Max Steiner’s Indelible Mark on Movie Music
Explore the life of Max Steiner, influential Hollywood composer known for iconic scores like King Kong and Casablanca, and his impact on film music.
8 Composers Who Have Stars on the Hollywood Walk-of-Fame
Explore the Hollywood Walk-of-Fame through the stars of renowned film composers like Leonard Bernstein, Ennio Morricone, and Hans Zimmer.
Movies About Composers
Explore the portrayal of famous composers in films like Amadeus, The Great Waltz, A Song to Remember, and Copying Beethoven, and how these movies balance drama and historical accuracy.
Fact or Fiction: The One and Only “Amadeus”
This article explores the historical inaccuracies in the 1984 film 'Amadeus', focusing on the portrayal of Mozart and Salieri's relationship and the rumor of Mozart's murder.
Oscar-Nominated Composer Terence Blanchard Discusses “Da 5 Bloods” & Leading an Epic 96 Piece Orchestra for the Score
Terence Blanchard discusses his Oscar-nominated score for Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods, his 25-film collaboration with Lee, and his historic opera set to open the Metropolitan Opera's season.
Oscar-Nominated Composer Emile Mosseri Discusses “Minari” & Scoring the Film Before He Was Hired
Emile Mosseri discusses his unique approach to scoring the Oscar-nominated film 'Minari', writing themes before the film was shot, and his belief in the importance of early music composition.
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Explore the rich history of the viola, its unique sound, and its rise from a supporting role to a star in the orchestra. Tune in Saturday to learn more about this underappreciated instrument.
6 Pieces By Black Composers Whose Inspirations and Innovations Have Helped Define Our American Sound
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