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ICS: Classical Roadmap Talks - The History and Art of Film Music

  • Lefel 1

Presented by Dr Jonathan James.

Music and drama have made the perfect pair ever since Ancient times. This presentation will look at the craft and magic of their combination on screen, from the lush scores of the Hollywood golden age through to present-day techniques. Expect classics by Steiner, Herrmann, Williams jostling alongside modern masters, all brought alive with film excerpts and demonstrations at the piano. Suitable for the complete novice and seasoned concert-goers.


With fun live illustrations on piano and with guest musicians and a potpouri of audio excerpts, these light-hearted presentations will help you join the dots in classical music history and introduce you to a whole new world of listening. Suitable for the complete novice and seasoned concert-goers.