How Composer Marco Beltrami Balanced The Sound & Music In ‘A Quiet Place’ – Crew Call Podcast

As a composer who used animal teeth and skulls as percussion on his film score for World War Z, Marco Beltrami is the town’s go-to guy for horror music, having cut his own teeth in genre tunes staring with Wes Craven’s Scream. 
The irony? B…

As a composer who used animal teeth and skulls as percussion on his film score for World War Z, Marco Beltrami is the town’s go-to guy for horror music, having cut his own teeth in genre tunes staring with Wes Craven’s Scream.  The irony? Beltrami is a fraidy cat when it comes to slashers. “The first horror movie I ever saw was Scream,” the composer tells us on the latest Crew Call, “I don’t enjoy watching horror movies because I’m a cheap scare. If someone comes up and…

Scream asked, if you like scary movies, why don’t you care about their soundtracks?

Horror movies are dominated by film scores, as opposed to film soundtracks. It’s where you’ll find some of the industry’s greatest, most innovative themes and composers—Bernard Herrmann’s Psycho, John Carpenter’s Halloween, Goblin’s Suspiria, Christopher Young’s Hellraiser, Tangerine Dream’s Near Dark, Fabio Frizzi’s

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Horror movies are dominated by film scores, as opposed to film soundtracks. It’s where you’ll find some of the industry’s greatest, most innovative themes and composers—Bernard Herrmann’s Psycho, John Carpenter’s Halloween, Goblin’s Suspiria, Christopher Young’s Hellraiser, Tangerine Dream’s Near Dark, Fabio Frizzi’s

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Composer Marco Beltrami Scores Pacific Palisades House (EXCLUSIVE)

Prolific film and television composer Marco Beltrami, a longtime collaborator with horror film auteur Wes Craven who penned the score for the 1996 blockbuster “Scream,” shelled out $4.75 million for a stylishly appointed home in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. Marketing materials don’t indicate the square footage but do show the 5-bedroom and… Read more »

Prolific film and television composer Marco Beltrami, a longtime collaborator with horror film auteur Wes Craven who penned the score for the 1996 blockbuster “Scream,” shelled out $4.75 million for a stylishly appointed home in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. Marketing materials don’t indicate the square footage but do show the 5-bedroom and... Read more »

‘Score’: Film Review | Hamptons

Hans Zimmer, Quincy Jones, Rachel Portman and Danny Elfman are among the dozens of film composers who discuss their craft in ‘Score,’ a documentary by Matt Schrader.read more


Hans Zimmer, Quincy Jones, Rachel Portman and Danny Elfman are among the dozens of film composers who discuss their craft in 'Score,' a documentary by Matt Schrader.

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