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John Lunn

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Name  John Lunn

Role  Composer
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Albums  Grantchester (Original Television Soundtrack)
Awards  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition - Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Similar People  Julian Fellowes, Jim Williams, Jon Jones, Terry Pratchett, Chris Lang

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John Lunn (born May 13, 1956) is a Scottish composer, known for his soundtrack work for television. He was formerly a member of "systems music" band Man Jumping.


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TV work

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His work includes music for the television series Hamish Macbeth (1995), Lorna Doone (2000), North Square (2000), Hotel Babylon (2006), Little Dorrit (2008), Downton Abbey (2010), Waking the Dead (2011), The White Queen (2013), Grantchester (2014), and The Last Kingdom (2015).

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His music for Sky TV's Going Postal was winner of Best TV Score in the 2010 RTS Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA and an Ivor Novello award and that for adaptation of Dickens' Little Dorrit was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Outstanding Original Score.

Opera work

He has written several operas. Two, Misper (1997) and Zoƫ (2000) (shown by Channel 4) were written for Glyndebourne. Another, Mathematics of a Kiss, was written for the English National Opera. He wrote the 2006 operetta Tangier Tattoo, with librettist Stephen Plaice, again for Glyndebourne.

Lunn's violin concerto was premiered by Clio Gould and the London Sinfonietta at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.


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