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The Secret Storm (soap opera)

     (CBS Daytime, 1954 - 1973)

     [Some theme information after 1965 courtesy Soap Opera music expert
      David R. Jackson]


Opening Theme 1 (1954 - 70): "Secret Storm Opening"

    [may have been adapted from Kingsbury's THEME below,
     but it has a separate listing in the ASCAP database]

     Composer: Charles F. Paul (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP),
                        of New York, NY

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Closing Theme 2 (1954 - 1970): "Secret Storm (Theme)"

     Composer: Chester ("Chet") Kingsbury (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP),
                        of New York, NY

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Theme 3 (1970 - 1973): "The Secret Storm", based upon a 2nd Movement theme in the Brahms' "Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Cello (Opus 102)"

    [This was the same melody used as a THEME by "Ford Theater" on CBS radio
     and television from 1948 - 1952 in a full orchestral arrangement...]

     Composer: original music by Johannes Brahms (predates ASCAP & BMI), with
               adaptation by Charles F. Paul (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Dore Music Company (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Dore Music Company (ASCAP),
                        of New York, NY

     Original Composition Date: 1887

     Copyright Date:
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Theme 4 (1973): "Theme from 'The Secret Storm'"

    [Craig Patillo's "TV Theme Soundtrack Directory" lists this as
     the final THEME. ASCAP only lists "Secret Storm Cues" by Layton, 
     so probably this is one of them...]

     Composer: Edward ("Eddie") Layton (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher [of cues]: April Music Co. (BMI)

     2001 Publisher [of cues]: EMI-April Music (BMI)
                                  c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                                  of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
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