soundtracks

Soundtracking 4: Haunting Sounds

You can tell a John Barry score in three notes. His haunting music seems to stand the test of time better than most – John Williams, for example, wrote great sweeping soundtracks but appears to have lately fallen from favour in the lists of best scores. Meanwhile, David Arnold has made a decent fist of […]

Soundtracking 2: Orchestral

As picked up by my ever-astute commentators on the previous soundtrack post, soundtrack slowdowns are big right now. Here’s the soundtrack to ‘Jurassic Park’ slowed down a thousand times. I need to play this whenever I’m overly worked up. Now, some more soundtrack composer favourites who perfectly accompany the writing of novels. Laurie Johnson is […]