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"Caliban's Dream" is a track written by Rick Smith of electronic group Underworld for the Isles of Wonder opening ceremony of the 2012 summer Olympics in London, and the 14th and final track of the first disc of the official soundtrack. [1]

35 relations: Aluphone, And I Will Kiss, Born Slippy .NUXX, Caliban, Clare Balding, Come Together, Danny Boyle, Decca Records, Desert Island Discs, Electronic music, Evelyn Glennie, Eye of the Tiger, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Galvanize (song), Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Isles of Wonder (album), Karl Hyde, Kenneth Branagh, Leitmotif, London Evening Standard, London Symphony Orchestra, NME, Only Men Aloud!, Philip Larkin, Rick Smith (Underworld), The Guardian, The Tempest, Thomas Nash, Two Door Cinema Club, Two Months Off, Underworld (band), W. H. Auden, William Shakespeare, 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics cauldron, 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.


The Aluphone is a tuned percussion instrument consisting of aluminum bells that are struck with a mallet to produce musical tones.

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And I Will Kiss

"And I Will Kiss" is a song written by Rick Smith of electronic group Underworld for the Isles of Wonder opening ceremony of the 2012 summer Olympics in London, and the fourth track on the official soundtrack.

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Born Slippy .NUXX

"Born Slippy.NUXX" is a song by British electronic group Underworld.

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Caliban, son of the witch Sycorax, is an important character in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest.

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Clare Balding

Clare Victoria Balding (born 29 January 1971) is a broadcaster, journalist and author.

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Come Together

"Come Together" is a song by the Beatles written primarily by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney.

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Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs.

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Decca Records

Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.

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Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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Evelyn Glennie

Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish virtuoso percussionist.

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Eye of the Tiger

"Eye of the Tiger" is a song by American rock band Survivor.

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Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell-Boyce (born 23 September 1959)"COTTRELL-BOYCE, Frank", Who's Who 2010, A & C Black, 2010; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2009; online edn, Nov 2009.

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Galvanize (song)

"Galvanize" is a song by British electronic duo The Chemical Brothers featuring vocals by Q-Tip.

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".

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Isles of Wonder (album)

Isles of Wonder is the official soundtrack album of the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.

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Karl Hyde

Karl Hyde (born 10 May 1957) is an English musician and artist.

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Kenneth Branagh

Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1959) is a British actor, director, producer, and screenwriter from Belfast in Northern Ireland.

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A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase"Kennedy (1987), Leitmotiv associated with a particular person, place, or idea.

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London Evening Standard

The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.

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London Symphony Orchestra

The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.

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New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.

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Only Men Aloud!

Only Men Aloud is a male voice choir from Wales.

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Philip Larkin

Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian.

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Rick Smith (Underworld)

Richard Smith (born 25 May 1959) is a Welsh musician.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Tempest

The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–1611, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.

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Thomas Nash

Thomas Nash (baptised 20 June 1593 – died 4 April 1647) was the first husband of William Shakespeare's granddaughter Elizabeth Barnard.

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Two Door Cinema Club

Two Door Cinema Club are an indie rock band from Bangor and Donaghadee in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Two Months Off

"Two Months Off" is the first single by Underworld from the album A Hundred Days Off, originally released in 2002.

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Underworld (band)

Underworld are a British electronic music group formed in 1980 in Cardiff and the principal name under which musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together.

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W. H. Auden

Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) was an English-American poet.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics cauldron

The 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics cauldron was used for the Olympic flame during the Summer Olympics and Paralympics of London 2012.

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2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games took place on the evening of Friday 27 July in the Olympic Stadium, London.

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