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Tag Archives: Bear McCreary
In this episode we look at film composer interviews with Broughton, Debney, and Beltrami, an award for Howard Shore, some upcoming concerts featuring Elfman and Shore, some new film score CD releases, and what we’ve been listening to lately.
- Howard Shore to receive Maestro Award
- Interviews on examiner.com with Bruce Broughton and Marco Beltrami
- John Debney:
- Recording has begun on JNH’s score for Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1
- Danny Elfman to do a Halloween concert at the Nokia Theater, then Honda Theater.
- The entire LOTR Trilogy will accompanied by a live orchestra/chorus at Lincoln Center. April 8-12, 2015.
- Bill has been listening to: Tim’s Vermeer (Conrad Pope), Walking Dead S3 (Bear McCreary), Buck Rogers 2nd Season 4CD, Godzilla (A Desplat), X-Men DOFP (J Ottman), Doctor Who S8 (Murray Gold)
- Kevin has been listening to Doctor Who S8 (Murray Gold) and Arrow (Blake Neely)
- New Releases: The Lion King: Legacy Collection (will contain all of Zimmer’s score), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 2nd Season 4CD (Stu Phillips, Glen A. Larson, Bruce Broughton, John Cacavas, Herbert Don Woods), Cocoon expansion/remastered (J Horner), Gorky Park (J Horner)
In this episode we look at a lot of news, upcoming scores that we’re looking forward to, congratulate our producer and recent guest Bear McCreary on their recent accolades, and look at new CD releases and what we’ve been listening to lately.
- Hans Zimmer, recently named Composer of the Year by Classical Brits, speaks briefly about his score to “Batman vs. Superman” – “It’s complicated”
- Allison Loring wrote an informative article regarding women orchestrators in Hollywood films.
- Bear McCreary won an Emmy! And has a blog post about his favorite quotes from Elmer Bernstein.
- Does binge watching change things for TV composers?
- Alec Baldwin speaks about why music makes the film.
- Michael Giacchino will score Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland.
- David Chen looks at to Rob Simonsen’s score to The Spectacular Now in a podcast.
- Here is an Interesting article/talk with Howard Shore.
In this episode we interview composer Bear McCreary, talk about movies we’ve recently seen, look at new scoring assignments for composers Ryan Amon, Tyler Bates, and Alexander Desplat, and highlight recent film score releases.
- Breaking Bad composer Dave Porter talks about the final season.
- This article discusses composer Ryan Amon and his score to Elysium.
- Tyler Bates has been hired to score Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
- Alexander Desplat has been hired to score Godzilla.
- Bill has been listening to music from Breaking Bad (Dave Porter), Elysium (Ryan Amon), Solomon Kane (Klaus Badelt), X-Men trilogy (Michael Kamen, John Ottman, John Powell), and The World’s End (Steven Price).
- Kevin has been listening to The World’s End (Steven Price) and Shaun of the Dead (Dan Mudford and Pete Woodhead).
- New CD releases: Poltergeist 2 (J Goldsmith), The Matrix Reloaded 2CD (Don Davis), Wyatt Earp 3CD (James N Howard), Star Trek Insurrection Expanded Collector’s Edition (J Goldsmith).
- We interview Bear McCreary.
In this episode we chat with Sherlock composer Michael Price, as well as look at John Williams’ and Bear McCreary’s next projects, what orchestra will be performing the future Hobbit score, and a Dr Who concert in Australia.
- Bear McCreary scores Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- New Zealand Symphony scraps tour to continue recording second Hobbit score.
- Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular returning to Austrailia in 2014.
- John Williams confirmed to score new Star Wars trilogy.
- John Williams scores the new film “The Book Thief.”
- David Chen of /Film.com compares, contrasts Williams’ Superman score to Zimmer’s Man of Steel score in podcast.
- Bill’s been listening to Pacific Rim (Ramin Jawadi) and The Wolverine (Marco Beltrami).
- Kevin’s been listening to The Wolverine (Marco Beltrami).
- We interview with Sherlock’s composer Michael Price.
In this episode we cover the Grammy winners, an Oscar song nomination, a live score performance of Return of the King, a Bear McCreary interview, a 1930s campaign against recorded film scores, as well as what Kevin and I have been listening to this week.
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- Watch the Grand Rapids Symphony perform a live score to The Return of the King.
- The best song nominees may not be performed at Oscars.
- Bear McCreary talks about the role of the perfect fifth in Sci-Fi themes.
- 1930 ads that show the American Federation of Musicians attacking recorded film scores.
- Congrats to the 2012 Grammy winners:
- Best Musical Theater Album: The Book of Mormon (Trey Parker & Matt Stone)
- Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: Boardwalk Empire Vol. 1 (Various Artists)
- Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: The King’s Speech (Alexandre Desplat)
- Best Song Written for Visual Media: I See the Light (from Tangled, Alan Menken & Glenn Slater)
- Oscar song nomination part 1: Man or Muppet by Bret McKenzie