In For Scores, host Jon Burlingame takes listeners on a magical journey into the world of film and television composers, revealing never-before-heard special moments behind many of today's most beloved scores. This season, you'll hear personal stories from the composers of Marvel Studios Avengers and Pixar's Toy Story films, Captain Marvel, Coco, Ralph Breaks the Internet, and so much more!
“Award winning composer Natalie Holt joins host Jon Burlingame to describe her process of creating the otherworldly soundscapes of both Loki and Obi-Wan Kenobi. They discuss her unique approach to composing for heritage characters, working with her idol John Williams, and her passion for equity in the film music world."
Host Jon Burlingame visits the studio of Emmy-winning composer Laura Karpman for a conversation about her latest work for Marvel, including Ms. Marvel, What If…?, and the upcoming film The Marvels. Laura speaks on the importance of representation in music and film, and how she blended Pakistani folk music, traditional super hero sounds, and hip hop to create an authentic score for the MCU’s first South Asian and Muslim super hero.
Host Jon Burlingame talks about Coco with composer Germaine Franco, who co-wrote several of the film's songs, and Tom MacDougall, the Executive Producer of the film's soundtrack. They reveal how they achieved the authentic sonic landscape of Mexico by recording there with local musicians and indigenous instruments, as well as weaving in musical styles like mariachi bands, banda and jarocho.
Composer Geoff Zanelli talks with host Jon Burlingame about his college internship in Hans Zimmer 's studio and how that jumpstarted his career working on all of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, The Odd Life of Timothy Green and, most recently, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.Geoff also reveals how his father's deafness greatly influenced his appreciation of music.
Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders
Composers Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders talk with host Jon Burlingame about their most recent film Ford v Ferrari and their two decade partnership in film and TV scoring. They also reveal to Jon a few funny stories about their early days.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
Oscar-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez sit down with Host Jon Burlingame to talk about their work on Frozen and Frozen 2. They delve into the special moments and personal stories that influenced their songs, as well as reveal their creative process with an exclusive and impromptu singing session live on piano.
I never studied music(beyond 3 years of piano and HS band)but I love hearing about creating music. First it gives me a better appreciation of the music scores and how they affect how we feel during a movie and second it fills me with awe as to the talent of everyone who pursues this craft.
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