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Classical Notes: June 29, 2009 Archive

The World of the Film Composer

Posted at 4:28 PM on June 29, 2009 by Gillian Martin

Some artists can be patient with a new piece, and let it take its own form in its own time. But the film composer is not one of them.

"You don't wait for the muse to hit you," says the composer of the scores for two very different recent films. "It's music to order. A certain discipline and knowledge is required."

Get a bigger glimpse into Harry Gregson-Williams's world (and find out how he developed that discipline) in this profile.