Announced this week were new composer assignments for Dario Marianelli (The Secret Garden), Dustin O'Halloran & Hauschka (A Christmas Carol) and Mark Korven (In the Tall Grass), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 35 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): The Goldfinch (Trevor Gureckis) & Hustlers (No score).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The Goldfinch (20 songs)
-Hustlers (56 song)
-Chasing Einstein (1 song)
-Depraved (9 songs)
-The Harvesters (Die Stropers) (3 songs)
-Monos (0 songs)
-The Sound of Silence (17 songs)
-Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! (2 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- David Mansfield (Heaven's Gate, The Apostle) is turning 63 today.
- J. Peter Robinson (Cocktail, Wayne's World) is turning 74 on Monday, September 16.
- Paul Williams (The Muppet Movie, Phantom of the Paradise) is turning 79 on Thursday, September 19.