Soundtrack: Skyfall

Guest Post By: Brendan Thomas Newman is perhaps best known for his collaborations with Sam Mendes - I noticed his American Beauty score featured heavily in the recent documentary Inventing David Geffen. My favorite of their collaborations is Road to Perdition, a gorgeous and delicate piano-driven suite. Newman's composition for Mendes' latest film, Skyfall, is... Continue Reading →

John Barry

Occasional Muruch writer Brendan was pulled out of the shadows again by the death of composer John Barry. I (Vic) would count Barry's beautiful theme from Somewhere In Time as one of my all-time favorite instrumentals. Brendan's thoughts on Barry's work follow... One of my favorite composers of film music died this week. Career retrospectives... Continue Reading →

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