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JAMES HORNER’S PLACE IN FILM MUSIC HISTORY

February 24, 2017 | | 2561 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 | | 1265 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

STANDOUT SET PIECES #4: PROJECT X (1987)

January 19, 2017 | | 1039 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

STANDOUT SET PIECES #3: COMING HOME FROM THE SEA (THE PERFECT STORM)

November 22, 2016 | | 1226 Views

3.0 Bringing you up to speed Reportedly, James Horner really wanted this assignment, and for good reason, because The Perfect Storm (2000) offered him the kind of canvas he liked to work on: it’s chockful of action sequences big and … Read More

COLLAGE – THE LAST WORK

September 24, 2016 | | 1237 Views 6

Collage – The Last Work is a James Horner compilation album that you’ll definitely want to listen to – and will revisit time and again. It not only presents the concert piece that lends the album its … Read More

STANDOUT SET PIECES #2: ELORA DANAN FROM WILLOW

September 22, 2016 | | 839 Views

It is a time of dread… Seers have foretold the birth of a child who will bring about the downfall of the powerful queen Bavmorda. Seizing all pregnant women in the realm, the evil queen vows to destroy the child … Read More

STANDOUT SET PIECES #1: THE LAUNCH FROM APOLLO 13

August 22, 2016 | | 1139 Views 4

Scoring the moment refers to the practice of just trying to make the most out of individual scenes. Far too many film composers do it and incompetent directors love it (mostly because many of them wouldn’t know how else to … Read More

PAS DE DEUX: A DANCE CONCERTO

August 2, 2015 | | 1922 Views 1

This article was written in May 2015 and was to be part of our special dossier on Pas De Deux and the concert in Stavanger for the first issue of Allegretto.   Now that James Horner feels he has more … Read More