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.
Dramatic, rhythmic orchestral track with military drums, tremolo strings and incisive brass. Builds until about two thirds of the way through and then changes to a rather more mysterious mood, as the music fades. Instrumental, Action Music, Action Moderate Orchestral
Lively, quirky orchestral track, lots of forward momentum, and interplay between marimbas, solo trumpet, cor anglais, pizzicato and bowed strings, with rhythmical percussion. Great for short comical scenes/themes and commercials. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Whimsical Music
Gentle, flowing acoustic guitar based track, for moments of emotional poignancy/ contemplation in reality shows. Subtle, dreamy synth lines underpin the relaxing wistful nostalgic mood. Ideal for tender romantic scenes and themes as well. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Calm Mellow Music
Bouncy, happy track mixing synths, acoustic guitars, drums and handclaps. Ideal for commercials, TV shows and corporate uses where a lively, carefree mood is required. Instrumental, Pop Music, Synthpop
Happy, energetic, mid-tempo dance track, synths blending with strings and electric guitar riffs. Energising and uplifting, ideal for commercials, corporate videos and TV themes, chat shows and similar. Instrumental, Dance Music, Dance-Pop
Evoking mystery, unease and suspense, this track blends electronica and strings to create an eerie, dark mood. Ideal for halloween-style movie themes, or for crime TV shows/film scenes. Instrumental, Action Music, Action Theme Crime
Upbeat, cheerful acoustic track with a folk-like feel. Ideal for commercials, corporate videos or short film/TV scenes where the underlying emotion is uplifting and laid back. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Heartwarming Music
Happy, carefree acoustic "beach holiday" track, with a very easy, positive and uplifting feel. Great for all things "summery", and commercials, TV shows (particularly holiday/travel shows) and corporate uses where a feelgood vibe is needed. Instrumental, Pop Music, Pop Music
Highly dramatic and building heroic orchestral theme, featuring military drums, full brass and dramatic strings. Ideal for heroic title themes or action sequences in film, TV or video. Instrumental, Action Music, Action Adventure Orchestral
Very dark and sinister track, mixing eerie electronic sounds with a creepy piano melody line. Ideal for crime/spy/thriller style movies or TV shows, for anything related to Halloween or for Pyscho/Serial killer movies/scenes/themes. Unsettling and dangerous. Instrumental, Horror Music, Horror Edgy Music
A lovely, pastoral, tranquil, building and emotional orchestral track featuring solo cello, horns, flute, strings, acoustic guitars, harp and piano. Inspired by the landscape of Yorkshire, England. Great for an opening theme for a TV drama, travel show or film. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Heartwarming Music
Solemn, moving and emotional strings-based track, evoking the pity of war, the aftermath of battle, desolation, homelessness, soldiers returning home, etc... Suitable for poignant and sorrowful scenes. Featuring soulful strings and rocking harp figuration. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Sad Music
Happy, cheerful, uplifting, foot tapping little number blending synths with acoustic guitars and drums. Ideal for commercials, TV themes and corporate uses where a positive, carefree and happy vibe is needed. Instrumental, Pop Music, Pop Music
Cool, easy going, jazzy track featuring flute/electric piano lead, a funky bluesy synth bass line, and swinging drums. Great for children's TV shows, commercials aimed at kids, or similar TV themes, particularly for the younger age range. Instrumental, Childrens Music, Childrens Instrumentals