Archive for the ‘Concert Music’ Category

Andrew Urban interviews CG

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Leading up to the 2010 Screen Music Awards film critic and journalist Andrew Urban interviewed a number of nominated composers on video, including a 20 minute talk with CG.

These can be found at the APRA website.

Christopher Gordon 2010

Colonne Sonore (Interview 9 May 2010)

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Maurizio Caschetto interviews CG about his film scores and Lightfall for Horn and Orchestra.

In English (original)

In Italian (translation)

Christopher Gordon

Original Score (Interview 10 February 2010)

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Jan Bolze from Original-Score.de talks to CG about On the Beach, Daybreakers, Master and Commander, and his other music.

In English (original)

In German (translation

BlogTalkRadio.com/123-Film (Interview 19 December 2009)

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Sam Heer of 123 Film chats with CG about his career in film, concert music and special events.

Sam’s website, which contains interviews with many prominent filmmakers, can be found here.

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CG at Daybreakers recording sessions

CG at Daybreakers recording sessions

Sunday Brunch, ABC Radio 702 Sydney (Interview 15 November 2009)

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Simon Marnie of ABC Radio 702 dropped into CG’s home to discuss the composer’s work and find out what his three favourite films, books and pieces of music are.

Simon’s webpage can be found here.

Listen here to Sunday Brunch:

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HornConcerto.net (Blog 2009)

Monday, November 16th, 2009

CG has kept a blog at www.HornConcerto.net in which he talks about the process of composing Lightfall for Horn and Orchestra from a personal and revealing point of view.

Lightfall for Horn and Orchestra

Lightfall for Horn and Orchestra

Sydney Symphony Education Kit 2004 (Interview March 2004)

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Carol Coomber interviews CG about his Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra.

How did the idea for a bass trombone concerto come about?

Christopher Harris has performed on a lot of film scores that I have either composed or orchestrated. I first noticed the wonderful rich, noble tone he has in early 1997 when he had a short 2 bar (!) solo in Roger Mason’s score for the film Joey which I orchestrated. Over the years at SSO concerts I noted that when required Chris could rhythmically drive the entire orchestra from up there in the back seat.

Christopher Harris, Bass Trombone

Christopher Harris, Bass Trombone
(Photo: Bridget Elliot)

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