50 Great Classical, Film & Television Themes

And Why They Worked

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This fantastic book analyzes fifty of the world’s most famous and effective themes from film and television. Every composer knows a theme is the foundation of music composition. Themes are what stick in our heads as listeners and the best themes have become as iconic as the shows or stars they underscore. Jack looks at these iconic themes and provides insight from both composition and orchestration perspectives, showing you how to apply those techniques in your own scoring and songwriting. 

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Themes Include:

Adams Family

Appalachian Spring

Atonement

Baby Elephant Walk

Batman

Baywatch

Bonanza

James Bond

Bourne Identity

Charade

Charlies Angels

Cinderella

Dallas

Daphne and Chloe

Downton Abby

Dragnet Theme

E.T.

Escales

Fifth Symphony

Game of Thrones

Harry Potter

I Love Lucy

I Spy

Jaws

Knightrider

La Mer (The Sea)

Laura

Maria

Mayberry Theme

Mission Impossible

Mother Goose Suite

Nadia's Theme

Perry Mason

Peter and the Wolf

Peter Gunn

Pictures at an Exhibition

Pink Panther

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Rite of Spring

Rocky's Theme

Star Trek

Star Wars

Tara's Theme

The Tonight Show

Tristan and Isolde

Twilight Zone

World of Color

X-Men

Zorba the Greek

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