The Composers

The Composers

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The songs and sounds of cinema... THE COMPOSERS is the second spin-off series from BLACK HOLE CINEMA, focusing exclusively on film scores from motion pictures across all kinds of genres and ages from the world's greatest composers. Hosts Tony Black and film music aficionado Sean Wilson will explore new sounds emerging from cinema, undertake retrospectives on classic composers, and feature specific franchises, not to mention examine albums worthy of praise individually. Join them as they present some of the world's most beautiful and inspiring music for your listening pleasure...

Episodes

18 - Michael Kamen (X-Men - 2000)  

THE COMPOSERS takes a closer look at the score to Bryan Singer's 2000 franchise launcher X-Men, composed by the late Michael Kamen. Tony Black selects a number of tracks from the score, giving some context and background, which will hopefully introduce you to a memorable piece of cinematic music. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

17 - The Marvel Cinematic Score Universe (Pt 2)  

THE COMPOSERS moves away from individual composers to look at the scores of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with hosts Tony Black & Sean Wilson joined by their first guest, film journalist Kat Kourbeti. In the final part, they feature music from composers Brian Tyler, Danny Elfman, John Debney, Bear McCreary, John Paesano, Christophe Beck, Tyler Bates and Henry Jackman, from the films & TV shows AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, IRON MAN 2, IRON MAN 3, THOR: THE DARK WORLD, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., DAREDEVIL, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, ANT-MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER and the brand new CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

16 - The Marvel Cinematic Score Universe (Pt 1)  

THE COMPOSERS moves away from individual composers to look at the scores of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with hosts Tony Black & Sean Wilson joined by their first guest, film journalist Kat Kourbeti. In this first part, they feature music from composers Ramin Djawadi, Craig Armstrong, Patrick Doyle, Henry Jackman & Alan Silvestri, from IRON MAN, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, THOR, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER & THE WINTER SOLDIER, THE AVENGERS and the brand new CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. Join Tony, Sean & Kat next time as they cover Phase 2 of the MCU... TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

15 - Dario Marianelli (Anna Karenina - 2012)  

THE COMPOSERS takes a closer look at the score to Joe Wright's 2012 adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic love story, composed by Dario Marianelli. Tony Black selects a number of tracks from the score, giving some context and background, which will hopefully introduce you to a memorable piece of cinematic music. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

14 - Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained - 2012)  

THE COMPOSERS cheats a little this week by taking a look at the curated score for Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino's 2012 bloody revenge Western, filled with orchestral music and retro sounds. Tony Black selects a number of tracks from the score, including pieces by Ennio Morricone, giving some context and background, which will hopefully introduce you to this memorable piece of cinematic music. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

13 - The Scores of April 2016  

THE COMPOSERS begins a monthly look at the brand new, evocative scores in cinemas now - as Tony Black starts with April 2016. Featuring tracks from films such as The Jungle Book, Eye in the Sky, Criminal and The Huntsman's Winter War, he examines the standout tunes of the last four weeks. TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

12 - Toto & Brian Eno (Dune - 1984)  

THE COMPOSERS takes a closer look at the score to David Lynch's memorably warped 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune, scored by Toto & Brian Eno. Tony Black selects a number of tracks from the score, giving some context and background, which will hopefully introduce you to a sweeping, seminal piece of cinematic music. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

11 - The Best Scores of 2016: Jan to April (Pt 2)  

THE COMPOSERS moves away from individual composers to look at Tony Black & Sean Wilson's Best Scores of 2016 so far - Part Two. Featuring tracks from films such as High Rise, Eddie the Eagle, Creed and Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, which films and themes do they consider the best of 2016 between January and April? Join Tony & Sean next week as they look at another great composer in depth... TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

10 - The Best Scores of 2016: Jan to April (Pt 1)  

THE COMPOSERS moves away from individual composers to look at Tony Black & Sean Wilson's Best Scores of 2016 so far - Part One. Featuring tracks from films such as The Hateful Eight, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Hail Caesar! and The Witch, which films and themes do they consider the best of 2016 between January and April? Join Tony & Sean in the next episode for part two... TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

09 - The Top 10 Scores of 2015 (Pt 2)  

THE COMPOSERS moves away from individual composers to look at Tony Black & Sean Wilson's Top 10 Scores of 2015 - Part Two. Featuring tracks from films such as Jurassic World, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Duke of Burgundy and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which films and themes do they consider the best of last year? Join Tony & Sean in the next episode as they look at the best of 2016... so far... TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

08 - The Top 10 Scores of 2015 (Pt 1)  

THE COMPOSERS moves away from individual composers to look at Tony Black & Sean Wilson's Top 10 Scores of 2015 - Part One. Featuring tracks from films such as Spectre, It Follows, Ant-Man and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which films and themes do they consider the best of last year? Join Tony & Sean in the next episode as they countdown 5 to their number 1... TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

07 - Michael Giacchino: A Retrospective (Pt 2)  

THE COMPOSERS continues its look at the career of one of the greatest, Michael Giacchino, in Part Two of a retrospective of his work. Tony Black & Sean Wilson here track his career from some memorable contributions to the Pixar collection of movies, all the way to scoring some of the world's recent biggest blockbusters such as Jurassic World. Tony & Sean then consider his legacy and ask... where will he go from here? TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

06 - Michael Giacchino: A Retrospective (Pt 1)  

THE COMPOSERS looks at the career of one of the greatest, Michael Giacchino, in Part One of a retrospective of his work. Tony Black & Sean Wilson track his career from the beginnings working on scoring video game soundtracks, through to memorable TV projects such as Alias & Lost, and his collaborations with JJ Abrams. Join us then for Part Two as we continue his journey... TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

05 - Hans Zimmer: A Retrospective (Pt 2)  

THE COMPOSERS looks at the career of one of the greatest, Hans Zimmer, in Part Two of a retrospective of his work. Tony Black & Sean Wilson track back to him burgeoning onto the scene in the late 1980's with synthetic fusions with an orchestra, through memorable action picture scores of the 90's, to becoming the baron of bombast in some of the biggest pop culture movies of the 2000's. Here we enjoy around 12 more tracks of pure Zimmer. TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

04 - Hans Zimmer: A Retrospective (Pt 1)  

THE COMPOSERS looks at the career of one of the greatest, Hans Zimmer, in Part One of a retrospective of his work. Tony Black & Sean Wilson track back to him burgeoning onto the scene in the late 1980's with synthetic fusions with an orchestra, through memorable action picture scores of the 90's, to becoming the baron of bombast in some of the biggest pop culture movies of the 2000's. Here we enjoy around 12 tracks of pure Zimmer. TWITTER: https://twitter.com/thecomposerspod FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

03 - Ennio Morricone: A Retrospective  

THE COMPOSERS looks at the career of one of the greatest, Ennio Morricone, in this retrospective of his work. Tony Black & Sean Wilson chart his early days scoring the classic 1960's Spaghetti Westerns in the US & Italy, right up to his recent Oscar-winning turn for The Hateful Eight, and select 20+ of his most beautiful tracks. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

02 - Russell Garcia (The Time Machine - 1960)  

THE COMPOSERS takes a closer look at the score to George Pal's 1960 science-fiction classic adaptation, The Time Machine, scored by Russell Garcia. Tony Black selects a number of tracks from the score, giving some context and background, which will hopefully introduce you to a sweeping, seminal piece of cinematic music. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/The-Composers-473977536119410/ WEBSITE: www.blackholepodcasts.com

01 - John Williams: A Retrospective  

What better way to begin our journey into the sounds of cinema than with perhaps the 20th century's greatest film composer... THE COMPOSERS begins with a retrospective look at the work of John Williams, as Tony Black & Sean Wilson pick a selection of tracks ranging from 'Jane Eyre' in 1970 all the way through to his most recent, Oscar-nominated work for 2015's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

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