Pearson, Leslie 1931- England ?Staffordshire, Cheadle
concert pianist, harpsichordist, organist, 1978 he was pianist (taking the 8-bar ossia passage) in 'The clock and the Dresden figures' by Ketelbey with the Philharmonia Orchestra under John Lanchbery which was recorded by EMI and had numerous re-issues, appeared regularly with all London orchestras and in concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic and Boston Symphony Orchestra, he can be heard on the sound-tracks of many tv and film scores: Dr Who (for 14 years), Jewel in the Crown, Blake's Seven, Poirot, Lovejoy, Middlemarch, Sherlock Holmes, Star Wars, Superman, The Alien, Chariots of Fire, Four Weddings and a Funeral (as solo organist), Pink Panther, Tomorrow Never Dies, The Avengers, he accompanied either on organ or piano Philip Jones, David Mason, John Wilbraham, Michael Laird, John Wallace, John Miller, Graham Ashton and for the last 25 years Crispian Steele-Perkins, 1987-1993 editor/arranger for Faber Music London

Title Parts


[T] Dance suite after Antoine Arbeau. Brass
Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble. ABC Records 4764237
1 - Allemande
2 - Galliard
3 - Rigaudon
4 - Basse danse
[] Hiplips (Philip's). Brass quintet (2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba)
pub Chester Music, London 1978

[] LP "Harpsichord". Bruton Music BRC 2 (1978)
style classical, jazz
music and harpsichord by Leslie Pearson
[] 1 - Majestic Mode
[] 2 - Soleful Sarabande
[] 3 - Jaunty Jig
[] 4 - Rustic Rigaudon
[] 5 - Dramatic Dialogue
[] 6 - Frisky Frolic
[] 7 - Fantasy dramatica
[] 8 - Sister Monique
[] 9 - Salisbury's pavan and galliard
[] 10 - Sonata Italiano
[] 11 - Sarabande of peace
[] 12 - Cuckoo Calls
[] LP "Classical Organ". Bruton Music BRP 4 (1978)
style stage & screen
music and organ by Leslie Pearson
[] 1 - The Sistine frescos
[] 2 - Times past
[] 3 - Pastoral Pipes
[] 4 - Guildhall voluntary
[] 5 - Venetian reflection
[] 6 - Stained glass
[] 7 - Dance du roi
[] 8 - Laudamus
[] 9 - Royal Bethlehem
[] 10 - Christmas joy
[] 11 - Easter morning
[] 12 - Harvest time
[] 13 - Entry of the bride
[] 14 - Wedding procession
[] 15 - End of day
[] 16 - At rest
[] 17 - Royal Respect (Light)
[] 18 - Royal Respect (Regal)
[] The really easy tenor horn book. Very first solos for horn/soprano cornet in E flat with piano accompaniment
The 9 pieces are arranged progressively
pub Faber Music, London 1987
[] 1 - Russian dance
[] 2 - Nobilmente
[] 3 - Lament
[] 4 - Minuet in C
[] 5 - Moto perpetuo
[] 6 - Leap-frog
[] 7 - Le petit-rien
[] 8 - Rag trade
[] 9 - Seven-up
[] Early one morning
traditional, arr Leslie Pearson
Academy of St Martin in the Fields. 5CD "Ultimate Classical Dreams The Essential Masterpieces". Decca 001280302 (2009)

[] Trumpet tune in D
music Voluntary from Suite in D by John Stanley (1712-1786), arr Leslie Pearson
John Wilbraham, Leslie Pearson, The London Festival Orchestra, Tutti Camarata. 6 CD "101 Wedding". Decca 028947836698

[] I will give my love an apple. Harp and strings
folksong, arr Leslie Pearson
published by Edwin F. Kalmus, USA

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