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: A Conversation with Alan Silvestri. One of the most respected composers in Hollywood talks to Edmund about his movies including Back to the Future, Forest Gump, The Polar Express and The Avengers.
This week on The Score with Edmund Stone: Ship Ahoy! Movies about ships are perennial favorites of Hollywood and this week we focus on some, including Star Trek, Titanic, Master and Commander and Moby Dick.
This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, Deception. We encounter scam artists, con-men, imposters and liars in films about Deception, including The Usual Suspects, Catch Me If You Can and Ex Machina (Mackinna), and more.
This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, Island Time. From Treasure to Cutthroat and Shutter to Dr Moreau, it’s music for films set on remote islands