Category Archives: Orchestral

The Day The Earth Stood Still | Soundtrack Suite –Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann (1911-1975)

One of the great Hollywood film composers. Here his use of the theremin is distinctive, although he used it in a number of other scores.

From: Soundtrack Fred

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D’un soir triste — Lili Boulanger (1918)

Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)

She composed many pieces before her premature death at age 24. There used to be talk among classical music musicians and enthusiasts about which composers who died young would have contributed increasingly great music had they lived. I’m quite sure she would have.

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