'Oscar for Best Original Score' relates to the soundtrack of a film. Read on to know more about 'Academy Award for Original Music Score'.


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Best Original Score

Every year, the Academy of the Motion Picture Art and Sciences (AMPAS) organizes the most esteemed award ceremony in Hollywood, known as Oscars. The juncture is highly awaited by the people associated with the film industry. Academy awards are given to honor the toil and efforts of people associated with filmmaking. 'Oscar for Best Original Score' comprises of one of the important categories of award.
 
Oscar for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music, in the form of thespian underscore, written particularly for the film, by the writer. This segment of award was split into two categories from 1995 to 1998 i.e. Best Original Dramatic Score & Best Original Musical or Comedy Score. Later on, it was merged into a single award. We have provided a list of winners in the category of the 'Academy Award for Original Music Score', in the lines below.
 
Academy Award for Best Original Score
 
Year
Film
Winner (Best Original Score)
2009
Slumdog Millionaire
A R Rahman
2008
Atonement
Dario Marianelli
2007
Babel
Gustavo Santaolalla
2006
Brokeback Mountain
Gustavo Santaolalla
2005
Finding Neverland
Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
2004
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Howard Shore
2003
Frida
Elliot Goldenthal
2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Howard Shore
2001
Wo hu cang long (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
Tan Dun
2000
The Red Violin
John Corigliano
 
Year
Film
Winner (Best Original Score)
2008
Atonement
Dario Marianelli
2007
Babel
Gustavo Santaolalla
2006
Brokeback Mountain
Gustavo Santaolalla
2005
Finding Neverland
Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
2004
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Howard Shore
2003
Frida
Elliot Goldenthal
2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Howard Shore
2001
Wo hu cang long (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
Tan Dun
2000
The Red Violin
John Corigliano
 
Year
Film
Winner (Best Original Dramatic Score)
1999
La vita è bella (Life Is Beautiful)
Nicola Piovani
1998
Titanic
James Horner
1997
The English Patient
Gabriel Yared
1996
Il postino (The Postman)
Luis Enríquez Bacalov
 
Year
Film
Winner (Best Original Musical or Comedy Score)
1999
Shakespeare in Love 
Stephen Warbeck
1998
The Full Monty
Anne Dudley
1997
Emma
Rachel Portman
1996
Pocahontas
Alan Menken; Stephen Schwartz
 
Year
Film
Winner (Best Original Score)
1995
The Lion King
Hans Zimmer
1994
Schindler's List
John Williams
1993
Aladdin
Alan Menken
1992
Beauty and the Beast
Alan Menken
1991
Dances with Wolves
John Barry
 

  
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