My take on new releases of film music from today and yesterday.
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In some circles, film music is a four-letter word. But the art form deserves to be celebrated, and these film composers certainly know their ABC’s.
A is for Addison, André, and Arnold
B is for Barry, Bennett, and Burwell
C is for Corigliano, Conti, and Copland
D is for Delerue, Doyle, and Desplat
E is for Ennio, Elmer, and Elfman
F is for Friedhofer, Fielding, and Fenton
G is for Goldenthal, Grusin, and Gold
H is for Herrmann, Hamlisch, and Henry
I is for Iglesias, Isham, and Ikifube
J is for John, Jerry, and James
K is for Korngold, Kaper, and Karlin
L is for Legrand, Lewis, and Lai
M is for Menken, Michael, and Maurice
N is for Newman, Newman, Newman, Newman, Newman, and Newman
O is for Nino, Pierro, and Lalo
P is for Prokofiev, Portman, and Powell
Q is for “Quit with all the Zimmer clones!”
R is for Rosenman, Rozsa, and Raksin
S is for Shostakovich, Shire, and Shore
T is for Theodorakis, Takemitsu, and Tiomkin
U is for Bruno, Bruce, and Stu
V is for Van Cleave, Vangelis, and Vlad
W is for Walton, Walker, and Waxman
X is for Fox, Alex, and Max
Y is for Yared, Young, and Young
Z is for Zimmer, Mizzy, and Ziv
Okay, so I cheated a little bit…