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Composer Links

mini mf logoHere are links to a number of useful web-sites either specialising in a single composer, or containing further information about a number of composer.

  • www.Classical-Composers.net has a huge classical composers database
  • The Classical Composers Poster is an interactive poster listing 914 different classical composers split into musical periods. This is a beautiful product and you can order the poster version for your wall.

  • Jerry Goldsmith Online
  • Ron Goodwin - his own web-site
  • Randy Newman
  • Lalo Schifrin
  • John Williams
  • Michael Kamen
  • Elmer Bernstein
  • Basil Poledouris - image only
  • Christopher Young
  • John Debney
  • Hans Zimmer - still "under construction"
  • Hans Zimmer Archive - a good fan site for Zimmer and others - in German and English.
  • Ennio Morricone - official site of the composer
  • Michael Nyman
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Alan Silvestri - official web-site
  • Franz Waxman
  • Georges Delerue - official site in French and English
  • Jeff Rona
  • Bill Brown
  • Gabriel Yared
  • Philip Glass
  • Mark Isham
  • Steven Gutheinz
  • James Newton Howard
  • Jerome Moross
  • Lev (Ljova) Zhurbin
  • Tony Royden - British TV composer
  • Chuck Cirino
  • Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
  • Rachel Portman
  • David Newman
  • George Kallis - composer of Screwed, Joy Division and Highlander: The Source
  • Matt Gates - young film composer
  • Michael Glenn Williams
  • Michael Plowman - composer for film, television, and computer games
  • Abel Korzeniowski - composer of A Single Man, W.E. and Battle for Terra
  • Silke Matzpohl - award-winning German composer based in L.A. and sponsored by Christopher Young
  • Michael Price - composer of A Fantastic Fear of Everything, worked with David Arnold on Paul and Sherlock

  • www.kourtismusic.com - the official site of the film music composer Ioannis Kourtis.
  • Michio Shirasawa - is a Japanese composer whose site presents some of his music for free download, and a large collection of composer and music links.
  • Onde Spirale is a group of talented people who compose music for films and television. You can listen to many of their tracks in streaming audio format.
  • Aram Mandossian is an L.A. based composer of music for film and television who showcases a number of tracks on his web-site.
  • SMA Talent manages a number of leading film & TV composers including John Altman, Paul Leonard-Morgan, Mike Moran, Alan Parker, Craig Pruess, Dominik Scherrer, Tim Atack, David Hartley and Paul Heard.
  • Fariborz Lachini is an Iranian-Canadian composer with many motion picture credits, creating unique scores for film and TV with a Middle Eastern feel.
  • Dan Pinto - official website for the film soundtrack composer.
  • Juan Carlos Arenas is a composer creating music for film, TV, animation, documentaries and theatre, with a number of examples of different styles featured on his website.
  • David Beard Music Production is a British based production company specialising in music and sound design services for TV and Film, with library music available for Dance and Theatre Productions.
  • Frames per Beat is the website of composer Alberto Dom√≠nguez, a successful Spanish composer now working in Los Angeles. The site features music examples, many with accompanying video.
  • The Film Music Review page of AmericanMusicPreservation.com is an excellent starting point for their online e-zine, reviews, featured composers, the annual Sammy Awards and more.
  • MusicU is the website providing songwriting tips, music production info, and management insight to increase your music business knowledge.
  • Haydock Music - website of Neil Haydock, composer and arranger for film, tv and theatre. Freelance composer, arranger and producer, previous clients including the BBC, ITV and the film industry.
  • The website of Dr. Peter Nocella - a U.S. composer who also teaches at Penn State University. His web-site includes samples of his key works and cites Mozart and Leonard Bernstein as major influences.
  • The Blue Mask is the website of UK composer Simon Wilkinson who composes for film and media. His web-site is nicely put together with lots of information about his work and film music in general.
  • Ryan Garber is a US based composer whose website provides biographical information and a growing list of composition. Audio can be played online and scores and parts supplied upon request.
  • Alexander Clarke - Cumbria-based composer writing music inspired by the mountains and lakes of the Lake District.
  • Sheridan Tongue - Film music composer Sheridan Tongue has written television & film music for Silent Witness, Spooks (BAFTA nominated), Magnificent 7 and many more...
  • Samuel Clarke is a Media composer with a wide range of musical skills, composing and sound design for film, television, advertising, theatre and videos. His web-site features a portfolio of work for previous clients.
  • one Daryl Sprake composer.com is the website of Australian born composer Daryl Sprake, whose music is influenced by many genres and inspired by nature.

For composers looking for opportunities, the following sites may be of interest - listing awards and competitions or looking for unsigned artists:

  • Nascimbene Award - The Mario Nascimbene Film Music Award run by the Italian organisation Music Arte International.
  • TAXI: Your source for songwriting tips, songwriter resources, songwriting articles, and song writing techniques.

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