Film Music Fridays - Episode 13

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🎆 Independence Day (1996) by David Arnold 🎆

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We are back with the newest 4th of July episode of Film Music Fridays, narrated by CineConcerts President, Producer & Conductor Justin Freer! In this week’s episode, Justin talks about David Arnold’s emotional, fun, and Grammy-winning epic score to Roland Emmerich’s 1996 American science fiction action film, in their second collaboration after Stargate.

David G. Arnold is an English film composer best known for scoring five James Bond films, as well as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), Godzilla (1998) and the television series Little Britain and Sherlock. For Independence Day he received a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television and for Sherlock he, and co-composer Michael Price, won a Creative Arts Emmy for the score of "His Last Vow", the final episode in the third series. Arnold is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. Arnold is scoring the BBC / Amazon Prime series Good Omens adapted by Neil Gaiman from his book Good Omens, written with Terry Pratchett.

Read more at Wikipedia here.

Cue from scene discussed:

Composer David Arnold

Composer David Arnold

What’s Next?

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Stay tuned for the next episode of Film Music Fridays on Friday, July 19th, where we will be featuring James Newton Howard’s riveting score to THE FUGITIVE!