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Anne Dudley

Anne Dudley (born 7 May 1956) is an English composer, keyboardist, conductor and pop musician. She was the first BBC Concert Orchestra's Composer in Association in 2001. She has worked in both the classical and pop genres, but she is perhaps best known as one of the core members of the synthpop band Art of Noise and as a film composer. In 1998 Dudley won an Academy Award for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score for The Full Monty. In addition to over twenty other film scores, in 2012 she served as music producer for the film version of Les Misérables, also acting as arranger and composing some new additional music

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You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say ...

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Obviously in Art of Noise, I'm just part of the group, and when I do film scores, it's always in col ...

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I was part of the sort of avant guard tradition of John Cage and music concrete and pushing back the ...

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Film scores are often based on short themes, and it helps if youve got some way of developing these ...

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Composers are always going back to the past.

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It's really the sound of the voices, the sound of the words, the sound of the sound that we're inter ...

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Usually one or two things happen: Either you have an idea straightaway - the sort of sound that you ...

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“I wanted to make a classical piece that was actually designed to be a CD, not designed for perfor ...

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“I wanted to make a classical piece that was actually designed to be a CD, not designed for perfor ...

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“I wanted to do something that had a purely musical inspiration, and I was inspired by the sound o ...

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“I like to start at the beginning and make the music develop in line with the drama developing. I' ...

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“My favorite work is The Full Monty because I got an Oscar for it. But it was really hard work at ...

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“I'm very interested in the color of sound. And I'm very interested in the juxtaposition of differ ...

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“There's a great difference between having 20 in an orchestra and having 70 in an orchestra. Seven ...

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“What we devised for The Full Monty was a little sort of odd band full of slightly unusual instrum ...

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