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Bear McCreary

February 12th, 2015

Genre:
Soundtrack

Years Active:
'00s






Bear McCreary

Biography

Score composer Bear McCreary was born in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on February 17, 1979, the son of the writer Laura Kalpakian. He obtained degrees in Composition and Recording Arts from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California and became a protégé of the film composer Elmer Bernstein, for whom he reconstructed and re-orchestrated the score for the 1963 film Kings of the Sun, resulting in the recording of a new album of the music. After scoring a number of short films in the late 1990s and early 2000s, McCreary was hired to compose the music for a new version of the television series Battlestar Galactica, which premiered on the Sci Fi Channel in 2004. Soundtrack albums of his music were released in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009 by La-La Land Records, corresponding to the four seasons of the series. In 2006, McCreary scored the straight-to-video film Rest Stop, with a soundtrack album released by PlanR. (He also scored the 2008 sequel, Rest Stop: Don't Look Back; its soundtrack album was released by La-La Land.) In 2007, he scored Wrong Turn 2: Dead End, another straight-to-video feature, and La-La Land released the soundtrack album. In 2008, he provided music for the TV series Eureka on the Fox network, and there was a soundtrack album on La-La Land. The same year, the label released McCreary's score music for the Sci Fi Channel's series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. La-La Land also released his soundtrack album for the straight-to-video Battlestar Galactica prequel film Caprica in 2009; McCreary was hired to score the Caprica TV series premiering on the Sci Fi Channel in 2010.

Top Albums


1. Outlander (O..

2. Battlestar G..

3. Original Sou..

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8. Terminator -..

9. Da Vinci's D..

10. Defiance (Or..

11. Dark Void (O..

12. Europa Repor..

13. Apocalypse (..

14. Knights of B..

15. Da Vinci's D..

16. The Music of..

17. SOCOM 4 (Ori..

18. Human Target..

19. Moon Breaker..

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Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.

Dance of the Druids (feat. Raya Yarb.. Outlander (Original Televis.. 4:38 $1.29
2.

Outlander – Main Title Theme (Skye B.. Outlander – Main Title Them.. 1:36 $1.29
3.

Theme from Black Sails Black Sails (A Starz Origin.. 3:17 $0.99
4.

Outlander – The Skye Boat Song (Cast.. Outlander (Original Televis.. 2:04 $1.29
5.

Wedding Outlander (Original Televis.. 3:46 $1.29
6.

Fallen Through Time Outlander (Original Televis.. 5:38 $1.29
7.

People Disappear All the Time Outlander (Original Televis.. 3:32 $1.29
8.

Marriage Contract Outlander (Original Televis.. 1:53 $1.29
9.

Clean Pease Strae Outlander (Original Televis.. 2:02 $1.29
10.

Castle Leoch Outlander (Original Televis.. 2:58 $1.29
11.

Woman of Balnain (feat. Gillebride M.. Outlander (Original Televis.. 5:02 $1.29
12.

Comin' Thro' the Rye Outlander (Original Televis.. 1:45 $1.29
13.

Main Title Theme Song (UNKLE Remix) Walking Dead: AMC Original .. 4:23 $1.29
14.

Losing Side of History Outlander (Original Televis.. 4:52 $1.29
15.

Black Sails Main Title Black Sails (A Starz Origin.. 1:33 $0.99
16.

All Along the Watchtower Battlestar Galactica: Seaso.. 3:33 $0.99
17.

Kara Remembers Battlestar Galactica: Seaso.. 3:27 $0.99
18.

Mrs. Fitz Outlander (Original Televis.. 2:03 $1.29
19.

Your Heart Sucks My Soul (feat. Bren.. Knights of Badassdom (Origi.. 4:42 $0.99
20.

Black Sails Theme and Variations Black Sails (A Starz Origin.. 3:36 $0.99
21.

Apocalypse (Theme from "The Plan.. Battlestar Galactica: The P.. 4:07 $0.99
22.

Allegro Battlestar Galactica: Seaso.. 5:02 $0.99
23.

Colonial Anthem (Theme from Battlest.. Battlestar Galactica: Seaso.. 4:03 $0.99
24.

Everly End Credits Everly (Original Motion Pic.. 6:47 $0.99
25.

Resolution Everly (Original Motion Pic.. 2:08 $0.99

Top Music Videos


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