New to the beat

Mirkin, Steven
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/5/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 44, pA6
Trade Publication
Profiles a number of composers of film scores. Challenges met by Craig Armstrong in composing for the film "Love Actually"; Quality of the music composed by Christopher Beck for "Under the Tuscan Sun"; Approach of Alexandre Desplat in creating the score for "The Girl With the Pearl Earring."


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