Chances are if you’re a big movie fan you’re a movie soundtrack fan to. The two really go hand in hand, a fave soundtrack giving you a slice of film delight even when you can’t plonk yourself down in front of a screen. James Horner, John Williams et al have entertained me during long hours of writing and kept me company on many a long journey. One of their most prolific stable mates in recent times is the German music magician Hans Zimmer.
Breaking into the industry with a number of standout soundtracks, Black Rain (1989), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Backdraft (1991), Zimmer has come to the fore as the top soundtrack maestro at a time when the film soundtrack has finally broken away from film fandom to gain additional well deserved appreciation amongst classical music circles. The seal of approval finally came when the Proms added a movie soundtrack ev
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