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Tag Archives: Ennio Morricone
In this episode we look at the winners of the 2014 Oscars, talk about recent listens, discuss a recent post by composer Scott Glasgow, look at news involving Morricone and Williams, and mention new releases.
- ATAS to sponsor a concert featuring music from Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and others. Will also present Mark Snow a lifetime achievement award.
- For the first time ever, an Oscar Concert
- Ennio Morricone to conduct concerts in NY and LA this month.
- ABC News tribute to John Williams “When Music is the Starring Role . . .”
- Bill has been listening to Sherlock Series 3 (music by David Arnold, Michael Price), while Kevin has been listening to Tim’s Vermeer (music by Conrad Pope)
- New Releases: Peabody & Sherman (D Elfman), Roswell/Communion (Goldenthal/Eric Clapton), The Blue Max 2CD (J Goldsmith), Sherlock Series 3 (Arnold/Price), The Matrix Revolutions 2CD (D Davis), Good Will Hunting (D Elfman), Star Trek: TNG – Encounter at Farpoint/Arsenal of Freedom (D McCarthy)
- The 2014 Oscar winners are: Steven Price (score – Gravity) and “Let it Go” (song – Frozen – by Robert and Kristen Anderson-Lopez)
- Scott Glasgow put out the question (paraphrasing) why do composers, given the chance to do a big budget epic, just use clichés and sound like Hans Zimmer? (in response to a critique by James Southall regarding the new Hercules movie directed by Renny Harlin with score composed by Tuomas Kantelinen)
This week, we discussed several headlines, we feature our own Kevin Wilt in a recording session, and have a lengthy conversation about work flow. We finish by comparing Batman to Mathis der Maler.
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- We discuss the Hummie Mann workshop, pairing Howard Shore with Richard Wagner, and the World Soundtrack Awards.
- Nico Muhly writes about getting recordings of his pieces and rehearsals, also covered on SoundNotion.
- There is a new cover of Morricone’s ‘Gabriel’s Oboe,’ sung by Hayley Westenra.
- Scott Glasgow’s follow-up to last week’s interview: he sampled the main title to Goldsmith’s Capricorn One on the Albion Orchestra sample set.
- Bill discusses why he liked the Chris Bacon score to Source Code.
- We take a video look at the recording session for Kevin’s film Renegade.
- Kevin and Jeff discuss their workflow for scoring films.
Danny Elfman’s score to Batman (Amazon MP3 – iTunes) or Bernard Herrmann’s score to Journey to the Center of the Earth (Amazon CD – iTunes), you might like Mathis der Maler by Paul Hindemith (Amazon MP3 – iTunes).