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Howard Shore


Silva Screen Records


Howard Shore is among today’s most respected, honored, and active composers and music conductors. His work with Peter Jackson on The Lord of the Rings trilogy stands as his most towering achievement to date, earning him three Academy Awards. He has also been honored with four Grammy and three Golden Globe awards. Shore was one of the original creators of Saturday Night Live.He served as the music director on the show from 1975 to 1980. At the same time, he began collaborating with David Cronenberg and has scored 13 of the director’s films, including The Fly, Crash, and Naked Lunch. His original scores to A Dangerous Method, Eastern Promises and Dead Ringers were each honoured with a Genie Award. Shore continues to distinguish himself with a wide range of projects, from Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, The Departed, The Aviator and Gangs of New York to Ed Wood, The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, and Mrs. Doubtfire.

Shore’s music has been performed in concerts throughout the world. In 2003, Shore conducted the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in the world premiere of The Lord of the Rings Symphony in Wellington. Since then, the work has had over 140 performances by the world’s most prestigious orchestras.

In 2008, Howard Shore’s opera The Fly premiered at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and at Los Angeles Opera. Other recent works include the piano concerto Ruin and Memory for Lang Lang premiered with the China Philharmonic Orchestra on October 11, 2010, the cello concerto Mythic Gardens for Sophie Shao premiered with the American Symphony Orchestra on April 27, 2012 and Fanfare for the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia. He is currently working on his second opera and J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

Shore received the Career Achievement for Music Composition Award from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures and New York Chapter's Recording Academy Honors, ASCAP’s Henry Mancini Award, the Frederick Loewe Award and the Max Steiner Award from the city of Vienna. He holds honorary doctorates from Berklee College of Music and York University, he is an Officier de l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la France and the recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award in Canada.
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Helen Hobson;The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra;Crouch End Festival Chorus;Nic Raine
Genre: Film Music, Folk Country
Mood: Romantic, Sentimental, Warm, Tender, Dreamy
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Helen Hobson;The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra;Crouch End Festival Chorus;Nic Raine
Genre: Film Music, Classical
Mood: Calm, Sad, Ethereal, Poignant, Emotional, Bittersweet, Mournful
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Genre: Classical, Film Music
Mood: Epic, Dark, Sad, Serious, Poignant, Solemn, Emotional
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Genre: Classical, Film Music, Orchestral, Ambient
Mood: Calm, Romantic, Chilled, Reflective, Poignant, Sentimental, Quiet, Serene
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Genre: Film Music, Jazz, Singer Songwriters, Rock, Easy Listening
Mood: Energetic, Happy, Chilled, Serious, Bittersweet, Thoughtful, Nostalgic, Melancholic
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Genre: Film Music, Classical
Mood: Dark, Epic, Sad, Serious, Mournful, Heavy
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Genre: Film Music, Classical, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz
Mood: Dark, Scary, Aggressive, Ominous, Mysterious, Menacing, Suspenseful, Tense
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Genre: Film Music, Classical
Mood: Epic, Energetic, Dark, Heroic, Intense, Serious, Powerful
Instrumental: Yes
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