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February, 2017...

02.27.2017
Oscar Music Swept Up in La La Land

Ceremony featured Best Song performances by Timberlake, Sting, Legend

by Jon Burlingame




December, 2016...

12.28.2016
Classic Film Music on Disc: The Best of 2016

Ellington, North, Goldsmith, Rorem, Schickele among top recordings

by Jon Burlingame


12.20.2016
Why the Arrival Score was Disqualified

Composers Johannsson, Richter explain what happened

by Jon Burlingame


12.16.2016
Thomas Newman, Diane Warren Honored as SCL Ambassadors

Composers Poledouris, Rose added to Hall of Fame

by Jon Burlingame


November, 2016...

11.07.2016
Back to the Future Live-to-Picture

David Newman conducts the American Youth Symphony

by Phil Grayson


11.07.2016
William Ross, Alf Clausen honored by ASMAC

Veteran composer-arrangers receive Golden Score Awards

by Jon Burlingame


11.04.2016
Kenny Hall Eulogized at USC

Music editor, beloved educator remembered

by Jon Burlingame


October, 2016...

10.24.2016
Michael Feinstein Salutes David Raksin on Grand Avenue

Vocalist/historian heads benefit concert for the Colburn School and the Great American Songbook Foundation

by Jon Burlingame


10.17.2016
Montage: Great Film Composers and the Piano

Pianist Gloria Cheng presents an evening with Broughton, Davis, Newman and Williams

by Jon Burlingame


10.11.2016
Randy Newman Tributed by RMA

Composer reminisces with crowd of top studio players

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2016...

09.26.2016
We Have to Go Back: The Lost Concert

Fans come from around the world to see Giacchino conducting his Emmy-winning music

by Jon Burlingame


09.13.2016
Diane Warren Wins the Emmy

Other music honors go to Callery, Quayle, Reyes, Elfman

by Jon Burlingame


09.07.2016
John Williams Cheered at Bowl, Celebrated on TCM

Composer honored with AFI tributes, classic films

by Jon Burlingame


August, 2016...

08.22.2016
THE WOMEN WHO SCORE: SOUNDTRACKS LIVE

Hollywood's top female composers unite for historic concert

by Jon Burlingame


08.15.2016
Emmy-Nominated Series Composers Speak

Six top composers talk about their approaches to TV drama

by Jon Burlingame


08.10.2016
Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

Ramin Djawadi's music to tour U.S., Canada in 2017

by Jon Burlingame


08.07.2016
THE WOMEN WHO SCORE: SOUNDTRACKS LIVE

Female media composers come together for landmark concert

by Phil Grayson


July, 2016...

07.14.2016
Music Emmy Nominees Announced

Alan Menken possible EGOT; Diane Warren song nom’d for all 3 top industry awards

Jon Burlingame


June, 2016...

06.30.2016
Academy Increases Diversity in Music Branch

26 composers, music editors, songwriters invited; nearly half female

by Jon Burlingame


06.20.2016
Pittsburgh Symphony to Perform Howard Shore Music

World premiere of Hobbit suite scheduled

by Marilee Bradford


May, 2016...

05.13.2016
James Newton Howard Receives BMI Icon Award

David Newman tributed with Classic Contribution Award

by Jon Burlingame


March, 2016...

03.25.2016
Craig Armstrong Receives ASCAP's Top Film Award

McCreary, Morricone, Wintory earn Composers' Choice Awards

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2016...

02.29.2016
Morricone Wins Oscar Music Gold At Last

Bond song earns victory for Sam Smith, Jimmy Napes

by Jon Burlingame


02.08.2016
Ray Colcord: An Appreciation

Prolific television composer left a legacy of public service

by Jon Burlingame


January, 2016...

01.29.2016
Pianist Annette Kaufman Dies

Widow, biographer of violinist Louis Kaufman was 101

by Jon Burlingame


01.18.2016
Downton Abbey: The Ultimate Collection

John Lunn's Emmy-winning music released in 2-CD set

by Jon Burlingame


01.14.2016
88th Annual Academy Award Nominations Announced

The Force Awakens Williams' 50th Oscar nom

by Jon Burlingame


01.04.2016
Spotlight on Howard Shore's Score

Piano-driven chamber music propels journalism film

by Jon Burlingame




December, 2015...

12.28.2015
Classic Film Music on Disc: The Best of 2015

Barry, Schifrin, Goldsmith, Williams scores among top releases

by Jon Burlingame


12.21.2015
Quincy Jones honored by SCL

Jewison, Bergmans, Grusin, Poitier attend holiday event

by Jon Burlingame


October, 2015...

10.27.2015
James Newton Howard honored in Vienna, Austria

Presented with Max Steiner Award during gala concert and festival

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2015...

09.18.2015
John Debney, Conrad Pope Honored by ASMAC

Arrangers' Society presents Golden Score Awards to respected composers

by Jon Burlingame


09.15.2015
Beal Wins Emmy for House of Cards score

Portman, O'Halloran also win Emmys for music

Jon Burlingame


09.08.2015
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial Live at the Bowl

David Newman conducts Los Angeles Philharmonic in John Williams' iconic score

by Jon Burlingame


August, 2015...

08.31.2015
Film, TV composer John Cacavas honored

Late Kojak, Airport 1975 composer's scores donated to USC Cinematic Arts Library

by Jon Burlingame


08.19.2015
2001: A Space Odyssey Live at the Bowl

LA Phil and Master Chorale perform score to Kubrick's classic film

by Jon Burlingame


08.18.2015
Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration

Maltin hosts, Fox conducts landmark live-to-picture cartoonfest

by Jon Burlingame


08.12.2015
Disney's Snow White Score Published

Lavish book highlights studio's music preservation efforts

by Jon Burlingame


08.03.2015
Daniel Pemberton: Music for The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

English composer's '60s sounds propel big-screen spy adventure

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2015...

07.27.2015
Anne Dudley's Music for Poldark

Soundtrack for PBS drama debuts in top 10

by Jon Burlingame


07.16.2015
Music Emmy Nominees Announced

First-timers and veterans share spotlight for 67th annual awards

by Jon Burlingame


07.14.2015
The Marvel Super Heroes Songs: The Inside Story

Jack Urbont's toon classics still resonate with boomers today

by Jon Burlingame


07.01.2015
Back to the Future – Live at the Hollywood Bowl

Silvestri score performed by L.A. Phil to cheering crowd

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2015...

06.24.2015
James Horner: An Appreciation

Titanic composer mourned, remembered, eulogized

by Jon Burlingame


06.15.2015
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Celebrates Walt Disney Animation

Mark Watters conducts classic toons live-to-picture for sold-out fundraiser at historic movie palace

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2015...

05.18.2015
Robert Drasnin: An Appreciation

Veteran TV composer left musical legacy for the boomer generation

by Jon Burlingame


05.14.2015
Alexandre Desplat Receives BMI Icon Award

Disney exec Chris Montan also honored at Film-TV Awards

by Jon Burlingame


05.04.2015
Arranger-Composer-Bandleader Van Alexander Turns 100

"A-Tisket, A-Tasket" writer honored by friends, family, colleagues

by Jon Burlingame


April, 2015...

04.10.2015
"The Other" Ray Charles: An Appreciation

Beloved choral director, vocal arranger dead at 96

by Jon Burlingame


March, 2015...

03.10.2015
Elliot Goldenthal Receives ASCAP Founders Award

Shirley Walker Award presented to Deborah Lurie

by Jon Burlingame


03.02.2015
Emmy-winning Music Director Ian Fraser Remembered

Julie Andrews, John Williams, Leslie Bricusse pay tribute to close friend, colleague

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2015...

02.11.2015
Andrea Morricone in Concert

Italian maestro to conduct orchestra, choirs in Santa Monica

by Jon Burlingame


02.09.2015
MONTAGE: Great film composers and the piano

Pianist Gloria Cheng presents new solo works by Williams, Broughton, Desplat, Newman, Davis and Giacchino

by Jon Burlingame


January, 2015...

01.21.2015
THE GODFATHER IN CONCERT

Rota's award-winning score will be conducted live to picture at L.A.'s Nokia

by Jon Burlingame




December, 2014...

12.29.2014
Classic Film Scores: The Best of 2014

Goldsmith, Barry, two Bernsteins, Schifrin among top releases

by Jon Burlingame


12.19.2014
Paul Williams, Mark Isham, Randy Newman Honored by Peers

Ginny Mancini receives lifetime achievement award at Society of Composers & Lyricists annual holiday event

by Jon Burlingame


12.17.2014
Howard Shore's Farewell to Middle-earth

Final Tolkien film features massive orchestral and choral score

by Jon Burlingame


November, 2014...

11.14.2014
Pipe Organ Has Starring Role in Interstellar

Zimmer records score in London's Temple Church

by Jon Burlingame


11.06.2014
Hans Zimmer's Interstellar Adventure

Composer unveils secrets of organ, choir, orchestra in Nolan film

by Jon Burlingame


11.05.2014
Music For Visual Media Examined in Five New Books

Game music, Prokofiev and Steiner among topics

by Jon Burlingame


October, 2014...

10.31.2014
Ian Fraser: An Appreciation

Hollywood mourns passing of beloved Emmy-winning music director

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2014...

09.15.2014
The Simpsons Take The Bowl

Cast, writers and composers give rousing 25th anniversary tribute to TV's zany animated series

by Jon Burlingame


09.02.2014
The Big Picture: Hitchcock! at the Hollywood Bowl

David Newman conducts Herrmann, Rózsa, Waxman, Tiomkin live-to-picture

by Marilee Bradford


August, 2014...

08.18.2014
Creative Arts Emmy Awards for Music

Silvestri's long-awaited return to TV soars the Cosmos with twin Emmys

by Jon Burlingame


08.01.2014
LA Phil Debuts Suite from Dudamel's Libertador

Suites of Santaolalla's Motorcycle Diaries, Newman's Angels in America also premiere

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2014...

07.23.2014
Williams, Santaolalla and Dudamel Go Behind the Score

LACMA teams with Academy in the art of film music

by Jon Burlingame


07.21.2014
DreamWorks Under the Stars

The Hollywood Bowl tributes music from 20 wondrous years of animated films

by Marilee Bradford


07.14.2014
John Leach, English Cimbalom Player, Dead at 82

Persuaders! theme details revealed for first time

by Jon Burlingame


07.10.2014
Emmy Music Noms Double Down

First-timer Silvestri plus vets Lunn and Ross all receive two nominations each

by Jon Burlingame


07.08.2014
Giacchino's Music Heralds the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Amid good-humored recording sessions, composer's score gets to the very heart of the film

by Jon Burlingame


07.03.2014
Composer Dave Porter Talks Breaking Bad

New projects include ballet series Flesh and Bone

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2014...

06.30.2014
ASCAP Tributes Wendy & Lisa at Annual Film and TV Awards

Steven Price, Bear McCreary, Dave Porter receive Composers' Choice

by Jon Burlingame


06.04.2014
Scoring the Cosmos

Alan Silvestri's music soars through time and space

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2014...

05.23.2014
Television Music Live in Concert

TV Academy presents small-screen music in a big way

by Marilee Bradford


05.19.2014
Pi composer Mychael Danna Receives BMI's Richard Kirk Award

Annual event tributes top grossing film and TV composers and songwriters

by Marilee Bradford


March, 2014...

03.24.2014
In Person: Narnia, Shrek composer Harry Gregson-Williams

Sundance Institute presents workshop series on film scoring

by Jon Burlingame


03.03.2014
Oscar Music Scores The Power of Gravity

Sensation 'Let It Go' is Frozen in Hollywood song history

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2014...

02.25.2014
Steven Price's Immersive Music for Gravity

British composer's score sends career into Oscar orbit

by Jon Burlingame


02.24.2014
Desplat on Desplat

Oscar-nom'd Philomena composer talks shop about film scoring

by Jon Burlingame


02.21.2014
Film Composers Achieve Olympic Victory

Tiomkin music to be featured in Sochi closing ceremony

by Jon Burlingame


January, 2014...

01.29.2014
Kojak Composer John Cacavas Dead at 83

Emmy-nom'd scorer's numerous film and TV credits include Airport 1975, Hawaii Five-O, Columbo


01.16.2014
86th Annual Academy Award Nominations Announced

John Williams continues his streak with a 49th nom

by Marilee Bradford


01.03.2014
Classic Film Scores: The Best of 2013

Releases include Mancini, Grusin, Legrand, Goldsmith, Fielding

by Jon Burlingame




December, 2013...

12.23.2013
Composers Randy Newman, Bill Conti, Alan Silvestri Tributed

Society of Composers and Lyricists recognizes career achievements at annual gala

by Jon Burlingame


November, 2013...

11.25.2013
20th Century Fox Honors Lionel Newman

Studio dedicates music building to composer's memory

by Jon Burlingame


11.08.2013
UK's John Wilson Orchestra Makes Tinseltown Premiere

Seth MacFarlane sponsors concert celebrating MGM musicals

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2013...

09.23.2013
'Music from Hollywood' 50th Anniversary

A look back at the greatest film music concert of all time

by Jon Burlingame


09.19.2013
Lunn, Danna, McCreary Win Music Emmys

Tony Awards also nab honors

by Jon Burlingame


09.03.2013
The Big Picture: A Night At the Oscars

David Newman conducts the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

by Marilee Bradford


July, 2013...

07.30.2013
Jerome Moross Centennial

Innovative composer for film, theater, concert hall remembered

by Jon Burlingame


07.26.2013
Frank Comstock Dead at 90

Adam-12, Rocky and Bullwinkle composer had diverse and notable career in film, TV, big band

by Jon Burlingame


07.18.2013
Both Vets, First-Timers Earn Emmy Music Noms

Music Director Ian Fraser becomes most nominated, most honored musician in TV

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2013...

06.21.2013
ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

Patrick Doyle receives Mancini Award; Hal David and Marvin Hamlisch tributed

by Jon Burlingame


06.18.2013
The Songs of Our Lives, Volume VI

Seasoned vocalists and hit songwriters gather to raise college funds for disadvantaged L.A. youth

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2013...

05.16.2013
Cliff Martinez Receives BMI Richard Kirk Award

Annual event honors its members' top grossers in film and TV music

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2013...

02.25.2013
Oscar Scores More Than Pi in the Skyfall

James Bond at 50 finally earns music gold

by Jon Burlingame


January, 2013...

01.29.2013
ASMAC Celebrates 75 Years

Famed music arrangers gather to honor their craft

by Jon Burlingame


01.10.2013
85th Annual Academy Award Nominations Announced

John Williams betters his own standing with 48th nom

by Marilee Bradford


01.04.2013
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett: An Appreciation

Celebrated British composer, arranger, performer leaves historic legacy

by Jon Burlingame




December, 2012...

12.31.2012
Classic Film Scores: The Best of 2012

Releases include lavish restorations of Star Trek scores from series, film

by Jon Burlingame


12.17.2012
The Subject is Film Music

A literary roundup for 2012

by Jon Burlingame


November, 2012...

11.06.2012
Booksigning: The Music of James Bond by Jon Burlingame

Prominent journalist chronicles 50 years of James Bond film scores and songs


October, 2012...

10.10.2012
E.T. Turns 30

Williams' score soars on new Blu-Ray release

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2012...

09.17.2012
Downton Abbey, Hemingway & Gellhorn Win Music Emmys

Six of seven winners take home top award for first time

by Jon Burlingame


August, 2012...

08.14.2012
John Williams Recalls Jaws

Classic summer thriller fully restored, out on Blu-Ray today

by Jon Burlingame


08.07.2012
Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68

Multi-award winner for The Way We Were, A Chorus Line, The Sting and other classics

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2012...

07.31.2012
David Raksin Centennial Broadcast

KUSC-FM salutes revered film composer on August 4


07.19.2012
Diverse Crowd Nominated for Music Emmys

Fraser, Shaiman among veterans named

by Jon Burlingame


07.03.2012
Trevor Rabin Honored by ASCAP

Armageddon, Titans composer receives Henry Mancini Award


May, 2012...

05.29.2012
Goldsmith Star Trek Score Celebrated

Hollywood screening, panel slated

by Jon Burlingame


05.18.2012
Rolfe Kent Wins BMI Richard Kirk Award

Annual dinner attracts top film and TV composers


05.11.2012
Earl Rose Comes Home

Tonight Show documentary features Rose score

by Jon Burlingame


05.09.2012
Danny Elfman and the American Youth Symphony

Record numbers pack UCLA Royce Hall for symposium and concert

by Marilee Bradford


April, 2012...

04.18.2012
Standard Operating Procedure: American Youth Symphony Salutes Danny Elfman

Free symposium and concert May 6 at UCLA Royce Hall

by Marilee Bradford


March, 2012...

03.06.2012
Songwriter Robert B. Sherman Dead at 86

Teamed with brother Richard to become a Disney institution

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2012...

02.27.2012
The Artist and The Muppets Score Oscar Music Gold

Awards top off a weekend of celebration for music nominees

by Jon Burlingame


02.08.2012
Spielberg and Lucas on Williams

Directors reminisce about collaborating with Hollywood's greatest composer

by Jon Burlingame


January, 2012...

01.24.2012
84th Annual Academy Award Nominations Announced

John Williams becomes most nominated composer in Oscar history

by Marilee Bradford




December, 2011...

12.30.2011
Classic Film Scores: The Best of 2011

Herrmann centennial inspires multiple premiere releases

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2011...

09.15.2011
Mildred Pierce, Borgias Among Music Emmy Winners

PBS shows, SNL—Timberlake song also win

by Jon Burlingame


09.07.2011
The Big Picture: AFI's Great American Movie Quiz

Alex Trebek, David Newman and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

by Marilee Bradford


August, 2011...

08.31.2011
Jack Hayes: An Appreciation

Respected film orchestrator for Mancini, Bernstein, Newman, Hamlisch was top in his field

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2011...

07.14.2011
Primetime Emmy Music Nominations Announced

Simpsons composer Clausen makes history with 30th nom

by Jon Burlingame


07.11.2011
West Side Story at the Hollywood Bowl

David Newman conducts LA Phil in exuberant performance live-to-picture

by Jon Burlingame


07.01.2011
John Barry: The Memorial Concert

Composer of Goldfinger, Born Free is remembered by sold-out crowds at Royal Albert Hall

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2011...

06.29.2011
The Songs of Our Lives, Vol. 4

Revered songwriters show that oldies are still goodies, raising funds for disadvantaged college-bound high schoolers

by Jon Burlingame


April, 2011...

04.28.2011
John Williams Scoring Stage Unveiled

Spielberg, Lucas honor longtime collaborator in tribute at USC Cinema School

by Jon Burlingame


04.04.2011
New Books Capture Film Music History

Killing Me Softly: My Life In Music by Charles Fox
Film and Television Music: A Guide to Books, Articles and Composer Interviews by Warren Sherk

by Jon Burlingame


March, 2011...

03.16.2011
Legend: American Youth Symphony's Goldsmith Project Reaches Finale

Cheering crowds fill Royce Hall in celebration of beloved film composer's lasting legacy

by Marilee Bradford


03.14.2011
"Killing Me Softly" Composer Charles Fox Releases Memoir

Booksigning will also highlight Academy archivist Warren Sherk's new research tome

by Marilee Bradford


03.02.2011
Under Fire: American Youth Symphony Salutes Jerry Goldsmith

Symposium and concert are third in a series devoted to esteemed film composer's contributions

by Marilee Bradford


February, 2011...

02.28.2011
The Social Network, Toy Story 3 Win Oscar Music Gold

Modern synth score and traditional-style tune reflect Academy's diverse musical tastes

by Jon Burlingame


02.22.2011
Car 54 Composer John Strauss Dies

Grammy-, Emmy-winner had diverse music career

by Jon Burlingame


02.07.2011
In The Tracks of Georges Delerue

French Composer celebrated in new documentary at American Cinematheque

by Jon Burlingame


02.02.2011
John Barry: An Appreciation

Celebrated composer's innovative film scores will always live somewhere in time

by Jon Burlingame


January, 2011...

01.31.2011
John Barry

1933-2011


01.25.2011
Earle Hagen Inducted into TV Academy Hall of Fame

Prolific TV composer is first to receive Acad's top honor

by Jon Burlingame




December, 2010...

12.28.2010
Classic Film Scores: The Best of 2010

Film music of the past solidly present in soundtracks marketplace

by Jon Burlingame


12.21.2010
Cast a Giant Shadow: The Music of Elmer Bernstein

Jon Burlingame hosts a two-hour tribute to the legendary composer Dec. 26 on KUSC


November, 2010...

11.08.2010
Prime Time Musicals

Cabaret pros offer early TV show tunes by Rodgers, Sondheim and others

by Jon Burlingame and Marilee Bradford


October, 2010...

10.21.2010
Unchained Melodies: A Centennial Tribute to Alex North

KUSC-FM to broadcast two-hour film-music special


September, 2010...

09.29.2010
Alex North Centennial

Academy tributes composer of such groundbreaking scores as Streetcar, Spartacus, Virginia Woolf


August, 2010...

08.25.2010
2010 Music Emmys

Third-time wins for Newman, Callery; first-time wins for others

by Jon Burlingame


08.20.2010
Morton Stevens Revisited

Composer of Hawaii Five-0 helped define '60s, '70s TV scoring

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2010...

07.08.2010
Emmy Music Nominations Announced

Both new and familiar noms fill categories with a broad range of musical styles

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2010...

06.28.2010
Emmy-winning Composer Allyn Ferguson Dead at 85

Notable TV themes included Charlie's Angels, Barney Miller

by Jon Burlingame


06.25.2010
Bruce Broughton Receives ASCAP Mancini Award

Dennis McCarthy Honored with Golden Note Award

by Jon Burlingame


06.21.2010
That's Life in the Annals of TV History

Robert Morse's star-studded 1968 musical sitcom was ahead of its time

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2010...

05.24.2010
Rachel Portman Honored by BMI

English composer is first female Kirk Award winner

by Jon Burlingame


05.04.2010
Good Omen: American Youth Symphony Salutes Jerry Goldsmith

Concert and symposium celebrate respected film composer's legacy

by Marilee Bradford


March, 2010...

03.08.2010
Bruce Broughton at 65

Award-winning Hollywood composer held in high esteem by peers

by Jon Burlingame


03.08.2010
Up and Crazy Heart Capture Music Oscars

Reactions were mixed on show's treatment of scores, songs

by Jon Burlingame


03.04.2010
Film, TV Composer Nathan Scott Dies at 94

Scored such classic series as Dragnet, Lassie, Twilight Zone

by Jon Burlingame


03.02.2010
American Youth Symphony Tributes Jerry Goldsmith

Concert and symposium explore revered composer's film, TV scores of the 1970s and '80s




December, 2009...

12.30.2009
Classic Film Scores: The Best of 2009

Market strong for vintage movie music on CD

by Jon Burlingame


12.10.2009
KUSC-FM Film Composers Series

L.A. classical radio tributes Herrmann, Steiner

by Jon Burlingame


12.10.2009
LA Phil Offers Concert Works by Film Composers

Commissioned suite by Thomas Newman spotlighted


12.03.2009
Grammy Nominations Announced

Composer Giacchino Up for four nominations

by Jon Burlingame


November, 2009...

11.13.2009
Wild Bunch composer Jerry Fielding Honored

Jules Verne Festival celebrates the 40th anniversary of Peckinpah's masterpiece

by Jon Burlingame


October, 2009...

10.26.2009
Composer Stu Phillips in Concert

Galactica, Knight Rider scorer leads Golden State Pops Orchestra

by Jon Burlingame


10.23.2009
Williams, Mauceri Score at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Classic movie music finds home and hearth in L.A.'s state-of-the-art venue

by Jon Burlingame


10.19.2009
Composer Vic Mizzy Dead at 93

Addams Family, Green Acres tunesmith enjoyed success in TV, film, big band

by Jon Burlingame


10.14.2009
Star Wars: In Concert

Crowds at L.A. venue give stating ovations to John Williams' themes from the timeless Lucas film series

by Jon Burlingame


10.06.2009
October Scores with Film Music in Concert

Symphonies coast-to-coast celebrate classic soundtracks


10.05.2009
Mary J. Blige, Sara Evans to Lead Keynote Panels

Top music composers, execs will speak at Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference


10.02.2009
Hollywood in Vienna Gala Concert

John Barry to receive first Max Steiner Award


September, 2009...

09.22.2009
Emmycast Returns to Form

Harris wows crowd with Shaiman song; Ross wins 3rd Emmy

by Jon Burlingame


09.14.2009
Emmy Awards for Music

John Williams receives his 5th; Ross, LoDuca their 2nd


09.08.2009
Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Hollywood Bowl

The hills were alive with selections from the duo's rich songbook of musical classics

by Jon Burlingame


August, 2009...

08.17.2009
"Voices of Hollywood"

Beverly Hills Music Fest draws film score crowds to chamber music

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2009...

07.16.2009
Emmy Music Nominations Announced

Categories brimful of previous winners, double noms

by Jon Burlingame


07.15.2009
"Wider Than a Mile"

LA Phil crosses Mancini's vast body of work in style

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2009...

06.30.2009
Lyricist Dennis Spiegel Honored

SCL gathers notable songwriters for musicale

by Jon Burlingame


06.08.2009
The Songs of Our Lives, Volume II

Pop hit songwriters gather to help disadvantaged students reach college goals

by Jon Burlingame


06.04.2009
Motion Picture Academy Tribute to Alan and Marilyn Bergman

Host Quincy Jones joined by Streisand, Legrand, Grusin and others

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2009...

05.21.2009
David Newman Honored by BMI

Mike Post also feted at annual film/TV music awards dinner

by Jon Burlingame


05.14.2009
Carter Burwell Receives ASCAP Mancini Award

Composer of Twilight honored by Coen Brothers and others

by Jon Burlingame


April, 2009...

04.08.2009
French Composers in Hollywood

American Cinematheque film series will tribute Jarre, Legrand, Desplat and others

by Marilee Bradford


March, 2009...

03.30.2009
Maurice Jarre Dead at 84

Oscar-winning composer scored Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia

by Jon Burlingame


03.03.2009
American Composers Festival Shines for Pacific Symphony

Programs enlighten crowds with composers' works that straddle film, concert worlds

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2009...

02.25.2009
Leonard Rosenman Tribute at NYU

Symphonic concert of film composer's works will inaugurate donation of manuscripts collection


02.23.2009
Top Rahman!

Slumdog Millionaire composer wins Oscars for score and song


02.17.2009
Pacific Symphony Explores Film Music, Past & Present

James Newton Howard to debut new concert work


02.09.2009
KUSC Salutes Jerry Goldsmith at 80

LA-based classical radio station to air retrospective of famed film composer on "Oscar" Sunday


January, 2009...

01.22.2009
81st Annual Academy Award Music Nominations

Slumdog and WALL-E lead with noms for score and song


01.19.2009
Angela Morley Dies at 84

Respected award-winning British composer-arranger wrote for film, TV, records, concerts

by Jon Burlingame


01.15.2009
American Youth Symphony Gala Honors Alan Silvestri

Film music fills L.A. Music Center with classical music patrons


01.09.2009
Film Scoring Two: Behind the Scenes Exhibit Now Showing

Sequel to Sally Stevens' successful photo series captures movie music moments

by Marilee Bradford




December, 2008...

12.29.2008
Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood

Documentary illustrates European emigrants' influence on filmmaking


12.23.2008
Revered Film Composers in Media Spotlight

Morricone, European exiles are focus of new radio and TV broadcasts


12.23.2008
A Piece of Film Music History

Social artifact reflects humor of an earlier era


12.17.2008
Alan Silvestri Conducts American Youth Symphony

Composer of Forrest Gump, Back to the Future to be honored at Benefit Gala

by Marilee Bradford


12.11.2008
Jerry Goldsmith Revisited

Symposium and concert honors legacy of revered film composer


November, 2008...

11.17.2008
Shrek, Narnia Composer in Seminar

Gregson-Williams to discuss film music career, creative process


October, 2008...

10.29.2008
American Youth Symphony Salutes Jerry Goldsmith

Three-year project includes concerts and symposiums


10.24.2008
Broughtons' Bel-Air House Concert

Third in chamber music series hosted by esteemed composer and violinist spouse-team


10.15.2008
TV Music Greats Lloyd Thaxton and Neal Hefti Dead

Series host and jazz composer both helped to define small screen music of the '60s

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2008...

09.17.2008
Music Emmys Honor Pushing Daisies, The Company

Awards repeat for scorers Beal, Watters; firsts for Dooley, Landau

by Jon Burlingame


09.05.2008
Diane Warren to be Honored at Film & TV Music Conference

Top songwriter to receive Hollywood Reporter/Billboard career achievement award

by Marilee Bradford


09.02.2008
The Fly Takes Wing at L.A. Opera

Howard Shore's new stage work preps for US premiere

by Jon Burlingame


August, 2008...

08.15.2008
The Fugitive Music Debacle: Why It Happened

A review, an explanation and some personal thoughts

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2008...

07.21.2008
Get Szathmary!

Irving Szathmary, Get Smart's Forgotten Composer

by Jon Burlingame


07.17.2008
Emmy Announces Music Noms

2007-2008 Scores, Themes, Songs cited

by Jon Burlingame


07.14.2008
Dave Kahn Dies

Composed Leave It to Beaver, Hitchcock TV music

by Jon Burlingame


07.03.2008
Alexander Courage Remembered

Friends and colleagues share fond memories of respected Star Trek composer


07.02.2008
The Songs of Our Lives

Top songwriters offer classic hits to raise funds for underprivileged L.A. students

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2008...

05.28.2008
Alexander Courage Dies

Star Trek Composer, Emmy winner, was 88

by Jon Burlingame


05.27.2008
Earle Hagen, 88, Dies

Beloved composer wrote many iconic TV themes including Griffith, Van Dyke, I Spy

by Jon Burlingame


05.22.2008
Christopher Young Receives Top BMI Award

Past FMS President acknowledged for generosity of spirit

by Jon Burlingame


05.07.2008
ASCAP Honors Alan and Marilyn Bergman

Famed lyricists feted by Streisand, other luminaries

by Jon Burlingame


05.01.2008
Composer Leonard Rosenman Remembered

Large crowd of friends and family gather on Warner Bros. scoring stage

by Jon Burlingame


April, 2008...

04.29.2008
Earle Hagen Honored by NATAS

TV Academy recognizes composer's 50 years in medium

by Jon Burlingame


04.09.2008
Giacchino LACMA Talk to be Broadcast

Composer of Ratatouille, Lost discusses his craft


March, 2008...

03.17.2008
Silvestri, Warren, Holman honored by ASMAC

Arrangers' Society celebrates 70th anniversary

by Jon Burlingame


03.04.2008
Leonard Rosenman Dead at 83

Maverick composer wrote innovative, influential film scores

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2008...

02.29.2008
John Williams Conducts American Youth Symphony

43rd Annual Gala welcomes new AYS president David Newman

by Marilee Bradford


02.28.2008
Michael Giacchino at LACMA

Composer of Ratatouille, Lost discusses his craft


02.27.2008
Pacific Serenades 22nd Season

World premiere of Bruce Broughton's Sonata for Violin and Piano


02.25.2008
Score, Song Oscars to Marianelli, Hansard and Irglova

Academy reaffirms music as universal language

by Jon Burlingame


02.25.2008
George Duning at 100

Composer of Picnic, Big Valley remembered on centennial

by Jon Burlingame


02.11.2008
Shostakovich's 1964 Hamlet Score Live in Concert John Mauceri conducts the North Carolina Symphony


January, 2008...

01.22.2008
80th Annual Academy Award Nominations

Diverse scores and lyrical songs dominate the music categories

by Marilee Bradford




December, 2007...

12.19.2007
KUSC Salutes Korngold and Rózsa

Radio specials pay tribute to golden age composers of concert and film


12.19.2007
Announcement to FMS members...

Radio specials pay tribute to golden age composers of concert and film


12.18.2007
The Gift of Music

A Holiday Film-Score Buyers' Guide

by Jon Burlingame


November, 2007...

11.13.2007
Hollywood in Vienna – Vienna in Hollywood

Conductor John Mauceri introduces film music to Austrian concertgoers


11.12.2007
Korngold and His World

London Philharmonic pays rare tribute to film music

by Andrew Knowles


October, 2007...

10.24.2007
"Another Opening, Another Show"

TV Academy presents all-star salute to series' themes


10.23.2007
Williams Conducts Williams

Horn concerto, film themes performed to standing ovations


10.16.2007
40th Annual ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards Announced FMS director Marilee Bradford gets nod for notes on scorer Herbert Stothart


10.11.2007
Benny Carter Centennial Celebration in NYC

Jazz at Lincoln Center salutes Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductee


10.08.2007
The Academy's "Music Soundtrack" Series Continues

Broughton leads panel of comtemporary film composers

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2007...

09.26.2007
Academy Hosts "The Music Soundtrack" Series

First of three-parter features top composers Schifrin, Fox and Kaczmarek

by Jon Burlingame


09.12.2007
Beal, Fenton Score Again at 59th Creative Arts Emmys

TV Academy honors music from wide range of programming

by Jon Burlingame


09.10.2007
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Celebrated at USC

Concert and exhibit lead a two-month tribute to Golden Age composer


09.05.2007
Hollywood Bowl Salutes Paramount Pictures Music

Leonard Nimoy hosted; David Newman conducted-to-picture some of Hollywood's greatest scores


August, 2007...

08.21.2007
Dan Carlin Heads Berklee Film Scoring Program

Noted music director/editor brings insight and industry connections to undergrad movie music curriculum


08.09.2007
"Voices of Hollywood"

Music festival features chamber music by noted film composers

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2007...

07.27.2007
Miklós Rózsa Centenary Celebration at the Motion Picture Academy

Multi-Oscar-winning composer will be honored in a three-day tribute


07.20.2007
Music Emmy Noms Announced

Many First-Time Nominees Cited

by Jon Burlingame


07.11.2007
"You Can't Stop The Beat"

Shaiman's unrivaled songwriting talent is outed by Hairspray colleagues

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2007...

06.26.2007
Index for The Cue Sheet Journal

Quarterly publication is a well-established source of film music articles, news and historical information


06.04.2007
Goldsmith's Sand Pebbles Celebrated

New details of classic score revealed

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2007...

05.30.2007
Fred Steiner Receives Oberlin Honorary Doctorate

Renowned composer returns to his alma mater for accolades


05.29.2007
ShowBusiness: The Road To Broadway Opens New L.A. Westside Venue

Acclaimed documentary film goes beyond the boards of the 2003-2004 Broadway season


05.24.2007
George S. Clinton Receives BMI's Film/TV Career Achievement Award

Lucas Richman honored for heading BMI Conducting Workshop

by Jon Burlingame


05.07.2007
Alf Clausen Scores High with The Simpsons

Composer conducts the animated series into its 400th episode

by Jon Burlingame


April, 2007...

04.26.2007
NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop; Music and the Moving Image Conference

May 15-25 series held in memory of Disney composer Buddy Baker

by Marilee Bradford


04.18.2007
No Shame in Shaiman

ASCAP honors multi-talented score and songwriting extrovert of stage and screen

by Jon Burlingame


March, 2007...

03.26.2007
Herman Stein Dead at 91

Was renowned 1950s sci-fi, horror composer

by Jon Burlingame


03.21.2007
Grusin concert at LACMA

Copland works also performed at "art & music" event

by Jon Burlingame


03.14.2007
Shirley Walker Memorial

Composer did it her way, say close colleagues and friends

by Jon Burlingame


03.08.2007
Williams Raises Herrmann's Kane at Disney Hall

Spielberg and Scorsese help celebrate the music of two incomparable film composers

by Jon Burlingame


03.02.2007
What Ennio Really Said to Oscar

A true translation of Morricone's acceptance speech at the Academy Awards

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2007...

02.26.2007
Music Tributes Fill Oscar Weekend

Academy honors Santaolalla, Etheridge; Morricone receives honorary award

by Jon Burlingame


02.22.2007
David Newman Elected President of The Film Music Society

Composer heads organization to preserve one of Hollywood's most essential assets: its music


02.20.2007
Chris Young's Unreleased CDs Underscore $100 Memberships


02.19.2007
Songwriter Ray Evans Dead at 92

Prolific three-time Academy Award-winner wrote timeless standards

by Jon Burlingame


02.16.2007
Dallas Composer Jerrold Immel Celebrated at 70

Journal focuses on respected TV scorer's life and career; new collection at UCLA


02.06.2007
Morricone Makes U.S. Debut in NYC

Maestro scores standing ovations at United Nations, Radio City


January, 2007...

01.23.2007
79th Annual Academy Award Nominations

Diversity and international flair dominate 2006 score and song nominees

by Marilee Bradford


01.16.2007
Composer/Arranger Harvey R. Cohen Dead at 55

Beloved music maker had diverse career in film, TV, big band




December, 2006...

12.20.2006
Morricone Celebrations in February 2007

Renowned composer to receive honorary Oscar, make debut U.S. performance at Radio City and more

by Jon Burlingame


12.15.2006
Franz Waxman's 100th Birthday Tribute on TCM – Dec. 18–19

Golden Age composer will be saluted with classic movies line-up


12.12.2006
Broughtons Launch the Bel Air House Concerts Series

Respected composer and violinist spouse-team revive stylish Hollywood tradition of home concerts

by Jon Burlingame


12.07.2006
Shirley Walker: An Appreciation

Revered composer held her own in a male-dominated art form

by Jon Burlingame


November, 2006...

11.30.2006
Waxman Retrospective at MoMA

Ute Lemper to perform Dec. 17


11.21.2006
The Henry Mancini Institute to Conclude Its Ten-Year Run

Highly respected non-profit group for music education will be missed by many


11.17.2006
DeMille's silent Chicago and Disney's Silly Symphonies

San Francisco Silent Film Festival Special Event


11.09.2006
Composer Basil Poledouris Dead at 61

Highly respected Emmy-winner composed diverse body of work

by Jon Burlingame


October, 2006...

10.23.2006
Deadfall on DVD

John Barry's score rediscovered

by Jon Burlingame


10.11.2006
Hollywood Symphony Stages Second Concert

Scott Conducts Eclectic Program at UCLA

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2006...

09.14.2006
Horner, Williams TV Themes Debut

New musical Signatures for CBS, NBC Are Distinctive

by Jon Burlingame


09.12.2006
Concert Commemorates Elmer Bernstein Collection at USC

700 attend performance; composer's manuscripts, photographs and awards now on exhibit

by Jon Burlingame


August, 2006...

08.29.2006
Paramount's Stage M Closes

Recording stage was home to dozens of classic songs, scores

by Jon Burlingame


08.21.2006
Fantasia at the Bowl

Mauceri sync's to Stokowski as score to Disney masterpiece comes alive


08.21.2006
Callery Wins Second Emmy

Zanelli, Shearmur

by Jon Burlingame


08.15.2006
Film Composers' Chamber Music Performed

Third Annual Beverly Hills International Music Festival

by Jon Burlingame


08.14.2006
Sunset Blvd. Live at the Bowl

Waxman centenary was ready for its closeup as best known film score hit the boards

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2006...

07.31.2006
Mancini Institute's Tribute to American Film Music

Wide-ranging program wows hundreds

by Jon Burlingame


07.28.2006
THE BIG PICTURE – AFI's Greatest Movie Musicals

Song and Dance on film to be celebrated at the Bowl


07.25.2006
The Art of Film Music: A Tribute to California's Film ComposersThe Oakland Museum 1976

Now available! Only 15 copies!


07.19.2006
Equal Opportunity Emmy Nominations

Beal Scores Three Nods

by Jon Burlingame


07.05.2006
The Rosenthal Package: Film Music and Music for Television

Limited Edition bundle available as fundraiser for FMS preservation efforts


June, 2006...

06.12.2006
The Wild Wild West Scores!

Composer Markowitz recognized, heard on new DVDs

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2006...

05.22.2006
Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Debuts at Royce Hall

John Scott leads first-rate orchestra in eclectic film music program

by Jon Burlingame


05.19.2006
Gregson-Williams, Hagen Feted by BMI

Top Composers Span Generations

by Jon Burlingame


05.12.2006
Mauceri Named Chancellor of North Carolina School of the Arts

Award-winning Music Director takes his passion for the performing arts to renowned conservatory


April, 2006...

04.18.2006
UPCOMING EVENT

Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Debuts

by Marilee Bradford


04.14.2006
Isham, Rosenthal Honored by ASCAP

1,000 Attend Annual Film/TV Awards

by Jon Burlingame


March, 2006...

03.20.2006
Tiomkin Web Site Launched

New site provides personal images, unique research features


03.06.2006
Santaolalla scores, Three 6 Mafia raps up at Academy Awards

Oscar returned to Hollywood heyday, but music awards broke ground

by Jon Burlingame


03.02.2006
FMS BRIEF

The Cue Sheet Vol. 21, No. 2


03.02.2006
ASCAP Foundation to Honor Laurence Rosenthal

The Miracle Worker composer will receive Life In Music Award


February, 2006...

02.21.2006
Score Revived for Silent Gem The Pirate

San Diego Symphony will escort Fairbanks' classic to the silver screen


02.13.2006
FMS BRIEF

Oscar nom'd short features score by NYU's Ron Sadoff


January, 2006...

01.31.2006
Williams Ties Record for Oscar® Nominations

Nominees include international scorers, eclectic song styles

by Marilee Bradford


01.23.2006
Elmer Bernstein Tribute by Young Musicians Foundation

The Age of Innocence, Hawaii to be presented by top youth orchestra


01.15.2006
MOVIES / RED CARPET

Why Stop at 43 Nominations?




December, 2005...

12.13.2005
FMS ANNOUNCEMENT

The Film Music Society has a new address!


November, 2005...

11.14.2005
Film Scoring: Behind the Scenes Exhibit Now Open

Singer-turned-photographer Sally Stevens captures movie composers at work

by Marilee Bradford


October, 2005...

10.07.2005
Herbert Stothart Jr. Remembered


September, 2005...

09.26.2005
AFI's Film Music Favorites Come to Life

Top 25 movie scores performed in splendor at the Bowl

by Jon Burlingame


09.12.2005
Joe Harnell Remembered

Musical sons and colleagues featured in loving tribute

by Jon Burlingame


09.12.2005
Broughton Wins Record 10th Emmy

Elfman, Giacchino receive premier honors


August, 2005...

08.15.2005
Author/Editor Clifford McCarty Dead at 76

Hollywood historian was a leading film music authority

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2005...

07.20.2005
Musical Journeyman Joe Harnell Dead at 80

Diverse career in pop and TV music spanned more than six decades

by Marilee Bradford


07.14.2005
Emmy Plays Favorites

Highly-nom'd Clausen, Fraser, Broughton are among this season's contenders

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2005...

05.25.2005
BMI'ers Revel in Revell

Kiwi composer receives top honor at MP/TV awards dinner

by Jon Burlingame


05.20.2005
L.A. Film Music Is L.A. Phil Music

Concert Review

by Preston Neal Jones


05.16.2005
AFI Scores with Top-250 List

Balloting Underway to Determine Top 25


05.05.2005
Boldly Gone: The Final Star Trek Score

McCarthy recording session exciting, emotional

by Jon Burlingame


05.02.2005
L.A. Phil Does L.A. Films

David Newman to conduct May 13–15


April, 2005...

04.29.2005
Debney, Snow honored by ASCAP

Legendary songwriter Harold Arlen also "ac-cent-tchu-ated"

by Jon Burlingame


04.22.2005
Fried Musical Theater Work to Premiere

Rock of Angels called innovative, modern oratorio

by Jon Burlingame


04.13.2005
Lincoln Center Receives Lalo's Letters from Argentina

World premiere of Schifrin's chamber music features all-star ensemble


04.05.2005
Critics Bow to Portman's Prince

Film composer finds success on the opera stage

by Jon Burlingame


March, 2005...

03.18.2005
FMS EVENT

Popcorn Night at the Film Music Center!


03.07.2005
Standing on Its Own

Challenges, complexities of presenting film music in concert are explored by orchestra librarians

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2005...

02.28.2005
Muzyka do Filmu...Música de Cine...

Oscar's Score and Song nods exemplify film music as the international language

by Jon Burlingame


02.25.2005
Back to Bacharach

New 5-CD box set features pop icon's themes for film and television

by Jon Burlingame


02.14.2005
Film Music Scores at Grammys, BAFTAs

Multiple honors for Howard Shore; highest award to John Barry


02.11.2005
Harold Arlen at 100

Centennial celebration is planned in honor of legendary songwriter


02.04.2005
The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares Present GRAMMY Week 2005 Events

Press Release


January, 2005...

01.25.2005
FILM MUSIC 2

New FMS publication presents writings on film music's past, present and future


01.24.2005
Someone in a Tree

My view of Johnny Carson's last night

by Marc Shaiman


01.07.2005
Film Scores Flash Back to Flatbush

Mauceri brings movie music to famed composers' Brooklyn roots




December, 2004...

12.29.2004
Case History of a Film Score

Book Review: Premier publication of Mancini's personal account about scoring The Thorn Birds

by Jon Burlingame


12.17.2004
Korngold Centre Opens in Czech Republic

Brno celebrates legendary composer as its native son


November, 2004...

11.26.2004
David

Remembrance of a treasured friend

by Jon Newsom


11.18.2004
David Raksin Remembered

Reminiscences underscored composer's talents, humor and intelligence

by Jon Burlingame


11.03.2004
Ma/Morricone

Celebrated cellist and legendary composer team on sparkling new CD

by Jon Burlingame


October, 2004...

10.29.2004
Elmer Bernstein Remembered

Hundreds attend memorial tribute to dearly loved composer

by Jon Burlingame


10.15.2004
Rózsa's Jungle Book now available

Restoration CD Series


September, 2004...

09.24.2004
Newman, Angels and the Academy

Missteps at this year's Emmy Awards

by Jon Burlingame


09.17.2004
"Rings" Symphony To Be Performed

Shore work debuts in Los Angeles, London


09.15.2004
Broughton, Bunch, Newman Win Emmys

Two "Firsts" Among Weekend Music Honors

by Jon Burlingame


09.07.2004
Leonard Rosenman Turns 80

Pioneering Composer to be Honored in Rome

by Jon Burlingame


August, 2004...

08.30.2004
Dimitri Tiomkin & The Wild Wild West: The Untold Story

by Jon Burlingame


08.19.2004
Elmer Bernstein Dead at 82

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


08.09.2004
David Raksin Dead at 92

Obituary


08.06.2004
Dirty Harry Makes Day

Schifrin masterpiece now on CD

by Jon Burlingame


08.02.2004
Jerry Goldsmith: An Appreciation

by Jon Burlingame


July, 2004...

07.26.2004
Goldsmith Remembered by Family, Friends

Mourners gather to say farewell to legendary composer


07.23.2004
Jerry Goldsmith Dead at 75

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


07.02.2004
9th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival

Charlie Chaplin's son to make in-person appearance


07.02.2004
Small Screen Scores in Big Concert

Hollywood Bowl salutes television music, celebrates Earle Hagen's 85th

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2004...

06.18.2004
The Film Music of Dimitri Tiomkin

Limited edition available to FMS members only


06.11.2004
Marius Constant Dead at 79

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


06.04.2004
Film Composers Seminar at Disney Hall

Elmer Bernstein and James Newton Howard compare techniques

by Jon Burlingame


May, 2004...

05.28.2004
Barry's Lion Live!

The Lion In Winter earns ovations at Carnegie Hall

by Jon Burlingame


05.21.2004
BMI Honors Mothersbaugh

Career Achievement Award goes to Devo founder-turned-film composer

by Jon Burlingame


05.14.2004
THE LION IN WINTER live to film at Carnegie Hall

John Barry to give pre-concert talk


05.02.2004
Composer Fred Karlin Dead at 67

Obituary


April, 2004...

04.23.2004
ASCAP Honors Shore, Eastwood

Rings composer and famed director feted by peers and colleagues

by Jon Burlingame


04.16.2004
A Tribute to Henry Mancini

Family, friends and colleagues pay homage at memorable musical gala

by Jon Burlingame


04.09.2004
USPS Celebrates Mancini

New postage stamp pays homage to acclaimed composer


04.03.2004
Noted Academic Journal American Music Publishes Film Music Issue

Press Release


04.03.2004
The Music of Film Noir: New exhibit at the Hollywood Entertainment Museum

Press Release


04.01.2004
Suite of Laurel and Hardy themes headlines community concert event

Concert Event


March, 2004...

03.26.2004
ASMAC salutes Lalo Schifrin and "the other" Ray Charles

by Jon Burlingame


03.19.2004
Bernstein and Howard Talk Film Music

Seminar @ Walt Disney Concert Hall


03.02.2004
A Shore Bet

Rings Trilogy Composer Howard Shore wins 2 for 2 at the Oscars

by Jon Burlingame


February, 2004...

02.20.2004
Richard Shores Remembered

Part III

by Jon Burlingame


02.20.2004
Carol Stothart Perkins Remembered

by Marilee Bradford


02.13.2004
Richard Shores Remembered

Part II

by Jon Burlingame


02.06.2004
Richard Shores Remembered

Part I

by Jon Burlingame


January, 2004...

01.30.2004
OSCARS and BAFTAS and GLOBES – OH MY!

Summary: Major film music award nominees for 2003

by Phil Grayson


01.24.2004
Arranger Extraordinaire Billy May Dead at 87

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


01.16.2004
In Remembrance of Michael

Michael Kamen remembered

by Jon Burlingame


01.09.2004
da capo:

Time Tells the Tale

by Nathaniel Finston


01.02.2004
Soundtracks 101

Commentary: Caps caps 2003 with list of all-time great film scores

by Phil Grayson




December, 2003...

12.12.2003
Measure For Measure

da capo: Good music meets good eats with Johnny Green's popover recipe


12.05.2003
"When She Sang, God Spoke"

Book Review: New Judy Garland biography is dazzling, definitive

by Marilee Bradford


November, 2003...

11.30.2003
Robin Hood Redeemed

New CD, DVD releases bestow justice on Korngold's 1938 score

by Jon Burlingame


11.21.2003
Michael Kamen Dead at 55

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


11.14.2003
Branching Out

The Film Music Society expands to the East Coast at NYU

by Ron Sadoff, Director of the Film Scoring Program at New York University


11.07.2003
Remembering Herschel

Tribute

by Jon Burlingame


October, 2003...

10.31.2003
How The West Was Won

Walt Disney Concert Hall opens with tribute to film music

Commentary by Jon Burlingame


10.24.2003
da capo:

Part III: Hollywood Strikes Back

by David Raksin


10.17.2003
da capo:

Part II: Igor Stravinsky on Film Music

As Told to Ingolf Dahl


10.10.2003
da capo:

Part I: Igor Stravinsky on Film Music

As Told to Ingolf Dahl


10.03.2003
My Buddy

Composer/arranger Buddy Baker is remembered by his colleagues and friends

by Jon Burlingame


September, 2003...

09.26.2003
A Cup O' Joe

Book Review: Joe Harnell's sober autobiography, Counterpoint

by Bruce Babcock


09.19.2003
Broughton, Beal Achieve Emmy "Firsts"

Music at the Emmy's

by Jon Burlingame


09.12.2003
Something Wild

A recent trend of Copland film scores on CD

by Jon Burlingame


09.05.2003
Green Turns Red

da capo: Composer Johnny Green misspeaks his mind in a 1955 Variety report

by Marilee Bradford


August, 2003...

08.29.2003
Lalo Live

Jazz Review: Versatile jazzman returns to the intimate stage after 30 years

by Jon Burlingame


08.20.2003
A Fiddler's Tale

Virtuoso violinist Louis Kaufman's autobiography is published

by Jon Burlingame


08.15.2003
RENDITION: IMPOSSIBLE

Opinion: Faithful arrangements of TV themes are rare on CD

by Phil Grayson


08.08.2003
Mancini Institute Honors Film Music Diversity

Tribute

by Jon Burlingame


08.01.2003
Beloved Entertainer Bob Hope Dead at 100

Obituary

by Marilee Bradford


July, 2003...

07.25.2003
In a Stu

Musical jack-of-all-trades Stu Phillips puts his name to fame in a new autobiography


07.14.2003
Music Legend Benny Carter Dead at 95

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


07.07.2003
'Silents' is Golden

San Francisco Silent Film Festival serves silent classics with live scores

by Marilee Bradford


07.07.2003
Coulda Been a Contender

Why Leonard Bernstein Didn't Win the Oscar

by Jon Burlingame


June, 2003...

06.27.2003
Elmer's Tune

Bernstein reminisces at recent ASMAC lunch

by Jon Burlingame


06.13.2003
Choral Film Music Celebrated in Season Finale

Review: Los Angeles Master Chorale in Concert

by Jon Burlingame


06.13.2003
'Rifleman' Composer Herschel Burke Gilbert Dead at 85

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


06.06.2003
Al Sendrey Dead at 91

Obituary

by Phil Grayson


May, 2003...

05.23.2003
Wings Score Takes Flight

Gillian Anderson conducts the 1927 classic at AMPAS screening


05.23.2003
GREAT SCOTT!

Review: New Score for Silent Film Classic Is Premiered

by Jon Burlingame


05.16.2003
Randy Edelman and Merv Griffin Receive BMI's Career Awards

by Jon Burlingame


05.09.2003
John Scott In Concert May 18—Premiering New Score for Silent Classic


05.09.2003
'Gilligan' Composer Dead at 87

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame


05.02.2003
Patrick Williams, Hans Zimmer Honored

by Jon Burlingame


April, 2003...

04.25.2003
Small-screen Music Greats Hagen, Mizzy Honored

by Jon Burlingame


04.18.2003
That Win For "Lose Yourself"

How Eminem walked away with an Academy Award

by Jon Burlingame


March, 2003...

03.06.2003
Walter Scharf Dead at 92

Obituary

by Jon Burlingame




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02.27.2017
Oscar Music Swept Up in La La Land

Ceremony featured Best Song performances by Timberlake, Sting, Legend

12.28.2016
Classic Film Music on Disc: The Best of 2016

Ellington, North, Goldsmith, Rorem, Schickele among top recordings

12.20.2016
Why the Arrival Score was Disqualified

Composers Johannsson, Richter explain what happened

12.16.2016
Thomas Newman, Diane Warren Honored as SCL Ambassadors

Composers Poledouris, Rose added to Hall of Fame

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