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James Horner

Matthew Sweet presents a tribute to the award-winning and prolific film composer James Horner, who wrote music for films such as Braveheart, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind and Avatar.

Matthew Sweet presents a tribute to the film composer James Horner who died suddenly last month. A regular collaborator of directors Ron Howard and James Cameron, Horner was nominated for ten Academy Awards and won two for his work on Titanic. Famously prolific he scored more than 100 films, including numerous blockbusters such as Braveheart, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind and the highest grossing film of all time, Avatar. The programme includes never before broadcast interview material with Horner recorded at his home in California in 2013, in which he reflects on his own career and present day Hollywood.

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35 minutes

Music Played

  • James Horner

    Star Trek II - The Wrath Of Khan

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.
    • GNP Crescendo : GNPD8022.
    • GNP Crescendo.
    • 9.
  • James Horner

    Aliens - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.
    • Aliens Soundtrack.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • James Horner

    Legends Of The Fall - The Ludlows

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.
    • EPIC SOUNDTRAX : 478511-2.
    • EPIC SOUNDTRAX.
    • 2.
  • James Horner

    Wiilow - Willow's Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.
    • Virgin.
  • James Horner

    A Beautiful Mind - A Kaleidoscope Of Mathematics

    Performer: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.
    • DECCA : 0161912.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • James Horner

    Wolf Totem - Return To The Wild

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.
    • MILAN RECORDS : B00U0YFFEW.
    • MILAN RECORDS.
    • 13.
  • James Horner

    Gorky Park - Airport Farewell

    Performer: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.
    • VARESE SARABANDE : VCD47260.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 10.
  • James Horner

    Titanic - Hymn to the Sea

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By James Horner.

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