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September, 2008...

09.17.08
Music Emmys Honor Pushing Daisies, The Company

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

09.02.08
The Fly Takes Wing at L.A. Opera

Howard Shore's new stage work preps for US premiere


August, 2008...

08.15.08
The Fugitive Music Debacle: Why It Happened

A review, an explanation and some personal thoughts


July, 2008...

07.21.08
Get Szathmary!

Irving Szathmary, Get Smart's Forgotten Composer


June, 2008...

07.17.08
Emmy Announces Music Noms

2007-2008 Scores, Themes, Songs cited

07.14.08
Dave Kahn Dies

Composed Leave It to Beaver, Hitchcock TV music

07.03.08
Alexander Courage Remembered

Friends and colleagues share fond memories of respected Star Trek composer

07.02.08
The Songs of Our Lives

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


May, 2008...

05.28.08
Alexander Courage Dies

Star Trek Composer, Emmy winner, was 88

05.27.08
Earle Hagen, 88, Dies

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

05.22.08
Christopher Young Receives Top BMI Award

Past FMS President acknowledged for generosity of spirit

05.07.08
ASCAP Honors Alan and Marilyn Bergman

Famed lyricists feted by Streisand, other luminaries

05.01.08
Composer Leonard Rosenman Remembered

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


April, 2008...

04.29.08
Earle Hagen Honored by NATAS

TV Academy recognizes composer's 50 years in medium

04.09.08
Giacchino LACMA Talk to be Broadcast

Composer of Ratatouille, Lost discusses his craft


March, 2008...

03.17.08
Silvestri, Warren, Holman honored by ASMAC

Arrangers' Society celebrates 70th anniversary

03.04.08
Leonard Rosenman Dead at 83

Maverick composer wrote innovative, influential film scores


February, 2008...

02.29.08
John Williams Conducts American Youth Symphony

43rd Annual Gala welcomes new AYS president David Newman

02.28.08
Michael Giacchino at LACMA

Composer of Ratatouille, Lost discusses his craft

02.27.08
Pacific Serenades 22nd Season

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

02.25.08
Score, Song Oscars to Marianelli, Hansard and Irglova

Academy reaffirms music as universal language

02.25.08
George Duning at 100

Composer of Picnic, Big Valley remembered on centennial

02.11.08
Shostakovich's 1964 Hamlet Score Live in Concert

John Mauceri conducts the North Carolina Symphony


January, 2008...

01.22.08
80th Annual Academy Award Nominations

Diverse scores and lyrical songs dominate the music categories






December, 2007...

12.19.07
Announcement to FMS members...

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

12.19.07
KUSC Salutes Korngold and Rózsa

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

12.18.07
The Gift of Music

A Holiday Film-Score Buyers' Guide


November, 2007...

11.13.07
Hollywood in Vienna – Vienna in Hollywood

Conductor John Mauceri introduces film music to Austrian concertgoers

11.12.07
Korngold and His World

London Philharmonic pays rare tribute to film music


October, 2007...

10.24.07
"Another Opening, Another Show"

TV Academy presents all-star salute to series' themes

10.23.07
Williams Conducts Williams

Horn concerto, film themes performed to standing ovations

10.16.07
40th Annual ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards Announced

FMS director Marilee Bradford gets nod for notes on scorer Herbert Stothart

10.11.07
Benny Carter Centennial Celebration in NYC

Jazz at Lincoln Center salutes Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductee

10.08.07
The Academy's "Music Soundtrack" Series Continues

Broughton leads panel of comtemporary film composers


September, 2007...

09.26.07
Academy Hosts "The Music Soundtrack" Series

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

09.12.07
Beal, Fenton Score Again at 59th Creative Arts Emmys

TV Academy honors music from wide range of programming

09.10.07
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Celebrated at USC

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

09.05.07
Hollywood Bowl Salutes Paramount Pictures Music

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


August, 2007...

08.21.07
Dan Carlin Heads Berklee Film Scoring Program

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

08.09.07
"Voices of Hollywood"

Music festival features chamber music by noted film composers


July, 2007...

07.27.07
Miklós Rózsa Centenary Celebration at the Motion Picture Academy

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

07.20.07
Music Emmy Noms Announced

Many First-Time Nominees Cited

07.11.07
"You Can't Stop The Beat"

Shaiman's unrivaled songwriting talent is outed by Hairspray colleagues


June, 2007...

06.26.07
Index for The Cue Sheet Journal

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

06.04.07
Goldsmith's Sand Pebbles Celebrated

New details of classic score revealed


May, 2007...

05.30.07
Fred Steiner Receives Oberlin Honorary Doctorate

Renowned composer returns to his alma mater for accolades

05.29.07
ShowBusiness: The Road To Broadway Opens New L.A. Westside Venue

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

05.24.07
George S. Clinton Receives BMI's Film/TV Career Achievement Award

Lucas Richman honored for heading BMI Conducting Workshop

05.07.07
Alf Clausen Scores High with The Simpsons

Composer conducts the animated series into its 400th episode


April, 2007...

04.26.07
NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop; Music and the Moving Image Conference

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

04.18.07
No Shame in Shaiman

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


March, 2007...

03.26.07
Herman Stein Dead at 91

Was renowned 1950s sci-fi, horror composer

03.21.07
Grusin concert at LACMA

Copland works also performed at "art & music" event

03.14.07
Shirley Walker Memorial

Composer did it her way, say close colleagues and friends

03.08.07
Williams Raises Herrmann's Kane at Disney Hall

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

03.02.07
What Ennio Really Said to Oscar

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


February, 2007...

02.26.07
Music Tributes Fill Oscar Weekend

Academy honors Santaolalla, Etheridge; Morricone receives honorary award

02.22.07
David Newman Elected President of The Film Music Society

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

02.20.07
Chris Young's Unreleased CDs Underscore $100 Memberships


02.19.07
Songwriter Ray Evans Dead at 92

Prolific three-time Academy Award-winner wrote timeless standards

02.16.07
Dallas Composer Jerrold Immel Celebrated at 70

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

02.06.07
Morricone Makes U.S. Debut in NYC

Maestro scores standing ovations at United Nations, Radio City


January, 2007...

01.23.07
79th Annual Academy Award Nominations

Diversity and international flair dominate 2006 score and song nominees

01.16.07
Composer/Arranger Harvey R. Cohen Dead at 55

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






December, 2006...

12.20.06
Morricone Celebrations in February 2007

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

12.15.06
Franz Waxman's 100th Birthday Tribute on TCM – Dec. 18–19

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

12.12.06
Broughtons Launch the Bel Air House Concerts Series

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

12.07.06
Shirley Walker: An Appreciation

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


November, 2006...

11.30.06
Waxman Retrospective at MoMA

Ute Lemper to perform Dec. 17

11.21.06
The Henry Mancini Institute to Conclude Its Ten-Year Run

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

11.17.06
DeMille's silent Chicago and Disney's Silly Symphonies

San Francisco Silent Film Festival Special Event

11.09.06
Composer Basil Poledouris Dead at 61

Highly respected Emmy-winner composed diverse body of work


October, 2006...

10.23.06
Deadfall on DVD

John Barry's score rediscovered

10.11.06
Hollywood Symphony Stages Second Concert

Scott Conducts Eclectic Program at UCLA


September, 2006...

09.14.06
Horner, Williams TV Themes Debut

New musical Signatures for CBS, NBC Are Distinctive

09.12.06
Concert Commemorates Elmer Bernstein Collection at USC

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


August, 2006...

08.29.06
Paramount's Stage M Closes

Recording stage was home to dozens of classic songs, scores

08.21.06
Callery Wins Second Emmy

Zanelli, Shearmur

08.21.06
Fantasia at the Bowl

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

08.15.06
Film Composers' Chamber Music Performed

Third Annual Beverly Hills International Music Festival

08.14.06
Sunset Blvd. Live at the Bowl

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


July, 2006...

07.31.06
Mancini Institute's Tribute to American Film Music

Wide-ranging program wows hundreds

07.28.06
THE BIG PICTURE – AFI's Greatest Movie Musicals

Song and Dance on film to be celebrated at the Bowl

07.25.06
The Art of Film Music: A Tribute to California's Film Composers
The Oakland Museum 1976

Now available! Only 15 copies!

07.19.06
Equal Opportunity Emmy Nominations

Beal Scores Three Nods


June, 2006...

06.12.06
The Wild Wild West Scores!

Composer Markowitz recognized, heard on new DVDs


May, 2006...

05.22.06
Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Debuts at Royce Hall

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

05.19.06
Gregson-Williams, Hagen Feted by BMI

Top Composers Span Generations

05.12.06
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...

04.18.06
UPCOMING EVENT

Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Debuts

04.14.06
Isham, Rosenthal Honored by ASCAP

1,000 Attend Annual Film/TV Awards


March, 2006...

03.20.06
Tiomkin Web Site Launched

New site provides personal images, unique research features

03.06.06
Santaolalla scores, Three 6 Mafia raps up at Academy Awards

Oscar returned to Hollywood heyday, but music awards broke ground

03.02.06
ASCAP Foundation to Honor Laurence Rosenthal

The Miracle Worker composer will receive Life In Music Award

03.02.06
FMS BRIEF

The Cue Sheet Vol. 21, No. 2


February, 2006...

02.21.06
Score Revived for Silent Gem The Pirate

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

02.13.06
FMS BRIEF

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


January, 2006...

01.31.06
Williams Ties Record for Oscar® Nominations

Nominees include international scorers, eclectic song styles

01.23.06
Elmer Bernstein Tribute by Young Musicians Foundation

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

01.15.06
MOVIES / RED CARPET

Why Stop at 43 Nominations?






December, 2005...

12.13.05
FMS ANNOUNCEMENT

The Film Music Society has a new address!


November, 2005...

11.14.05
Film Scoring: Behind the Scenes Exhibit Now Open

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


October, 2005...

10.07.05
Herbert Stothart Jr. Remembered



September, 2005...

09.26.05
AFI's Film Music Favorites Come to Life

Top 25 movie scores performed in splendor at the Bowl

09.12.05
Broughton Wins Record 10th Emmy

Elfman, Giacchino receive premier honors

09.12.05
Joe Harnell Remembered

Musical sons and colleagues featured in loving tribute


August, 2005...

08.15.05
Author/Editor Clifford McCarty Dead at 76

Hollywood historian was a leading film music authority


July, 2005...

07.20.05
Musical Journeyman Joe Harnell Dead at 80

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

07.14.05
Emmy Plays Favorites

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


May, 2005...

05.25.05
BMI'ers Revel in Revell

Kiwi composer receives top honor at MP/TV awards dinner

05.20.05
L.A. Film Music Is L.A. Phil Music

Concert Review

05.16.05
AFI Scores with Top-250 List

Balloting Underway to Determine Top 25

05.05.05
Boldly Gone: The Final Star Trek Score

McCarthy recording session exciting, emotional

05.02.05
L.A. Phil Does L.A. Films

David Newman to conduct May 13–15


April, 2005...

04.29.05
Debney, Snow honored by ASCAP

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

04.22.05
Fried Musical Theater Work to Premiere

Rock of Angels called innovative, modern oratorio

04.13.05
Lincoln Center Receives Lalo's Letters from Argentina

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

04.05.05
Critics Bow to Portman's Prince

Film composer finds success on the opera stage


March, 2005...

03.18.05
FMS EVENT

Popcorn Night at the Film Music Center!

03.07.05
Standing on Its Own

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


February, 2005...

02.28.05
Muzyka do Filmu...Música de Cine...

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

02.25.05
Back to Bacharach

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

02.14.05
Film Music Scores at Grammys, BAFTAs

Multiple honors for Howard Shore; highest award to John Barry

02.11.05
Harold Arlen at 100

Centennial celebration is planned in honor of legendary songwriter

02.04.05
The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares Present GRAMMY Week 2005 Events

Press Release


January, 2005...

01.25.05
FILM MUSIC 2

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

01.24.05
Someone in a Tree

My view of Johnny Carson's last night

01.07.05
Film Scores Flash Back to Flatbush

Mauceri brings movie music to famed composers' Brooklyn roots






December, 2004...

12.29.04
Case History of a Film Score

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

12.17.04
Korngold Centre Opens in Czech Republic

Brno celebrates legendary composer as its native son


November, 2004...

11.26.04
David

Remembrance of a treasured friend

11.18.04
David Raksin Remembered

Reminiscences underscored composer's talents, humor and intelligence

11.03.04
Ma/Morricone

Celebrated cellist and legendary composer team on sparkling new CD


October, 2004...

10.29.04
Elmer Bernstein Remembered

Hundreds attend memorial tribute to dearly loved composer

10.15.04
Rózsa's Jungle Book now available

Restoration CD Series


September, 2004...

09.24.04
Newman, Angels and the Academy

Missteps at this year's Emmy Awards

09.24.04
Newman, Angels and the Academy

Missteps at this year's Emmy Awards

09.17.04
"Rings" Symphony To Be Performed

Shore work debuts in Los Angeles, London

09.15.04
Broughton, Bunch, Newman Win Emmys

Two "Firsts" Among Weekend Music Honors

09.07.04
Leonard Rosenman Turns 80

Pioneering Composer to be Honored in Rome


August, 2004...

08.30.04
Dimitri Tiomkin & The Wild Wild West: The Untold Story


08.19.04
Elmer Bernstein Dead at 82

Obituary

08.09.04
David Raksin Dead at 92

Obituary

08.06.04
Dirty Harry Makes Day

Schifrin masterpiece now on CD

08.02.04
Jerry Goldsmith: An Appreciation



July, 2004...

07.26.04
Goldsmith Remembered by Family, Friends

Mourners gather to say farewell to legendary composer

07.23.04
Jerry Goldsmith Dead at 75

Obituary

07.02.04
Small Screen Scores in Big Concert

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

07.02.04
9th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival

Charlie Chaplin's son to make in-person appearance


June, 2004...

06.18.04
The Film Music of Dimitri Tiomkin

Limited edition available to FMS members only

06.11.04
Marius Constant Dead at 79

Obituary

06.04.04
Film Composers Seminar at Disney Hall

Elmer Bernstein and James Newton Howard compare techniques


May, 2004...

05.28.04
Barry's Lion Live!

The Lion In Winter earns ovations at Carnegie Hall

05.21.04
BMI Honors Mothersbaugh

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

05.14.04
THE LION IN WINTER live to film at Carnegie Hall

John Barry to give pre-concert talk

05.02.04
Composer Fred Karlin Dead at 67

Obituary


April, 2004...

04.23.04
ASCAP Honors Shore, Eastwood

Rings composer and famed director feted by peers and colleagues

04.16.04
A Tribute to Henry Mancini

Family, friends and colleagues pay homage at memorable musical gala

04.09.04
USPS Celebrates Mancini

New postage stamp pays homage to acclaimed composer

04.03.04
The Music of Film Noir: New exhibit at the Hollywood Entertainment Museum

Press Release

04.03.04
Noted Academic Journal American Music Publishes Film Music Issue

Press Release

04.01.04
Suite of Laurel and Hardy themes headlines community concert event

Concert Event


March, 2004...

03.26.04
ASMAC salutes Lalo Schifrin and "the other" Ray Charles


03.19.04
Bernstein and Howard Talk Film Music

Seminar @ Walt Disney Concert Hall

03.02.04
A Shore Bet

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


February, 2004...

02.20.04
Carol Stothart Perkins Remembered


02.20.04
Richard Shores Remembered

Part III

02.13.04
Richard Shores Remembered

Part II

02.06.04
Richard Shores Remembered

Part I


January, 2004...

01.30.04
OSCARS and BAFTAS and GLOBES – OH MY!

Summary: Major film music award nominees for 2003

01.24.04
Arranger Extraordinaire Billy May Dead at 87

Obituary

01.16.04
In Remembrance of Michael

Michael Kamen remembered

01.09.04
da capo:

Time Tells the Tale

01.02.04
Soundtracks 101

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






December, 2003...

12.12.03
Measure For Measure

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

12.05.03
"When She Sang, God Spoke"

Book Review: New Judy Garland biography is dazzling, definitive


November, 2003...

11.30.03
Robin Hood Redeemed

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

11.21.03
Michael Kamen Dead at 55

Obituary

11.14.03
Branching Out

The Film Music Society expands to the East Coast at NYU

11.07.03
Remembering Herschel

Tribute


October, 2003...

10.31.03
How The West Was Won

Walt Disney Concert Hall opens with tribute to film music

10.24.03
da capo:

Part III: Hollywood Strikes Back

10.17.03
da capo:

Part II: Igor Stravinsky on Film Music

10.10.03
da capo:

Part I: Igor Stravinsky on Film Music

10.03.03
My Buddy

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


September, 2003...

09.26.03
A Cup O' Joe

Book Review: Joe Harnell's sober autobiography, Counterpoint

09.19.03
Broughton, Beal Achieve Emmy "Firsts"

Music at the Emmy's

09.12.03
Something Wild

A recent trend of Copland film scores on CD

09.05.03
Green Turns Red

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


August, 2003...

08.29.03
Lalo Live

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

08.20.03
A Fiddler's Tale

Virtuoso violinist Louis Kaufman's autobiography is published

08.15.03
RENDITION: IMPOSSIBLE

Opinion: Faithful arrangements of TV themes are rare on CD

08.08.03
Mancini Institute Honors Film Music Diversity

Tribute

08.01.03
Beloved Entertainer Bob Hope Dead at 100

Obituary


July, 2003...

07.25.03
In a Stu

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

07.14.03
Music Legend Benny Carter Dead at 95

Obituary

07.07.03
Coulda Been a Contender

Why Leonard Bernstein Didn't Win the Oscar

07.07.03
'Silents' is Golden

San Francisco Silent Film Festival serves silent classics with live scores


June, 2003...

06.27.03
Elmer's Tune

Bernstein reminisces at recent ASMAC lunch

06.13.03
'Rifleman' Composer Herschel Burke Gilbert Dead at 85

Obituary

06.13.03
Choral Film Music Celebrated in Season Finale

Review: Los Angeles Master Chorale in Concert

06.06.03
Al Sendrey Dead at 91

Obituary


May, 2003...

05.23.03
GREAT SCOTT!

Review: New Score for Silent Film Classic Is Premiered

05.23.03
Wings Score Takes Flight

Gillian Anderson conducts the 1927 classic at AMPAS screening

05.16.03
Randy Edelman and Merv Griffin Receive BMI's Career Awards


05.09.03
John Scott In Concert May 18—Premiering New Score for Silent Classic


05.09.03
'Gilligan' Composer Dead at 87

Obituary

05.02.03
Patrick Williams, Hans Zimmer Honored



April, 2003...

04.25.03
Small-screen Music Greats Hagen, Mizzy Honored


04.18.03
That Win For "Lose Yourself"

How Eminem walked away with an Academy Award


March, 2003...

03.06.03
Walter Scharf Dead at 92

Obituary




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