Somerset / Another World in Somerset / This Is Somerset (soap opera)

     (NBC Daytime, 1970 - 1976)

     [First season title: "Another World in Somerset";

     "Somerset" was made television history as the first soap-opera
      spin-off -- derived from the NBC soap opera "Another World" 
      (1964 - 1999) which see...Both were owned by Proctor and Gamble;
      the arcs and plots diverged from the original series pretty
      quickly so it was able to establish its own characters and
      identity and hang on for six seasons...]

Theme 1 (1970 - 1971): "Another World Theme"

    [The first season, while the show was still titled
    "Another World In Somerset" the same THEME was used
     for both soap operas]

     Composer: Charles F. Paul (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)
     2001 Publisher: [not found in the ASCAP database]

     Copyright Date: Apr. 27, 1964; Eu 822 925.
     Renewal   Date: 


Theme 2 (1971 - 1976): "Somerset Theme"

    [above is the title in the 2001 ASCAP ACE database and in the
     1978 Index of Performed Compositions...
     aka: "This Is Somerset";

     Originally played on the organ by its composer Chet Kingsbury...
     Charles Paul is thought to have re-arranged this melody in an
     orchestral arrangement for a new Main Title sequence circa 1974]

     Composer: Chester ("Chet") Kingsbury (ASCAP)
              [professional name of Chester Fredericks Kingsbury]

     1978 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)
     2001 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the ASCAP 2001 database]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


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