The Black Pearl: BFI

New Score commissioned for this 100 year old Pathe stencil colour film for the BFI, Pathe and Touch.

This new soundtrack to some of the first experiments in colour film, some of which are 100 years old, was commissioned by the BFI and Touch in 2012. The London Snorkelling Team were overjoyed at the opportunity to perform some new music for “the Black Pearl.”

The soundtrack for the “Black Pearl” was written by Tom Haines, performed by the London Snorkelling Team and recorded at Brains and Hunch.

What we did: Original score composition, production and mastering.


Traps, glockenspiel and electronics: Tom Haines

Wind Instruments: Ross Hughes

Organs and Synthesiser: Christopher Branch

Trombone: Pascal Wyse