Jay Ungar (born November 14, 1946) is a folk musician and songwriter. He is known to have recorded "Ashokan Farewell" (1982) which was used as theme music for the documentary Civil War (1990). Jay Ungar received an Emmy nomination for this work.
With his wife Molly Mason they have become one of the most famous duos in American acoustic scene.
Official Site: jayandmolly.com
It has been exactly twenty years, since the period from 8 to 19 April 1994, when James Horner recorded at Abbey Road Studios with the London Symphony Orchestra, one of the most lyrical and romantic pieces of music in his career: Legends Of The Fall. This anniversary is an opportunity to return to this score, whose impact has preserved all its strength for two decades. After Glory (1989) and before Courage Under Fire (1996), the composer met up with the American director Edward Zwick for this adaptation of Jim Harrison's eponymous short novel, which brought together on screen Brad Pitt, Anthony
To celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the recording of James Horner's score to Legends of the Fall that occurred from April 6 to 19, 1994, we had the chance to collect the memories of Jim Henrikson and Jay Ungar, who participated in the creation of this music. It is a great privilege to publish their thoughts.We also wanted to open our column to our visitors and give them the floor. Thank you to all for your participation. "It was an honor to work as a soloist with James Horner on his score to Legends of the Fall and with music