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Basil Poledouris

key, 1945-2006 US, Kansas City, Missouri
Musician / Composer / Conductor of Soundtrack and Classical

Basil Poledouris (August 21, 1945 – November 8, 2006) was an American music composer who concentrated on the scores for films and television shows. Poledouris won the Emmy Award for Best Musical Score for work on part four of the TV miniseries Lonesome Dove in 1989. He is best known for scores such as Conan the Barbarian (1982), RoboCop (1987), Spellbinder (1988), The Hunt for Red October (1990), RoboCop 3 and Starship Troopers (1997).

        
Instruments
  • Keyboards
  • Piano
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Classical
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Hymn To Red October (Main Title) on The Hunt For Red October by Basil Poledouris
The Anvil of Crom (Form "CONAN THE BARBARIAN") on The Basil Poledouris Collection Vol. 1 by Basil Poledouris
Drive Montage on Robocop by Basil Poledouris
Main Title on FREE WILLY - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK by Various Artists
Main Title on Robocop by Basil Poledouris
Main Title/Riders Of Taramis - Conan The Destroyer/Soundtrack Version on Conan The Destroyer by Basil Poledouris
Rock Shop on Robocop by Basil Poledouris
Nuclear Scam on The Hunt For Red October by Basil Poledouris
Elite Guard Attacks - Conan The Destroyer/Soundtrack Version on Conan The Destroyer by Basil Poledouris
Across The Board/End Credits on Robocop by Basil Poledouris

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Blue Lagoon (Piano Sketches)Basil Poledouris2018Album
Prison For Children - Single Bars, Single WomenBasil Poledouris2017Compil.
Return To The Blue Lagoon (Original Music From The Motion Picture)Basil Poledouris2016Album
Conan The Barbarian. Transcribed For OrganBasil Poledouris, Philipp Pelster2015Album
Behold Hawaii - Conan The Barbarian - Flyers - A Whale For The Killing - It's My Party - Big Wednesday - The Blue Lagoon - Misfits Of ScienceBasil Poledouris2014Compil.
Flight Of The IntruderBasil Poledouris2013Album
Jack London's White Fang (Original Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris And Hans Zimmer2012Album
Spellbinder (Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2011Album
Cherry 2000 / The House Of God (Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2011Album
Breakdown (Music From The Motion Picture)Basil Poledouris2011Album
Conan The Barbarian (World Premiere Recording Of The Complete Score)Basil Poledouris / The City Of Prague Philharmonic And The City Of Prague Philharmonic Choir / Nic Raine2010Album
A Tribute To Basil PoledourisBasil Poledouris2009Album
Wind / A Whale For The Killing (Original Soundtrack Recordings)Basil Poledouris2009Album
The Legend Of Butch & Sundance (Original Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2008Album
Conan The Barbarian (Complete Motion Picture Score)Basil Poledouris2008Album
Iron Eagle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2008Album
Big Wednesday (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2004Album
Cherry 2000 / No Man's Land (Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtracks)Basil Poledouris2004Album
Amerika (Original Soundtrack Recording)Basil Poledouris / Hollywood Symphony Orchestra2004Album
The TouchBasil Poledouris2002Album
Breakdown (rejected/used)Basil Poledouris2001Album
Love And Treason (Original Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2001Album
Crocodile Dundee In Los Angeles (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2001Album
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro ManBasil Poledouris2001Album
Flyers / Fire On The Mountain (Original Soundtrack Recordings)Basil Poledouris2001Album
Amanda (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris2001Album
Kimberly : Original Motion Picture SoundtrackBasil Poledouris2000Album
SwitchBack (Original Motion Picture Score)Basil Poledouris2000Album
Cherry 2000 / Flesh + BloodBasil Poledouris2000Compil.
For Love Of The Game (Original Motion Picture Score)Basil Poledouris1999Album
Mickey Blue Eyes (Music From The Motion Picture)Basil Poledouris1999Album
Les MiserablesBasil Poledouris1998Album
Film Works (Honor And Glory)Basil Poledouris1998Compil.
His Life And MusicBasil Poledouris1997Single
Starship Troopers (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1997Album
Honor And GloryBasil Poledouris1996Compil.
It's My Party (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1996Album
Danielle Steel's ZoyaWilliam Goldstein, Basil Poledouris1995Album
The Film Music Of Basil Poledouris, Volume One: Action / AdventureBasil Poledouris1995Compil.
Under Siege 2: Dark TerritoryBasil Poledouris1995Album
Serial Mom - Music From The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackBasil Poledouris1994Album
LassieBasil Poledouris1994Album
The Jungle Book - Original Motion Picture SoundtrackBasil Poledouris1994Album
On Deadly Ground (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1994Album
Music From Lonesome Dove: The Soundtrack AlbumBasil Poledouris1993Album
Hot Shots! Part Deux (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1993Album
The Adventures Of Conan / Sword And Sorcery Spectacular (Original Soundtrack Recording)Basil Poledouris1993Album
Wind (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1993Album
Robocop 3 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1993Album
Conan The Barbarian (Origiinal Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1992Album
Quigley Down Under (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1990Album
The Hunt For Red October (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1990Album
L'Adieu Au Roi (Farewell To The King Original Soundtrack Record)Basil Poledouris1989Album
Cherry 2000Basil Poledouris1989Album
RobocopBasil Poledouris1987Album
No Man's Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1987Album
Flesh+BloodBasil Poledouris1985Album
Red Dawn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1985Album
Conan The Destroyer (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Basil Poledouris1984Album
Making The Grade - Original Motion Picture SoundtrackBasil Poledouris1984Album
Summer Lovers / Sea CaveMichael Sembello / Basil Poledouris1982Single
Anvil Of Crom (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack "Conan The Barbarian")Basil Poledouris1982Single
The Blue LagoonBasil Poledouris1980Album
青い珊瑚礁のテーマ = The Blue LagoonBasil Poledouris1980Single
A Whale For The KillingBasil PoledourisAlbum
Mickey Blue EyesBasil PoledourisCompil.
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