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JAMES HORNER FILM MUSIC | April 25, 2017 |

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GEORGES DOERING

George Doering is an American guitarist. Since 1978, he has participated in more than 800 original movies.

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SIMON FRANGLEN: "THERE’S NOT A DAY THAT I DON’T THINK OF JAMES."

I still remember very well my first and only encounter with Simon Franglen. It was just before the Titanic Live concert in London. Throughout the afternoon during rehearsals I had seen him working alongside James Horner. The depth of their collaboration was evident. On many occasions, he had climbed the railings of the concert hall to access the back of the orchestra to ensure that everything was done properly with the synthesizers. A small detail that shows the perfectionism and professionalism of a musician. Minutes before the concert, while we each waited for friends in front of the Royal Albert hall, I

THE 33, JAMES HORNER'S HYMN TO JOY

Imagine that the tragic June 22, 2015 tragedy never took place. Would the response to Southpaw and The 33 by critics, listeners and fans have been different? Southpaw is about a man’s difficult road to redemption after the death of a loved one. Although Horner often tackled death scenes throughout his long and distinguished career, it was usually just that: one or two scenes. One recent example is Ben’s Death from The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), especially from 2:30 to 3:40, as the music comments on Peter’s mourning of his deceased uncle. Movies that specifically deal with death are rarer in the

THE 33: FIRST LISTEN

Many thanks to Joe Kara and Rocco Carrozza, for giving us the opportunity to write this article. “The first thing that I try and find is the emotional content of the film and the tone of the film, and what instruments, what sounds, are going to paint for me the emotions that I feel.” James Horner source: npr.org Upon his first viewing of Patricia Ruggen’s film, The 33, James Horner was awash in many different emotions. We’re informed by the director’s revelation shortly after the composer’s disappearance that he had been very moved by the film’s story: “He just wanted to make movies that he

JAMES HORNER SCORES THE 33!

A month after conducting in London the music of Jean-Jacques Annaud's Wolf Totem, James Horner continues with the recording of the Chilean film The 33, from Mexican-American director Patricia Riggen (Girl in Progress – 2012), who brings together on screen Antonio Banderas, Lou Diamond Phillip, Gabriel Byrne, Juliette Binoche, Martin Sheen …   The film is based on the mining disaster of 2010 in which a group of thirty-three miners have been trapped in the San Jose mine in Chile. The action will focus on the two-month effort to try to save them. The release is scheduled for 2015.   Armen Ksajikian, prolific and


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