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Interview: Composer Max Richter Talks Scoring HBO's 'The Leftovers,' Writing For Television & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 30, 2014 1:41 PM
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Max Richter
If there is one defining characteristic about composer Max Richter, is that he refuses to stay within any preconceived boundaries. Classically trained at Edinburgh University and finishing his studies under the tutelage of avant-garde composer Luciano Berio in Florence, from there Richter’s career went in a variety of directions. He did traditional compositional work, collaborated with acts as varied as The Future Sound Of London, Roni Size and Vashti Bunyan, and issued his own complex and acclaimed solo work.

Kronos Quartet Joins Clint Mansell To Score 'Noah' & Max Richter To Tune Up 'Paradise Lost'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • January 27, 2014 11:22 AM
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Kronos Quartet
Despite the likes of Trent Reznor and Arcade Fire getting into the film scoring game, many film composers are often classically trained and more than a few have migrated from the contemporary/modern classical field. One of the most famous working in that field is Kronos Quartet and while they haven’t performed or composed a soundtrack in quite some time, it appears that they’ve heard the siren call of the silver screen.

Exclusive: Stream Max Richter's Full Score For 'Disconnect' Plus Win A Signed Poster & Copies Of The Soundtrack

  • By Diana Drumm
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  • April 10, 2013 11:00 AM
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