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Tag Archives: Emmy Awards
In this episode we congratulate all of the Emmy winners, give a shout-out to the new scoring program at Eastman, chat details about the new Star Wars score release and behind the scenes, and share what we’ve been listening to.
- Jeff Beal wins an Emmy for his music for House of Cards.
- Jeff and Joan Beal donate $2 million to the Eastman School of Music to found Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media.
- Other Emmy winners:
- Bessie by Rachel Portman (for limited series, special, etc.)
- Transparent by Dustin O’Halloran (for best theme)
- Inside Amy Schumer by Kyle Dunnigan & Jim Roach (for music and lyrics)
- Stevie Wonder Grammy Salute by Greg Phillinganess (for music direction)
- The Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens soundtrack to be released on Friday, December 18th; the same day as the film.
- William Ross is credited as conductor on Star Wars VII (according to IMDB).
- Bill has been listening to the Man from U.N.C.L.E. (Daniel Pemberton) and so has Kevin; Kevin also listened to No Escape (Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders)
- New CD Releases: The Secret of N.I.M.H. expanded (J Goldsmith).
In this episode we look at the recent Emmy winners and nominees, talk about Danny Elfman’s newest assignment, a new repertoire for conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and look at what Bill and Kevin have been listening to.
- Alan Silverstri wins an EMMY for Cosmos: “Music composition for a series (original dramatic score): “Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey: Standing Up in the Milky Way,” Fox and NatGeo. (He won in 2 categories: music for a series and “outstanding original main title theme music”)
- FOTS Michael Price and David Arnold win an EMMY for Sherlock: His Last Vow “Music composition for a miniseries, movie or special: “Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece),” PBS.
- FOTS Jeff Beal (and fellow Emmy nominee) signs with G. Schirmer
- Danny Elfman to score “Fifty Shades of Grey“
- Happy Birthday Scott Glasgow, another FOTS
- LA Phil Gala on September 30 to honor John Williams. Dudamel will conduct Star Wars.
- BIll and Kevin have been listening to The Raid 2 (Joseph Trapanese, Fajar Yuskemal, Aria Prayogi), Guardians of the Galaxy (Tyler Bates), Orange is the New Black Seasons 1-2,(Scott Doherty, Brandon Jay, Gwendolyn Sanford), Hemlock Grove Season 2 (Nathan Barr), Empire of the Sun 2CD (J Williams), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (John Powell), Inside Llewyn Davis (T Bone Burnett and Marcus Mumford)
This week we discussed several headlines, including the Emmy winners, a Pete Anthony tribute, a favorite composer poll, and a new concert piece by James Newton Howard. We finish by wishing Hans Zimmer a very happy birthday.
Due to technical difficulties, this week’s episode of Streamers and Punches is only available in audio format. Sorry about that. We’ll be back to our normal, photogenic selves next week!
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- We look at the Emmy winners for this year.
- We found a poll for the best film score composer. Who would you pick?
- James Newton Howard has a new concert piece “I Would Plant a Tree.”
- Conductor Pete Anthony is honored at the Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival.
- Hans Zimmer turns 54. Happy birthday!