Alexander Faris

Real Name:
Samuel Alexander "Sandy" Faris
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Born: 11th June 1921 Caledon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Died: 28th September 2015

Irish composer, conductor and writer.
Has written scores for The Quare Fellow (1962), He Who Rides a Tiger (1965), Rowlandson's England, and Georgy Girl (1966). And wrote the theme music to the BBC television series - Upstairs Downstairs (which won him an Ivor Novello award in 1975 for it's signature tune, The Edwardian), Wings and The Duchess of Duke Street.
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Albums

Alexander Faris - Symphony No. 92 In G Major "Oxford" / Symphony No. 104 In D Major "London" album art Haydn* - Sinfonia Of London* Conducted By Alexander Faris Haydn* - Sinfonia Of London* Conducted By Alexander Faris - Symphony No. 92 In G Major "Oxford" / Symphony No. 104 In D Major "London" (Album) World Record Club UK 1959 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - Serenade For String Orchestra / Air From Suite No. 3 In D / Minuet From String Quartet In E / Minuet From Berenice album art Alexander Faris Conducts The Sinfonia Of London Alexander Faris Conducts The Sinfonia Of London - Serenade For String Orchestra / Air From Suite No. 3 In D / Minuet From String Quartet In E / Minuet From Berenice (Album) World Record Club UK 1959 Sell This Version
S 7 Alexander Faris - Immortal Operettas  album art Vanessa Lee And Chorus With The Westminster Concert Orchestra Conducted By Alexander Faris Vanessa Lee And Chorus With The Westminster Concert Orchestra Conducted By Alexander Faris - Immortal Operettas (LP, Album, Club) World Record Club S 7 Australia 1959 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - Presents Orpheus In The Underworld album art Jacques Offenbach, Sadler's Wells Opera Company, Alexander Faris, Jon Weaving, Eric Shilling, June Bronhill Jacques Offenbach, Sadler's Wells Opera Company, Alexander Faris, Jon Weaving, Eric Shilling, June Bronhill - Presents Orpheus In The Underworld His Master's Voice Australia 1960 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - Serenade For String Orchestra, Nocturne / Holberg Suite album art Dvorak*, Grieg*, The Sinfonia Of London , Conducted By Alexander Faris Dvorak*, Grieg*, The Sinfonia Of London , Conducted By Alexander Faris - Serenade For String Orchestra, Nocturne / Holberg Suite (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club Australia 1960 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - For It Is Christmas album art The Sinfonia Of London, Alexander Faris The Sinfonia Of London, Alexander Faris - For It Is Christmas (Album) World Record Club Australia 1960 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - The Mikado  album art Gilbert & Sullivan - Westminster Symphony Orchestra, Linden Singers*, Alexander Faris Gilbert & Sullivan - Westminster Symphony Orchestra, Linden Singers*, Alexander Faris - The Mikado (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club UK 1960 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - The Gondoliers album art Gilbert And Sullivan*, Westminster Symphony Orchestra, The Linden Singers, Alexander Faris Gilbert And Sullivan*, Westminster Symphony Orchestra, The Linden Singers, Alexander Faris - The Gondoliers (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club Australia 1961 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - The Pirates Of Penzance Or The Slave Of Duty album art Gilbert & Sullivan, Westminster Symphony Orchestra, The Linden Singers, Alexander Faris Gilbert & Sullivan, Westminster Symphony Orchestra, The Linden Singers, Alexander Faris - The Pirates Of Penzance Or The Slave Of Duty (Album) World Record Club Australia 1961 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - The Mikado Vol. 1 & 2 album art Sadler's Wells Opera*, Alexander Faris Sadler's Wells Opera*, Alexander Faris - The Mikado Vol. 1 & 2 (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice UK 1962 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - The Mikado (Highlights) album art Gilbert And Sullivan* - The Linden Singers Of London*, Hamburg Radio Symphony Orchestra*, Alexander Faris Gilbert And Sullivan* - The Linden Singers Of London*, Hamburg Radio Symphony Orchestra*, Alexander Faris - The Mikado (Highlights) (Album) Summit (5) US 1977 Sell This Version
ESDW 712 Alexander Faris - Operetta At The Wells album art Sadler's Wells Orchestra Conducted By Vilkem Tausky, William Reid (5), John Matheson, Alexander Faris Sadler's Wells Orchestra Conducted By Vilkem Tausky, William Reid (5), John Matheson, Alexander Faris - Operetta At The Wells(2xLP) His Master's Voice ESDW 712 UK 1981 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - In A Persian Market / In A Monastery Garden / In A Chinese Temple Garden album art Ketèlbey* - London Promenade Orchestra*, Alexander Faris Ketèlbey* - London Promenade Orchestra*, Alexander Faris - In A Persian Market / In A Monastery Garden / In A Chinese Temple Garden (Album) Philips Europe 1983 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - Orpheus In The Underworld, Highlights In English album art Jacques Offenbach, Kevin Miller (10), June Bronhill, Jon Weaving, Eric Shilling, Alexander Faris, Sadler's Wells Chorus* And Orchestra* Jacques Offenbach, Kevin Miller (10), June Bronhill, Jon Weaving, Eric Shilling, Alexander Faris, Sadler's Wells Chorus* And Orchestra* - Orpheus In The Underworld, Highlights In English (Album) His Master's Voice UK 1985 Sell This Version
JW 520 Alexander Faris - Dignity And Impudence album art Alexander Faris Dignity And Impudence(LP) JW Music Library JW 520 UK 1985 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - Sullivan Overtures album art Sir Arthur SullivanScottish Chamber OrchestraAlexander Faris Sir Arthur SullivanScottish Chamber OrchestraAlexander Faris - Sullivan Overtures Nimbus Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
CAV CD 5 Alexander Faris - Victorian Edwardian  album art Alexander Faris, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Alexander Faris, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Victorian Edwardian (CD, Album) Cavendish Music CAV CD 5 UK 1988 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - Gilbert And Sullivan: The Mikado (Complete) And Iolanthe (Highlights) album art Gilbert & Sullivan / Sadler's Wells Orchestra, Chorus*, Alexander Faris Gilbert & Sullivan / Sadler's Wells Orchestra, Chorus*, Alexander Faris - Gilbert And Sullivan: The Mikado (Complete) And Iolanthe (Highlights) (Album) EMI, EMI UK 1993 Sell This Version
none Alexander Faris - Upshares, Downshares - The CD album art Sandy Faris* / Eddie Mair / Nils Blythe Sandy Faris* / Eddie Mair / Nils Blythe - Upshares, Downshares - The CD(CD, Album) BBC none UK 2010 Sell This Version
Alexander Faris - The Pirates Of Penzance album art Arthur S. Sullivan*, Hamburg Radio Symphony Orchestra*, The Linden Singers, Alexander Faris Arthur S. Sullivan*, Hamburg Radio Symphony Orchestra*, The Linden Singers, Alexander Faris - The Pirates Of Penzance (Album) Tring, Tring Europe Unknown Sell This Version
CFP 41 4482 1 Tchaikovsky* / Bach* / Boccherini* / Handel*, The Sinfonia Of London Conducted By Alexander Faris Tchaikovsky* / Bach* / Boccherini* / Handel*, The Sinfonia Of London Conducted By Alexander Faris - Serenade For String Orchestra / Air From Suite No. 3 In D / Minuet From String Quartet In E / Minuet From Berenice(LP) Classics For Pleasure CFP 41 4482 1 UK Unknown Sell This Version
SYM073 Alexander Faris - Gondoliers album art Gilbert & Sullivan, Pro Musica Symphony Orchestra, Alex Faris*, The Linden Singers Gilbert & Sullivan, Pro Musica Symphony Orchestra, Alex Faris*, The Linden Singers - Gondoliers(CD, Album) Symphonia Digital Classics SYM073 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

RQ 3161 Alexander Faris - Celebre Minuetto / Aria Sulla Quarta Corda album art L. Boccherini* / J. S. Bach* / Orchestra "Sinfonia Di Londra"* Dir. Alexander Faris L. Boccherini* / J. S. Bach* / Orchestra "Sinfonia Di Londra"* Dir. Alexander Faris - Celebre Minuetto / Aria Sulla Quarta Corda(7") La Voce Del Padrone RQ 3161 Italy 1966 Sell This Version

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