Gabriel Yared, 2016, Caldera Records
20 tracks, 43:05
Caldera have ‘resurrected’ a 2008 score by Gabriel Yared. Adam Resurrected is a dramatic work for synths and solo violin.
Thomas Newman, 2016, Sony Classical
26 tracks, 68:32
Thomas Newman received his 14th Oscar nomination for Passengers. I stepped onboard his score and let him take me on a journey (as a musical passenger… get it).
2016 Synchrotones’ Soundtrack Awards
Synchrotones’ Soundtrack Reviews celebrates what it believes are the best scores and composers of 2016. This year, we’re doing things a little bit differently. No ‘awards’ as such; more a celebration of great music. Let us know what you think. Any surprises? Notable omissions? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES
James Horner, 2016, Terwilliger Productions
18 tracks, 49:48
Flying was his passion, so James Horner seemed the perfect composer for this documentary about airplanes and how they changed the world.
PLANET EARTH II
Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, Jasha Klebe, 2016, Silva Screen Records
2CD, 49 tracks, 2:13:14
It’s a tall order to follow in the musical footsteps of George Fenton. Will Shea and Klebe (with a theme by Zimmer) be able to pull it off?