Grammy Award Winning Arranger Nan Schwartz contributes orchestrations for Oscar nominated scores ARGO and LIFE OF PI


Schwartz receives Grammy-nomination “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist” for “Wild is the Wind” performed by Whitney Kaufman and the London Symphony Orchestra. (West Hollywood, CA) January 31, 2013—Grammy award winning arranger/composer Nan Schwartz contributed orchestrations to two Oscar nominated film scores this year: ARGO and LIFE OF PI. The score for ARGO won the Satellite Award, the…

HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS SLAYS OSCAR-NOMINEES AT BOX OFFICE


SCORE BY HANS ZIMMER PROTÉGÉ ATLI ORVARSSON Now In Theaters  (West Hollywood, CA)- January 31, 2013—If the words “other-worldly,” “mysterious,” and “extreme” can be used to describe the preternatural landscapes and stirring emotions that Iceland evokes in our imaginations, then Icelandic composer Atli Orvarsson has certainly hit home with his score for the film Hansel and…

Soundtrack Review: ARGO (Alexandre Desplat)


Music composed by Alexandre Desplat Label: WaterTower Music Catalog:  WTM39382 Release Date: October 9, 2012 Rating: **½ Frenchman Alexandre Desplat tends to be the most balanced of the great film composers out there and on Argo he went to the opposite direction, but the effect is not the best cut, as some would say. The complete bulk…

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Soundtrack Review: TRON: UPRISING (Joseph Trapanese)


Music composed by Joseph Trapanese Label: Walt Disney Records Catalog: D001405902 Release Date: January 8, 2013 Rating: **** Joseph Trapanese can be called the bloke who makes a tremendous job but does not appear much, that can be said because Mr Trapanese worked on Tron: Legacy from scratch to the final product and arranged the new orchestral…