Foreword: The Greatest Gig In The World ......................................................................  3

Introduction: Ancient & Modern: James Newton Howard’s The Sixth Sense ......  6

From Among The Dead: Bernard Herrmann’s Vertigo ……………………………............... 21

Boo Radley’s Porch: Elmer Bernstein’s To Kill A Mockingbird …………………............. 43

Signs & Meaning: From Spellbound to Inception ………………………………….................. 68

Perfume: The Scent of Murder ……………………………………………………................................ 102

Carmen In Hell: David Newman’s The War of the Roses …………………………............. 125

Waltz For A Dead Girl: Christopher Young’s Jennifer 8 …………………………................ 153

Feed Your Head: Don Davis’s The Matrix …………………………………………....................... 183

Such A Long, Long Way To Fall: Danny Elfman’s Alice In Wonderland …………..... 216

Surgical Precision: Alberto Iglesias’ La Piel Que Habito ………………………….............. 247

The Strength of the Righteous: Ennio Morricone’s The Untouchables …………….. 279

Toward A New Aesthetic of Music for the Screen …………………………………................. 314

Through A Glass, And Darkly: The Battleground from Goldsmith's Patton .......... 334 

Stand Up!: Three Cues from Elliot Goldenthal's Michael Collins .............................. 344

John Powell Slays A Dragon ................................................................................................ 359

Against The Odds: The Road To Krakow  …………………………………................................  390

Afterword .................................................................................................................................... 393

 
 

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