Music For The Movies

Music For The Movies

The Hollywood Sound

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With a revived interest in the scores created for Hollywood films in the 1930's and 40's. "Music for the Movies: The Hollywood Sound" explores a segment of that legacy through composers like Max Steiner ("Gone With the Wind"), Franz Waxman ("Bride of Frankenstein") and Erich Korngold ("The Adventures of Robin Hood"), all of whom came from Europe. Steiner was a pupil of Ravel. The American roster includes David Raksin ("Laura") and Alfred Newman ("The Hunchback of Notre Dame"). Host and narrator John Mauceri conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales against a backdrop of clips from the various movies.
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur : n.d
ISBN: 9780769784557
Branch Call Number: DVD781.542 M973
Characteristics: 1 video disc (85 mins.) : sd., col., 4 3/4 in. + card
Additional Contributors: Waletzky, Joshua
Alternative Title: Hollywood sound


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