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Anyone Here Listen To The Music Of Thomas Newman?  
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11963 posts, RR: 41
Posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks ago) and read 3151 times:

I've heard and liked many of his composed works, without knowing who were behind the music. Now that I have found a name, I'm wondering if there are any albums with his collected works available. Anyone here familiar with something like that?


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User currently offlineHomer71 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2273 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3135 times:

I love Thomas Newman, though I haven't really looked for a collection of his music.

The music playing in your clip is from The Shawshank Redemption

In addition to Shawshank Redemption, I have some of his music from American Beauty, Meet Joe Black, Finding Nemo, Little Children and Cinderella Man.

He does a great job with piano and strings in his music, whether it is slow/pondering or upbeat. He has been nominated for an Oscar something like 6 or 7 times but never won.

A little trivia: His cousin Randy Newman is also a film composer who did The Natural as well as most of the Pixar movies (He won an Academy Award for Best Song from Monsters, Inc.)

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User currently offlineJafa39 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3133 times:

I just downloaded a heap of it from the interwebs........but his sountracks are released on Sony Classical, I don't believe he has ever released an album as such and appears on many soundtrack compilations but Sony tend to retease where he has done the entire soundtrack for a movie.

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