Discovering Music - On The Waterfront

Wednesday 18 September

8.30pm-8.50pm

BBC RADIO 3

As part of the BBC’s Sound Of Cinema season, Stephen Johnson explores On The Waterfront, Bernstein's only true film score.

It's one of his most transfixing scores, and yet On The Waterfront was to remain Bernstein's only score conceived for the cinema. Johnson assesses Berstein's affinity for the needs of the silver screen and explores how the music evolved into the dazzling orchestral suite we hear today the concert halls.

Presenter/ Stephen Johnson, Producer /Michael Surcombe for the BBC

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