The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has traditionally played host to programmes designed to heighten the terrifying image of sharks. However, this year the channel has teamed with composer J. Ralph to create an original piece entitled ‘Theodora’ focusing on the majesty of these animals.

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London, the six-and-a-half minute piece features violinist Joshua Bell, the London Voices Choir and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Watch a mini-documentary about the composition above, or visit where you can switch between menacing music and Ralph’s peaceful score while watching footage of sharks.

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