LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


CAPTAIN KRONOS: VAMPIRE HUNTER – Laurie Johnson (BSXCD 8831)THE KINGDOM – Danny Elfman (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 842 2) – 39:43THE LAST WINTER – Jeff Grace & Anton Sanko (MMS07009)LUST, CAUTION – Alexandre Desplat (Decca 991002)MICHAEL CLAYTON – James Newton Howard (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 850 2) – 38:42SEA OF DREAMS – Luis Bacalov (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 849 2 Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


4 MOSCHE DI VELLUTO – Ennio Morricone (Cinevox MDF 617)FRACTURE – Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna (Silva 1243)INDAGINE SU UN CITTADINO AL DI SOPRA DI OGNI SOSPETTO – Ennio Morricone (Cinevox MDF 617)INLAND EMPIRE – David Lynch (Absurdia 2) MOSCA ADDIO – Ennio Morricone (Saimel 3998310) – 60:28NEWMAN: LEGENDARY HOLLYWOOD – egendary Alfred Newman (Citadel STC 77139) – 48:15RIGHT AT YOUR DOOR – Tomandandy (Lakeshore 33949)THROW MOMMA FROM THE TRAIN – David Newman (Intrada Special Collection Volume 49) – 35:39 Continue reading LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

Ghent International Film Festival Gent honours composer Mikis Theodorakis with Lifetime Achievement Award


The Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the distribution of the World Soundtrack Awards on 20 October. Theodorakis has written the music for Zorba The Greek, Z and Serpico. The Flemish Radio Orchestra conducted by Dirk Brossé will play music from Zorba The Greek. Mikis Theodorakis was born on the Greek island Chios on 29 July 1925. Still being a child he became acquainted with Greek folk music and after hearing Ludwig von Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony he decided to become a composer himself. He received a musical formation both in his own country and at … Continue reading Ghent International Film Festival Gent honours composer Mikis Theodorakis with Lifetime Achievement Award

THE 2006/2007 ‘EMMY’ WINNERS AT THE MUSIC CATEGORIES


OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES – George Fenton (Planet Earth: Pole to Pole)OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A SPECIAL – Jeff Beal (Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King: Battleground)OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MAIN TITLE THEME MUSIC – Trevor Morris (The Tudors)OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS – Justin Timberlake, Jorma Taccone, Katreese Barnes, Asa Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg (Saturday Night Live: “Dick In A Box”)OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION – William Ross (79th Annual Academy Awards) Continue reading THE 2006/2007 ‘EMMY’ WINNERS AT THE MUSIC CATEGORIES

CHRISTOPHER YOUNG HONORED AT 13TH ANNUAL TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL


(Temecula, CA): Film music composer Christopher Young will be honored at the 13th Annual Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival at a star-studded black tie affair honoring significant film and music icons of the past and present. The award for Outstanding Career Achievement in Film Composing recognizes the profilic and significant film composer for his work in some 85 feature films including “Spider Man 3”, “Entrapment” and “The Hurricane.” The Closing Black Tie Awards Gala will be held Sunday, September 16, 5 p.m. at the Pachanga Resort & Casino Ballroom. Young’s distinctive and imaginative approaches to several unusual projects … Continue reading CHRISTOPHER YOUNG HONORED AT 13TH ANNUAL TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL

UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


Varèse Sarabande – October 9th: IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH (Mark Isham), THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB (Aaron Zigman), SLEUTH (Patrick Doyle), RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (Frederik Wiedmann)Citadel – LEGENDARY HOLLYWOOD (Alfred Newman, September)Silva Screen – MUSIC FROM THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN TRILOGY (Klaus Badelt, Hans Zimmer, October 8th)Sony BMG – THE MUSIC OF STAR WARS (John Williams, 8 CDs, November)Film Score Monthly – THE UNFORGIVEN: CLASSIC WESTERN SCORES FROM UNITED ARTISTS (Dimitri Tiomkin, Gerald Fried, David Buttolph, David Raksin, Elmer Bernstein, September)Buysoundtrax – CAPTAIN KRONOS, VAMPIRE HUNTER (Laurie Johnson, 11/09/07) Continue reading UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK RELEASES

WORLD SOUNDTRACK ACADEMY ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THE ‘WORLD SOUNDTRACK DISCOVERY AWARD’


The World Soundtrack Academy announced the names of the 5 upcoming composers who are selected for this year’s World Soundtrack Discovery Award: Jean Michel Bernard (for Science of the Sleep)Ramin Djawadi (for Mr. Brooks)Nicholas Hooper (for Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix)Jerome Lemonnier (for The Page Turner aka La Tourneuse de Pages)Daniel Tarrab and Andres Goldstein (for XXY and Inheritance) The winner will be announced on Saturday 20 October 2007 at 8pm on the occasion of the 7th World Soundtrack ceremony and concert. The complete programme and the list of nominees for the World Soundtrack Awards 2007 have … Continue reading WORLD SOUNDTRACK ACADEMY ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THE ‘WORLD SOUNDTRACK DISCOVERY AWARD’