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, we’ll hear piano concertos played specifically for film including Miklos Rosza’s Spellbound Concerto and Richard Addinsell’s Warsaw Concerto.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, we visit the audio archive for a conversation with the late Mel Blanc about his life as the voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and dozens of other characters.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, we’ll hear music from buddy films, including Sideways, Jules and Jim, Lethal Weapon, Toy Story, and more.
Silva Records has just released a 6-CD set of scores from films made in Europe, Asia, and South America. We’ll hear music from The Last Emperor, Let the Right One In, Pan’s Labyrinth and more on the next edition of The Score.