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Film Composers and Soundtracks

 

Information and music by film composers
are included on these two multi-media DVDs
from PineTree Productions:

 

 

A Guide to Film Music
(PTM 1012)

New 6th edition is now available

Click here

 

 

 

 

 

Music Masters:
Fifteen Film Composers

Elmer Bernstein
Aaron Copland
Ken Darby
Hugo Friedhofer
Jerry Goldsmith
Bernard Herrmann
Henry Mancini
Jerome Moross
David Raksin
Miklos Rozsa
Max Steiner
Virgil Thomson
Dimitri Tiomkin
Franz Waxman
John Williams

Read more,

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Film In Focus

 

A series of signifcant films and music scores
from the great films of the past (1930s-1960s)

 

 

 

No. 1: THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (1946)
and
Hugo Friedhofer's Oscar-winning score
by Steve Vertlieb

 

 

No. 2: PLYMOUTH ADVENTURE (1952)
and
Miklos Rozsa's film score
By Roger Hall

 

 

 

No. 3: KING KONG (1933)
and
Max Steiner's historic film score
by Steve Vertlieb and Roger Hall

No. 4: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956)
and
Elmer Bernstein's film score
by Jeffrey Dane


 

 

 

No. 5: VERTIGO (1958)
and
Bernard Herrmann's film score
by Roger Hall


 

 

 

No. 6: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
and
Dimitri Tiomkin's film score
by Roger Hall

 

 

 

No. 7: THE SONG OF BERNADETTE (1943)
and
Alfred Newman's Oscar-winning film score
by Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

No. 8: SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
and
Adolph Deutsch's score
by Roger Hall

 


No. 9: PSYCHO (1960)
and
Bernard Herrmann's film score
by Roger Hall


 

No. 10: CITIZEN KANE (1941)
and
Bernard Herrmann's great film score
by Roger Hall

 

 

No. 11: HIGH NOON (1952)
and
Dimitri Tiomkin's classic film score
by Roger Hall

 

 

No. 12: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962)
and
Elmer Bernstein's favorite film score
by Roger Hall

 

No. 13: LAURA (1944)
and
David Raksin's evocative film score
by Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

No. 14: BEN-HUR (1959)
and
Miklos Rozsa's magnificent Oscar-winning film score
by Roger Hall

 

 

 

No. 15: SPARTACUS (1960)
and
Alex North's greatest film score
by Roger Hall

 

 

No. 16: THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (1964)
and
Dimitri Tiomkin's monumental film score
by Roger Hall

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Film music historian Roger Hall has chosen his list of the

100 Essential Film Scores of the 20th Century

 

 

 

 

 

Film Music Links

 

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see these

Film Music Links

 


 

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