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’ll hear scores from films set in Paris, including The Hunchback of Notre Dame, GiGi, An American in Paris and more on the next edition of The Score.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Remembering Mancini. Family members share their memories of the late Henry Mancini. We’ll talk with the composer’s son Chris and wife Ginny about his life, and his award-winning music for Days of Wine and Roses, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, A Touch of Evil and more.
We’ll learn about the legendary composer of classic scores including The Magnificent Seven, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Ten Commandments and The Age of Innocence. Elmer Bernstein’s son Peter is our guest on the next edition of The Score.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Scores from Renaissance England. Including Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s score to The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, George DeLaRue’s A Man for All Seasons and more on the next edition of The Score.