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Bruce Broughton (born March 8, 1945) is an American orchestral composer of television, film, and video game scores and concert works. He has composed several highly acclaimed soundtracks over his extensive career, and he has won nine Emmy
Emmy
Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Original Score. Broughton is currently a lecturer in composition at the UCLA.

Contents

1 Career 2 Filmography

2.1 Television 2.2 Film

3 Concert work

3.1 Orchestral 3.2 Chamber music 3.3 Symphonic Band/ Wind Ensemble

4 Awards 5 References 6 External links

Career[edit] Broughton has composed the score for many notable films including Disney films such as The Rescuers Down Under
The Rescuers Down Under
(1990), Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) and its sequel, Lost in San Francisco (1996), as well as popular westerns such as Silverado (1985) and Tombstone (1993). Other films scored by Broughton include Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Miracle on 34th Street (1994), and The Boy Who Could Fly (1986). Additionally, he composed music for the video game Heart of Darkness, and the animated TV series, Tiny Toon Adventures. Broughton also conducted the fanfare for the 20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
logo that was composed by Alfred Newman in 1994. Silverado earned him an Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination, though he lost the Oscar to Out of Africa. He has won nearly a dozen Emmy awards.[1][2][3] Broughton is a member of the Board of Directors of ASCAP, a former Governor of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and the Academy of Television
Television
Arts & Sciences, a Past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, and a lecturer at UCLA
UCLA
and USC. Broughton's song "Alone yet Not Alone," from the film with the same name, was originally nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song at the 86th Academy Awards. But on January 29, 2014, before any voting could take place, the nomination was rescinded, when the Academy alleged that Broughton, a former Academy governor who, at the time, was an executive committee member of the Academy's music branch, had improperly contacted other branch members.[4][5] "No matter how well-intentioned the communication, using one's position as a former governor and current executive committee member to personally promote one’s own Oscar submission creates the appearance of an unfair advantage,” said Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Academy President.[6] Not everyone agreed with the Academy's actions.[7][8] Broughton is a graduate of the Punahou School
Punahou School
in Honolulu, as well as the University of Southern California. He has taught at both USC and UCLA. Filmography[edit] Television[edit]

Year Title Notes

1973-1975 Gunsmoke 5 episodes

1973-1979 Hawaii Five-O 18 episodes Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series

1977 The Oregon Trail 4 episodes

1977-1983 Quincy, M.E. 64 episodes

1978-1979 Barnaby Jones 2 episodes

How the West Was Won 11 episodes

1979 The Paradise Connection Television
Television
film

1979-1985 Dallas 52 episodes Won - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series

1980 The Return of Frank Cannon Television
Television
film

Desperate Voyage

1981 The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 5 episodes Won - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series

Killjoy Television
Television
film Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series

1982 Desperate Lives Television
Television
film

The Blue and the Gray Miniseries Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series

One Shoe Makes It Murder Television
Television
film

1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

Cowboy

This Girl for Hire

1984 The Master of Ballantrae

Passions

The Cowboy and the Ballerina

The First Olympics: Athens 1896 Miniseries Won - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series

1985 Stormin' Home

1986 George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation

1985-1986 Amazing Stories 4 episodes

1989 Sorry, Wrong Number Television
Television
film

1990 The Old Man and the Sea Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series

1990-1992 Tiny Toon Adventures 11 episodes Won - Daytime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Best Original Song

1992 O Pioneers! Television
Television
film Won - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series

1995 JAG 2 episodes Won - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music

1997 True Women Miniseries

1998 Glory & Honor Television
Television
film

Jeremiah

1999 Night Ride Home

2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

2002 Roughing It

Damaged Care

First Monday 2 episodes

Bobbie's Girl Television
Television
film

The Locket

2003 Eloise at the Plaza

The Wonderful World of Disney 2 episodes

Lucy Television
Television
film

Eloise at Christmastime

2005 Warm Springs

The Dive from Clausen's Pier

2009 Safe Harbor

2015 Texas Rising Miniseries; with John Debney Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music

2017 The Orville Main title theme and "Old Wounds" score

Film[edit]

Year Title Director Studio Notes

1983 The Prodigal James F. Collier Worldwide Entertainment

1984 The Ice Pirates Stewart Raffill Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer United Artists

1985 Silverado Lawrence Kasdan Columbia Pictures Nominated - Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Original Score

Young Sherlock Holmes Barry Levinson Amblin Entertainment Paramount Pictures Won - Saturn Award
Saturn Award
for Best Music

1986 Sweet Liberty Alan Alda Universal Pictures

The Boy Who Could Fly Nick Castle Lorimar Motion Pictures 20th Century Fox

1987 Square Dance Daniel Petrie Michael Nesmith Island Pictures NBC Productions

Harry and the Hendersons William Dear Amblin Entertainment Universal Pictures

The Monster Squad Fred Dekker HBO Pictures TriStar Pictures Nomianted - Saturn Award
Saturn Award
for Best Music

Big Shots Robert Mandel Lorimar Motion Pictures 20th Century Fox

Cross My Heart Armyan Bernstein Universal Pictures

1988 The Presidio Peter Hyams Paramount Pictures

The Rescue Ferdinand Fairfax Touchstone Pictures

Moonwalker Jerry Kramer Will Vinton
Will Vinton
Jim Blashfield Colin Chilvers

MJJ Productions Lorimar Motion Pictures Warner Bros. Underscore for the "Speed Demon" and "Smooth Criminal" segments

Last Rites Donald P. Bellisario Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1989 Jacknife David Jones Kings Road Entertainment Cineplex Odeon Films

1990 Betsy's Wedding Alan Alda Touchstone Pictures

Narrow Margin Peter Hyams Carolco Pictures TriStar Pictures
TriStar Pictures
(US) Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures
(International)

The Rescuers Down Under Hendel Butoy Mike Gabriel Walt Disney Pictures

1991 All I Want for Christmas Robert Lieberman Paramount Pictures

1992 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid Randal Kleiser Walt Disney Pictures

Stay Tuned Peter Hyams Morgan Creek Productions Warner Bros.

1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Duwayne Dunham Walt Disney Pictures

So I Married an Axe Murderer Thomas Schlamme TriStar Pictures

For Love or Money Barry Sonnenfeld Imagine Entertainment Universal Pictures

Tombstone George P. Cosmatos Cinergi Pictures Hollywood Pictures
Hollywood Pictures
(US) Entertainment Film
Film
Distributors (UK)

1994 Holy Matrimony Leonard Nimoy Interscope Communications PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Hollywood Pictures

Baby's Day Out Patrick Read Johnson 20th Century Fox

Miracle on 34th Street Les Mayfield

1996 Carried Away Bruno Barreto CineTel Films Fine Line Features

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco David R. Ellis Walt Disney Pictures

House Arrest Harry Winer Rysher Entertainment Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Infinity Matthew Broderick First Look Pictures

1997 Shadow Conspiracy George P. Cosmatos Cinergi Pictures Hollywood Pictures

A Simple Wish Michael Ritchie The Bubble Factory Universal Pictures

1998 Krippendorf's Tribe Todd Holland Touchstone Pictures

Lost in Space Stephen Hopkins Jim Henson's Creature Shop New Line Cinema

One Tough Cop Bruno Barreto Stratosphere Entertainment

2004 Last Flight Out Jerry Jameson Worldwide Entertainment River Stone Productions

Direct-to-video

Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers Donovan Cook DisneyToon Studios Walt Disney Pictures

2006 Bambi II Brian Pimental DisneyToon Studios Walt Disney Pictures

2011 The Pledge J.W. Myers Phase 4 Films

2013 A Christmas Tree Miracle Route 40 Films Flyover Films

2017 Shot Jeremy Kagan Paladin

Concert work[edit] Orchestral[edit]

Title Publisher

A Tiny Symphony for Strings Black Squirrel Music

American Hero for Orchestra Black Squirrel Music

Concerto for Piccolo and Chamber Orchestra Meridian Publishing LLC

Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra Edwin F. Kalmus & Co.

English Music for Horn and Strings Chester Music and Novello & Co.

Fanfares: Mosaic for Orchestra Brubel Music

Four Kinds of Walking: Suite for Strings Brubel Music

Mixed Elements for Orchestra Brubel Music

Saloon Music for Bb Cornet and Pit Orchestra Brubel Music

Silverado for Orchestra EMI Golden Torch Music Corp.

The Magic Horn For Orchestra
Orchestra
and Narrator Shardice

Tryptych for Violin and Chamber Orchestra Shardice

Chamber music[edit]

Title Publisher

Blowhard for Horn and Piano Brubel Music

Sonata for Horn and Piano Ballad for Trombone and Piano

Sonata (Concerto) for Tuba and Piano Edwin F. Kalmus & Co.

Chambers for Solo Trumpet Curnow Music

In Memoriam for Solo Trumpet Brubel Music

Turbulance for Tuba and Piano Brubel Music

Oliver's Birthday for Trumpet and Piano Black Squirrel Music

Tent Meeting Revival with Hallelujah Wind-up for Euphonium and Piano Brubel Music

Remembrance for alto Saxophone and Piano Black Squirrel Music

Medium, Big, and Small Duos for Alto flute, Piccolo, and Piano Brubel Music

Bounce for Bassoon, Double String Quartet and Bass Brubel Music

Variations for Flute and Piano Black Squirrel Music

Gold Rush Songs Brubel Music

Concerto for Violoncello and 10 Instruments Brubel Music

Short Stories for Marimba and Piano C. Alan Publications

Five Pieces for Piano Brubel Music

Three Eighth Note Publications

Bipartition Shardice

There is Always Something to Do (For Morelle) Fatrock Ink

Timeline (1945 - ) Brubel Music

Tyvek Wood Fatrock Ink

The Fingerprints of Childhood Brubel Music

Bi Brubel Music

NeBRASSka Brubel Music

Conversations Brubel Music

Three American Porraits Black Squirrel Music

when a body meets a body Brubel Music

Hornworks for Five Horns and Tuba Brubel Music

Concert Piece for Eight Trumpts Black Squirrel Music

Euphonies Black Squirrel Music

Hudson River Valley Brubel Music

Fanfare for 16 Horns Brubel Music

Symphonic Band/ Wind Ensemble[edit]

Title Publisher

A Frontier Overture for Brass Band Winwood Music

American Hero for Symphonic Band Black Squirrel Music

California Legend for Brass Band Winwood Music

Celebration for Symphonic Winds Brubel Music

Concerto for Piccolo and Wind Ensemble Randol Music

Concerto (Sonata) for Tuba and Winds Edwin F. Kalmus & Co.

Excursions for Trumpet and Band Black Squirrel Music

Fanfares, Marches, Hymns & Finale Masters Music

Harlequin Winwood Music

In the World of Spirits Brubel Music

Masters of Space and Time Chester Music and Novello & Co.

New Era Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

Awards[edit]

Emmy Award
Emmy Award
wins:

Warm Springs: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 2005 Eloise at Christmastime: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 2004 Eloise at the Plaza: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 2003 Glory & Honor: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 1998 O Pioneers!: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries
Miniseries
or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures
Tiny Toon Adventures
(1991): Outstanding Original Song for main title theme (shared with lyricists Wayne Kaatz and Tom Ruegger), 1991 The First Olympics: Athens 1896, Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore) for part 1, 1984 Dallas: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for episode "The Letter", 1984 Dallas: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for episode "The Ewing Blues", 1983 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century:Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for episode "The Satyr", 1981

Emmy Award
Emmy Award
nominations:

The Dive from Clausen's Pier: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Special
(Original Dramatic Score), 2006 First Monday: Outstanding Main Title Theme Music, 2002 True Women: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries
Miniseries
or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 1997 JAG: Outstanding Main Title Theme Music, 1995 The Old Man and the Sea: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries
Miniseries
or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 1990 Two Marriages: Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song "Home Here" (shared with lyricist Dory Previn), 1984 The Blue and the Gray: Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore) for part 2, 1983 Quincy, M.E.: Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song "Quincy's Wedding Song" from the episode "Quincy's Wedding", part 2 (shared with lyricist Mark Mueller), 1983 Killjoy: Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special
Special
(Dramatic Underscore), 1982 Dallas: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for the episode "The Search," 1982 Dallas Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for the episode "The Lost Child," 1980 Hawaii Five-O, Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for the episode "The $100,000 Nickel," 1974

Academy Award
Academy Award
nominations

Silverado, Best Original Score (1986)

Grammy Award
Grammy Award
nomination

Young Sherlock Holmes

Saturn Award

Young Sherlock Holmes: Best Music, 1985

References[edit]

^ Filmmusicsociety.org ^ The New York Times ^ Sound and Vision by Jon Burlingame, Billboard Books, 2000, p. 49 ^ Timothy Grey, "Oscar Rescinds ‘Alone’ Song Nomination", Variety, January 29, 2014. ^ Breznican, Anthony (January 29, 2014). "Oscars kill Original Song nomination for 'Alone Yet Not Alone'". Entertainment Weekly.  ^ http://www.oscars.org/news/academy-rescinds-original-song-nomination-alone-yet-not-alone ^ Zeitchik, Steven; Whipp, Glenn (January 31, 2014). "Voices rising amid 'Alone Yet Not Alone's' removal from Oscar running". LA Times.  ^ Feinberg, Scott. "Was Academy's Disqualification of Song Contender 'Alone Yet Not Alone' Justified? (Opinion)". 

External links[edit]

Official website Bruce Broughton on IMDb

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Saturn Award
Saturn Award
for Best Music

Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann
(1973) Miklós Rózsa (1974/75) David Raksin (1976) John Williams/ John Williams
John Williams
(1977) John Williams
John Williams
(1978) Miklós Rózsa (1979) John Barry (1980) John Williams
John Williams
(1981) John Williams
John Williams
(1982) James Horner
James Horner
(1983) Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Goldsmith
(1984) Bruce Broughton (1985) Alan Menken
Alan Menken
(1986) Alan Silvestri
Alan Silvestri
(1987) Christopher Young
Christopher Young
(1988) Alan Silvestri
Alan Silvestri
(1989/90) Loek Dikker
Loek Dikker
(1991) Angelo Badalamenti (1992) Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(1993) Howard Shore
Howard Shore
(1994) John Ottman
John Ottman
(1995) Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(1996) Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(1997) John Carpenter
John Carpenter
(1998) Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(1999) James Horner
James Horner
(2000) John Williams
John Williams
(2001) Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(2002) Howard Shore
Howard Shore
(2003) Alan Silvestri
Alan Silvestri
(2004) John Williams
John Williams
(2005) John Ottman
John Ottman
(2006) Alan Menken
Alan Menken
(2007) James Newton Howard
James Newton Howard
and Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
(2008) James Horner
James Horner
(2009) Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
(2010) Michael Giacchino
Michael Giacchino
(2011) Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(2012) Frank Ilfman
Frank Ilfman
(2013) Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
(2014) John Williams
John Williams
(2015) Justin Hurwitz
Justin Hurwitz
(2016)

Note: The years are listed as per convention, usually the year of film release; the ceremonies are usually held the next year.

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