Jonathan Broxton

Debbie Wiseman on Tom’s Midnight Garden

How did you become involved with TOM’S MIDNIGHT GARDEN? It was quite interesting the way I got the job because the director, Willard Carroll, had temp-tracked the film partly with WILDE. He had used a lot of other composers, Bernard Herrmann and others, but I think I was the only composer on the temp-track who…

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Patrick Doyle

Following his difficult (but, thankfully, successful) battle with leukaemia, Scottish composer Patrick Doyle returns once more to the film music breach with two new scores: EAST WEST (aka EST OUEST) and LOVE’S LABOUR LOST. EAST WEST, directed by Regis Wargnier, tells the dramatic story of a married couple (Sandrine Bonnaire and Oleg Menshikov) who travel…

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Simon Boswell

Over the last decade or so, composer Simon Boswell has emerged as one of the great new talents on the British film music scene. Boswell’s career to date has spanned every conceivable genre. From his early work on Italian exploitation movies, to contemporary thrillers (HARDWARE, SHALLOW GRAVE, PERDITA DURANGO), horror flicks (OUST DEVIL, LORD OF…

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Trevor Jones on Scoring Merlin

From his early scores such as EXCALIBER, THE DARK CRYSTAL and LABYRINTH, to recent actioners LAST OF THE MOHICANS, CLIFFHANGER and MERLIN, not to mention a variety of scores in-between like ANGEL HEART, ARACHNOPHOBIA, GULLIVER’S TRAVELS and G. I. JANE, Trevor Jones has portrayed a gift for melody and passion, weaving tapestries of musical emotion…

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