A piece written to accompany a film season at Bristol’s Watershed cinema and published on their website in the lead up to, and during, Bernard Herrmann’s Centenary in June 2011.
Before winning an Oscar for Atonement, Dario Marianelli scored Goodbye Bafana for Bille August. I spoke with the composer about the film briefly in 2007.
Murray Gold on the Tenth Doctor’s End… I spent a day with the Doctor Who composer as he said goodbye to a familiar face and set about embracing a new one.
Adrian Johnston on Becoming Jane… The talented British composer spoke to me about working on Julian Jarrold’s Jane Austen biopic in 2007.
Rob Lane on Merlin… I caught up with the British composer ahead of the album release of his music for the BBC’s Merlin in late 2008.
Andrew Lockington on Journey To The Center Of The Earth… I spoke with the Canadian composer shortly after the release of his breakthrough score in Aug 2008.
Mark Snow on Re-Opening The X-Files… I chatted to the genial composer of the TV smash hit prior to the premiere of its second movie incarnation I Want To Believe in 2008.
Randy Edelman Unlocks the Emperor’s Tomb… I caught up with the composer at Abbey Road Studios, 10 days into scoring The Mummy III, in Summer 2008.
Recording and Mixing Doctor Who – Series 4… I was fortunate enough to spend a couple of days, in Cardiff and London, with the DW music team in May 2008.
Spooks’ original composer Jennie Muskett spoke to me about her latest projects in the Summer of 2008.