As I’m sure those that are fans of film music have heard, James Horner has tragically passed away in a plane crash. He was definitely one of the great composers of all time. He utilized Celtic motifs and choral arrangements in many of his scores through the years to aid in emotional swells and peaks of his music to root them in memory. Today I’d like to share a few of my favorite pieces in no particular order. (I’m not putting “My Heart Will Go On” because do I need to?) I know him mostly from my childhood days of the late 80s/ early 90s, and that’s mostly what my list contains.
Not only were his scores breathtaking, he also composed lyrics:
Have a favorite? Please comment and share with us! Let us let James Horner’s legacy of fantastic music live on.