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Simon Rattle conducts film scores at the Waldbühne

28 Jun 2015
From the Berlin Waldbühne

Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle

  • Alfred Newman · Bronislau Kaper
    20th Century Fox Fanfare · Mutiny on the Bounty (5 min.)

  • David Raksin
    Laura (6 min.)

  • Jerome Moross
    The Big Country (3 min.)

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold
    The Adventures of Robin Hood (18 min.)

  • Scott Bradley
    Tom and Jerry (7 min.)

  • Miklós Rózsa
    Ben Hur Suite (9 min.)

  • John Williams
    Indiana Jones: Raiders March (6 min.)

  • John Williams
    E.T.: Flying Theme (5 min.)

  • John Williams
    Star Wars: Main Title (7 min.)

  • Paul Lincke
    Berliner Luft (5 min.)

For their traditional concert in the Waldbühne, the Berliner Philharmoniker rounded off the 2014/2015 season as usual with a programme that is particularly full of atmosphere. Sir Simon Rattle devoted himself to the genre of film music, something which is rarely heard in concerts with the Philharmoniker. The opener, the famous 20th Century Fox Fanfare, is a work by Alfred Newman, who won many Oscars and is considered one of the best-known film music composers of America. Miklós Rózsa was no less famous – he wrote, for instance, the music for Ben Hur, including what is probably the best-known chariot race in film history. And there’s Bernard Herrmann, who became world-famous through his work with Alfred Hitchcock (e.g., The Trouble with Harry, Vertigo, Marnie, Psycho).

 

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