Howard Shore

Biography

Born: October 18, 1946; Toronto, Ontario, Canada  
Howard Shore has composed the scores for over 50 films, including The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, After Hours, and Seven. His collaborations with David Cronenberg have resulted in scores for Cronenberg's films The Brood, Scanners, Videodrome, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, M. Butterfly, and Crash, spanning a nearly 20-year period by the year 2001.

Shore's formal education came at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. From
Read more 1969-1972 he recorded with the group Lighthouse. He was one of the original creators of Saturday Night Live and served as its musical director from 1975-1980. In 2000, Shore began work on one of the most expansive projects of his career when he signed on to produce scores for film adaptations of the Lord of the Rings series. He spent a year just working on the first film, using Tolkien's texts and drawing from eighth and ninth century music sources to try to evoke the books' magical worlds. Read less
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  • 1.
    100 Best Film Classics
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 553645 Release Date: 01/08/2016   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Alfred Newman,  Richard Strauss,  John T. Williams,  Richard Wagner  ... 
    Performer:  Nicolai Gedda,  Ernest Blanc,  Augustin Dumay,  Gary Hoffman  ... 
    Conductor:  Paul Bateman,  Rudolf Kempe,  Geoff Love,  Mariss Jansons  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Jean-Marie Leclair,  The Hungarian Quartet,  Il Giardino Armonico  ... 
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    Hollywood Blockbusters, Vol. 2
    Label: Royal Philharmonic   Catalog: 50 Release Date: 11/13/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Powell,  John T. Williams,  Jóhann Jóhannsson,  Hans Zimmer  ... 
    Performer:  Duncan Riddell,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Nic Raine,  James Fountain  ... 
    Conductor:  Nic Raine
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  • 3.
    Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival
    Label: Bcmf Records   Catalog: 6 Release Date: 07/10/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johannes Brahms,  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Ettore Causa,  Ani Kavafian,  Stewart Rose,  Sarah Beaty  ... 
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  • 4.
    Detours: Music For Percussion & Piano
    Label: Big Round Records   Catalog: 8938 Release Date: 05/12/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ennio Morricone,  Howard Shore,  Paul Desmond,  Sean Beeson
    Performer:  Joel Goodfellow,  Cesar Aguilar 'El Gullo',  Joe Porter
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    Five Sax At The Movies
    Label: Orlando Records (Classical)   Catalog: 16 Release Date: 05/12/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Leroy Shield,  Nino Rota,  Ennio Morricone,  Michael Giacchino  ... 
    Performer:  Rupert Struber,  Jacek Obstarczyk,  Mariam Vardzelashvili,  Zoltan Kiss
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Five Sax
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  • 6.
    Rosewater [original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1018 Release Date: 12/09/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore,  Mahdyar Aghajani,  Leonard Cohen,  Bebu Selvetti
    Performer:  Stuart Hall,  Sonia Slany,  Paul Clarvis,  Jon Banks  ... 
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    Peter Hollens
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 501365 Release Date: 10/27/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ed Sheeran,  Jeremy Soule,  Jason Mraz,  Claude-Michel Schönberg  ... 
    Performer:  Peter Hollens,  Evynne Hollens
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  • 8.
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1015 Release Date: 10/14/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Marie Boisvert,  Janice Lindskoog,  Douglas Stewart,  Rev. James Tait  ... 
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
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  • 9.
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1016 Release Date: 10/14/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
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  • 10.
    Shore, Coleman: Naked Lunch / Original Soundtrack
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1017 Release Date: 10/14/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Ornette Coleman
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 11.
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1014 Release Date: 09/09/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Billy Martin,  Nadine Contini,  James Sizemore,  Charnett Moffett  ... 
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  • 12.
    Label: Watertower Music   Catalog: 39489 Release Date: 12/10/2013   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Howard Shore,  Ed Sheeran
    Performer:  Ed Sheeran
    Conductor:  Conrad Pope
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  • 13.
    Label: Watertower Music   Catalog: 39488 Release Date: 12/10/2013   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Howard Shore,  Ed Sheeran
    Performer:  Ed Sheeran
    Conductor:  Conrad Pope
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  • 14.
    A Change In Me / Jean Danton
    Label: Albany Records   Catalog: 1452 Release Date: 11/12/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Stephen Sondheim,  Cole Porter,  Richard Rodgers,  Rupert Holmes  ... 
    Performer:  Doug Hammer,  Steve Chaggaris,  Jean Danton
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  • 15.
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1010 Release Date: 09/10/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Anna Polonsky,  Erik Ralske,  Arnaud Sussmann,  Wei Yu  ... 
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
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  • 16.
    The Film Music Of Howard Shore
    Label: Silva Screen   Catalog: 1396 Release Date: 07/30/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Lucie Svehlova,  Celia Sheen
    Conductor:  Evan Jolly,  Nic Raine,  James Fitzpatrick
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    Label: Scotdisc   Catalog: 824 Release Date: 07/09/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Michael Korb,  Stephen West,  Henry Purcell,  Traditional  ... 
    Performer:  James McDougall,  Moray West,  Stuart Cassels,  Havilland Willshire  ... 
    Conductor:  David Danzmayr,  Tim Dean,  Christopher Bell
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  • 18.
    100 Greatest Film Themes, Take 3
    Label: Silva Screen   Catalog: 1398 Release Date: 05/07/2013   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Marvin Hatley,  Charles Chaplin,  Frank Churchill,  Paul Dukas  ... 
    Performer:  Keith Ferreira,  David Shannon,  Helen Hobson,  Emma Kershaw  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Music Works,  The Wire-Haired Terriers Athletic Social Club,  N.Y. Jazz Orchestra
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  • 19.
    Piano Guys 2 [deluxe Edition Cd/Dvd]
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 372303 Release Date: 05/07/2013   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Al Van Der Beek,  Steven Sharp Nelson,  Howard Shore,  Jon Schmidt  ... 
    Performer:  Al Van Der Beek,  Jon Schmidt,  Steven Sharp Nelson,  Lindsey Stirling
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Piano Guys
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  • 20.
    The Piano Guys 2
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 371094 Release Date: 05/07/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Al Van Der Beek,  Steven Sharp Nelson,  Howard Shore,  Jon Schmidt  ... 
    Performer:  Al Van Der Beek,  Jon Schmidt,  Steven Sharp Nelson,  Lindsey Stirling
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Piano Guys
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  • 21.
    L'Excellence Se Fete - A Celebration of Excellence
    Label: Analekta   Catalog: 297257 Release Date: 04/09/2013   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  André Mathieu,  Antonín Dvorák,  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Antonio Vivaldi  ... 
    Performer:  Alain Lefčvre,  Marie-Nicole Lemieux,  Louise-Andrée Baril,  Valerie Milot  ... 
    Conductor:  Yoav Talmi,  Bruno Weil,  Jeanne Lamon,  Jean-Philippe Tremblay  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alcan String Quartet,  Tafelmusik,  La Pieta  ... 
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  • 22.
    Music From The Hobbit & The Lord Of The Rings
    Label: Silva Screen   Catalog: 1397 Release Date: 02/26/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
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  • 23.
    The Silver Violin / Nicola Benedetti
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001760902 Release Date: 02/19/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Erich Wolfgang Korngold,  Gustav Mahler,  John T. Williams,  Howard Shore  ... 
    Performer:  Nicola Benedetti,  Alexei Grynyuk,  Leonard Elschenbroich,  Tom Dunn  ... 
    Conductor:  Kirill Karabits
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
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  • 24.
    Shore: The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
    Label: Watertower Music   Catalog: 39372 Release Date: 12/11/2012   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 25.
    Label: Watertower Music   Catalog: 39373 Release Date: 12/11/2012   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Howard Shore
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