Alexander Faris

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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Alexander Faris Discography

Albums

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
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 (Album) World Record Club UK 1959 Sell This Version
TP 37, STP 37 Alexander Faris Conducts The Sinfonia Of London Alexander Faris Conducts The Sinfonia Of London - Tchaikovsky Serenade For String Orchestra(LP) World Record Club, World Record Club TP 37, STP 37 UK 1959 Sell This Version
S 7 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
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
Gilbert & Sullivan - Westminster Symphony Orchestra, Linden Singers*, Alexander Faris Gilbert & Sullivan - Westminster Symphony Orchestra, Linden Singers*, Alexander Faris - The Mikado World Record Club, World Record Club UK 1960 Sell This Version
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
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
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
CSD 1458, CSD. 1458, CSD 1459, CSD. 1459 Sadler's Wells Opera*, Alexander Faris Sadler's Wells Opera*, Alexander Faris - The Mikado Vol. 1 & 2(2xLP, Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 1458, CSD. 1458, CSD 1459, CSD. 1459 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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 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 1981 Sell This Version
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 1982 Sell This Version
JW 520 Alexander Faris Dignity And Impudence(LP) JW Music Library JW 520 UK 1985 Sell This Version
Sir Arthur SullivanScottish Chamber OrchestraAlexander Faris Sir Arthur SullivanScottish Chamber OrchestraAlexander Faris - Sullivan Overtures Nimbus Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
CFP 4539 Sadler's Wells Chorus And Orchestra, Alexander Faris Sadler's Wells Chorus And Orchestra, Alexander Faris - Offenbach Orpheus In The Underworld Highlights from the English Version(LP, Album) Classics For Pleasure CFP 4539 UK 1988 Sell This Version
CAV CD 5 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
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 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
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
ST. 411, T 411 Jeremy Hawk, Glyn Houston And Sidney Monckton, The Sinfonia Of London Orchestra* Conducted By Alexander Faris Jeremy Hawk, Glyn Houston And Sidney Monckton, The Sinfonia Of London Orchestra* Conducted By Alexander Faris - For It Is Christmas(LP) World Record Club, World Record Club ST. 411, T 411 UK Unknown Sell This Version
SYM073 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 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