2021-05-04 21:15:04 UTC
I just finished listening to an interview that was on BBC
Radio's Newshour. No doubt you'd be interested in giving it
a listen too since it's about John Williams' music.
The interview was by the BBC's Tim Franks and was with two
of the musicians from the London Symphony Orchestra about
their playing and recording music composed by John Williams
and specifically the soundtracks for Star Wars.
Included in the interview is the principal horn with the
LSO who recorded the first Star Wars soundtrack, David
Cripps (sp?) among others in the series of movies. You'll
enjoy his answer to the question if Williams' film music
should be considered to be on the same plane as "proper
The other musician was a violinist who was part of the later
SW soundtrack recordings as well as those for the Superman
The Beeb is pretty good about making the audio available
on their website, so you can probably track it down, probably
with longer interviews that the edited versions that were
part of the news broadcast.
Nyssa, who often hears the most amazing and interesting
things on foreign news broadcasts