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Posts ByJohn Andrews, Author at JAMES HORNER FILM MUSIC

JAMES HORNER: A LIFE IN MUSIC PROMO VIDEO

May 12, 2017 | | 110 Views 1

The Royal Albert Hall has released a new promotional video for their upcoming concert. James Horner: A Life in Music will be performed on October 24th in London, and will feature selections from Avatar, Braveheart, Legends of the Fall, Apollo … Read More

NEW HORNER COMPILATION CD FOR SOLO PIANO ANNOUNCED

May 7, 2017 | | 1118 Views

A new album titled Braveheart: The Film Music of James Horner for Solo Piano has been published by BuySoundtrax Records (BSX), the label that brought us Humanoids from the Deep and Battle Beyond the Stars in 2011. Arranged and performed … Read More

SECOND ANALYSIS OF THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

December 20, 2016 | | 1475 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

RON HOWARD: “I REALLY MISS JAMES.”

October 16, 2016 | | 2208 Views 6

Classic FM has published an exclusive interview with film director Ron Howard. James Horner scored seven of Howard’s films, making him Horner’s most collaborated-with director. Their most famous projects are A Beautiful Mind, Willow, and Apollo 13.

"I really … Read More

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: CUE-BY-CUE ANALYSIS

September 25, 2016 | | 1835 Views 15

Introduction "Most composers are looking for action-oriented, pulse-oriented…rhythm-oriented scores that propel the movie, and the whole thing is about propulsion. And, as an afterthought, there's love, and there's emotion, and there's other things, but the main thing is pure adrenaline. … Read More

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: MORE INTERVIEWS WITH SIMON FRANGLEN, AND NEW AUDIO SAMPLES

September 15, 2016 | | 1142 Views

With the release of The Magnificent Seven film coming ever closer, and with the album being released tomorrow, anticipation has been building. New audio samples have been released on the Japanese website Neowing. Listen to the first 45 seconds of … Read More

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: NEW INTERVIEWS WITH SIMON FRANGLEN, AND AUDIO EXCERPT

September 9, 2016 | | 925 Views 2

In two new interviews, Simon Franglen shares valuable information about his experience completing The Magnificent Seven score, and working with James Horner.     This article provides insight into the beginning of Franglen’s career, his approach to the project, … Read More

LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES: FANTASTIC 30 SECONDS SAMPLES

July 19, 2016 | | 1299 Views 6

James Horner's score for the feature documentary, Living in the Age of Airplanes, will be released in October of 2016 as a digital download on iTunes. This news was announced on the film's website (airplanesmovie.com/soundtrack), where 30-second excerpts of each … Read More

ANTOINE FUQUA DISCUSSES THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN SCORE

April 25, 2016 | | 1657 Views 3

Nine months after revealing that James Horner composed a score for Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven, the director has spoken again about the upcoming film and the composer. He discusses his first visit to Horner’s studio, his reaction to learning … Read More