Monday, September 14, 2009
Emmy Awards go out to John Williams, Joseph LoDuca, William Ross and Howard Goodall
Veteran composers – John Williams, Joseph LoDuca, William Ross and Howard Goodall – won the Emmy Awards in the music categories at the 61st annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmys at the Nokia Theater LA Live in Los Angeles on Saturday night. John Williams won his first Emmy since 1972 (!), when he won the award for Jane Eyre. This year he won in the ‘Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music’ for PBS’ Great Performances.
Joseph LoDuca (Evil Dead, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Boogeyman) won the award for ‘Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)’ for ABC’s Legend of the Seeker (which was produced by LoDuca’s long-time friends Robert Tapert and Sam Raimi). This was LoDuca’s second Emmy Award, he won his first for Xena: Warrior Princess in 2000.
William Ross, who won the 2007 Emmy for ‘Outstanding Music Direction’ for the Academy Awards, won this year’s award in the same category for Streisand: The Concert on CBS. British composer Howard Goodall won the Emmy for ‘Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score)’ for the BBC/HBO Winston Churchill movie Into the Storm.
[original source: moviescoremagazine.com]