Standard Orbit 88: A Song to Make You Sad / by Trek fm

Remembering James Horner.

When the producers of Star Trek II found they couldn't afford Jerry Goldsmith again, they found a young man by the name of James Horner to score their film. This launched Horner into becoming one of the most prolific film composers of the modern era. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew go through Horner's work in honor of his recent passing. We discuss the films he worked on, the themes he uses throughout his scores, and touch on such diverse topics as the Black Sox Scandal of 1919, Jim Lovell, and The Jennifer Connelly Standing On A Pier Trilogy.

Running Time: 46 minutes 13 seconds
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Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler


Editor and Producer

Drew Stewart


Executive Producers

Norman C. Lao, Matthew Rushing, and C Bryan Jones


Associate Producers

Renee Roberts and Richard Rutledge, Jr.


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Manager

Will Nguyen



Another Loss (00:00:50)
Contribution to Trek (00:02:12)
Horner Style (00:08:21)
His Other Work (00:17:00)
Farewell (00:34:52)
Closing (00:35:57)


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