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Composer John Williams to Receive Classic Brit Award for Lifetime Achievement

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 21, 2012, 01:02 PM

John Williams, the famed composer behind Hedwig's Theme, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Classic Brit Awards in October.

Williams composed the soundtrack for the first two "Harry Potter" films, but is also well known for composing theContinued...


"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Soundtrack Nominated for a Grammy

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 01, 2011, 09:54 AM

The soundtrack for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," composed by Alexandre Desplat, has been nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.

Desplat is also nominated again in the same category for composing the score to "The King's Speech."Continued...


One Minute Audio Previews from "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Soundtrack

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 23, 2011, 07:10 PM

Minute-long snippets from each of the 25 tracks from the official "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" soundtrack has been published online via GoBuz. Scroll down and click on "ecoutez les extraits" to launch the music player!

The soundtrack is once again composed by Alexandre Desplat who alsoContinued...


"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Soundtrack to be Released July 12, 2011

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 02, 2011, 02:48 PM

An online catalog listing for Warner Bros. Watertower Music has revealed that the soundtrack for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" will be released on July 12, 2011.

The tracklisting and cover art have not yet been announced. The score for "DH: Part 2" will be composed byContinued...


"Deathly Hallows: Part One" Soundtrack Listing Revealed; Cover Art Published

Posted by: Edward
October 25, 2010, 12:59 PM

The track listing for the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One" film have been released via a Belgian music website.  Comprising a total of twenty-six tracks, the album track listings are as follows:

1-1      Obliviate


Composer John Williams to Attend Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening

Posted by: Edward
June 15, 2010, 06:10 PM

Harry Potter film composer John Williams will be in attendance at the Grand Opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park this Friday, Universal announced via their Twitter page.  As readers will recall, a number of actors from the Harry Potter films; includingContinued...


"Deathly Hallows: Part I" Composer Alexandre Desplat Among Cannes Film Festival Jury Members

Posted by: Edward
April 25, 2010, 03:12 PM

According to an update on the official website of Alexandre Desplat, the composer for the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" film, will be among the jury members for the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.  Sitting on the Feature Film Jury leadContinued...


New Interview with Nicholas Hooper on Scoring Harry Potter Films

Posted by: Rosi
January 29, 2010, 08:12 PM

Warner Bros.' monthly Harry Potter newsletter has a brand new interview with Nicholas Hooper in which he talks about his experiences scoring "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" and  "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." In the interview Mr. Hooper comments that theContinued...


Harry Potter Theme Song a Classic FM Favorite

Posted by: sue
November 01, 2009, 12:27 PM

Radio listeners in the UK have selected Hedwig's Theme by John Williams as the all time favorite in a new poll of children's classics for station Classic FM. The PA reports the iconic main theme song for the Harry Potter films was the winner,"with youngsters choosing it ahead of other movie scoresContinued...


John Williams to Lead CSO in Performance of Harry Potter Music Next Month

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2009, 09:34 PM

Attention music fans! The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be hosting a special music event this Thanksgiving weekend as they present a John Williams Movie Music Spectacular. The legendary composer will be leading the Chicago Symphony OrchestraContinued...

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Soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Now Available

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 04:09 PM

The soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince composed by Nicholas Hoooper is now available at retailers everywhere and on iTunes. As announced previously, if you purchase the actual CD of the music, you will receive "free digital download of the soundtrack in 5.1Continued...

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Half-Blood Prince Composer Nicholas Hooper Talks Style and Score in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2009, 10:57 PM

The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Blog recently spoke with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince soundtrack composer Nicholas Hooper, who spoke about his role and influence in creating the music for the sixth film.  Having worked with film director David YatesContinued...

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Preview of Soundtrack for Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince Set for UK Classic FM

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2009, 11:23 PM

Classic FM in the UK is set to air a special preview of the soundtrack to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. TLC reader Joanne let us know the station will air the score by Nicholas Hooper for the sixth Harry Potter film on Saturday 4th July from 9am GMT duringContinued...


Composer Patrick Doyle Talks "Goblet of Fire" Score in New Interview

Posted by: Edward
April 03, 2009, 09:20 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film composer Patrick Doyle has given an interview to in which he briefly discusses his work on the fourth Harry Potter film.  Sitting down to talk about the upcoming concert highlighting the many film scores performed by the LondonContinued...


Patrick Doyle Talks Mike Newell and "Goblet of Fire" (Updated)

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 09:09 AM

Last week we told you acclaimed Scottish composer Patrick Doyle (Henry V, Gosford Park) would be here in the US to hold a special screening of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire at Syracuse University in New York.  The Daily Orange has a report online of the event, where Patrick Doyle discussedContinued...

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