Somewhere Out There description
"Somewhere Out There" is a classic love song written by James Horner, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, that is a reminiscent but stylized adaptation using parts of the main melody of the second movement of Beethoven's Pathetique (8th) Sonata as a backdrop intermingled with a modern arrangement and incorporating new melody elements to create the modern song and not a direct copy of the Beethoven tune as has been simplistically suggested before. Its single was released by American recording artists, pop rock icon Linda Ronstadt and R&B musician James Ingram. Originally, it appeared in the 1986 animated film An American Tail, recorded by actors Phillip Glasser and Betsy Cathcart in the role of their fictional characters as Fievel and Tan... Show Somewhere Out There piano sheet
James Horner description
James Roy Horner is an American composer, conductor, and orchestrator of orchestral and film music. He is noted for the integration of choral and electronic elements in many of his film scores, and for frequent use of Celtic musical elements. His score to the 1997 film Titanic remains the best selling orchestral film soundtrack of all time.
In addition, Horner has scored over 100 films, frequently collaborating with acclaimed directors such as James Cameron and Ron Howard. Other scores he worked on include those of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Cocoon, Commando, Aliens, Willow, Field of Dreams, Glory, The Rocketeer, Legends of the Fall, Apollo 13, Braveheart, Casper, The Mask of Zorro, Mighty Joe Young, The Perfect Storm, A Beautiful Mind, Enemy at the Gates, Troy, Avatar, and more recently, The Amazing Spider-Man.
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