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Ernest Irving (November 6, 1878 in Godalming, Surrey - 24 October 1953 in Ealing, London) was an English composer and conductor, primarily remembered for his involvement in film music. He composed the score for the Ealing comedy Whisky Galore!, Turned Out Nice Again starring George Formby, Ralph Vaughan Williams dedicated his Sinfonia antartica (1953) to him. Irving's achievements earned him the rarely awarded honorary membership of the Royal Philharmonic Society in 1951. William Walton's second string quartet in A minor was dedicated to him.

Selected filmography[edit]

External links[edit]

Ernest Irving at the Internet Movie Database



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Ernest Irving: Main & End Title music from "I Believe in You" (1952)

Ernest Irving: Main & End Title music from "I Believe in You" (1952). Philharmonia Orchestra.

Ernest Irving: Main & End Title music from "A Run for Your Money" (1949)

Ernest Irving: Main & End Title music from "A Run for Your Money" (1949).

Ernest Irving: Main & End Title music from "Saloon Bar" (1940)

Ernest Irving: Main & End Title music from "Saloon Bar" (1940).

Alan Rawsthorne: music ftom "The Cruel Sea" (1953)

Alan Rawsthorne: music ftom "The Cruel Sea" (1953). Conducted by Ernest Irving. The Philharmonia.

Georges Auric: Main & End Title music from "The Titfield Thunderbolt" (1953)

Georges Auric: Main & End Title music from "The Titfield Thunderbolt" (1953). Conducted by Ernest Irving. Philharmonia Orchestra.

Georges Auric: music from "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1947)

Georges Auric: music from "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1947). Conducted by Ernest Irving. Performed by the Philharmonia.

Leslie Bridgewater: Main & End Title music from "Against the Wind" (1948)

Leslie Bridgewater: Main & End Title music from "Against the Wind" (1948). Conducted by Ernest Irving.

Georges Auric: music from "Cage of Gold" (1950)

Georges Auric: music from "Cage of Gold" (1950). Conducted by Ernest Irving. Performed by The Philharmonia.

Georges Auric: Main & End Title music from "Another Shore" (1948)

Georges Auric: Main & End Title music from "Another Shore" (1948). Conducted by Ernest Irving. Philharmonia Orchestra.

"Scott of the Antarctic" (1948) - Vaughan Williams's original music

Vaughan Williams's music for "Scott of the Antarctic" (1948) was played on the soundtrack by the Philharmonia Orchestra under Ernest Irving. They also simult...

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