My 2019 released album Day of the Falcon is the result of another rescoring project, its object of course being the 1985 fantasy film Ladyhawke starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Rutger Hauer and Matthew Broderick. This project aimed at finding a completely different tone than the original in order to show the huge impact a score can… Continue reading Track by Track: Day of the Falcon – Main Titles
Now that I’ve finished composing, it’s time for you to listen! For your convenience I’ve included a new download link on the project page for all 75 minutes to download in one click! The link will be up for a limited time only, so download now and enjoy!
Dear Mr. Donner, it sounds clichéd, but you are basically the director of my childhood. You frightened me with The Omen, you showed me what Superman actually looked like, you made me want to be one of The Goonies, and you gave me a good time with Lethal Weapon. And you enchanted me with Ladyhawke.… Continue reading Happy Birthday Richard Donner!
Now that composing the Ladyhawke alternate score is finished, it’s time to look back. Here’s some numbers about the project: The total running time of the movie is 1 hour 58 minutes (118 minutes). The alternate score consists of 1 hour and 15 minutes (75 minutes) music. (This is a little more than the original… Continue reading Ladyhawke Alternate Score in Numbers
It’s done. I’ve finished composing and mixing the Ladyhawke alternate orchestral score that I’ve been working on for the last 3 months. I will gather some facts and numbers about the process to share with you very soon. For the time being, please enjoy the music as synced to picture via this Youtube-playlist. Audio files… Continue reading Alternate score for Ladyhawke finished composing
So far I have not lost many words about my alternate Ladyhawke score. Now that I’m half way through I thought I’d give you some background info on the major themes. These are the themes around which the composition is built: 1. Curse Motif. It is an abbreviated variant of the Main Theme, meant to… Continue reading Ladyhawke themes and motifs
Since Christmas I’ve been busy composing an alternate score for one of my favorite films of all time: Ladyhawke (1985). I consider this project to be a valuable lesson and a great opportunity to practice, and I already realize in which areas the music comes natural and in which I kind of struggle. I’m not… Continue reading Ladyhawke Progress
I have decided to take on another self-imposed “alternate score challenge”, this time with a fantasy film that I enjoyed very much back in the 80’s: Ladyhawke, starring Rutger Hauer and Michelle Pfeiffer. I remember I found the electronic score by Alan Parsons/Andrew Powell quite off when I first watched it. An old-fashioned medieval fantasy… Continue reading The Ladyhawke Alternate Score Project Starts Now
During my interview on Soundtrack Alley I mentioned that I would have loved to compose music for the 1985 fantasy film Ladyhawke. That inspired me to re-watch the DVD (after many years) and after that I had a melody in my head which could be a main theme for an alternate soundtrack. Here it is… Continue reading Ladyhawke Piano Theme