Soundtrack Releases

This listing provides a summary of which pieces from TV and audio visual productions have been commercially released on Ant's albums.

Any production not listed here has not had any of the music commerically released.


Programme / Project Title

Year of first broadcast / making Production details Music release information
Fantomas 1973
A student film


Opening Theme from the film released on Archive Collection Volume Two. 

A further piece written at the same time (Variation on a Theme of Fantomas) but not used in the film also released on Archive Collection Volume Two.



Oil of Ulay TV Advert

1979
UK TV Advertisement


Extended version released as Paradise Found
on Finger Painting

A Voyage To Save The Whale
(a.k.a. Destination Iceland)
1980 A Greenpeace film covering their campaign to save whales. 

A solo guitar version of a piece that Ant wrote & recorded for the film released as Theme from Operation Whale on the re-issue of
 A Catch At The Tables.


Rule Britannia 1981 Six-part documentary series examining Britain's culture and heritage.

 

Closing Theme from the series released on Archive Collection Volume One

Six pieces from the series released as Rule Britannia Suite on the expanded re-issue of 1984

 

The Electric Miracle 1984 Promotional film for National Panasonic UK


Three pieces of music released as Three Piece Suite on Finger Painting


C.Q. 1984 Drama about an amateur radio enthusiast.  

One piece released on Finger Painting

Two further pieces released on Extra Missing Links


Tropical Moon Over Dorking 1985 Comedy drama about a writer of romantic fiction.

Three pieces released as Tropical Moon Over Dorking Suite on Finger Painting .


Two further pieces released on Extra Missing Links

 

New Zealand Lamb TV Advert 1986


UK TV advertisement



Released as Fountain Pool on Finger Painting 
God's Chosen Car Park 1986 Drama about a self-styled prophet.

One piece released as The Golden Pathway on Slow Waves, Soft Stars 

Three further pieces released as God's Chosen Car Park Suite on Finger Painting 


The New Alchemists
1986 Promotional film for The Design Council.

Three pieces released as New Alchemists Suite on Extra Missing Links



Survival Special: Land of Dragons 1989 Nature documentary about wildlife in Hong Kong

Seven pieces released as Land of Dragons Suite on Finger Painting


Bush Babies
1990 Nature documentary about the life of Bush Babies

Three pieces released as Bush Babies Suite on Extra Missing Links

Survival Special: Tiwai - Island of the Apes 1991
Nature documentary about a remote island in West Africa
 

Two pieces of music released as Tiwai: Island of the Apes on The Sky Road


Survival Special: Wild Voices, Quiet Waters 1992 Nature documentary about a bird called the Common Loon.

Three pieces written for the programme (but not included in the final version) released as Wild Voices, Quiet Waters Suite on The Sky Road.

 
Lifeboat 1993
Documentary following a year in the lives of a Lifeboat crew
 

Eight pieces released as Lifeboat Suite on The Sky Road


Sail The World 1993-94 Coverage of the Whitbread Round The World Yacht Race

 Most of the music written and recorded for the series released on
Sail The World.



Survival Special: Creatures of the Magic Water 1996
Nature documentary about wildlife in South America. 

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota.

 
Six tracks released on Time and Tide

Five further tracks released on Wildlife
 
Survival Special: Web of the Spider Monkey  1998 Nature documentary about the Amazonian Spider Monkey.

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota
 

One track (Web of the Spider Monkey - Opening Theme) released on Wildlife

A further track (Web of the Spider Monkey) released on the Various Artists compilation Survival - The Music of Nature.

 

Survival Special: Gremlins: Faces In The Forest 1998 Nature documentary about Marmosets.

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota
 

One track released on Wildlife

 

Wild Tales: Serengeti Jigsaw 1999 Documentary about the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota
 

Two tracks released on Wildlife

 

Survival: Secrets of a Norfolk Wood 1999 Documentary about the wildlife living in a wood in Norfolk

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota
 

Three tracks released on Wildlife

 
The Natural World: Midway - Island of Life 2000 Documentary about the wildlife on the Pacific island of Midway

 
Seven tracks released on Wildlife


Jurassic Shark  2000 Documentary about the history and evolution of the shark.

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota

 

Seven tracks released on Wildlife

 


Dungeons and Dragons

(a.k.a. Crowned Lemurs and the Crocodile Caves)

2000 Documentary about the wildlife on the island of Madagascar

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota

 

Six tracks released on Wildlife


Survival Special: Bears of the Russian Front 2001

Documentary about an American scientist's experiences with bears in Russia

 
 
Five tracks released on Wildlife


Survival Special: Jaguar: Eater of Souls 2001 Documentary about the secretive life of the Jaguar.

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota
 

Two tracks released on Wildlife

 

Secrets of the Amazon 2003
Pilot programme for a planned 7-part series.

Music co-written and recorded by Ant with Joji Hirota

Five tracks released on Wildlife


 


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