Today on the Richard Crouse Show Podcast: Howard Shore has composed scores for over 80 films, including The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies.
He has three Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and four Grammy Awards on his shelves and was the original musical director for the American show Saturday Night Live from 1975 to 1980.
He is also a consistent collaborator with director David Cronenberg, having scored all but one of his films since 1979.
He has also composed a few concert works including one opera, The Fly, based on the plot of Cronenberg's 1986 film.
Today we discuss his acreer and recent work on the Tim Roth film "The Song of Names."Based on the award-winning novel by music scholar Norman Lebrecht, "The Song of Names" is a bold journey through friendship, betrayal, and reconciliation.