Posts Tagged ‘Moana’

Justin Hurwitz has won the Grammy Award for his music for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. The other nominated composers in the category included Hans Zimmer (Dunkirk), Johann Johannsson (Arrival), Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones: Season 7) and Benjamin Wallfisch, Pharrell Williams & Zimmer (Hidden Figures). In the Best Song Written For […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this week: Opening in most theaters is the animated feature Moana directed by Ron Clements & John Musker and featuring the voices of Auli’i Cravelho and Dwayne Johnson. The film’s original score is composed by Mark Mancina (Twister, Speed, Tarzan, Brother Bear, Planes). The composer also co-wrote the movie’s original songs with Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) and Opetaia Foa’i. Walt Disney Records […]

The full details of the soundtrack album for Disney’s animated feature Moana have been revealed. The album features the film’s original songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Opetaia Foa’i and Mark Mancina (Twister, Speed, Tarzan, Brother Bear, Bad Boys), as well as the movie’s original score composed by Mancina. The soundtrack will be released on November 18, 2016. Click here to pre-order the regular edition and […]

The full musical team for Disney’s upcoming animated feature Moana was announced at this year’s D23 fan expo. As previously announced, Mark Mancina will be composing the score for the movie. The composer who previously scored the studio’s Tarzan, Brother Bear, as well as Planes and its sequel is collaborating with Te Vaka’s Opetaia Foa’I, a New Zealand guitarist, and Lin-Manuel Miranda who is best known for […]