Posts Tagged ‘Marvin Hamlisch’

La-La Land Records has released the world premiere release of the score for the Academy Award-winning 1980 drama Ordinary People directed by Robert Redford and starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton. The album features the film’s original music written and conducted by Oscar-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch (The Sting, The Way We Were, The Spy Who Loved Me, The Informant!). The […]

La-La Land Records has announced a remastered re-issue of the soundtrack for the 1980 drama Altered States directed by Ken Russell and starring William Hurt, Blair Brown and Bob Balaban. The album features the film’s original music composed by John Corigliano (The Red Violin, Revolution) who received his first Academy Award nomination for his score. […]

Premiering on Friday, December 27 as the season finale of American Masters on PBS is the documentary Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love written, directed and produced by Dori Berinstein. The episode explores the prolific life and career of the Academy Award-, Grammy-, Tony- and Pulitzer Price-winning composer whose best known songs include The Way We […]

Last night, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) held its annual Film & Television Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Patrick Doyle was honored with the Henry Mancini Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions to the world of film and television music. The award […]

Premiering tonight is the HBO original movie Behind the Candelabra directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Scott Bakula and Debbie Reynolds. Late composer Marvin Hamlisch (The Sting, The Way We Were) served as the executive music producer on the project. Elektra Records has released a soundtrack album […]

Elektra Records will release the official soundtrack album for the HBO original movie Behind the Candelabra. The film’s original music is written by late composer Marvin Hamlisch. Also featured on the album are several tracks by pianist Liberace, played in the film by Michael Douglas. The soundtrack will be released on May 21, 2013 and […]

Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)

Posted: August 7, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Marvin Hamlisch has passed away at age 68. The composer died Monday in Los Angeles after a brief illness. During his career, he received twelve Academy Award nominations and was honored with the award three times for the title song and score for Sidney Pollack’s The Way We Were starring Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford […]