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David R. Punshon

aka: Dave Punshon, David Punshon

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Born 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.

Credited on 28 games

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3 Skulls of the Toltecs (2019 on Windows) Music
Chris Sawyer's Locomotion (2004 on Windows) Steamin' Down Town
World War II: Frontline Command (2003 on Windows) Music
Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (2003 on GameCube) Original Score
LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (2001 on Game Boy Advance) Original Music
Gangsters 2 (2001 on Windows) Music Composed by
LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (2001 on Game Boy Color) Audio
Walking with Beasts: Operation Salvage (2001 on Windows) Original Music Composed by
LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (2001 on Windows) Original Music composed, arranged and produced by
LEGOLAND (2000 on Windows) Direct Music and Animation scores composed and produced by
F/A-18E Super Hornet (2000 on Windows) Music composition and production
LEGO Creator: Knights' Kingdom (2000 on Windows) Music
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas (1999 on Windows) Music / Sound Programming
Gangsters: Organized Crime (1998 on Windows) Music composed
M.I.A.: Missing In Action (1998 on Windows) CD Music
LEGO Chess (1998 on Windows) FMV & In-Game Music
Z and Z Expansion Kit (1998 on Windows) Music
The Feeble Files (1997 on Windows) Music
X-COM: Apocalypse (1997 on DOS) Music
Z (1996 on DOS) Music

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  • Musical Compositions
    Music for multimedia. Original compositions for all types of live ensemble. Jazz keyboards.
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Dave Punshon at Air Studios 2003

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