David R. Punshon
Developer BIOBorn in St. Albans, England. Helped form the 'Babe Ruth' rock/jazz band in 1972 which was signed to EMI's Harvest label for 25 years, making international award winning albums. Studied jazz keyboards and composition at Leeds, orchestration in London and conducting with Laurence Leonard. In the early 1990s, studied Mozart's Musical Dice Game and saw the potential of interactive music within computer games. Later in the 1990s helped Microsoft to develop 'Direct Music' which is loosely based upon Mozart's game. Went on to use 'Direct Music' in 5 Lego games. For the past 12 years David has been helping to expand the frontiers of interactive music through writing orchestral scores for computer games with fellow composer Richard Wells. David has written a new Flute and Harp Concerto for Flautist Karin Leitner.
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- Dave Punshon
- David Punshon
- Musical Compositions) -- Music for multimedia. Original compositions for all types of live ensemble. Jazz keyboards.
- Chris Sawyer's Locomotion (2004), Atari, Inc.
- Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (2003), Infogrames, Inc.
- World War II: Frontline Command (2003), KOCH Media UK Ltd.
- Gangsters 2 (2001), Eidos Interactive, Inc.
- LEGO Creator: Knights' Kingdom (2001), LEGO Media International, Inc.
- LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (2001), LEGO Media International, Inc.
- Walking with Beasts: Operation Salvage (2001), BBC Worldwide Ltd.
- F/A-18E Super Hornet (2000), Titus France SA
- Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas (1999), Eidos Interactive, Inc.
- Gangsters: Organized Crime (1998), Eidos Interactive Ltd.
- LEGO Chess (1998), LEGO Media International, Inc.
- Z and Z Expansion Kit (1998), GT Interactive Software Corp.
- The Feeble Files (1997), Adventure Soft Publishing Ltd.
- X-COM: Apocalypse (1997), MicroProse Ltd.
- 3 Skulls of the Toltecs (1996), Warner Interactive Entertainment Ltd.
- HIND: The Russian Combat Helicopter Simulation (1996), Interactive Magic Ltd.
- Z (1996), Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
- Apache (1995), Interactive Magic Ltd.
- Flight of the Amazon Queen (1995), Renegade Software
- Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe (1995), Adventure Soft Publishing Ltd.
- Bump 'N' Burn (1994), Grandslam Video Ltd.
- Tornado (1993), Spectrum Holobyte, Inc.
- Captive (1992), Mindscape International Ltd.