UCLA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM WORLD PREMIERE of ACCLAIMED 'MARS UNDERGROUND' SCORE as a SUITE-to-PICTURE
Multi-talented composer of "When a Stranger Calls", DreamWorks' "First Flight" short, SOCOM video game series and contributor to "The Da Vinci Code" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" also to appear
2006, October 26
A new interview from Jim DOOLEY
Our Friends from Scoremagacine.com released an interview from the composer, from Wallace and Gromit to Chicken Run and the Jerry Bruckheimer / Media Ventures sound up to the modern trends in film music, composing techniques, game scores and even score rejections, read about it all in the pleasant chat they had with him a while back.
The spanish composer Alberto Iglesias won Best Soundtrack and Best Composer Awards for The Constant Gardener and the argentine composer Gustavo Santaolalla sang and played a live guitar rendition from Brokeback Mountain. The Flemish Radio Orchestra, conducted by Dirk Brossť, performed music from Michael Giacchino, Peer Raben, Piet Goddaer and John Powell, who joined in the orchestra for The Bourne Identity, Endurance, X-Men: The Last Stand, Two weeks Notice, Mr. & Mrs Smith and Ice Age: the Meltdown.
Hans-Zimmer.com wishes to thank the Flanders International Film Festival from Ghent and the World Soundtrack Academy for their amazing ceremony and concert.
(...)"Well, once I've done the next Batman movie, which will finish in early 2008, I thought I'd take a year off from writing film scores and just go and do some concerts. I only started thinking about this recently, that I have these complete pieces lying around, like The Ring, Gladiator, Thelma & Louise, Crimson Tide, and they all exist as proper concert pieces. One of the reasons they've never been performed is that the percussion parts mostly exist as a bunch of samples in the films, so Bruce never had to write it into the score. So we just need to sit down, add the percussion into the score, and things like that.(...)"
Soundtrack.net released the first part from an interview dedicated to Hans ZIMMER's work on The Da Vinci Code & Dead Man 's Chest.
2006, October 01
A non-Italian Job
John POWELL has been
commissioned to write the original music for Horton Hears a Who, an
animated feature produced by 20th Century Fox for release in 2008. Itís based on the book by Dr. Seuss and will feature the voices of Jim Carrey
and Steve Carell. The movie is directed by
Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, who both worked on Robots.
Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS is composing the score along with Toda NOBUKO who will be in charge of the in-game music while HGW will score for the cut-scenes. Release date for the video-game is announced for the year 2007.
Visit the official website HERE Download the trailer HERE