Eduard Nikolaevich Artemyev (born 1937) is a Russian electronic and film score composer. He became interested in electronic music in the 1960s, when the genre had just begun. He is now one of Russia's most renowned composers.
Works to which Artemyev has composed music:
- A Quiet Day at the End of the War (1970, dir, Nikita Mikhalkov)
- Solaris (1972, dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
- At Home Among Strangers (1974, dir. Nikita Mikhalkov)
- Slave of Love (1976, dir. Nikita Mikhalkov)
- Stalker (1979, dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
- Siberiade (1979, dir. Andrei Konchalovsky)
- When Do Whales Leave? (1981, dir. Anatoly Nitochkin)
- Moon Rainbow (1983, dir. Vladimir Karpichev and Andrei Yermash)
- TASS Is Authorized To Declare (1984 TV miniseries, dir. Vladimir Fokin)
- Courier (1987, dir. Karen Shakhnazarov)
- Homer And Eddie (1988, dir. Andrei Konchalovsky)
- Autostop (1990, dir. Nikita Mikhalkov)
- The Inner Circle (1991, dir. Andrei Konchalovsky)
- Burnt by the Sun (1994, dir. Nikita Mikhalkov)
- The Barber of Siberia (1994, dir. Nikita Mikhalkov)
- Doctor Zhivago (2006, remake by Alexander Proshkin)
- The Nutcracker in 3D (2010, dir. Andrei Konchalovsky)
- Sunstroke (2014, dir. Nikita Mikhalkov)
Tropes relating to Artemyev's music:
- Associated Composer: For Andrei Konchalovsky, Nikita Mikhalkov, and Andrei Tarkovsky. Especially for Mikhalkov.
- Rearrange the Song: Rearranged Bach's "Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ" into the theme from Solaris. Later on his own theme for Siberiade was rearranged by PPK into the trance hit "Resurrection".