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score        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/10/19/
657857753/john-carpenter-on-the-enduring-sound-of-halloween

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

score        UK

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/dec/21/
trent-reznor-dragon-tattoo-soundtrack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

score        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/16/
923944081/requiem-for-a-theme-film-composer-clint-mansell-on-the-sound-of-sadness

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/10/19/
657857753/john-carpenter-on-the-enduring-sound-of-halloween

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/02/07/
465725552/love-the-music-of-coen-brothers-films-you-can-thank-carter-burwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

movie scores        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/30/
arts/music/johnny-mandel-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

movie music        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/06/
magazine/nicholas-britell.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

soundtrack        UK

 

http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2013/sep/12/
film-soundtracks-neil-brand

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jan/27/
acdc-greatest-hits-iron-man-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

soundtrack        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2014/12/24/
372940367/director-john-carpenter-on-the-sound-of-a-terrifying-film

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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film composer        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2006/sep/24/
arts.film

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

film composer        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/16/
923944081/requiem-for-a-theme-film-composer-clint-mansell-on-the-sound-of-sadness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

composer        USA

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/05/18/
528922892/composer-angelo-badalamenti-master-of-mood-returns-to-twin-peaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ennio Morricone        ITA        1928-2020

 

The iconic score

to The Good, the Bad and the Ugly:

This is the sound of the American West,

at least filtered through the ears of an Italian

— specifically, composer Ennio Morricone.

 

He was a giant in the world of film scores

who wrote the music for more than 500 movies.

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/06/
516840947/ennio-morricone-the-sound-of-the-american-west-dies-at-91

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/06/
516840947/ennio-morricone-the-sound-of-the-american-west-dies-at-91

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Alfred Mandel    1925-2020

 

Johnny Mandel (...)

composed and arranged

for some of the leading big bands

of the 1940s and ’50s

before establishing himself

as a writer of memorable

movie scores and themes

like “The Shadow of Your Smile,”

“Emily” and “Suicide Is Painless”

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/30/
arts/music/johnny-mandel-dead.html

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/30/
arts/music/johnny-mandel-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

film composer > James Roy Horner        1953-2015

 

prolific composer

whose vaulting theme music for “Titanic”

earned him two Oscars and became

the best-selling orchestral soundtrack ever

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/us/
james-horner-whose-soaring-film-scores-included-titanic-dies-at-61.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/us/
james-horner-whose-soaring-film-scores-included-titanic-dies-at-61.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

film composer > John Barry        1933-2011

 

Five-time Oscar-winning composer

who wrote music for a dozen James Bond films,

including "You Only Live Twice" and "Goldfinger"

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2011/jan/31/
john-barry-james-bond

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2011/jan/31/
john-barry-composer-soundtracks

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2011/jan/31/
john-barry-life-in-clips

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jan/31/
john-barry-obituary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

film composer > Jerrald King Goldsmith        USA    1929 -2004

 

https://www.npr.org/2017/05/09/
527575323/jerry-goldsmith-the-composers-composer-honored-with-hollywood-star

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3616165 - July 25, 2004

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3613210 - July 23, 2004

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/23/
arts/jerry-goldsmith-is-dead-at-75-prolific-composer-for-films.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

film score composer > Trent Reznor        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/trent-reznor

 

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/dec/21/
trent-reznor-dragon-tattoo-soundtrack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

film composer > USA > John Williams        UK / USA

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/feb/03/
john-williams-at-90-he-is-so-much-smarter-than-his-critics

 

http://www.npr.org/2015/10/17/
449417429/composer-thomas-newman-teams-with-spielberg-for-bridge-of-spies

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/19/
arts/design/john-williams-honors-copland-bernstein-and-koussevitzky.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

film composer > Carter Burwell        USA

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/02/07/
465725552/love-the-music-of-coen-brothers-films-you-can-thank-carter-burwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sir Malcolm Arnold        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2006/sep/24/arts.film 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clint Eastwood        USA

 

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/festival/2008/10/
clint-eastwood-composer.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Newman        USA

 

http://www.npr.org/2015/10/17/
449417429/composer-thomas-newman-teams-with-spielberg-for-bridge-of-spies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilliard Gerald Adler / Jerry Adler, Harmonica Virtuoso        1918-2010

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/22/
arts/music/22adler.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernard Herrmann        1911-1975

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2006/mar/10/2 

 

https://www.npr.org/2000/10/30/
1113215/bernard-herrmanns-score-to-psycho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ray M. Dolby        1933-2013

 

sound pioneer

who founded Dolby Laboratories,

(he) revolutionized the recording industry

with the invention

of the Dolby noise-reduction system,

and transformed

cinema and home entertainment

with the development

of Dolby digital surround sound

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/13/
business/ray-dolby-who-put-moviegoers-in-the-middle-is-dead-at-80.html 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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