Joseph LoDuca

~ Person


Joseph LoDuca is an American television and film score composer best known for his work writing television scores for the series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Leverage, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, The Librarians TV series, American Gothic and Jack of All Trades. Originally an accomplished jazz guitarist in the Detroit (MI, USA) area, LoDuca frequently provides music for producer/director Sam Raimi, producer/director Dean Devlin and actor Bruce Campbell's films and series. Prior to his work on The Evil Dead, his first film, he released a jazz LP titled Glisten.

LoDuca's credits include 2 Primetime Emmy Awards, 11 Primetime Emmy Nominations, and “Most Performed Underscore” recognitions from ASCAP for four consecutive years. He garnered a César Award nomination; Meilleure Musique Écrite Pour Un Film (Best Music) and a Saturn Award nomination for the French international film Brotherhood of the Wolf, as well as being lauded as "Horror Film Composer of the Year" for his score to Army of Darkness.

LoDuca was nominated for and won the Emmy Award in 2009 for Outstanding Music Composition For A Series for his music in Legend of the Seeker.

LoDuca played in a rock band in his teens, before studying literature and composition at the University of Michigan and Wayne State University. He claimed to prefer composition, because it let him "run among the disciplines without getting caught".

Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license


Album + Soundtrack

Year Title RatingReleases
1987 Evil Dead II 2
1993 Army of Darkness 4 2
1993 Evil Dead 2
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: Original Television Soundtrack 2
1996 Xena: Warrior Princess 5 2
1997 Xena: Warrior Princess, Volume 2 5 2
1997 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Volume 2 1
1998 Xena: Warrior Princess: The Bitter Suite: A Musical Odyssey 4 2
1998 Young Hercules: Original Television Soundtrack 2
1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Volume 3 2
1999 Xena: Warrior Princess, Volume 4 5 2
2000 Xena: Warrior Princess, Volume 5: Lyre, Lyre, Hearts on Fire 2
2000 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Volume 4 2
2001 Xena: Warrior Princess, Volume 6 4.5 1
2001 Brotherhood of the Wolf 2
2006 The Triangle 1
2007 The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines / Quest for the Spear 3 1
2008 The Messengers 1
2009 The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice 1
2009 Boogeyman 2
2010 Leverage 1
2010 Spartacus: Blood and Sand 3
2011 Patagonia (OST) (International Version) 1
2012 Spartacus: Vengeance 1
2013 Spartacus: War Of The Damned 2
2015 Burying the Ex 1
2015 The Librarians 1
2015 Xena Warrior Princess 1
2015 Ash Vs Evil Dead 1

Showing all release groups by this artist. Show only official release groups instead, or show various artists release groups.