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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2003 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)
1994 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
The Age of Innocence (1993)
1984 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
Trading Places (1983)
1975 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Gold (1974)
Shared with:
For the song "Wherever Love Takes Me"
1970 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
True Grit (1969)
Shared with:
For the song "True Grit"
1968 Winner
Oscar
Best Music, Original Music Score
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
1967 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Hawaii (1966)
Shared with:
For the song "My Wishing Doll"
Best Music, Original Music Score
Hawaii (1966)
Best Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment
Return of the Seven (1966)
1963 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Walk on the Wild Side (1962)
Shared with:
For the song "Walk on the Wild Side"
Best Music, Score - Substantially Original
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
1962 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Summer and Smoke (1961)
1961 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
1956 Nominee
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Golden Globes, USA

2003 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Far from Heaven (2002)
1977 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
From Noon Till Three (1976)
Shared with:
Song: "Hello and Goodbye"
1970 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Song
True Grit (1969)
Shared with:
Song: "True Grit"
1968 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
1967 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
Hawaii (1966)
1963 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
1962 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
Summer and Smoke (1961)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1977 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Captains and the Kings (1976)
For chapter 8.
1964 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Composing Original Music for Television
The Making of the President 1960 (1963)

20/20 Awards

2014 Nominee
Felix
Best Original Score
The Age of Innocence (1993)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2001 Winner
ASCAP Founders Award
2000 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Wild Wild West (1999)
1990 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

CableACE Awards

1985 Nominee
ACE
Musical Score
Gulag (1985)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2003 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

1998 Winner
Maverick Tribute Award

Gold Derby Awards

2003 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Grammy Awards

1994 Nominee
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
The Age of Innocence (1993)
1985 Nominee
Grammy
Best Album of Instrumental Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Ghost Busters (1984)
Shared with:

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2016 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Re-Release or Re-Recording of an Existing Score
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Shared with:
2015 Winner
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Compilation
Shared with:
The Ava Collection
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Compilation
Shared with:
Elmer Bernstein: The Wild Side
2009 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best New Release or Re-Release of an Existing Score
Heavy Metal (1981)
Shared with:
Best Film Music Compilation Album or Box Set
Shared with:
Gangs of New York/The Journey of Natty Gann/The Scarlet Letter
2004 Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best New Release/Re-Release/Re-Recording of an Existing Score
The Great Escape (1963)
Shared with:
1998 Nominee
FMCJ Award
Best Re-Release of a Previously Existing Score
The Magnificent Seven (1960)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2003 Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Joseph Plateau Awards

1998 Winner
Joseph Plateau Life Achievement Award

Laurel Awards

1967 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Song
Hawaii (1966)
Shared with:
For "My Wishing Doll".
1966 Winner
Golden Laurel
Music Man
1964 Winner
Golden Laurel
Top Music
1962 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Musical Score
Summer and Smoke (1961)
5th place.
Top Music
5th place.
1961 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Musical Score
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
4th place.
1959 Winner
Golden Laurel
Top Score
Some Came Running (1958)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2002 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Far from Heaven (2002)
1991 Winner
Career Achievement Award

National Board of Review, USA

2002 Winner
Career Achievement Award
For excellence in film music composition.

Online Film & Television Association

2003 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)
2002 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Behind the Scenes
Music
2000 Winner
OFTA Television Award
Best Music in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best New Theme Song in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Original Score
Far from Heaven (2002)

Razzie Awards

1985 Winner
Razzie Award
Worst Musical Score
Bolero (1984)
Shared with:

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

2002 Winner
King Vidor Memorial Award

Screen Music Awards, Australia

2003 Winner
International Prize for Excellence

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2002 Winner
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Music
Far from Heaven (2002)

Telluride Film Festival, US

1992 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

1981 Nominee
Stinker Award
Most Intrusive Musical Score
Going Ape! (1981)

Walk of Fame

1996 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 28 March 1996. At 7083 Hollywood Blvd.

World Soundtrack Awards

2003 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Far from Heaven (2002)
2001 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

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