Richard Stephen Robbins, who composed the scores for most Merchant Ivory films, drawing two Oscar nominations in the process, died on Nov. 7 in Rhinebeck, N.Y., following a long struggle with…
The pressures of television scoring -- limited budgets, frenetic time frames and perpetually uncertain future schedules -- can frequently lead composers into some odd recording situations.
Jack J. Hayes, an Oscar-nominated composer and orchestrator who worked on more than 200 films during a Hollywood career that spanned 60 years, died of natural causes Wednesday in Coeur d'Alene…
John O'Brien, a composer and music supervisor for film and TV who provided material for "Iron Man" and its sequel, "Pineapple Express," "Four Christmases" and "Couples Retreat," was found dead on…
It's a Thursday morning at the Newman Scoring Stage on the Fox lot. Steven Spielberg has stopped by to listen to a 104-piece orchestra play Michael Giacchino's score for "Super 8," the J.J. Abrams…
Howard A. Roberts, a composer, conductor and musician whose wide-ranging activities included theater and TV work as a musical director, died March 10 in Chatsworth, Calif., of complications related…
The list of composer and managers for Music for Screens: Winter 2011.
Fifty or 60 years ago, it was not unusual to see the name of the composer right up next to that of the producer or director in a movie's opening credits -- Max Steiner on "Casablanca," for example…