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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 on a DVD

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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 about this multi-media DVD,

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Film In Focus

 

A series of signifcant films and music scores
from the great films of the past (1930s-1960s)
available for a small reader's fee

 

 

1. THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES
Score by Hugo Friedhofer

By Steve Vertlieb

 

 

2. PLYMOUTH ADVENTURE
Score by Miklos Rozsa

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

3. KING KONG (1933)
Score by Max Steiner

By Steve Vertlieb and Roger Hall


4. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Score by Elmer Bernstein

By Jeffrey Dane (guest writer)

 

 

 

5. VERTIGO
Score by Bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

6. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
(Score by Dimitri Tiomkin)

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

7. THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
Score by Alfred Newman

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

8. SOME LIKE IT HOT
Score by Adolphe Deutsch

By Roger Hall

 


9. PSYCHO (1960)
Score by Bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

10. CITIZEN KANE
Score by bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

11. HIGH NOON
Score by Dimitri Tiomkin

By Roger Hall

 

 

12. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
Score by Elmer Bernstein

By Roger Hall

 

 

13. LAURA
Score by David Raksin

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

14. BEN-HUR
Score by Miklos Rozsa

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

15. SPARTACUS
Score by Alex North

By Roger Hall

 

16. THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Score by Dimitri Tiomkin

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

All Film in Focus titles are available separately
or all 16 of them together in a folder
on the DVD, A GUIDE TO FILM MUSI

 


4. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Score by Elmer Bernstein

By Jeffrey Dane (guest writer)

 

 

 

5. VERTIGO
Score by Bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

6. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
(Score by Dimitri Tiomkin)

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

7. THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
Score by Alfred Newman

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

8. SOME LIKE IT HOT
Score by Adolphe Deutsch

By Roger Hall

 


9. PSYCHO (1960)
Score by Bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

10. CITIZEN KANE
Score by bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

11. HIGH NOON
Score by Dimitri Tiomkin

By Roger Hall

 

 

12. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
Score by Elmer Bernstein

By Roger Hall

 

 

13. LAURA
Score by David Raksin

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

14. BEN-HUR
Score by Miklos Rozsa

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

15. SPARTACUS
Score by Alex North

By Roger Hall

 

16. THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Score by Dimitri Tiomkin

By Roger Hall

 

 

All 16 Film in Focus articles are available
in a folder on the DVD-ROM, A GUIDE TO FILM MUSIC.
To order

Click here

 

 

 

All of these Films in Focus articles are available separately
for a small reader's fee of $1.00 each.

 

 

Click the "Add to Cart" button below to pay by credit card
through safe and secure PayPal and
payable to PineTree Productions

 

 

After you have made your payment,
send an email with the Film in Focus title or titles you wish to receive as a download and send to:

Film in Focus Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Film In Focus

 

A series of signifcant films and music scores
from the great films of the past (1930s-1960s)
by Film Music Review critics

 

 

By Steve Vertlieb

 

 

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

By Steve Vertlieb and Roger Hall


By Jeffrey Dane (guest writer)

 

 

 


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

 

 

 

 

 

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