Alan Silvestri: From Romances to Predators

In a very short time, composer Alan Silvestri has risen to the ranks of America’s best contemporary film composers, with standout scores to films like ROMANCING THE STONE, BACK TO THE FUTURE and its sequels, WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT and THE ABYSS. We covered Silvestri’s ROGER RABBIT and MAC & ME scores in Soundtrack #31 and 32...

Composer Alan Silvestri Disavowed

The film’s director, Brian De Palma, expressed his total faith in Mr. Silvestri to several sources who worked on the film and evidently decided to leave the composer to his own devices as to his approach to scoring the film. After the spotting session, it appears that Silvestri had almost no contact with De Palma until they met at the recording sessions...