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The Desolation of Smaug Soundtrack Review

The first thing I thought after having heard this soundtrack, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Special Edition, in its entirety is that this is definitely the middle of the story. Like many second parts in a trilogy, it is darker, more serious in tone and feeling. Unlike the soundtrack of The Two Towers it has less noticeable themes that ...

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For Star Wars VII, VIII, IX: Composer Announced!

  From SoundtrackNet – Momentous news! It’s been announced by Kathleen Kennedy that John Williams will be scoring the new Star Wars films, Star Wars VII, VIII and IX. IN an announcement at Celebration Europe in Essen, Germany. From John Williams: “I look forward to returning to a galaxy far, far away. I hope I can contribute something in the ...

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The Film Music of Howard Shore (Album Release)

From Soundtrack.Net – A new soundtrack compilation album from Silva Screen is being released in June. The album, titled The Film Music of Howard Shore, will contain tracks from Shore’s following scores: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers, Eastern Promises, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Hugo, The Departed ...

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Star Trek Into Darkness Soundtrack Sneak Peek

I’ve been a Star Trek fan for a long time and I enjoyed the new rebooted Star Trek film. Star Trek: Into Darkness is coming out May 17th and what’s more, cinemaphiles who are also music lovers can looking forward to the new soundtrack by the rising, popular film composer Michael Giacchino. Giacchino is an acclaimed composer who won an Academy Award ...

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The Jerry Goldsmith Awards

From SoundtrackNet – The International Film Music Festival ‘Province of Cordoba’ has opened submissions for the Jerry Goldsmith Awards. The Jerry Goldsmiths are given each year as part of the activities of the festival. This is the eighth edition of the awards. The awards acknowledge the work of young composers just getting started in the audiovisual field such as film, ...

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Oz The Great And Powerful (Soundtrack)

The soundtrack to the film Oz The Great And Powerful was released on March 5 and scored by legendary film composer Danny Elfman. The film itself is a “spiritual” prequel to the more well known novel by L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and indirectly, the beloved 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz. Among so many soundtracks and ...

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Enemy Mine Deluxe Edition Soundtrack

  It’s always good to hear when a company has decided to extend or re-release an old soundtrack or film score, especially a superior version of that score. Released next month on November 6 2012 with added bonus material is the soundtrack to the 1985 science- fiction film Enemy Mine, a deluxe edition. Conducted by Maurice Jarre and released by Varese Sarabande, ...

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