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, Robots, Androids, and Cyborgs! Hear music from films such as Metropolis, Star Wars, Alien and WALL-E.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, we’ll hear scores from Hisaishi’s anime films including Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and more.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, we’ll hear music from the scores of Sherlock Holmes including music from the classic Basil Rathbone series to contemporary versions starring Robert Downey jr. as well as music from the just released Mr. Holmes staring Ian McKellen.