and why of course. Apologies if this has been done to death, but I couldn't find a similar thread.
Personally I love Morricone. Just the sheer range of idioms, but it always sounds like Morricone somehow. The scene at the graveyard in TGTB&TU is surely the best marriage ever of motion picture and music. Technically brilliant too.
And Bernard Herrmann.
I hate John Williams. Except for Jaws. That was him right? I can't believe the man behind those horrible twee 'fanfares' came up with that masterstroke.
du du......du du......du du......du du.......dududududududu.
I mean, that is a shark.