|20th Century Fox Fanfare|
|LaLaLand Records Score||#1|
|Produced by||Dean Devlin|
"20th Century Fox Fanfare" is a composition by Alfred Newman and the first track in Independence Day (Complete Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). It is played to accompany the 20th Century Fox logo during the opening of the movie studio's feature films. The fanfare is played at the beginning of Independence Day and Independence Day: Resurgence.
The 20th Century Fox fanfare was composed in 1933 by Alfred Newman, a longtime head of Fox's music department from 1940 to the 1960s. In 1953, Newman re-composed the fanfare with "CinemaScope extension".
Usage in Independence Day
- Independence Day utilizes the 1994 recording by Bruce Broughton.
- Independence Day: Resurgence utilizes the 1997 recording by David Newman.