The composers we know and love for their movie music have often also written concert music, such as classical concertos, symphonies and chamber music. Tonight I’ll offer a mix of movie music and concert music by film score composers.
Max Steiner Gone with the Wind: Apotheosis RCA/BMG 452
COND Charles Gerhardt
ORCH National Philharmonic Orch.
John Williams American Journey CBS/Sony 89364
COND John Williams
ORCH Recording Artists Orch of L.A.
Nino Rota Concerto for Strings CBS/Sony 66279
COND Riccardo Muti
ORCH La Scala Philharmonic Orchestr
James Horner Pas de Deux Mercury 4811487
COND Vasily Petrenko
ORCH Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
SOLO Mari Samuelsen, violin
SOLO Hakon Samuelsen, cello