The first release of the complete score to “Son of the Morning Star” is released in a double-CD album by Intrada Records.

Buy it here on Intrada Records! Perhaps Craig Safan’s finest score, certainly his most emotionally powerful, finally expanded! Mike Robe directs massive 2-part ABC mini-series from Evan S. Connell novel chronicling rich examination of George Armstrong Custer. Robe provides most detailed look at legendary soldier ever made by Hollywood. Gary Cole brings Custer to vivid life, Rosanna Arquette plays wife …

Reviews Start Coming in for “Sirens”

Here are several new reviews of Craig Safan’s new album “Sirens: Music Inspired by Homer’s Odyssey”. Milhnea Manduteanu – Soundtrackdreams.com Craig Safan recreates a world, or more worlds, even, that me as a listener become part of and I just love taking this journey with him. The way he mixes sounds and different instruments, some electronic, other orchestral, simply works. …

Dallas Chamber Symphony Performs Chaplin’s “The Kid” with a new score by Craig Safan

Tuesday at Dallas City Performance Hall, the Dallas Chamber Symphony continued its highly commendable series of silent cinema from the 1920s accompanied by new, live music. This time around, one of the masterpieces of that era, Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid, met up with new music specially composed by Craig Safan (whose long list of credits includes Stand and Deliver and The Last Starfighter, to name only …

Musica de Cine Blog Reviews Rough Magic

Read it in Spanish: I know atonal music is not melodic and not especially liked by film music fans, but it should not always be vilified.  There are many works written in this style that are perfectly listenable and have great orchestral quality.  Take the works of Toru Takemitsu or Gyorgy Ligeti whose compositions have been performed in the most …

Fanfare Magazine reviews Rough Magic

Composer Craig Safan, who has a background in film music, here embarks on an ambitious project: to take listeners “back into the distant past, into the minds and visions of early man and his most instinctual evocations of experience and sprirituality”. Taking sounds from caves visited by the composer in France and Spain, plus samples from obscure instruments and selecting …