Mike Batt’s “Main Theme” to the 1978 film “Caravans” a 1978 Iranian-American film directed by James Fargo based on the novel by James A. Michener. Batt conducts the “Secret Symphony Orchestra” at the Cadogan Hall.
The movie was shot in Iran and starred Anthony Quinn, Jennifer O’Neill, and Michael Sarrazin.
Mike Batt wrote the score, which has been the most successful element of the film, remaining a bestseller for many years after the film’s release.
Here is the original soundtrack below:
Michael Philip Batt LVO (born 6 February 1949) is a British songwriter, musician, producer, director, conductor and Deputy Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry. He is best known for creating The Wombles pop act, writing the chart-topping “Bright Eyes”, and discovering Katie Melua. He has conducted many of the world’s great orchestras, including the London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony and Stuttgart Philharmonic in both classical and pop recordings and performances.
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