Since the big Comic-Con reveal, Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Terry Matalas has discussed and teased the upcoming third and final season, which will see the return of the main cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation. And since our last update, he’s continued to post, including a sneak peek at some of the music that pays tribute to the work of the late composer Jerry Goldsmith.
goldsmith love in Picard season 3
Over the weekend, Matalas shared a short video of music being recorded for Picard Season three at the Warner Brothers Scoring Stage in Burbank, CA.
— Terry Matalas (@TerryMatalas) July 31, 2022
Matalas exclaimed “Goldsmith love,” referring to how the music evokes the “The Enterprise” theme from Jerry Goldsmith’s Oscar-nominated score Star Trek: The Movie. Goldsmith himself would evoke this theme in the scores of future Star Trek films, including the three TNG-era films he scored (First contact, revoltand Nemesis). Goldsmith is also known for the main theme Star Trek: The Next Generationtaken from its main theme Star Trek: The Movie. The legendary composer has been credited with a number of Picard Episodes that have used elements of his music, including his Emmy-winning theme Star Trek: Voyager.
Earlier in July. Matalas revealed this third season of Picard will recognize Goldsmith’s work “in a great way.” He also Approved They will pay homage to Goldsmith’s TNG theme.
Let’s just say that season 3 of #StarTrekPicard will honor him greatly… 🤫 https://t.co/bqtHoT0RQ0
— Terry Matalas (@TerryMatalas) July 22, 2022
Matalas’ tweet includes links to two new composers for Star Trek: Stephen Barton and Freddie Wiedman, both of whom are now listing Picard belong to their work. Barton is the main composer of the third season. Matalas worked with Barton on his previous series 12 monkeys. He is also known for his work on a number of video games including Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, for which he was nominated and won several awards. Frederik “Freddie” Wiedmann is contributing additional music for the third season. Wiedmann’s credits span over two decades, including live action and much animated work, which earned him a string of Annie Award nominations and an Emmy win.
Barton also shared an image from the Season 3 taping, revealing that they use an 80-piece orchestra, which is on the larger side for a TV show. He tagged both Matalas and Picard Editor Drew Nichols attending the review session.
— Stephen Barton (@ComposerBarton) July 28, 2022
Matalas made no mention of Jeff Russo, who composed the themes and music for the previous two seasons of Picard. It is not known what role he will play in the third season.
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