UK Composer Peter Godfrey studied music at Oxford University and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and composes music for movies, television, commercials, theatre, art installations, and other multimedia projects worldwide. Peter has a rich musical career as a teacher, solo performer, orchestral and band musician, and musical director. His music is featured in Grandma's Funeral and Run For Your Life (two movies directed by BBC Horizon producer Paul Olding), Not Yet (a Tito Sacchi film), Life Model (Dir Jamie Hamer), and tons of stage plays and musicals.
A partial list of movies and plays featuring Peter Godfrey's music:
"Wonderland" (charity film) [Vision in Production, Pinewood Studios], "Grandma's Funeral" directed by Paul Olding, "Not Yet" directed by Tito Sacchi, "Don't Shoot The Aardvark" (music for website animation), "Run For Your Life" (experimental film) directed by Paul Olding, "Life Model" directed by Jamie Hamer, "Door to Door" directed by Ida Akesson, "The Body Breakthrough Experience" directed by Rhian Lonergan-White, "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" incidental music for the stage play by David Calcutt, "Goatsong" incidental music for the stage play by David Calcutt, "Midsummer Madness" stage musical co-written with Arran Potts, "Ghoul School" stage musical co-written with Arran Potts, "Concrete Clouds" directed by Craig McArthur, and "Our College" directed by Jonathan Dupont.
In addition to the above productions, Peter's compositions have been used often in websites, idents, virals, commercials, infomercials, films, art installations, educational establishments, theatre productions, and audiobooks.
Rockin' and a Rollin' Christmas tune with trombones, trumpets, sleigh bells, church bells, chimes (and a cheeky hint of "Deck The Halls"). Uptempo, bright and cheerful swinging rock number, suitable for commercials, Christmas trailers, Christmas specials, etc. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Rock
Upbeat and joyful carnvial rock style version of Jingle Bells. Punchy brass, rock guitar, carnival rhythms, strings and bells create an exuberant party mood. Great for commercials, trailers, infomercials, Christmas specials or just for a good time!! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Rock
A rousing, jazzy version of the popular Christmas classic "12 Days of Christmas". Glockenspiel carries the melody line, accompanied by syncopated horns, tombones, trumpets and underpinned by piano, acoustic bass and drums. Ideal for festive commercials, TV shows, and as a backing for vocals. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Big Band
Nostalgic look back at Christmas Past. Regret, remembrance, poignant moments, reflection, loss, romance, wistfulness, saying goodbye, sadness at the old year passing, time passing, montage of memories, etc. Flowing piano and lush pads/strings punctuated by high dreamy bells. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
A gentle, intimate and peaceful version of this popular carol, for harp, horn, cello, glockenspiel and flute. Great for evoking the calm and tranquillity of Christmas Eve. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Carols
Simple traditional version of Silent Night for celesta, glockenspiel, with gentle strings and choir accompaniment. Suitable for Christmas commercials, particularly relating to children, nursery, babies, etc....60 second spot. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Carols
Carefree, easy-going, festive, jazzy, swing tempo Christmas track. Piano, trumpet and glockenspiel melody, with syncopated trombones, "walking" acoustic bass, drums and piano backing, plus the essential sleigh bells. Great for short commercial spots, trailers, theme tunes, etc. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Exuberant, fun, uptempo pop version of two popular Christmas tunes. Flute/ piccolo/ choir/ bells melody, sleigh bells, lively rhythmic acoustic guitar and drums, handclaps, mixed with synth and string lines, and funky brass stabs and counter-melodies. Suitable for all things joyful and Christmassy! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Put your hands in the air! The Three Wise Men as you've never heard them before. Kings of the Nativity Dancefloor, strutting their stuff to a dirty fat bass line and driving dance beat. Forget the gold, frankincense and myrhh, these Kings rock!! Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Dance & Remix
Light-hearted, slightly comical, jazzy Christmas tune. Trumpet and xylophone melody. Great for 30-second Christmas commercial spots or trailers. Happy family together wrapping gifts decorating the Christmas tree. Bouncy kids partying or playing, Christmas shopping easy listening, fun get-together. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
Cool, funky, laid back version of this popular carol. Sleigh Bells and Glockenspiel melody, contrasting with incisive, rhythmic string lines, jazzy flute improvisations, and Latin-tinged electric piano. Particularly good for radio and TV commercials at Christmas, or holiday specials. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Fun, happy, easy going uptempo pop style version of Jingle Bells. Great for commercials, Christmas specials, TV and film cues (getting ready for Christmas, fun-times at Christmas, hanging out at Christmas, etc). A good foot-tapper! ! ! Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
High spirited, fun, happy-go-lucky, quirky Pop version of Deck The Halls, with funky brass, mellow horns, Latin rhythms and jazzy flute. Great upbeat lively news energizer! Celebrating South of the Border, Caribbean cruise, Miami or South America. Urban fiesta, Christmas Eve party, dancing. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Latin