From a solo piano to a 100-piece orchestra with 90-voice choir, this year's Oscar nominees in the original score category display an astonishing range of styles, colors and emotions.
One thing you can say about this year's Oscar race for original song: Music branch voters weren't wowed by the big pop and rock star names that now seem to litter the cinema landscape.
This year's Golden Globe nominations in the music categories reflect, pretty much, business as usual: song nods going to rock-star performers and original-score noms going to late-year releases where…
What, exactly, constitutes an original score? Especially in cases of sequels and trilogies and long movies divided into two parts and released separately? That's the thorny issue facing the Academy…
One of the year's most surprising screen credits reads "Music by Clint Eastwood."
It's been nearly six years since James Horner collected two Oscars: for song and original score for "Titanic." The movie's soundtrack sold more than 28 million copies worldwide, making it the…
Howard Shore, coming to the end of a four-year odyssey composing the music for "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, says he is tired but happy.
This year, Oscar has thrown wide his doors to original score hopefuls. Or it may just seem that way.
Michael Kamen, the Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated composer and conductor, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at his home in London. He was 55.
Culture mavens don't like to admit it, but most people under the age of 50 learned everything they know about classical music from TV cartoons. The introduction to orchestras goes from Tom and…
The USA series "Monk" received two Emmy nominations its first season: one for Tony Shalhoub as the obsessive-compulsive San Francisco detective, and the other for Jeff Beal's infectious theme music.