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Shaun Davey

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Shaun Davey is really a classical composer from Belfast whose function frequently features traditional motifs and instrumentation. He’s best known for many compositions that feature the uillean bagpipe, possibly the just bagpipe refined more than enough to sit along with a symphony orchestra.

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Full Name Shaun Davey
Profession Singer, Composer, Lyricist
Education Trinity College, Dublin
Nationality Irish, British
Spouse Rita Connolly
Awards New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical
Music Songs The Deers Cry, May We Never Have to Say Goodbye, Ripples In The Rockpools, A`Ghrian, Ymadawiad Arthur, The Parting Glass, The Ballad of Ned Devine / The Witches Reel, Briochan and Columba, The Gale, The Cliffs of Mykines, Mykines Sound, Lux Eterna, My Eternal Friend, Beyond Dreams and Spirits, The Brendan Theme, St. Matthews Point, St. Manchan's Prayer, Colum Cille's Farewell to Ireland, A White Wave Foams Over, Samson Peccator Episcopus, The Pilgrim, A Walk In The Ocean, Bal Plin, The Land of The Picts, An Angel Will Cry, Journey to the Faroes, Danse Plin, Jig: Water Under the Keel, Himlico's Map; Colum Cille Leaves Derry., Gair Na Gairbe, Dia Do Bheathasa, The Pilgrim a'Ghrian, Storm at Sea
Albums The Brendan Voyage, The Relief of Derry Symphony, Waking Ned Devine, Voices from the Merry Cemetery, May We Never Have To Say Goodbye, The Tailor of Panama, Twelfth Night
Nominations Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play, Tony Award for Best Original Score, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Broadway Musical, British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Original Television Music
Movies The Abduction Club, The Tailor of Panama, David Copperfield, Waking Ned, Twelfth Night or What You Will


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#Fact
1 His musical, "James Joyce's 'The Dead,'" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 2000 Back Stage Garland Award for Outstanding Production.
2 Richard Nelson and his musical, "James Joyce's 'The Dead,'" at the Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2013 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Large Musical Production.


Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Abduction Club 2002
The Tailor of Panama 2001
David Copperfield 2000 TV Movie
Waking Ned Devine 1998
Ballykissangel 1996-1998 TV Series 26 episodes
Kings in Grass Castles 1998 TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
The Break 1997
Screen Two 1996 TV Series 1 episode
Twelfth Night or What You Will 1996
The Hanging Gale 1995 TV Series
The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing 1990 TV Movie
The Burke Enigma 1978 TV Series

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
DR-Derude 2007 TV Series documentary composer - 1 episode
Ella Enchanted 2004 composer: additional music
The Abduction Club 2002 orchestrator
Ballykissangel 1998-2001 TV Series composer - 32 episodes
The Tailor of Panama 2001 orchestrator
Waking Ned Devine 1998 orchestrator
Twelfth Night or What You Will 1996 additional orchestrator

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sing Street 2016 courtesy: "Today Tonight" / performer: "Today Tonight" / writer: "Today Tonight"
Ella Enchanted 2004 arranger: "Let Me Entertain You", "Joy to the World", "Hit the Road Jack", "Crazy", "Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall" / producer: "Let Me Entertain You", "Joy to the World", "Hit the Road Jack", "Crazy", "Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall"
The 54th Annual Tony Awards 2000 TV Special lyrics: "Parnell's Plight" / music: "Parnell's Plight"
Waking Ned Devine 1998 arranger: "The Parting Glass" 1998 / writer: "The Parting Glass" 1998
Twelfth Night or What You Will 1996 music: "O Mistress Mine", "Heigh-Ho, The Wind and the Rain"
The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing 1990 TV Movie writer: "The Deer's Cry"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Casualty 1987 TV Series Paul

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 54th Annual Tony Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Original Score

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1997 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Original Television Music Ballykissangel (1996)
1996 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Original Television Music The Hanging Gale (1995)


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