Tag Archives: Maurice Jarre

TIFF: Sunshine, music and Liona Boyd at the CFC picnic

One of the treats at the Toronto International Film Festival is Norman Jewison’s annual picnic at the Canadian Film Centre and it was a pleasure there today to meet the London-born Canadian classical guitarist Liona Boyd. We have Notting Hill, … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Music, Notes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Interview with composer Maurice Jarre, who has died at 84

  By Ray Bennett Maurice Jarre, the great French composer who has died at 84, deservedly won Academy Awards for his scores to three David Lean films – “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Doctor Zhivago” and “A Passage to India” – and … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Music, Notes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Clint Mansell’s ‘The Fountain’ tops World Soundtrack Awards

By Ray Bennett GHENT, Belgium – “This is really great, fantastic,” said British composer Clint Mansell as he struggled for words when he accepted his World Soundtrack Award  for best original score from three-time Oscar-winner Maurice Jarre. “Speak up, son,” encouraged … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Music, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gabriel Yared wins top prizes at 2004 World Soundtrack Awards

By Ray Bennett GHENT, Belgium – “Cold Mountain” composer Gabriel Yared (pictured) was the big winner in the 2004 World Soundtrack Awards. He picked up prizes for composer of the year and best soundtrack during ceremonies Saturday night at the … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Music, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment