece is well suited to ambiguous or pensive scenes and features a 'question/answer' interplay of a soulful melody between soloists, Instrumental, Classical, Romantic, Robert Schumann
The first Arabesque (from Deux Arabesques) was used for the theme to the PBS show Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer and in Alicia Keys' track "Like the Sea". It is warm, gentle and romantic, it is perfect for use in movies and TV, documentaries, weddings, parties, leisure, relaxation and on-hold music, Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Claude Debussy
The 20th Prelude and Fugue from Bach's 48 (The Well-Tempered Clavier) for piano. The prelude is fast, spiky and intricate, suiting scenes of frenetic activity. The fugue is constantly building and increasing in complexity and might suit scenes where a plan is coming together or heist is in progress. Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Johann Sebastian Bach
If the toccata in Dm is too 'in your face' for your project and you need something that can sit more in the background or under a voice-over, this is the Bach organ piece for you. This is a phantom, mad professor or vampire hatching an evil plan. Perfect for creating a dramatic spooky atmosphere. Instrumental, Classical, Baroque, Johann Sebastian Bach
Begins with carefree flowing triplets in E flat major, but as the first section moves to its close, the harmonies turn darker. The central section is a passionate dance in B minor, which also forms the climactic close. Would suit a project needing a classical vibe - but with contrasting content. Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Franz Schubert
Used to stunning effect in the movie Schindler's List; though changing in dynamic level maintains a relentless intensity, combining aggressive force with emotional anguish. Perfect for comparing the mechanical with the human or to underscore frenetic, purposeful activity - Contemporary or historical, Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Johann Sebastian Bach
A lively piano duet by Robert Schumann which while innocent in mood is enhanced with a growing intensity. As well as adding sophistication to any project this piece is well suited to playful or active, busy scenes and features a 'question/answer' interplay of a cascading melody between soloists, Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Robert Schumann
With a yearning melancholy and sorrowful expression this is one of Chopin's waltzes that explores a deeper plane of emotion. Made famous in the 20th Century by Arthur Rubenstein and Liberace and also featured in the Film 'Arthur' this piece for solo piano speaks elegantly of a subtle love and loss. Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Frederic Chopin
Used to great effect in the films 'Madame Sousatzka' and 'Sunshine', this wistful duet opening is one of his crowning achievements. It is at once both child-like and profound, speaking of a tragic sadness which must be hidden from public gaze. Always elegant and sophisticated, but warm and human. Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Franz Schubert
Looking for archetypal gothic organ? You've found it. Strong rhythmic peice and memorable theme which builds from a creepy start to an awesome finish. Perfect for mad professors, phantoms and probably anything to do with Halloween. Instrumental, Classical, Romantic