Stanley Myers was a fairly prolific and highly versatile composer . By the time of his death, he had more than a hundred film and television scoring credits to his name. He is perhaps best known for his music for the 1978 film, The Deer Hunter, particularly the moving "Cavatina". This piece combines a flowing arpreggiated line, a chordal accompaniment, and a captivating melody. It is not as easy as it looks. Measures total 63.