Philip Curran is a UK composer who writes music for Film, TV, Commercials, and Corporate Videos. His credit list includes music for the feature films "The Ghost In The Machine" and "Desperate Measures," the documentary "Crimes That Shook The World: The Hungerford Massacre," and over 30 short films ranging from Horror and Comedy to Drama and Thriller. Philip also scored a series of short videos now showing at the Summerlee Museum in Glasgow, and a series of idents on UK television. He brings us music in the Dramatic, Orchestral, Electronic, Indie, Ambient, Rock, and Pop genres.
After graduating from university with a BA (Hons) in Music, Philip Curran went on to complete the film music course lectured by Hummie Mann as part of the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Programme.
A solemn female voice guides this poignant track and is accompanied by a boys choir, strings and harp. Well suited to films and documentaries that deal with heartbreaking and sombre stories of life, love and death. Delicate, gentle, emotional, filled with longing, hope, and wistfulness. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Sad Music
Reconciliation, forgiveness and hope are all are a part in this track. A slow and touching piece that blends piano, electric guitars, thick pads sounds and strings to create a powerful wall of sound. Great for montage sequences and works nicely underneath dialogue too. Instrumental, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
A solo alto voice hums a love theme in a slow, solemn and restrained manner. The style of singing generates a heart-breaking ambience that still has a feeling of romanticism, making it well suited to dramatic productions in a wide range of genres that deal with life, love and loss. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Sad Music
Upbeat and feel-good, 'on-a-mission' feeling that builds up with piano, synths, driving drums and guitar harmonics that then giving way to a bright and uplifting, vocal-free indie tune. This would work well in corporate and video projects that require an energetic and positive tone. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
An energetic and patriotic Scottish piece with bagpipes, percussion and synths. The romantic and heroic middle section has an ethereal and dream-like quality before heading back into the main theme for the climax. Instrumental, Folk, European Folk
A mysterious & atmospheric passage featuring a solo flute, light and strings and a sparse celeste. The minimal nature of the music make it excellent for use underneath dialogue as well as scenes of terror and fear. Suits all sorts of horror types from camp/comedy to ghosts and the supernatural. Instrumental, Horror, Gothic Moderate
An eerie piece dominated by a spooky melody played on the celeste then sung by a small female choir. The slow pace, ambience and creepy vocals give the track a dark edge that evokes feelings of a supernatural and ghostly nature but is also oddly alluring and seductive. Evil & scary lullabye, Female Vocals, Horror, Horror Haunted Choirs
A mid-tempo acoustic track with a mixture of romance, reflection and tenderness. It's moderate pace, gentle dynamics and a waltz-like rhythm make it well suited to work underneath scenes with dialogue and dialogue free montage sequences that need a little emotional push. Instrumental, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
A bleak and mournful track used in a documentary about the Hungerford Massacre, which took place in Hungerford, England 1987. A crying female vocal works alongside a desolate piano, acoustic guitars, and drums to a very powerful and emotional climax. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Sad Music
A Slow and sombre piano waltz that would be ideally suited to dramatic fiction and history, ballet and dance scenes. It could also be used in juxtaposition against scenes of extreme action or violence such as in films, games and trailers. Instrumental, Dramatic, Dramatic Solo Piano
Dramatic trailer music that mixes electronic instruments and strings. It is split into two sections: tension/build up and then a full onslaught. Great for trailers that have exposition in the first half, then fast cuts and action in the second. Expxlosive, tension filled, builds to an ominous finale, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
A tense, threatening track that builds to a deafening climax that would be great for teaser trailers in the horror, thriller and sci fi genres. Containing big percussive hits, penetrating brass doubled up by strings, an aggressive synth and acoustic guitars. Killers Evil Spirits Chase Crime Murder! Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Ambient and ethereal soprano singing accompanied by uplifting orchestral and electronic instruments. Perfect for Timelapse films and scenes of nature, space, travel and the outdoors. The singing is a non-specific language. Female Vocals, Dangerous, Mysterious Dark Magical
An assured and confident acoustic indie track with lively strings to stir the emotions and a strong beat that drives it forward. Great for scenes and videos of achievements, accomplishments and successes in all manner of genres from sports, corporate videos, documentaries and films. Instrumental, Dramatic, Energizing Music