BBC Proms theme tune: who wrote it and what is it?

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That rolling timpani. Those shiny flutes. We all recognize that tune and what it represents.

Who wrote the BBC Proms theme song?

The current theme song for the BBC Proms was written by composer Ian Arber in 1998. BBC Proms TV broadcasts ever since.

In the year Speaking about the project in 2019, he said: “From being a runner-up in the event ten years ago and hearing the theme around the Royal Albert Hall, it’s surreal to be part of the event this year.”

The theme tune was recorded at Maida Vale Studios by the BBC Concert Orchestra, Eimear Noone.

Ian Arbor is a film and TV composer who has worked on shows including Netflix. One And Medicias well as a BBC thriller The recording.

What music has previously been used for the BBC Proms theme song?

Ian Arber

Taken from the end of Bliss’s ‘Red’ movement Color symphony Until 2011

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