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Percy Faith (1908–1976)


Percy Faith was a child piano prodigy, but his hands were burned in a fire at age 18. Switching to conducting and arranging, his unique orchestral 'sound', with strong emphasis on creative string work, soon became familiar to listeners everywhere. He recorded 85 albums for Columbia Records, and three hit singles: "Delicado" (1952), "Theme from '... See full bio »

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Reindeer Games Soundtrack
(2000)
Batman Soundtrack
(1989)
Con Air Soundtrack
(1997)
JFK Soundtrack
(1991)

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 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series) (conductor - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (conductor: "Theme From 'a Summer Place'")
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (conductor: "Theme From 'a Summer Place'")
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (conductor: "Theme From 'a Summer Place'")
 1994 A Man of No Importance (conductor: "Theme for Young Lovers" - uncredited)
 1962-1970 The Virginian (TV Series) (composer - 225 episodes)
- The Gift (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Rich Man, Poor Man (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Sins of the Fathers (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- A King's Ransom (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- No War for the Warrior (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
 1968 Charlie Bubbles (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1964 Signpost to Murder (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1963 Tammy and the Doctor (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- George Gobel, Peggy Lee, Frankie Avalon (1961) ... (musical director)
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me (song arranger: Doris Day) / (song conductor: Doris Day)
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One of the most popular composer/arrnger/conductors of the so-called "Golden Age of Mood Music," his best-selling albums from more than two decades on Columbia records include "Amour, Amor, Amore," "Themes for Young Lovers," "Music from 'My Fair Lady,'" "The Columbia Album of Victor Herbert," "The Beatles Album," "Held Over," "Bouquet," "Tara's Theme from 'Gone With the Wind,'" "Joy," "The Music ... See more »

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