Russell Hepplewhite

Russell Hepplewhite is becoming widely known for his operatic, musical theatre and choral music. His ground-breaking operas commissioned by English Touring Opera for young audiences have been widely performed, and have won him much critical acclaim. These include Shackleton's Cat; Silver Electra and Laika The Spacedog which has now been performed in four countries, and most recently opened in an all new production in French at at the Nouvel Opera in Switzerland. Russell's choral works are published by OUP, Stainer & Bell, and Banks Music Publications; he is the composer in residence with the Arcubus Ensemble and his first musical Moonfleet received was premiered at the Salisbury Playhouse in April 2018. He is currently working on a new opera for Montpellier Opera.

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Songs

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Song Length Difficulty Sheet Music Performance Track Backing Track
Earth
1'41" 1 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Language
2'05 1 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Fire
2'31" 3 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Air
2'43" 2 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Water
2'34" 2 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Atoms
2'32" 3 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Cells
2'49" 2 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Life
2'07" 1 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Us
1'40" 1 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Discovery
3'54" 3 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Invention
1'58" 2 of 5 Tick Tick Tick
Movement
2'49" 1 of 5 Tick Tick Tick

Resources

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Resource Author / Ambassador Category Description
Air - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Air by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Air - Lyric video with performance track
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Lyric video for Air by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track.

An introduction to Russell Hepplewhite
Tom Appleton
Worksheet

An introduction to the composer Russell Hepplewhite.

Atoms - Lyric video with backing track
Video

Lyric video for Atoms by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Cells - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Cells by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Discovery - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Discovery by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Discovery - Lyric video with performance track
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Lyric video for Discovery by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track

Earth - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Earth by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen

Earth - Lyric video with performance track
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Lyric video for Earth by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track.

Fire - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Fire by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Invention - Lyric video with performance track
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Lyric video for Invention by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track.

Language - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Language by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Language - Lyric video with performance track
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Lyric video for Language by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track.

Life - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Life by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Movement - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Movement by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with backing track.

Russell Hepplewhite Interview - From The Red House Podcast
Britten Pears Arts
Audio

Russell Hepplewhite talks to Lucy Walker on the From The Red House podcast about writing his collection EVERYTHING.

Spotlight on Russell Hepplewhite
Video

A spotlight on Russell Hepplewhite, featuring A Day in the Life of a Composer and a Zoom Interview with Tom Appleton.

Us - Lyric video with performance track
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Lyric video for Us by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track.

Water - Lyric video with backing track
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Lyric video for Water by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen.

Water - Lyric video with performance track
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Lyric video for Water by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen, with performance track.