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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: DIRECTOR-COMPOSER PARTNERSHIPS

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As important as film music can be, hiring the composer for the score is sometimes treated as an afterthought, with the composer starting to put their score together right at the very end. However for some directors, usually in the … Continue reading

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THE BEST FILM SCORES OF 2014

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Film music for me can play a vital role in enhancing the experience and here are, in my opinion, the 10 best scores of the year. When I say ‘score’ I refer to the non-diegetic score that has been composed … Continue reading

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2014 SO FAR: THE BEST FILM SCORES

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I have always loved film music; it can play a vital part of the emotional experience and engagement of a film, but is also just great to listen to in isolation as a wonderfully composed piece of music. In fact, … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: THE MOST DEPRESSING FILMS

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Films of course often have individual scenes of heart rending emotion, but as per the usual narrative structures of most films, these are all resolved before the credits roll and we all go home happy. Likewise it is very easy … Continue reading

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