Sean Callery has recently received his 12th Emmy nomination in theĀ Outstanding Main Title Theme Music category for his opening titles music for Showtime’s critically acclaimed original series Homeland. Check out an exclusive video with the Emmy-winning composer of such hit shows as 24 and Bones talking about creating the jazz-influenced music for the title sequence and his musical approach for the series’ opening theme after the jump. Homeland executive produced by Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa and starring Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Morena Baccarin, David Harewood, Diego Klattenhoff, Jackson Pace, Morgan Saylor and Mandy Patinkin has received a total of nine Emmy Award nominations. The show’s first season, which was also awarded with a Golden Globe for Best Drama and Danes’ lead performance earlier this year, will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD next Tuesday, August 28. The second season is set to premiere on September 30. For updates on the series, visit Showtime’s official show website.

To find out more about Callery’s upcoming projects, check out our previous news article and also visit the composer’s recently revamed official website.

  1. Paul Dahill says:

    spotify:user:pauldahill:playlist:478wi4LZyjCS1Jo6y26xnI You might like this Homeland Playlist of music from the movie (and similar!)

  2. hannah says:

    Sean Callery borrowed heavily from Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Full Force and Lester Bowie’s trumpet licks. Very heavily.

    • andy says:

      Actually, this sounds a lot like “Early Minor” by Miles Davis (from The Complete In A Silent Way).

  3. Robert Matthews says:

    One of the most evocative themes ever. Wonderful intro to a brilliant series

  4. Gerald Patient says:

    I am going to create an electronic track inspired by this music love the disembodied vocal snippets