A list of composers (some well known some not so) who have written some memorable scores.
A classmate of director Sergio Leone
with whom he would form one of the great director/composer partnerships (right up there with Eisenstein & Prokofiev, Hitchcock & Herrmann, Fellini & Rota), Ennio Morricone studied at Rome's Santa Cecilia Conservatory, where he specialized in trumpet. His first film scores were relatively undistinguished...
“ Favourite scores: State Of Grace, U-Turn, The Burglars, Mission To Mars. ” - gavin-112
“ Favourite scores: The Fabulous Baker Boys, Three Days Of The Condor, Mullholand Falls, Heaven Can Wait. ” - gavin-112
“ Favourite scores: Klute, THe Parallax View, Marathon Man, THe Star Chamber, Audrey Rose. ” - gavin-112
“ Favourite Scores: War Games, Whose life Is It Anyway? ” - gavin-112
“ Favourite scores: A Man And A Woman, The Games ” - gavin-112
“ Favourite scores: Brubaker, The Amityville Horror ” - gavin-112
“ Favourite scores: The Falcon And The Snowman, Twice In A Lifetime ” - gavin-112
Musical talent ran in Marvin Hamlisch's family - his father was an accordionist, and at seven Hamlisch was the youngest student ever accepted by Manhattan's Julliard School of Music. Hamlich furthered his education by taking night classes at Queens College and working during the day as a rehearsal pianist for Broadway shows...
“ Favourite scores: The Swimmer, The Spy Who Loved Me ” - gavin-112
“ Favourite scores: The French Connection, The Seven-Ups ” - gavin-112
A three-time Oscar nominee, Jerry Fielding was among the boldest and most experimental of all Hollywood film composers. His music typically utilized advanced compositional procedures, producing dense, often richly dissonant orchestral textures, sometimes flavored with jazz. Fielding's film music career was marked by enduring and rewarding collaborations with Sam Peckinpah
“ Favourite scores: THe Nightcomers, Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia ” - gavin-112