R.I.P.: MALCOM ARNOLD


Sir Malcolm Arnold, who won an Oscar for the musical score to The Bridge on the River Kwai in 1958, has died in hospital after a brief illness at the age of 84. As well as film scores, Sir Malcolm also composed seven ballets, nine symphonies and two operas.

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


ALL THE KING’S MEN – James Horner (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 756 2) – 56:21IL GATTO DAGLI OCCHI DI GIADO – Mauro Lusini & Gianfranco Coletta (Digitmovies CDDM 064) – 54:59KAPÓ – Carlo Rustichelli (Digitmovies CDDM 063)LA GATTA IN CALORE – Gianfranco Plenizio (Beat CDCR 70)ROMA VIOLENTA – Guido & Maurizio De Angelis (Beat CDCR…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Film Score Monthly – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE ROY BEAN (Maurice Jarre, 3.000 copies, October)Varèse Sarabande – THE GRUDGE 2 (Christopher Young, November 7th), 24: SEASONS 4 & 5 (Sean Callery, November 14th), WAH-WAH (Patrick Doyle, November 14th), CHILDREN OF MEN (John Tavener, December 12th)New Line Records – THE DEPARTED (Howard Shore, score…

‘WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS’ NOMINEES


The ‘Discovery Award’, which recognises fresh/emerging talent, will be bestowed on Saturday October 14th at the Sixth World Soundtrack Awards, which take place in Ghent, Belgium. The nominees are Nigel Clarke and Michael Csanyi-Wills (The Thief Lord), Nick Cave and Warren Ellis (The Proposition), Oliver Florio (Les Brigades du Tigre), Evanthia Rebutsika (My Father and…

ISHAM GOES TO OSCAR®?


With his score for The Black Dahlia, Mark Isham is being considered as a big contender for the 2006 Oscar® for Best Original Score. The music for this film, which is directed by Brian De Palma and based on a novel by James Ellroy, already has received a lot of positive reviews.