Mozart Went To The Movies is a three-part series on the history of orchestral film music, from its roots in European concert halls to its use in cutting edge multimedia.
Part One: The Orchestra Comes to The Odeon
Silent movies were never silent. We trace the orchestra's journey from the opera house to the movie house.
Part Two: Escaping to Hollywood
How Jewish refugees from Nazi Europe forever changed the sound of movie music.
Part Three: Space Operas and The Digital Age
Star Wars marks the return of the epic orchestral score. And we'll hear how the classic movie sound is influencing digital media, and creating new audiences for symphonic music.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, we’ll hear music composed by Craig Armstrong for films including Love Actually, Moulin Rouge, and The Great Gatsby.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, we’ll hear music from movies set in London including The King’s Speech, V for Vendetta, Jack the Ripper and more.
This week on The Score, Edmund plays music from Titanic, Braveheart, Avatar, and more in tribute to the famous American composer James Horner who past away late last month.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, we’ll hear music from films about George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and others who helped shape American democracy.