Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Scoring Harry Potter

Geoff Trainor

Well, it took a while for me to break down and finally watch Harr Potter, but I eventually did and look forward to the fourth installment. Up until now John Williams (Star Wars, ET, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, Jaws, etc) has scored the film. I re-watched Prisoner of Azkaban last night, and noticed just how much I enjoy his score of that film.

Well it seems that Williams may be taking leave for Goblet of Fire. Rumors have it that Franz Ferdinand will be making some sort of appearance. Whether this means that a traditional orchestral score will be entirely abandoned for a more contemporary score is yet to be seen. All I know is, a movie is not the same without Johnny.

(As long as he is doing the last of the Star Wars prequels, I'm good)

Comments on "Scoring Harry Potter"


Blogger Casey Dorrell said ... (2/3/05 1:46 pm) : 

hmm.. as far as Franz Ferdinand, wasn't there another pop music cameo in the second movie though? I can't remember who off hand.


Blogger Geoff Trainor said ... (2/3/05 2:57 pm) : 

Prisoner of Azkaban featured a small guest appearance from the Stone Roses' Ian Brown. Don't know if Chamber of Secrets had anything like that though.


Blogger Casey Dorrell said ... (2/3/05 3:31 pm) : 

ah, no, that's it, I think


Blogger Casey Dorrell said ... (3/3/05 12:06 am) : 

But yeah, who can forget William's classics like Lupin's Transformation and Chasing Scabbers?


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We are trying to find good movie poster to take the kids this weekend. Good movie poster reviews are hard to find

I just stumbled onto your blog while looking. Seems to happen to me a lot since I am a knowledge mooch LOL



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