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Music for Writing: Adventure

Personally, I love listening to instrumental music while writing. It can sometimes be hard to find the appropriate playlist though, so I’ll be sharing some of mine here. 110 more words

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The music of James Newton Howard, composed for “Catching Fire”, is now available for piano solo!  Eleven pieces from the second of  The Hunger Games trilogy are included in this book of sheet music from the movie.  80 more words

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A few items of special (read: "geeky") interest for sale

Howdy — with twenty-five days left before we have to be out of our house in Bloomington (with it being somewhat up in the air when precisely we’ll land in Boston), I have a few special items for sale that it may be easier to deal directly on rather than wait for somebody to find them on Amazon. 163 more words

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Classical Memories 9 June: James Newton Howard

Composer: James Newton Howard

Dates: 9 June 1951

Nationality: American

Title of Piece: Peter Pan

Brief Biography: Howard is a composer best known for his motion picture scores. 11 more words

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MALEFICENT – James Newton Howard

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

Walt Disney’s 1959 animated version of Charles Perrault’s classic 15th century fairy tale Sleeping Beauty is rightly considered a classic of children’s literature and cinema. 1,273 more words

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Quickpickle: The Hunger Games score - a review

So, when most people hear the words ‘The Hunger Games’, they think action-packed movies, star-crossed lovers, wars between the rich and the poor, etc. But what a lot of fans seem to neglect is the music that accompanies the movie versions of the popular dystopian teen novels. 280 more words

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