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Jingle Spells More than 2/3rds Sold Out!

Posted by: Melissa
November 09, 2007, 03:35 AM

If you were thinking about ordering a copy of Jingle Spells, Leaky's sixth Get a Clue fundraiser and an outstanding compilation of Harry-themed holiday music, you should get on it right now. We have less than 1,000 copies left in our limited print run, and we're not even a month into the drive. More thanContinued...

Charity

Harry Potter Stars Attend "Music From the Movies" Charity Concert

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2007, 10:28 PM

As we’ve been telling you, there was to be a benefit charity concert tonight in London that was to feature several of the adult actors from the Harry Potter films. Early photos from the “Music from the Movies” benefit to help Leukemia research are now online. GettyContinued...

Discount Tickets for Harry Potter Fans at Patrick Doyle's "Music from the Movies"

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2007, 02:23 PM

Yesterday we posted a moving story about the struggle composer Patrick Doyle underwent during his battle with Leukemia, and the charity concert he is holding this weekend in London. Today, the organizers of the event let us know that tickets to this benefit are stillContinued...

Patrick Doyle Discusses Help From Potter Stars During Battle Against Leukemia

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2007, 06:40 PM

There is a new article online where composer Patrick Doyle discusses at length his battle against Leukemia, and the help and encouragement he received from some of the stars of the Harry Potter films. In a very moving piece, Mr. Doyle (who composed the score to HarryContinued...

Leaky's Sixth Get a Clue Fundraiser Now Open - All-New Holiday Album Available for Pre-Order!

Posted by: Melissa
October 14, 2007, 06:06 AM

Leaky’s sixth Get a Clue fundraiser, our yearly efforts which have raised more than $30,000 to date to aid literacy around the world, is now under way, and it’s a doozy this year.

The holiday season is nearly upon us, so we asked 14 of the biggestContinued...

Music

OotP Score to be Performed at Video Games Live Concert

Posted by: Edward
October 13, 2007, 04:05 AM

The music from the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game will be among the scores premiered at the Video Games Live concerts set to begin on October 14th. A collage of Composer James Hannigan’s “Order of the Phoenix” music will be premiered along side otherContinued...

Wizards to Wrock the House at Terminus

Posted by: sue
October 01, 2007, 04:07 PM

Get ready to wrock and roll, wizard style, as Terminus has announced a very cool musical event to kick off their Harry Potter conference next summer. Wrock Chicago, an all day wizarding rock concert, will feature 25 groups in this special event to be held on August 6, 2008. Taking place the day before theContinued...

Phelps

Phelps Twins to Narrate "Once Upon A Time" Story-Book Concert in UK

Posted by: Edward
September 22, 2007, 09:12 PM

Actors James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) are joining the famed HallĂ© symphony orchestra and conductor John Wilson for a family concert this October, that will combine the past-times of story-telling and music-making. Entitled: “Once Upon A Time … withContinued...

Charity

Potter Actors Join Composer Patrick Doyle's Charity Concert

Posted by: Edward
August 29, 2007, 04:29 AM

A myriad of actors from the Harry Potter films are scheduled to appear at a charity event in the UK supporting blood cancer charity, Leukemia Research. Film composer Patrick Doyle’s ‘Music From The Movies,’ presented along with Kenneth Branagh (Professor Lockhart), isContinued...

Williams

John Williams to Score "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Film?

Posted by: sue
August 23, 2007, 06:34 PM

There are reports online today stating that legendary composer John Williams would like to return to the Harry Potter films, and hopes to provide the score for the film version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. These reports stem from a recent appearance at The Berkshire Museum, where Mr. WilliamsContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Live "Call-Out" PotterCast Tonight

Posted by: Melissa
July 26, 2007, 08:03 PM

It’s Deathly Hallows reaction time on PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, which means we’re having a call-OUT show at 8 p.m. EST. If you would like us to call you to talk about Deathly Hallows, send us a message at staff@pottercast.com with your Skype name or phone number! Less than four hours untilContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

JKR Gives New Epilogue Type Information During "Today Show" Interview

Posted by: sue
July 26, 2007, 11:48 AM

In the first of a two part interview seen on NBC’s the “Today Show,” author J.K. Rowling gave some wonderful new “Deathly Hallows”epilogue type information, where she revealed jobs and more for certain characters in the Harry Potter series. The interviewContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Leaky to Ask First Question at J.K. Rowling Web Chat on Monday

Posted by: Melissa
July 24, 2007, 10:23 PM

As many of you have noted, you can currently submit questions to J.K. Rowling for a live Web chat the author will be doing on Monday. This morning, Jo and Bloomsbury invited Leaky to ask the first question, an awesome and intimidating honor, as most of the staff here has more questionsContinued...

OotP Film

Complete "Order of the Phoenix" Soundtrack Streaming Online

Posted by: Edward
July 10, 2007, 12:58 AM

Although you can buy the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix soundtrack in stores, as well as from our own Cauldron Shop tomorrow, AOL Music is letting you listen to the complete album as part of their ‘Full CD Listening Parties’ today. You can stream, not download composerContinued...

Composers

"Order of the Phoenix" Composer Nicholas Hooper Interviewed

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2007, 04:30 AM

ScoreNotes.com features an audio interview with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix composer Nicholas Hooper. A longtime fan of the books, Mr. Hooper brought that knowledge to the table and worked closely with Order of the Phoenix director David Yates when composing the score. He goesContinued...

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