My friend was an enthusiastic musician, being
himself not only a very capable performer but a composer of
no ordinary merit.
Watson on Holmes, "The Redheaded League"
Watson, on Holmes.
(credits at IMDB)
I really like Eric Allaman's music for the series.
He does some extremely beautiful variations on the theme song,
some nice techno stuff to keep up the pacing, and then has no
problem writing music that gives a really nice Baker Street
atmosphere with a touch of futurism.
I was particularly impressed by his work on "The Adventure of
the Blue Carbuncle". Gorgeous Christmas music! It was amusing to
hear "Silent Night" future-muzak and robotic carolers wishing us
a merry Christmas and a happy new year, but I really loved the
original music and the way he moved to that beautiful synth of
"O Christmas Tree" at the very end as we looked at the holiday
lights of New London.
Visit Eric's homepage
and download an mp3 of the "Sherlock Holmes Suite" (his techno
music for chases and clues, etc.) from the bottom of his
composers.net Looks like he did that Christopher Lee/Patrick Macnee
Sherlockian miniseries, too. Okay, so they stunk and Harmony Gold
produced it (which says it all), but now I have a valid reason to watch
the movie! Go, Eric!
He took up his violin from the corner, and as I
stretched myself out he began to play some low, dreamy,
melodious air; his own, no doubt, for he had a remarkable gift
Watson, The Sign of Four
"Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century Theme"
Music and Lyrics by Raw
Sometimes the chords were sonorous and melancholy.
Occasionally they were fantastic and cheerful.
Watson, A Study in Scarlet
As you can see, the theme song of Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century
was written and performed by Raw, the same group which performed
the funky little theme for Mummies Alive, another DIC series.
The Holmes theme consists of a mixture of music, people singing
'Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century', and spoken samples from the
cartoon. Again, it's a funky little song but it really
grows on you! A .wav is available by email request from the
Wave Themes Home Page. E-mail the man!