A little over a month ago, ABC’s Good Morning America debuted a new theme by Matthew Kajcienski of DreamArtists Music. It’s a different sound for the number one morning show. It carries a weight of importance, yet executives wanted to completely steer away from anything orchestral. “As mainly an orchestral/electronic composer, this was an interesting challenge in the way I normally approach orchestration,” Kajcienski told me. You can read more and listen to the theme here.
Network News Music is a website by Victor Vlam, who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of news music. 1,876 hours, 2 minutes and 52 seconds. News music is rarely heard without voice-overs or fade outs to commercial, yet it leaves an impact on many people. Founded in 2002, this site is a museum for TV news themes past and present.
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