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, 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.
For St. Patrick’s Day: films about The Irish in America. We’ll hear scores from Angela’s Ashes, Far and Away and more on the next edition of the Score.
We’ll hear scores from films set in Japan including Memoirs of a Geisha, Princess Mononoke, Lost in Translation and more on the next edition of The Score.
We’ll hear Oscar-winning scores from years gone by. Tune in for music from films including Atonement, Lord Of The Rings, E.T. and more on the next edition of The Score.