Posts Tagged ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’

On Thursday, composer Bruce Broughton sent out the following email to Academy spokesperson Teni Melidonian and CEO Dawn Hudson (and cc to Academy president Cheryl Boone Issacs) regarding the disqualification of his nominated song from Alone Yet Not Alone, which has now been published as an open letter: Dear Teni, I just looked at the Academy release of the rescinding […]

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has issued a statement regarding the decision to rescind the nomination for the song Alone Yet Not Alone from the movie of the same title: The Board of Governors’ decision to rescind the Original Song nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” music by Bruce Broughton, was made thoughtfully and after […]

On Tuesday night, the Academy’s Board of Governors voted to rescind the Original Song nomination for Alone Yet Not Alone, featuring music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. The decision was prompted by the discovery that Broughton, a former Governor and current Music Branch executive committee member, had emailed members of the branch […]

Bruce Broughton has composed the original song Alone Yet Not Alone for the upcoming 1700s-set drama of the same name. The Academy Award-nominated composer collaborated with Emmy nominee Dennis Spiegel who wrote the lyrics for the song, which is performed by author and radio host Joni Eareckson Tada.The song is a recurring theme throughout the […]

William Ross has recently recorded his music for the Lifetime drama Steel Magnolias. The film is a remake of the 1989 feature written by Robert Harling, directed by Herbert Ross and starring Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine and Julia Roberts. The movie follows the lives and friendship of six Louisiana-based women who congregate regularly at Truvy’s […]