RICHARD DWORSKY MUSIC FOR FILM/TV:
Paycheck to Paycheck:: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert
Documentary on HBO (executive produced by Maria Shriver). Dworsky’s “Perpetual Notion“ piano piece used as underscore .
 

 

 

"The music in this film is it’s breath. It never stops and it keeps the film alive. Richard Dworsky and THE GUYS were superb to work with: great musicians with an astonishing repertoire (most of which they write themselves) – and it all just sings. Working with them was one of my keenest pleasures on the picture …"

Robert Altman
A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION - a film from Robert Altman and Garrison Keillor
(distributed by Picturehouse; original motion picture soundtrack on New Line Records)
Richard Dworsky - music director, arranger, composer; and pianist/organist on camera leading the Guys All-Star Shoe Band and accompanying stars including : Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Lindsay Lohan, Garrison Keillor, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly, and Jearlyn Steele. (click for official movie website)

THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ (MCA Videocassette Inc.,1981)
A musical theater work originally produced by The Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis, MN. Televised on Showtime and HBO. Music composed by Richard Dworsky.

 

 
 
A JOAN WALSH ANGLUND CHRISTMAS
(Avon Home Video,1990)
Children's video of Christmas stories and poem. Narration by actress Jean Stapleton.
Music composed and performed by Richard Dworsky.

MINNESOTA OVERTURES - FILM FOR MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM
(Winner of Houston International Film Award and Cine Awards 1984)
Music arranger, composer, orchestrator. Wrote original music as well as adapted and arranged songs by Charlie Title.
  • Richard Dworsky's piano recording "A Morning With the Roses" has been used as underscore for "Hans Christian Anderson's Denmark"( PBS ), The 1988 Winter Olympics( ABC ), Good Morning America (ABC).
  • Dworsky played piano the following soundtracks by composer/ mandolinist/ fiddler Peter Ostroushko :
    • Ken Burns' film "Lewis and Clark" (PBS, broadcast and DVD)
    • Ken Burns' film "The National Parks" (PBS, broadcast and DVD)
    • Minnesota - A History of the Land (Twin Cities Public Television); the soundtrack won a regional Emmy Award , Broadcast, CD and DVD.
  • Prairie Home Companion related TV performances on PBS Disney Channel, BBC