Lawrence Nash Groupé, born April 1957, best known as Larry Groupé, is an American film score composer for Immediate Music's offshoot label, Imperativa Records. Groupé has composed and orchestrated music for dozens of films and television programs. His most popular works include the score for Rod Lurie's movies Deterrence and The Contender. Groupé has been nominated four times for an Emmy award, and won three
Larry Groupé's skills as a composer, his ability to grab a movie by its balls and turn it into an artistic endeavor beyond anything one could previously have conceived of, is uncontroverted. There are just a few musical cues in The Contender and they therefore stand out-each one its own charismatic gem. What Larry is able to do is not only take a scene and help find its emotional rhythm but also make that one cue part of the film's overall texture. His work is variegated to the degree that one cannot pigeonhole the specifics of his musical skill.
Lawrence Nash Groupé, best known as Larry Groupé, is an Emmy Award-winning American film score composer. In 2004 he was nominated for the Emmy Award to the best original score for the TV series Line of Fire. He later won the Emmy with the score for documentary film Jonas Salk: Personally Speaking.
The album was recorded and mixed using Pro Tools with producer Tim Weidner and orchestral arrangements by Larry Groupé who conducted the San Diego Symphony Orchestra. Larry Groupé – orchestral composition and arrangements, conductor. Bruce Donnelly – orchestral arrangements. Frank Macchia – orchestral arrangements.
1. The Contender: The Statesman. 2. The Contender: I Stand For. 3. The Contender: Timmy Meets The President. 4. The Contender: Prophecy Fulfilled. 6. The Contender: The Real Story. 7. The Contender: Meet Mr. Makerowitz. 8. The Contender: The Speech. 9. The Contender: Nobody's Business. 10. The Contender: The Deposition. 11. The Contender: The Portrait Room. 12. The Contender: Will's Story. 13. The Contender: End Title: The Chapel Of Democracy.
Larry Groupe is one of the most talented and versatile composers working in the entertainment industry today. With an impressive musical resume in film and TV as well as the concert stage, his achievements have received both critical praise and popular acclaim. He just completed his latest score for Straw Dogs directed by Rob Laurie starring James Marsden, Alexander Skarsgard. Nothing But The Truth with Matt Dillon and Alan Alda. Resurrecting The Champ with Samuel L. Jackson and Josh Hartnett. All collaborations with writer-director Rod Laurie.