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Mark Snow (born Martin Fulterman on 26 August 1946 in New York City) is a prolific composer for film and television. One of his most famous compositions is the theme music for sci-fi show The X-Files. August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... The X-Files was a popular American television series created by Chris Carter. ...

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  • IMDB entry for Mark Snow

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ASCAP's Mark Snow (544 words)
Mark Snow's status as one of today's most innovative and successful film and television composers is only the latest element of a far-reaching and eclectic career in music.
Snow left the band in 1973 and, after a brief period in record production, moved to Los Angeles in 1974 and began working as a film and television composer.
Snow's home studio, featuring a mind-boggling array of the latest electronic equipment, enables him to "audition" an entire score for producers and directors -- and his very friendly dogs -- in the comfort of his own backyard.
Encore: The Ultimate Mark Snow Site - X Files score CD (1454 words)
Snow has scored every episode of the series and if there was ever any doubt that he would have to lend his hand to the big-budget X-Files movie, it never surfaced.
Snow's distinctive sound is as integral to the X-Files mythos as David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson and Chris Carter are.
Snow sometimes takes the Goldsmith approach of disassembling elements of his title theme for use as motivic material, notably the echoing four note keyboard motif that opens the title theme, which appears in several cues subtly voiced by harps.
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