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Richard Marriott

Richard Marriott, Composer Mr. Marriott is the principal composer of The Clubfoot Orchestra, which he founded in 1983. Marriott’s compositions include new soundtracks for several classic silent films, including The Cabinet of Dr. Calgari and Nosferatu, and collaborative scores for Metropolis, Sherlock Jr., Pandora’s Box and Hands of Orlac.

These scores have been performed live by the Clubfoot Orchestra at various theaters and venues throughout the country, including the Mill Valley Film Festival, the Castro Theatre in San Francisco, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., and the Walter Read Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City, and are available on both CD and laserdisc. Marriott is also the composer of the Clubfoot Orchestra’s Wild Beasts, released by Ralph Records in 1986, and the principal composer of Kidnapped, released in 1987. He received an additional music credit on the 1993 film Rising Sun, directed by Phil Kaufman, and was the principal composer for the film Silver Into Gold, which was an Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary in 1986.

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