Big Movies require Big Music!

November 14, 2020, 9:55 am

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Sangre de Cristos (Photo: Matthew Snyder)

On this week’s Soundtrack, Maggie and Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips explore the film and chamber music of Jerome Moross. Soundtrack producer Greg Broderick shares a piano work feature in Final Fantasy X.

And a hometown treat from our own Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus! Excerpts from the 2012 movie, Lincoln, with a score by John Williams.

 

Playlist

Jerome Moross:  Title theme from The Big Country, original motion picture soundtrack.

Aki Kuroda:  Assault, from the video game Final Fantasy X.

Jerome Moross:  Piano Quintet, performed by the Texas Festival Chamber Orchestra.

John Williams: Excerpts from the original motion picture soundtrack, Lincoln, featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by the composer.

Rachmaninoff:  Vocalise, performed by violinist Joshua Bell and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.