Magnus Murel NORWAY
Magnus Murel (b. 1985) is an award-winning composer and musician. For over ten years he has composed music for a variety of films and tv projects. He is well known for having a strong music identity, and his harmonies and melodies is easily remembered and recognizable.
The music from the dance perfomance "Iustitia" gained a lot of focus and attention. His
score for the short feature “The Time In Between” won best score at the Los Angeles
Movie Awards in the international section 2010. The music he wrote for the critically
acclaimed short film “The Devil’s Ballroom”, which won the best short film under 15
minutes at the Palm Springs International ShortFest, was regarded as one of the key
elements of the film.
He also composes popular and other art music, which is available at most streaming
In 2009, he joined forces with Joachim Knoph, and they created the company
«Norwegian Sounds» - taking on all kinds of scoring assignments from major media
companies in Norway. To this day, the company has delivered music to more than 60
films, including five feature films, several tv series and major commercial campaigns for
some of the largest companies in Norway.
Combining their expertise in this way has proven to be a very fruitful model for their work,drawing experience from a wide range of music, genre, performance, and technical knowledge.
Together, they can provide a fully tailored score from early sketches to the final mix, in
virtually any musical genre and including live performances by professional musicians.
Sometimes, they find pleasure also in doing solo projects, enabling them to further
develop their individual voice.
Major projects by the duo includes scenes in the major humour series «Dag» with Atle
Antonsen, aired in all Scandinavian countries, additional music for the blockbuster series «Lilyhammer 2» by Steven van Zandt, sold to more than 100 countries, feature films by the rising star director Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken, complete musical profile for the tv series «Dit Peppern Gror», and ad campaigns for major companies such as Tine, Circle K,Statoil and S-banken.