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Those We Don't Speak Of

Like an unspoken It Is Always Now, a Life in a Day in miniature, there aren’t words to describe, or reasons to ascribe, the beauty here.

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Mockingjay Music Goes Premiere

So the coolest opportunity ever for young musicians was held in the UK a while back: James Newton Howard, the composer behind each score in The Hunger Games franchise along with loads of other good films, invited over 2,000 student musicians to submit pieces meant for the Mockingjay Part 2 soundtrack. 376 more words


What Else I've Been Listening To Lately

I go through a fair share of film music in any given week. Classic scores by the great composers. New works from the modern masters. And some unexpected gems. 713 more words

Film Music


Track List:
1. Nightcrawler
2. Lou’s Inspired
3. Driving at Night
4. Sell the Bike
5. Loder Crashes
7. The First Accident
8. Day to Night… 139 more words


Oscar-nominated composer named artistic director of Henry Mancini Institute

James Newton Howard was named the artistic director of the Henry Mancini Institute (HMI) at the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music.

Howard is known as a film composer and has received eight Oscar nominations, six of which were for his work, which includes “Defiance,” “The Fugitive” and “My Best Friend’s Wedding.” He was also nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song for the films “Junior” and “One Fine Day.” 279 more words

Arts And Culture

Disney Tunes Tuesday: Magical Animated Scores

For this edition of Disney Tunes Tuesday I am going to feature some of my favorite scores from Disney’s animated films. By scores, do I mean the background music? 460 more words