Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Scoring Stages: Abbey Road

Abbey Road Studios
Stage 1
The Abbey Road studios as we know it were inaugurated in 1931 in London, England.  The stages have seen momentous moments in music history, from classical recordings to The Beatles.  After recording several film scores in the early 1980's, Abbey Road has since been the premier places of film scoring in the London area.  Many scores recorded here feature the London Symphony Orchestra.

Scores recorded here include:

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - John Williams
Dragonslayer (1981) - Alex North
Outland (1981) - Jerry Goldsmith
The Dark Crystal (1982) - Trevor Jones
The Secret of NIMH (1982) - Jerry Goldsmith
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) - John Williams
Brazil (1985) - Michael Kamen
Ladyhawke (1985) - Andrew Powell
Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) - Bruce Broughton
Highlander (1986) - Michael Kamen
Aliens (1986) - James Horner
An American Tail (1986) - James Horner
The Last Emperor (1987) - Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne, Cong Su
RoboCop (1987) - Basil Poledouris
Willow (1988) - James Horner
The Land Before Time (1988) - James Horner
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) - Ralph Burns
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) - James Horner
Tom and Jerry: The Movie (1992) - Henry Mancini
Chaplin (1992) - John Barry
Shadow of the Wolf (1992) - Maurice Jarre
The Man Without a Face (1993) - James Horner
M. Butterfly (1993) - Howard Shore
Interview with the Vampire (1994) - Elliot Goldenthal
Little Women (1994) - Thomas Newman
Braveheart (1995) - James Horner
Copycat (1995) - Christopher Young
The Crucible (1996) - George Fenton
Brassed Off (1996) - Trevor Jones
G.I. Jane (1997) - Howard Shore
Lost in Space  (1997) - Bruce Broughton
Wilde (1997) - Debbie Wiseman
Practical Magic (1997) - Alan Silvestri
The Prince of Egypt (1998) - Hans Zimmer
What Dreams May Come (1998) - Michael Kamen
Bicentennial Man (1999) - James Horner
Message in a Bottle (1999) - Gabriel Yared
Sleepy Hollow (1999) - Danny Elfman
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) - John Williams
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) - Gabriel Yared
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) - Stephen Warbeck
Chicken Run (2000) - John Powell, Harry Gregson-Williams
My Dog Skip (2000) - William Ross
Hollow Man (2000) - Jerry Goldsmith
Enemy at the Gates (2001) - James Horner
Shrek (2001) - John Powell, Harry Gregson-Williams
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) - Elliot Goldenthal
Iris (2001) - James Horner
From Hell (2001) - Trevor Jones
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) - Howard Shore
Return to Never Land (2002) - Joel McNeely
The Time Machine (2002) - Klaus Badelt
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) - John Williams
Gangs of New York (2002) - Howard Shore
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) - John Williams
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) - Howard Shore
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) - John Williams
The Hours (2002) - Philip Glass
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) - Alan Silvestri
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) - Howard Shore
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) - Harry Gregson-Williams
Cold Mountain (2003) - Gabriel Yared
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) - John Williams
King Arthur (2004) - Hans Zimmer
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) - Edward Shearmer
Kingdom of Heaven (2005) - Harry Gregson-Williams
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005) - Rachel Portman
Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) - Julian Nott
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) - John Williams
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) - Harry Gregson-Williams
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) - Danny Elfman
The Queen (2006) - Alexandre Desplat
The Black Dahlia (2006) - Mark Isham
The Omen (2006) - Marco Beltrami
United 93 (2006) - John Powell
Apocalypto (2006) - James Horner
The Water Horse (2007) - James Newton Howard
The Golden Compass (2007) - Alexandre Desplat
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) - Nicholas Hooper
3:10 to Yuma (2007) - Marco Beltrami
Stardust (2007) - Ilan Eshkeri
Spider-Man 3 (2007) - Christopher Young
Eastern Promises (2007) - Howard Shore
There Will Be Blood (2007) - Jonny Greenwood
Shrek the Third (2007) - Harry Gregson-Williams
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) - Harry Gregson-Williams
Defiance (2008) - James Newton Howard
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) - Hans Zimmer
City of Ember (2008) - Andrew Lockington
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) - Danny Elfman
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) - Randy Edelman
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) - Andrew Lockington
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) - Alexandre Desplat
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) - Nicholas Hooper
Amelia (2009) - Gabriel Yared
Astro Boy (2009) - John Ottman
Nanny McPhee Returns (2010) - James Newton Howard
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) - Harry Gregson-Williams
Robin Hood (2010) - Marc Streitenfeld
Iron Man 2 (2010) - John Debney
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) - Alexandre Desplat
The King's Speech (2010) - Alexandre Desplat
The Tree of Life (2011) - Alexandre Desplat
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) - Alexandre Desplat
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011) - Carter Burwell
Hugo (2011) - Howard Shore
The Iron Lady (2011) - Thomas Newman
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) - Theodore Shapiro
Journey 2 The Mysterious Island (2012) - Andrew Lockington
Prometheus (2012) - Marc Streitenfeld
The Avengers (2012) - Alan Silvestri
For Greater Glory (2012) - James Horner
ParaNorman (2012) - Jon Brion
Rise of the Guardians (2012) - Alexandre Desplat
Skyfall (2012) - Thomas Newman
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) - Howard Shore
Zero Dark Thirty (2012) - Alexandre Desplat
42 (2013) - Mark Isham
Iron Man 3 (2013) - Brian Tyler



John Williams conducts Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
William Ross conducts Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

John Williams conducts Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
 
James Horner conducts For Greater Glory (2012)

Alexandre Desplat and the vintage EMI microphones - The King's Speech (2010)

Miklos Rozsa conducts in Studio One, in 1974

James Horner conducts Braveheart (1995)

2 comments:

  1. This studio has been the luckiest of all!!

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  2. Hi there. Would really like to know who the rights owners to the pics in this are for a project that i am working on. If you could get in touch with me on danny@soundlounge.co.uk that would be very helpful. Thanks in advance.

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