Three pioneers of film music: Shostakovich, Korngold and Copland


Among the many concert hall composers seduced by cinema were Shostakovich, Korngold and Copland. Yet each brought an individual outlook and had very different experiences, relates Andrew Farach-Colton

Errol Flynn in the trailer for Captain Blood, a film scored by Korngold
Errol Flynn in the trailer for Captain Blood, a film scored by Korngold

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