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FILM MUSIC LINKS

This list doesn't have everything available relating to film music. It is a selective list of the recommended sites with information about professional organizations, films, film composers, record labels and mail order outlets, review sites, film magazines and other information.

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Professional Organizations

ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES:
http://www.oscars.org

ASCAP Film and Television (The Biz, Legends, Awards): http://www.ascap.com/index.html  

THE FILM MUSIC SOCIETY: 
They publish a newsletter and journal, "The Cue Sheet" (Marilee Bradford, editor).  Visit their web site at: http://www.filmmusicsociety.org    

INTERNASTIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS ASSOCIATION (IFMCA).
An association of online, print and radio journalists who specialize in writing about original film and television music: http://filmmusiccritics.org/

 

In Search of Films

This listing has a few of the many sites which mention film music.  
 

CINEMA RETRO

A colorful and fascinating website celebrating films of the 1960s and 1970s, including film scores and composers, in a lively news format with many photos:

http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php

THE INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE (IMDB)

A huge source of information that does contain some errors, but is the place to go
in search of actors, actresses and film titles:  


http://www.imdb.com


THUNDER CHILD Magazine

Informative Science Fiction and Fantasy Web Magazine, including film music articles by Steve Vertlieb and Roger Hall:

The Thunder Child

                               

Film Composers  

JOHN BEAL'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE -- latest news and reviews from this film composer:    http://www.composerjohnbeal.com  

ELMER BERNSTEIN OFFICIAL WEBSITE -- tastefully designed with detailed information about this late film composer and conductor: http://www.elmerbernstein.com     

THE BERNARD HERRMANN SOCIETY -- extensive articles, listings and news about Herrmann's work on film, radio, and television:  http://www.uib.no/herrmann  

ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD -- one of the great film composers from Hollywood's Golden Age:
 http://www.korngold-society.org

RANDY NEWMAN'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE -- quirky songs and sensitive scores from this popular film composer:  http://www.randynewman.com

WINIFRED PHILIPS -- Interactive Achievement Award-winning composerer who specializes in video game film scores, including "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole" and "Spore Hero." http://winifredphillips.com/

THE MIKLOS ROZSA SOCIETY -- includes The Rozsa Forum messageboard: www.miklosrozsa.org

DIMITRI TIOMKIN OFFICIAL WEBSITE -- classy design for music by this popular past film composer and songwriter : http://www.dimitritiomkin.com/news.cfm

FRANZ WAXMAN -- official website of this Golden Age composer and conductor:  http://www.franzwaxman.com 

MICHAEL WHALEN -- a composerof mainly independent films and television:  http://www.michaelwhalen.com 

JOHN WILLIAMS -- Ricard Befan's very informative and extensive fan site with the latest news about this world famous composer: http://jwfan.net

Recommended Film Music Sites in English

CINEFANTASTIQUE.COM (Randall Larson): www.cinefantastiqueonline.com

CINEMUSIC (Paul Cote/ Ryan Keaveney):  www.cinemusic.net

FILM MUSIC REVIEWS: http://www.demetrischristodoulides.com/

FILM MUSIC SITE (Oscar Flores): www.filmmusicsite.com

FILMTRACKS (Christian Clemmensen): www.filmtracks.com

FILM SCORE CLICK TRACK (Jim Lochner): www.FilmScoreClickTrack.com

FILM SCORE MONTHLY (Tim Curran/ Jim Lochner/ Cary Wong): www.filmscoremonthly.com

GOLDEN SCORES (Bregt De Lange and Thomas Kiefner): www.goldenscores.com

MOVIE MUSIC (Peter Kelly): www.moviemusic.com

MOVIE MUSIC UK (Jonathan Broxton/ Clark Douglas): www.moviemusicuk.us

MOVIE SOUNDTRACK WEB PAGE (Scott Frost): www.qwato.com/scores

MOVIE WAVE (James Southall): www.movie-wave.net

MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES (Mikael Carlsson/ Daniel Chapman/ Randall Larson): www.musicfromthemovies.com

MUSIC ON FILM (Jonathan Shearon): www.musiconfilm.net

SCORE NOTES (Tom Hoover): -- soundtracks, composers interviews, audio clips, movie reviews and more: www.scorenotes.com/

SOUNDTRACK --The CinemaScore and Soundtrack Archives (Jeannot Boever/ Jean Frere/ John Mansell): www.runmovies.eu/

SOUNDTRACK.NET (Dan Goldwasser and Mike Brennan): www.soundtrack.net

TRACKSOUND.COM (Christopher Coleman): www.tracksounds.com

Record Labels and Mail Order Outlets

BUYSOUNDTRAX.COM -- Prometheus Records and others labels, autographed merchandise: www.buysoundtrax.com

INTRADA -- CDs available from Current Catalog, Excalibur Releases, Featured Releases, The Archives: www.intrada.com                                                          

MONSTROUS MOVIE MUSIC -- excellent vintage sci-fi soundtrack restorations and related vintage film music: www.mmmrecordings.com

MOVIE SCORE MEDIA -- featuring many soundtracks by lesser known but worthy composers: www.moviescoremedia.com

NAXOS -- excellent series of Classic Film Music releases formerly on Marco Polo, now released on Naxos:   www.naxos.com    

RHINO -- superb soundtrack restorations of mostly MGM and Warner Bros. musicals in Rhino Movie Music/Turner collaboration:  www.rhino.com                                                 

SCREEN ARCHIVES ENTERTAINMENT -- one of the best mail order outlets for new releases and rare items and fast service too: www.screenarchives.com                        

SILVA SCREEN RECORDS -- www.silvascreen.co.uk

SILVA SCREEN RECORDS AMERICA - North American representative --   www.fourquartersent.com

TRIBUTE FILM CLASSICS -- excellent film restorations and re-recordings of film scores from the Golden Age -  http://tributefilmclassics.com                                                                            

VARESE SARABANDE RECORDS -- highly respected record label with new releases and releases of classic film scores:   www.VareseSarabande.com                                                      

Other Links

film music and soundtracks from mfiles

mfiles.co.uk -- about film soundtracks and classical music

Cinematic Sound (Erik Woods) -- radio show on demand featuring soundtracks and interviews. 

Film Score Focus/ Nuance Music (Brian Satterwhite) -- Austin, Texas film music radio program on 89.5 KMFA      

Film Music Magazine (Daniel Schweiger) -- "On the Score" audio interview show  

Film Score Monthly  (Lukas Kendall/ Scott Bettencourt/ others) -- a site worth visiting regularly for its weekly columns and a lively, highly opinionated messageboard.  The magazine is now available online and there are an excellent series of restored original soundtracks released on the FSM label.

Sammy Film Music Awards -- for the best film score and song CDs released each year.

Soundtrack Collector -- an extensive well designed movie soundtrack database

The Score -- hosted by Edmund Stone from All Classical Public Media.  


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