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Chris Field

Chris Field is a Los Angeles composer, songwriter, and musician; he became recognized for having started a new direction in cinematic music.  Field's piece "Acts of Courage" was released on the album, This Is Epic Music, Volume I, on Imperativa Records.  The album notes state that "Gothic Power", written by Field in 1999, started a new direction in cinematic music that came to be identified as epic music.  

 

"Gothic Power" became the main theme of The Lord of the Rings film trailer.  Gothic Power developed an international cult following and became so famous that it was parodied as the trailer for Ben Stiller's fictional movie character in Tropic Thunder.  Another of Field's compositions "The Vision", became renowned for having been used in the film trailer for the 2007 film Atonement.  Chris Field's composition, "The Journey", is the end credit music for the film, The Secret.

 

Indeed, in addition to the above mentioned credits, Field is well known in Los Angeles as a musical composer for movie theatrical trailers includes Valerian, Alice in Wonderland, Tomorrowland, X-Men, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneXXXAustin Powers in GoldmemberTerminator 3: Rise of the MachinesHotel RwandaKinseyPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. His first contribution to a film trailer was for the The Full Monty. His full credits and continuing work in the film trailer genre are referenced in part on his extensive Wikipedia page.

 

Chris also has written rock songs that have been licensed in film and television.  The song, "Movin'", written in 2015, was licensed for Orange is the New Black and Dirty John.  Chris continues to write music and songs for placement in all media.

 

Chris says, "I like a lot of things and just explore them.  I don't want to be pegged to one thing, it's too limiting.  I did a New Age symphonic album called Sub-Conscious and I am surprised by how large the market for new age music became.  I guess people are stressed out!  I am very proud of that work."   Sub-Conscious, an award winning album, is an editor's pick and top seller in both Ambient and Neo-classical genres on cdbaby.  

 

Recorded in beautiful Seattle on the shores of Lake Washington, at Bastyr Chapel, Sub-Conscious features the Northwest Sinfonia, under the direction of master violinist and conductor, Simon James.  Sub-Conscious takes a classical and filmic approach to new age music.  Calm and soothing, with soaring strings and breathtaking melodies, Sub-Conscious was awarded Best New-Classical Album, 2006, by New Age Reporter.  Sub-Conscious is a top seller on cdbaby for ambient music.  It also became a top editors' pick in the neoclassical category. 

 

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The Sub-Conscious album has sold countess time and has been licensed for cutting edge radio shows, films, and all other media. 

 

 

 

 

 

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