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Justin Hurwitz

Matthew Sweet meets Justin Hurwitz, the composer of First Man and La La Land, who has built an enviable reputation in Hollywood with two Academy Awards from just four films.

Matthew Sweet meets the composer of First Man and La La Land, Justin Hurwitz, who has built an enviable reputation in Hollywood and two Academy Awards from just four films. Matthew looks at his career to date, his exclusive working relationship with director Damien Chazelle, his love of the film musical, and he discusses his four films - 'Guy and Madeline On A Park Bench', 'Whiplash', 'La La Land', and 'First Man'.

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Sat 5 Jan 2019 15:00

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  • Michel Legrand

    Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (1964) - Scene du Garage

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg (Les Parapluies De Cherbourg).
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    La La Land (2016) - Another Day In The Sun

    Performer: La La Land Cast. Orchestra: La La Land Orchestra.
    • La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Interscope Records.
    • 1.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    Guy And Madeleine On A Park Bench (2009) - It Happened At Dawn

    Singer: Desiree Garcia. Orchestra: Bratislava Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Hernando.
    • Guy And Madeline On A Park Bench (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Milan.
    • 6.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    Whiplash (2014) - Drum & Drone; Overture

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • Whiplash (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 13.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    La La Land (2016) - Audition [The Fools Who Dream]

    Orchestra: La La Land Orchestra.
    • La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Interscope Records.
    • 12.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    La La Land (2016) - City of Stars

    Singer: Ryan Gosling. Orchestra: La La Land Orchestra.
    • La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Interscope Records.
    • 6.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    La La Land (2016) - Planetarium

    Orchestra: La La Land Orchestra. Conductor: Tim Davies.
    • La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Interscope Records.
    • 7.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    First Man (2018) - Suite

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • First Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Backlot Music.
    • 1.
  • Danny Elfman

    Edward Scissorhands (1990) - Introduction; Storytime

    Choir: The Paulist Choristers of California. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Shirley Walker.
    • Edward Scissorhands (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • MCA.
    • 1.
  • Justin Hurwitz

    First Man (2018) - End Credits

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • First Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Backlot Music.
    • 36.

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