David Punshon

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David R. Punshon
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Gender Male
Born
Birth Place St. Albans, England
Nationality British   England.svg
Aliases Dave Punshon
Website www.davidpunshon.com

David R. Punshon is a British composer. Helped form the 'Babe Ruth' rock/jazz band in 1972 which was signed to EMI's Harvest label for 25 years, making international award winning albums. Studied jazz keyboards and composition at Leeds, orchestration in London and conducting with Laurence Leonard. In the early 1990s, studied Mozart's Musical Dice Game and saw the potential of interactive music within computer games. Later in the 1990s helped Microsoft to develop DirectMusic which is loosely based upon Mozart's game. Went on to use DirectMusic in 5 Lego games. For the past 12 years David has been helping to expand the frontiers of interactive music through writing orchestral scores for computer games with fellow composer Richard Wells. David has written a new Flute and Harp Concerto for Flautist Karin Leitner.

Audio Development

For his early works, Punshon wrote MIDI music using Cakewalk.

For LEGOLAND, LEGO Creator: Knights' Kingdom and LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge, he used DirectMusic Producer.

Gameography

Released Title Sample Notes
1992-09-?? Legend (AMI) (The Four Crystals of Trazere)
1992-09-?? Legend (AST) (The Four Crystals of Trazere)
1992-09-?? Legend (DOS) (The Four Crystals of Trazere)
1993-??-?? Tornado (AMI)
1993-??-?? Tornado (DOS)
1994-??-?? Bump 'N' Burn (CD32)
1995-11-?? Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe (DOS)
1995-??-?? Flight of the Amazon Queen (AMI)
1995-??-?? Flight of the Amazon Queen (DOS)
1996-08-25 Z (DOS) Cutscene Music with Richard Wells.
1996-10-07 Hind (DOS) With Richard Wells.
1996-??-?? 3 Skulls of the Toltecs (DOS) With Richard Wells.
1997-06-?? The Feeble Files (W32)
1997-07-15 X-COM: Apocalypse (DOS) With John Broomhall and Richard Wells.
1997-09-22 Apache (W32) With Richard Wells.
1997-09-?? iF-16 (W32) With Richard Wells.
1997-12-?? Z (PS1) Cutscene Music with Richard Wells.
1998-04-?? Z (SAT) Cutscene Music with Richard Wells.
1998-08-01 M.I.A.: Missing In Action (W32)
1998-09-01 Simon The Sorcerer's Puzzle Pack (W32)
1998-11-11 LEGO Chess (W32) With Richard Wells.
1998-11-?? Simon The Sorcerer's Pinball (W32)
1998-12-04 Gangsters: Organized Crime (W32) With Richard Wells.
1999-09-17 Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas (W32) With Richard Wells.
1999-11-?? F/A-18E Super Hornet (W32) With Richard Wells.
2000-05-01 LEGOLAND (W32) With Richard Wells.
2000-10-04 Lego Creator: Knights' Kingdom (W32) With Richard Wells.
2001-03-27 LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (PS1) With Richard Wells.
2001-03-30 LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (W32) With Richard Wells.
2001-10-02 LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge (GBA) Arranged by John Hancock.
2001-06-01 Gangsters 2: Vendetta (W32) With Richard Wells.
2001-10-21 Walking with Beasts: Operation Salvage (W32) With Richard Wells.
2002-04-13 Simon the Sorcerer 3D (W32) "Burgerlife" song.
2002-09-25 Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (PS2) With Richard Wells.
2003-03-25 Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (GC) With Richard Wells.
2003-05-05 World War II: Frontline Command (W32) With Richard Wells.
2004-09-09 Chris Sawyer's Locomotion (W32)
2011-07-11 Z (IOS) Original Cutscene Music with Richard Wells.
2014-07-13 Z Remastered (W64) Original Cutscene Music with Richard Wells.
2019-03-15 Fenimore Fillmore: 3 Skulls of the Toltecs (W64) Original Music with Richard Wells.

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