2006 - BEST MUSIC

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Thomas Newman
Music Department, WALL·E
Thomas Newman is an American film score composer. He was born in Los Angeles. His father was notable film score composer Alfred Newman (1900-1970). The Newman family is of Russian-Jewish descent, and includes several other well-known musicians. Thomas' mother Martha Louis Montgomery (1920-2005) wanted her sons to have a musical education...
“ Little Children ” - cinemavis
 
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Bruce Fowler
Music Department, The Dark Knight
“ The Good Shepherd ” - cinemavis
 
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“ The Good Shepherd ” - cinemavis
 
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“ The Painted Veil ” - cinemavis
 
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Nigel Westlake
Nigel Westlake's professional career as a clarinetist commenced at the age of 17. He has played in fusion bands, soundtrack recording sessions, Australia's leading instrumental groups and as a soloist with orchestras and classical ensembles in Australia and in many cities of the world including London...
“ Miss Potter ” - cinemavis
 
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Philip Glass
Music Department, The Truman Show
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Glass worked in his father's radio store and discovered music listening to the offbeat Western classical records customers didn't seem to want. He studied the violin and flute, and obtained early admission to the University of Chicago. After graduating in mathematics and philosophy...
“ Notes on a Scandal ” - cinemavis
 
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Howard Shore
Howard Shore is a Canadian composer, born in Toronto. He was born in a Jewish family. He started studying music when 8-years-old, and played as a member of bands by the time he was 13-years-old. He was interested in a professional career in music as a teenager. He studied music at the Berklee College of Music, a college of contemporary music located in Boston...
“ The Departed ” - cinemavis
 
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George Shaw
Composer, TableTop
George Shaw is a rapidly rising composer who has worked on Hollywood and independent films. He is a versatile composer with the skill for crafting rich orchestral tapestries as well as producing cutting edge electronic music to match the visual images in movies. George has received 3 best score nominations for the 2007 Film & TV Music Awards...
“ Marcus ” - cinemavis
 
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Terence Blanchard
Composer, Inside Man
A world renowned trumpeter/composer/band leader and Blue Note recording artist, Terence Blanchard is the most prolific jazz musician to ever compose for motion pictures. Blanchard was born and raised in New Orleans where he studied with the Marsalis brothers at the famed New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts...
“ Inside Man ” - cinemavis
 
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“ Efter brylluppet ” - cinemavis
 
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Philip Glass
Music Department, The Truman Show
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Glass worked in his father's radio store and discovered music listening to the offbeat Western classical records customers didn't seem to want. He studied the violin and flute, and obtained early admission to the University of Chicago. After graduating in mathematics and philosophy...
“ The Illusionist ” - cinemavis
 
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“ La planète blanche ” - cinemavis
 
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“ The Pursuit of Happyness ” - cinemavis
 
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“ El laberinto del fauno ” - cinemavis
 
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“ The Queen ” - cinemavis
 
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Philip Glass
Music Department, The Truman Show
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Glass worked in his father's radio store and discovered music listening to the offbeat Western classical records customers didn't seem to want. He studied the violin and flute, and obtained early admission to the University of Chicago. After graduating in mathematics and philosophy...
“ Roving Mars ” - cinemavis
 
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Jun Miyake
Composer, Eat Pray Love
Jun Miyake is a Japanese composer. His music (e.g., the songs "Lilies in the Valley" and "The Here and After") was used in the film Pina, nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature in January 2012. He has also been awarded by the German critic's award - Der Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik as Best Album of the Year for his last 3 albums "Stolen from Strangers"...
“ Kiba ” - cinemavis
 
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“ Children of Men ” - cinemavis
 
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“ Chaharshanbe-soori ” - cinemavis
 
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Gustavo Santaolalla
Music Department, Brokeback Mountain
Argentine musician and leader of the now defunct bands "Arco Iris" and "Soluna", Gustavo Santaolalla was one of the references of his country's national music by the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s. During the 70s he relocated to the United States, where he formed the band Wet Picnic, with Aníbal Kerpel...
“ Babel ” - cinemavis
 
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J. Ralph
Composer, Man on Wire
J. Ralph (American born; 1975) is an Academy Award® nominated composer, social activist, producer and singer/songwriter from New York City. He is the founder of the internationally award winning music production company The Rumor Mill, and has written and produced the music for numerous Grammy winning artists...
“ Lucky Number Slevin ” - cinemavis
 
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“ Je vais bien, ne t'en fais pas ” - cinemavis
 
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“ Jjakpae ” - cinemavis
 
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Guy Farley
Composer, A Good American
Guy is an award-winning film composer whose outstanding body of work includes over 40 feature films, flagship television series and collaborations with multi-platinum selling artists. Guy's recent and most notable works include That Good Night, starring John Hurt and Charles Dance; additional music...
“ Land of the Blind ” - cinemavis
 
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“ Grandhotel ” - cinemavis
 
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Barrington Pheloung
Aside from Barrington's Film and Television work, his work in theatre is renowned. He has written scores for several West End plays including Made in Bangkok by Anthony Minghella, After the Fall by Arthur Miller and recently The Graduate by Terry Johnson. He has written over 52 commissioned scores for ballet and dance companies in Britain and Europe...
“ Lewis: Reputation (#1.0) ” - cinemavis
 
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Cyril Morin
Composer, Samsara
Cyril Morin is a multi-award winning composer, who has scored over 80 soundtracks for both film and television. He is re-known throughout the international press for his long lasting "multiple talents (Variety)". His score for the critically acclaimed "Samsara" (directed by Pan Nalin), won honors at AFI and festivals in Santa Barbara and Melbourne...
“ Valley of Flowers ” - cinemavis