Music by John Barry


Music by John Barry: A Chronology of Selected Works

Authors: Jon Burlingame, Geoff Leonard and Peter Walker

246mm x 189mm / Portrait
496pp / Hardback
Profusely illustrated

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  • First ever detailed account of John Barry’s film work that spans his entire career.
  • An essential reference work for his legion of admirers and for any student of cinema or music.
  • Packed with over 200 images; many rare, some previously unpublished
  • Includes separate chapters devoted to seven James Bond films.

A near five-hundred page, fully-illustrated book, Music by John Barry is a chronological exploration of key landmarks underpinning Barry’s illustrious career. Written in the form of extensively researched essays concentrating on one specific score, over forty are represented from the first, Beat Girl, to the last, Enigma.

Whether highly acclaimed or more low key films, each chapter sets out, clearly and accurately, the circumstances surrounding the inception and completion of the score under scrutiny and in doing so, provides fresh insights into John Barry’s remarkable legacy.