Sunday, June 28, 2015

A Composer Tribute to James Horner

A Composer Tribute to James Horner

Twenty-one film, television, video game composers deliver their heart-felt thoughts and reflections about the man, James Horner, and his music.  Listen to their thoughts set to many of James Horner's most memorable scores.

Episode Highlights

00:00 — Introduction
01:00 — Austin Wintory
02:34 — Debbie Wiseman
03:51 — Greg Edmonson
05:21 — Frederick Wiedmann
07:12 — Jeff Rona
08:51 — Introduction to special tribute
09:23 — Jo Blankenburg
10:41 — Grant Kirkhope
12:07 — Mark Griskey
15:36 — Jason Graves
17:03 — Neal Acree
07:57 — Garry Schymann
20:02 — Sam Hulick
20:45 — Introduction to special tribute II
21:12 — Chance Thomas
23:17 — Jessica Curry
24:10 — Scott Glasgow
27:10 — Rolfe Kent
28:20 — Penka Kouneva
30:30 — James Christopherson
31:36 — Elia Cmiral
32:13 — Olivier Deriviere
33:54 — Kathryn Bostic
36:08 — Close

Music Selections

00:00 — "Teaching Mathematics Again" (A Beautiful Mind) by James Horner
00:54 — "Closing Credits" (A Beautiful Mind) by James Horner
02:38 — "Epilogue" (Searching for Bobby Fischer) by James Horner
04:51 — "An Epitaph to War" (Glory) by James Horner
23:44 — "Part 2" (Iris) by James Horner
07:25 — "The Lovemaking" (Cocoon) by James Horner
09:23 — ""Wunderkind" by Jo Blankenburg
10:30 — "Main Title" (Battle Beyond the Stars) by James Horner
12:26 — "Deciding to Build the Field" (Field of Dreams) by James Horner
13:33 — "All Systems Go" (Apollo 13) by James Horner
16:02 — "The Ludlows" (Legends of the Fall) by James Horner
18:48 — "Casper's Lullaby" (Casper) by James Horner
19:52 — "A Kaleidoscope of Mathematics" (A Beautiful Mind) by James Horner
20:48 — "Becoming One of the People…" (Avatar) by James Horner
21:45 — "Suite from Avatar: The Video Game by Chance Thomas
23:17 — "Main Title - Takeoff (The Rocketeer) by James Horner
30:23 — "Rose" (Titanic) by James Horner
29:05 — "My Heart Will Go On" (Titanic) by James Horner
30:23 — "Main Title" (Braveheart) by James Horner
33:08 — "The Passage of Time" (Bicentennial Man) by James Horner
35:02 — "All Love Can Be" (A Beautiful Mind)


Notes:

Special THANKS to all of the composers listed above who gave of their time to contribute to this project.  Also thanks to The Krakower-Poling PR and Costa Communications for their assistance.

Austin Wintory - http://austinwintory.com/
Debbie Wiseman - http://www.debbiewiseman.co.uk/
Greg Edmonson - http://gregedmonson.com/
Frederick Wiedmann - http://www.frederikwiedmann.com/
Jeff Rona - http://jeffrona.com/
Jo Blankenburg - http://joblankenburg.com/
Grant Kirkhope - http://www.grantkirkhope.com/
Mark Griskey - http://www.griskey.com/
Jason Graves - http://www.jasongraves.com/
Neal Acree - http://www.nealacree.com/
Garry Schymann - http://garryschyman.com/
Sam Hulick - http://samhulick.com/
Chance Thomas - http://www.chancethomas.com/
Jessica Curry - http://www.thechineseroom.co.uk/
Scott Glasgow - http://www.scottglasgowmusic.com/
Rolfe Kent - http://www.rolfekent.com/
Penka Kouneva - http://www.penkakouneva.com/
Jamie Christopherson - http://www.jamiechristopherson.com/
Elia Cmiral - http://www.eliacmiral.com/
Olivier Deriviere - http://olivierderiviere.com/
Kathryn Bostic - http://www.kathrynbostic.com/


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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Interview: Brian Tyler (2015) Part 1

Interview: Brian Tyler (2015) Part 1 of 2

Having, not one, but two $1 Billion + box office smashes in less than two months, Brian Tyler shares his perspective on how long one can bathe in the afterglow of such success.  He also talks about two of his recent forays into sports via his NFL theme for ESPN and, most recently, his new theme for the USGA's 2015 US Open.  Finally, Christopher Coleman puts the ultimate question to him, "If you had to pick just one, which franchise would you choose to write a score for, Star Wars or Star Trek?"

Episode Highlights

00:08 — Introduction: Brian Tyler
02:43 — In the Afterglow of The Furious Age
13:40 — Writing the USGA - 2015 US Open Theme
18:41 — Upcoming project - "Truth"
19:37 — Box Office and Soundtrack Sales
22:45 — Writing ESPN's NFL Theme
26:30 — Star Wars or Star Trek?
33:51 — Wrap up and Intro to 2015 US Open Theme

Music Selections

00:00 — "Rise Together" (Avengers: Age of Ultron) by Brian Tyler
01:00 — "Operation Ramsey" (Furious 7) by Brian Tyler
06:30 — "Farewell" (Furious 7) by Brian Tyler
14:22 — "Olympic Fanfare Medley" (John Williams Greatest Hits 1969 - 1999)
23:44 — "Main Theme" (ESPN's NFL) by Brian Tyler
33:38 — "The Mission" (Avengers: Age of Ultron) by Brian Tyler
34:55 — "US Open Theme" (US Open Theme) by Brian Tyler


Notes:

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Visit Brian Tyler's Official Website 
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