LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Atlantic – ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES (Eric Serra, January 9th)Varèse Sarabande – THE HOLIDAY (Hans Zimmer, January 9th), CODE NAME: THE CLEANER (George S. Clinton, January 30th)Milan America – LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA (Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens, January 9th)La-La Land Records – THE LIBRARIAN (Joseph LoDuca, January 9th)Dramatico – MISS POTTER (Nigel Westlake, January 9th)Hit…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


BLOOD DIAMOND – James Newton Howard (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 780 2) – 61:37 HAPPY FEET (Score) – John Powell (Atlantic 94646)KING SOLOMON’S MINES – Jerry Goldsmith (Prometheus PCD 161)NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM – Alan Silvestri (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 778 2) – 53:35PAN’S LABYRINTH – Javier Navarrete (Milan 36190)PLANET EARTH – George Fenton (EMI…

JEFF DANNA GETS ANIMATED IN CHICAGO 10


(Los Angeles, CA) Award winning composer Jeff Danna scores Chicago 10, the documentary that will open this year’s Sundance Film Festival January 18. Directed by Brett Morgen, the film takes a groundbreaking approach to documentary filmmaking by combining live-action footage with animation to recreate the trials of the anti-war protestors at the 1968 Democratic National…

TYLER BATES SCORES ‘300’


Warner Bros Records Releases Tyler Bates’ 300 Soundtrack (Los Angeles, CA) — Based on the epic graphic novel by Frank Miller, 300 is a ferocious retelling of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae in which King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and 300 free Spartans fought to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian slave army. Facing…

NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES CRITIC’S AWARDS


The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has given their Music award to Alexandre Desplat for THE PAINTED VEIL and THE QUEEN, with Thomas Newman as runner-up for THE GOOD GERMAN and LITTLE CHILDREN. The New York Online Film Critics Association elected Philip Glass to receive the Music Award for THE ILLUSIONIST’s score.

GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEES


Original Score – Alexandre Desplat (THE PAINTED VEIL), Clint Mansell (THE FOUNTAIN), Gustavo Santaolalla (BABEL), Carlo Siliotto (NOMAD), Hans Zimmer (THE DA VINCI CODE)Song – “A Father´s Way” (PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS), “Listen” (DREAMGIRLS), “Never Gonna Break My Faith” (BOBBY), “Song Of The Heart” (HAPPY FEET), “Try Not to Remember” (HOME OF THE BRAVE)

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Film Score Monthly – THE SPY WITH MY FACE: MUSIC FROM THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E MOVIES (Gerald Fried, Jerry Goldsmith, Nelson Riddle, Richard Shores)Varèse Sarabande – January 30th: CODE NAME: THE CLEANER (George S. Clinton), PARTITION (Brian Tyler)Tribute Film Classics – 2007: MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, FAHRENHEIT 451 (Bernard Herrmann)Naxos – 2007: THE SEA HAWK, DECEPTION.( Erich…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


BLIZZARD – Mark McKenzie (Intrada Signature Edition ISE1011) – 54:30CHILDREN OF MEN – John Tavener (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 769 2) – 70:32CINEMUSIC: FILM MUSIC OF CHUCK CIRINO – Chuck Cirino (BSXCD 8824)ERAGON – Patrick Doyle (RCA 704850) – 55:31FUR: AN IMAGINARY PORTRAIT OF DIANE ARBUS – Carter Burwell (Lakeshore 33893) – 47:22IL SOLDATO DI…

ENNIO MORRICONE TO RECEIVE HONORARY OSCAR


Composer-conductor Ennio Morricone, who has composed more than 300 motion picture scores over a 45-year career, has been voted an Honorary Award by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Morricone’s Honorary Oscar will be presented, along with other Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2006, on Sunday,…

GRAMMY 2006


Here are the Grammy’s nominations in the film music related categories: BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM FOR MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION OR OTHER VISUAL MEDIATHE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (Harry Gregson-Williams), THE DA VINCI CODE (Hans Zimmer), MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA (John Williams), MUNICH (John Williams), PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD…

NEW SCORE ASSIGNMENTS


Klaus Badelt: RedlineChristophe Beck: License to WedPaul Buckley: Happily N’Ever AfterNiall Byrne: How About YouJeff Cardoni: Save MeNormand Corbeil: Ma fille, mon angeBurkhard Dallwitz: The Interrogation of Harry Wind • ChainsawRobert Duncan: Butterfly on a WheelIlan Eshkeri: Hannibal RisingGuy Farley: Dot ComPhilip Glass: No ReservationsNick Glennie-Smith: Children of GloryRupert Gregson-Williams: I Know Pronounce You Chuck…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


APOCALYPTO – James Horner (Hollywood 15802)CHARLOTTE’S WEB – Danny Elfman (Sony 702989)CLEOPATRA (1999, TV Movie) – Trevor Jones (CMR 1999)THE DEPARTED (Score) – Howard Shore (New Line 39078)DINOTOPIA – Trevor Jones (CMR 2002) – 61:14JONES: THE MADRID CONCERT – Trevor Jones (CMR 2006, 2 CDsTHE NATIVITY STORY (Score) – Mychael Danna (New Line 39074)QUO VADIS…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Prometheus – December: QUIGLEY DOWN UNDER (Basil Poledouris, expanded), KING SOLOMON’S MINES (Jerry Goldsmith, expanded), SALVADOR / PLATOON (Georges Delerue, remastered)Varèse Sarabande – THE HOLIDAY (Hans Zimmer, January 9th)

R.I.P.: SHIRLEY WALKER


After the Basil Poledouris death, another sad loss for the film music world: the composer-conductor-orchestrator Shirley Walker has died at the age of 61. She suffered a brain aneurism and did not regain consciousness. As a composer, her works included Memoirs of an Invisible Man, Willard, Batman: The Animated Series (TV), Space: Above and Beyond…

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Film Score Monthly – TOM AND JERRY & TEX AVERY TOO! VOL 1: THE 1950s (Scott Bradley, 2 CDs, December)Varèse Sarabande – January 9th: THE GOOD SHEPHERD (Marcelo Zavros, Bruce Fowler), THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS (Andrea Guerra), THE GOOD GERMAN (Thomas Newman)Hollywood – APOCALYPTO (James Horner, December 5th)V2 Records – BREAKING AND ENTERING (Gabriel Yared…