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Oscar-Nominated Composers Embrace Their Rare Moment on Stage

It's not often that a composer is asked to provide musical accompaniment to a woman having sex with a fish monster.  It's almost as rare that a composer is asked to conduct a big-city symphony in a performance of his movie score the same week he's expected to win an Oscar for it. Alexandre Desplat, whose music gave voice to the emotions of the mute couple at the center of “The Shape of Water,” embraced both tasks.  He was one of five Academy Award nominees...

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