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Alexander Courage

1919-2008 US, Philadelphia
Composer / Arranger of Soundtrack and Classical
A.k.a. Alexander Mair Courage, Jr.

Alexander Courage (born December 19, 1919, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - died May 15, 2008, Pacific Palisades, California, USA) was an American orchestrator, arranger, and composer of music, primarily for television and film. He was the composer of the original Star Trek theme music.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Classical
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Star Trek: Main Theme - From "Star Trek" on The Ultimate Star Trek by Various Artists
Star Trek Theme (Main Title) on Star Trek: Volume 1 - The Cage and Where No Man Has Gone Before by Alexander Courage
Star Trek (Main Title) on Star Trek, Vol. 2 - Doomsday Machine and Amok Time by Alexander Courage, Gerald Fried & Bob Karlan
Main Title / Back in Time (Superman IV) - Superman March on Superman IV: The Quest For Peace by John Williams & Alexander Courage
The Ritual / Ancient Battle / 2nd Kroykah on Star Trek, Vol. 2 - Doomsday Machine and Amok Time by Alexander Courage, Gerald Fried & Bob Karlan
Where No Man Has Gone Before - Main Title on Star Trek: Volume 1 - The Cage and Where No Man Has Gone Before by Alexander Courage
Approach of Enterprise / The Constellation on Star Trek, Vol. 2 - Doomsday Machine and Amok Time by Alexander Courage, Gerald Fried & Bob Karlan
Star Trek (End Title) on Star Trek, Vol. 2 - Doomsday Machine and Amok Time by Alexander Courage, Gerald Fried & Bob Karlan
The Cage - Doctor Bartender on Star Trek: Volume 1 - The Cage and Where No Man Has Gone Before by Alexander Courage
Star Trek Theme (End Title) on Star Trek: Volume 1 - The Cage and Where No Man Has Gone Before by Alexander Courage

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Superman IV: The Quest For PeaceJohn Williams / Alexander Courage2018Album
Star Trek 50th Anniversary Single (The Original Television Soundtrack)Alexander Courage And Gene Roddenberry2016Single
Star Trek / Lost In SpaceAlexander Courage / John Williams2013Single
Superman: The Music (1978-1988)John Williams / Ken Thorne / Alexander Courage / Ron Jones2008Album
The Star Trek AlbumAlexander Courage, Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner, Dennis McCarthy, Leonard Rosenman, Cliff Eidelman, Ron Jones, Martin Denning - The City Of Prague Philharmonic, Nic Raine2003Compil.
Celtic BagpipesWilla Rankin, Alexander Courage1997Album
Land Of The Giants - Original Television SoundtrackJohn Williams, Alexander Courage1996Album
Star Trek® - Original Television Soundtrack (Volume Three): “Shore Leave” & “The Naked Time”Gerald Fried And Alexander Courage1992Album
Star Trek, From The Original Pilots: The Cage & Where No Man Has Gone Before (Original Television Soundtrack)Alexander Courage1985Album
Hot Rod RumbleAlexander Courage And Hot Rod Rumble Orchestra1957Album
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