Howard Shore

Composers

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
Browse 1-11 of 11 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1010 Release Date: 09/10/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Alexis Sykes,  Julio Elizalde,  Arnaud Sussmann,  Wei Yu  ... 
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
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  • 2.
    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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  • 3.
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1006 Release Date: 07/10/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Irina Komarova,  Lydia Kavina,  Vera Volnukhina,  Ludmila Golub
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
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    Shore: Hugo / Original Soundtrack
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1007 Release Date: 11/08/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
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  • 5.
    Label: eOne   Catalog: 2313 Release Date: 06/29/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore,  Emily Haines
    Performer:  Howard Shore,  Simon Chamberlain,  Metric
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
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  • 6.
    Betrayal (Nerakhoon) (Score) / O.s.t.
    Label: Howe Records   Catalog: 1002 Release Date: 02/24/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Performer:  Sophie Shao
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Estonian Chamber Orchestra,  Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
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  • 7.
    Looking For Richard - Original Soundtrack
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 56139 Release Date: 08/20/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Voices
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  • 8.
    The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
    Label: Reprise   Catalog: 48521 Release Date: 11/25/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
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  • 9.
    The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
    Label: Reprise   Catalog: 48379 Release Date: 12/10/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 10.
    The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
    Label: Reprise   Catalog: 48110 Release Date: 11/20/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
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  • 11.
    The Cell - Original Soundtrack
    Label: New Line   Catalog: 39003 Release Date: 09/05/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Howard Shore
    Conductor:  Howard Shore
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
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