This first episode looks at the classic orchestral film scores. In the 1930s, Viennese composers produced stirring, romantic scores for films such as King Kong and The Adventures of Robin ... See full summary »

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Neil Brand ...
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Himself - Composer, 'Chariots of Fire'
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Himself - Composer, 'Gladiator'
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Himself - Director, 'Taxi Driver'
Bernie Anderson ...
Himself - Silent Film Accompanist
Joseph Billé ...
Himself - Director, Warner Bros Music Library
Norma Shepherd ...
Herself - Bernard Hermann's Wife
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This first episode looks at the classic orchestral film scores. In the 1930s, Viennese composers produced stirring, romantic scores for films such as King Kong and The Adventures of Robin Hood. Later, American composers brought a darker sounds to Citizen Kane, Psycho and Taxi Driver.

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12 September 2013 (UK)  »

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Neil Brand: Some people say "the best score is the one you don't hear". I say "the best score is the one you hear when you need to".
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