Marco Beltrami scores The Wolverine

Posted on November 12, 2013 by Dan Goldwasser

Earlier this spring, composer Marco Beltrami recorded his score for the sixth installment in the X-Men film series, The Wolverine. Directed by James Mangold, the film stars Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamato and Hiroyuki Sanada, the film has grossed over $400 million worldwide.

Recorded at the Newman Scoring Stage at 20th Century Fox, The Wolverine featured an 85-piece ensemble of the Hollywood Studo Symphony, conducted by Pete Anthony.

Pete Anthony conducts the Hollywood Studio Symphony on The Wolverine

The woodwinds: Sara Andon on flute, Gary Bovyer on bass clarinet, Rose Corrigan on contrabassoon

Cellist Andrew Shulman warms up

The French horn section

The brass section

Percussionists Gregory Goodall and MB Gordy

In the booth, Beltrami was joined by scoring mixer John Kurlander, as well as additonal music composers Buck Sanders and Brandon Roberts. Orchestrator Jon Kull was there to lend support, as wellas music editors Ted Caplan and Jim Schultz, and ProTools recordist Vinnie Cirilli.

Composer Marco Beltrami and scoring mixer John Kurlander

Director James Mangold discusses the score with composer Marco Beltrami

Additional music composers Brandon Roberts and Buck Sanders at work

Director James Mangold and music editors Ted Caplan and Jim Schultz

The score album for The Wolverine is available from Sony Masterworks, and the film will be released on home video on December 3, 2013.

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