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ARTIST
TITLE
Ivor The Engine & Pogles Wood OST
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
JBH 027CD JBH 027CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
12/11/2007

For anyone living in the UK, these original soundtrack recordings of two classic children's television soundtracks will immediately bring back memories of happy childhoods and some of the greatest TV ever made, performed by the legendary Vernon Elliott Ensemble. Vernon Elliott was asked by Steve Race, then the director of ATV to help children's programming animator Oliver Postgate by writing a theme to the series we now know as Ivor the Engine. He would later go on to also pen the music for Pogles Wood and the rest is history. This charismatic collection of music has never been issued before: it has sat silently, in Oliver Postgate's underworld for over 40 years. The Postgate and Smallfilms output has a worldwide following, and this magical music contributes greatly to the impact these legendary TV adventures have had. The music is wistful, sad, pastoral and utterly charming, the CD looks wonderful, sounds brilliant and the Trunk label is issuing it in time for Christmas as it will make the perfect musical gift for anyone with a nostalgic bone in their body. Incidentally, the great music is accompanied by many of the special sound effects invented by Oliver Postgate for the shows, like Ivor chuffing and magical noises from the Pogles Wood. There really is nothing quite like this anywhere -- it's another classic Trunk Records release.