On the trail from Morricone, boynton found Scorelogue - a site once devoted to film music and from the archives found two lists.
20 Most Obvious Oscar Oversights
1. Ennio Morricone - Prince has an Oscar and the Maestro doesn't. Enough said.
and perhaps more controversially:
the Greatest 100 film scores of the 20th Century
Think of this as a time capsule, if you will, which symbolizes the significant accomplishments and influences of the film music age.
(boynton is pleased to see Max Steiner's GWTW score at number one. Last time she saw the film (at the Astor) she thought: this is actually a musical...
and Herrman comes in at number 2. )