Music for Dragons
With the release of the third in the series of How To Train Your Dragon, composer John Powell talks to Matthew Sweet about his methods for composing for a major franchise
The film franchise is a major part of the modern cinematic world, and the role of the composer is a major contributory factor to the success of the franchise. Matthew Sweet looks back on music for some notable modern franchises and talks to composer John Powell about the way he approached scoring the Dreamworks franchise 'How To Train Your Dragon', the third of which - 'The Hidden World' - has just been launched.
The programme also features music by John Williams, Howard Shore and Brian Tyler.