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JAMES HORNER FILM MUSIC | May 23, 2017 |

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JAMES HORNER CONCERT TRIBUTE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL IN OCTOBER!

March 2, 2017 | | 2549 Views 4

After Titanic Live and Aliens Live, Avex Classics presents The World Premiere of James Horner: A Life in Music. The concert will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall. Ludwig Wicki will lead the Cinematic … Read More

JAMES HORNER’S PLACE IN FILM MUSIC HISTORY

February 24, 2017 | | 2805 Views 1

0 Introduction and terminology

James Horner was one of film music’s greats. Understanding his talent requires thorough study of what made him an outstanding and influential individual composer, but also of the changing landscape of film music itself. … Read More

STANDOUT SET PIECES #5: THE RIVER CROSSING TO STALINGRAD FROM ENEMY AT THE GATES

February 17, 2017 | | 1424 Views 2

0 Bringing you up to speed In early 1943, Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich is at the height of its power. The dark spill of Nazi domination is spreading to the farthest reaches of Europe, although in the east, it meets … Read More

INTERVIEW WITH DOUGLAS TRUMBULL

January 22, 2017 | | 1680 Views

As part of the publication of episode 7 of Fond Memories on Brainstorm, we publish this interview with director Douglas Trumbull which was conducted by Didier Leprêtre and originally published in Dreams Magazine in 1996.   What do you remember … Read More

FOND MEMORIES #7: 1983 – KRULL AND BRAINSTORM

January 21, 2017 | | 1732 Views 2

Fond Memories is our step-by-step overview of James Horner’s career. We aim for it to be as comprehensive as possible. If you have additional information that is relevant to this episode, please do not hesitate to contact … Read More

STANDOUT SET PIECES #4: PROJECT X (1987)

January 19, 2017 | | 1200 Views 2

4.0 Bringing you up to speed In his eye-opening book Save The Cat, screenwriter Blake Snyder reveals the structure of the standard Hollywood screenplay: a three-act story with fifteen different “beats”. It’s important to realize that Snyder didn’t invent anything, … Read More

ALIENS LIVE 2016: OUR REVIEW

January 10, 2017 | | 352 Views

As Titanic Live once again returns to Royal Albert Hall where it began in 2015, we start off by reliving the experience of Aliens Live from November 2016, which was the second of James Horner’s scores to … Read More

SECOND ANALYSIS OF THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

December 20, 2016 | | 1456 Views 2

To celebrate the release this week of The Magnificent Seven discs, we re-present our thematic analysis of the score, with several adjustments, additions and corrections. As before, the cues will be explored in chronological order, this time … Read More