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 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.
We’ll hear excerpts from all five Best Score nominees, and remarks by composers Alexandre Desplat, Johann Johannsson and more. From The Grand Budapest Hotel to The Theory of Everything, it’s Oscar time on this week’s edition of The Score.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Love-Hate Relationships. We’ll hear music from films about love-hate relationships like The Painted Veil, Pride and Prejudice, The Taming of the Shrew and more on the next edition of The Score.
We’ll talk with Oscar winning composer Howard Shore about his work on Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit on the next edition of The Score.