Composer John Williams is amoung 6 people to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors . Cited as one of "six extraordinary individuals whose unique and abundant artistry has contributed significantly to the cultural life of our nation and the world,"the Harry Potter film scoreContinued...
Earlier we told you about the London Symphony Orchestra touring here in the U.S. with performances including works from the Harry Potter films. The "Music of Hollywood" tour has now been cancelled due to poor ticket sales. Thanks Rachael and Connie.
JWFan.com is reporting that, according to their sources, composer John Williams will not be returning to score the Goblet of Fire film. This could be " due to scheduling conflicts -although things might change in the coming months. According to one of the sources (someone very close to the composer), WilliamsContinued...
The London Symphony Orchestra will be on tour here in the US as part of their "The Music of Hollywood" tour. Starting in September, the 15 city tour will feature concert performances of works including those from the Harry Potter films. Enhancing and underscoring each performance will be aContinued...
John in Seattle tells us that The Seattle Symphony Orchestra is performing three works of John
Williams this Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as part of the very
popular Pops series here. "Prince of Pops" Erich Kunzel will conduct the Symphony in "Symphonic Blockbusters". Copland'sContinued...
The soundtrack for PoA is now available on iTunes (that link will only work if you have the iTunes player installed). The whole soundtrack is available for $9.99, and the individual songs are at 99 cents each. However, you don't get the neat add-ons that come with the CD if you purchase it in a store.
Today, the soundtrack of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was released. The soundtrack includes not only the wonderful score by John Williams, but also a Harry Potter "Lumos" screensaver, wall paper, a photo gallery that you can view on your computer, and a mini-poster of the Dementors.Continued...
Simon writes us to say that Classic FM radio will preview the POA soundtrack Saturday, May 15th at 9-12AM (GMT). Thanks Simon!
Amazon.com now has details about what will be included in the enhanced CD of the POA Soundtrack, which is due to be released on May 25th.
" Extras, enhanced with exclusive wallpaper and screensaver, flip book of stills from film, exclusive link to demo of new EA Harry Potter video game, Golden Ticket Contest:Continued...
Play.com has now listed the music titles for the POA soundtrack. Note: As they contain movie spoilers, click below to read them. Thanks Aaron!
1. Lumos! (Hedwig's Theme)
2. Aunt Marge's Waltz
3. The Knight Bus
4. Apparition on the Train
5. Double Trouble
6. Buckbeak's Flight
7. A Window to the Past
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JWFan.com is reporting that the soundtrack for POA will "contain both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files."
HPANA has an interview with Tony Goldman, whose wickedly brilliant Prisoner of Azkaban parody song was featured on Dr. Demento, the weekly musical/comedy radio show. Go to HPANA to read, and to listen to a clip of the song!
The soundtrack for POA is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. The release date is now May 25th. Thanks to everyone who sent this in!
The John Williams Fan Network is mirroring an "effects free" version of Something Wicked This Way Comes from the first theatrical trailer for PoA. You can find it here.