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Ernest Irving (6 November 1878 – 24 October 1953) was an English composer and conductor, primarily remembered for his involvement in film music.

Irving was born in Godalming, Surrey. He composed, among others, scores for the Ealing comedy Whisky Galore! and 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. He died in Ealing, London, aged 74.

Selected filmography[edit]

External links[edit]

Ernest Irving at the Internet Movie Database



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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 "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 "Saloon Bar" (1940)

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

Groove - Bryce Ernest Taylor - the Irving - Indy

This video is from a performance in November 2013 at the Songwriter's Circle at The Irving Theater in Indianapolis, Indiana. I am spontaneously accompanied b...

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7 (Antarctic Symphony) I Prelude, 'Andante maestoso'

Ralph Vaughan Williams, OM (pron.: /ˌreɪf ˌvɔːn ˈwɪljəmz/; 12 October 1872 -- 26 August 1958), was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, c...

"Living Today"- Bryce Ernest Taylor - Songwriter's Circle - the Irving Theater - Indy

This song was written for my birthday celebration and performed here at the November Songwriter's Circle at the Irving Theater in Indianapolis. For me it is ...

"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...

John Greenwood: Main & End Title music from "San Demetrio London" (1943)

John Greenwood: Main & End Title music from "San Demetrio London" (1943). Conducted by Ernest Irving.

SCTV, 5/8/84 - "2009: JUPITER & BEYOND" (THE AUTHORIZED VERSION)

SCTV, 5/8/84 - "2009: Jupiter & Beyond" (The Authorized Version) - Woody Tobias, Jr. takes on the task of remaking "2001", starring Simon & Garfunkel, Ernest...

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

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

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