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.
We explore John Williams’ music from films by directors besides Spielberg and Lucas, including his scores for Harry Potter, The Patriot, JFK and more on the next edition of The Score.
Some of John Williams’ best-known music was written for blockbuster movies by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. We’ll hear selections from Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Saving Private Ryan and more on the next edition of The Score.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Toys, Bugs, Fish and Monsters: The Music of Pixar Studios. Pixar Studios not only revolutionized digital animation, they’ve also commissioned some of the best film scores around. We’ll hear music from Toy Story, A Bugs Life, Finding Nemo and more on the next edition of The Score.
Our annual show featuring some of the best soundtracks from the past year, including Transformers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficient, and The Imitation Game on the next edition of The Score.