David R. Punshon

aka: Dave Punshon, David Punshon
Moby ID: 24932

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