Category: Videos

Bow and Baleno (National Gallery)

Live video recording from the première of Bow and Baleno by Joel Baldwin at the National Gallery’s Barocci Concert on Friday 3rd May 2013. Performed by Sam Cave (guitar), Pete Handley (percussion), Alex Mathew (soprano), Jennifer MacCallum (viola) and Lily Thornton (cello): About Bow and Baleno This piece was commissioned for a concert at the…


Camera Obscura (string quartet)

Camera Obscura is a composition for string quartet and and is a kind of homage to light, relating the process of capturing and recording light to music. It is in three movements: Movement 1: A camera’s blinding flash leaves a series of blurry images that slowly move and blend into a more recognisable lifeform within…


The Little Match Seller

In 2008, I discovered a wonderful silent film called The Little Match Seller (Dir. James Williamson, 1902), which can be found in the Creative Archive on the British Film Institute website. This adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fable of the same title is a moving account of a destitute girl whose visions of warmth and…


Composition for Screen Showreel

Joel Baldwin Composition Showreel from Joel Baldwin on Vimeo.