Posts Tagged ‘John Barry’

Intrada Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack CD release for the 1974 drama The Dove directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Raffin and Gregory Peck . The album features the film’s original music composed and conducted by Academy Award winner John Barry (Dance With Wolves, Out of Africa, Goldfinger) who previously […]

La-La Land Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack release for the 1977 romance First Love directed by Joan Darling and starring William Katt, Susan Dey and John Heard. The album features the film’s original score written by Academy Award-winning composer John Barry (Goldfinger, Dances With Wolves). Only a small portion of the score was […]

Film Score Monthly has announced a deluxe soundtrack edition for the 1976 remake of King Kong directed by John Guillermin and starring Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange and Charles Grodin. The 2-CD set features the complete score composed and conducted by Academy Award-winning composer John Barry on one disc, as well as the original 1976 album […]

Film Score Monthly has announced a new soundtrack edition for Lawrence Kasdan’s 1981 classic thriller Body Heat starring William Hurt and Kathleen Turner. The 2-CD set features the film’s music composed and conducted by John Barry. The first disc includes the full score, as well as alternates and a number of source music cues. The […]

Intrada Records has announced a new soundtrack release for the 1966 spy thriller The Quiller Memorandum directed by Michael Anderson and starring George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max Von Sydow and Senta Berger. The album features the film’s original music composed and conducted by John Barry, including the Wednesday Child’s main theme, which is also featured […]

Intrada Records has announced the release of a number of classic film scores. First up is the world premiere release of the complete score for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. The music is composed by Leonard Rosenman who received an Academy Award nomination for his score. Apart from the movie’s full score, the 2CD-set […]

Intrada Records has announced the premiere CD release of the score for Disney’s 1979 sci-fi adventure The Black Hole. The music is composed by John Barry. The album includes the complete score from the film, including over 20 minutes of never-before released material. Highlight selections of the score have previously only been released on LP. […]

La-La Land Records has released a new soundtrack edition for the 1986 action adventure film The Golden Child. The 3 CD set includes both John Barry’s unused score and Michel Colombier’s score from the Paramount Pictures-produced movie. The soundtrack set marks the premiere release of Barry’s unused score. Also included are Barry’s unused song Dance […]

John Barry dies aged 77

Posted: January 31, 2011 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Various websites including the BBC reported this morning that John Barry has passed away at age 77 of a heart attack. Barry was born on November 3, 1933 in York, England and is considered one of the most accomplished and successful composers in film music history. Most famous for scoring 11 films in the James […]