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Sound of Cinema: Conducting for Hollywood

Conductor Robert Ziegler chooses excerpts from his favourite Hollywood soundtracks. With Leonard Bernstein, Rozsa, Herrmann, Arlen, Stokowski, Johnny Greenwood and Patrick Doyle.

As part of the Sound of Cinema season, conductor Robert Ziegler chooses excerpts from some of his favourite Hollywood soundtracks, including music from Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story", Miklos Rozsa's "Spellbound Concerto", Bernard Herrmann's "Vertigo", Harold Arlen's "The Wizard of Oz", Leopold Stokowski's "Fantasia", Johnny Greenwood's "There will be Blood" and Pat Doyle's "Hamlet".

2 hours

Music Played

  • Danny Elfman

    Theme from The Simpsons / "We do" / End Credits

    Orchestra: Alf Clausen Orchestra & Singers. Conductor: Alf Clausen.
    • Elfman and Clausen: The Simpsons.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Harold Arlen

    The Wizard of Oz (excerpts)

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert Stothart.
    • Arlen : The Wizard of Oz.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Jonny Greenwood

    There will be blood - music for the film (Open Spaces and Proven Lands)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ziegler.
    • There Will Be Blood.
    • Miramax.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story - Act 1, no.4; The Dance at the gym

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Johnny Green.
    • Bernstein - West Side Story.
    • Sony.
    • 7.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Hamlet - music for the film: Fanfare and In Pace

    Singer: Plácido Domingo. Conductor: Robert Ziegler.
    • Patrick Doyle: Film Music.
    • Sony.
    • 2.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Prince and the Pauper (excerpts)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Korngold - The Prince and the Pauper.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 15.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I'm and ordinary man, from My Fair Lady

    Singer: Rex Harrison. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Loewe: My Fair Lady.
    • Sony.
    • 5.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Vertigo - suite from the film music (excerpts)

    Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
    • Herrmann: Vertigo Suite.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 1.
  • Mark Isham

    42 - Music from the film (Jackie Robinson )

    Conductor: Robert Ziegler.
    • Mark Isham: 42 - Music from the film.
    • Watertower.
    • 13.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    Spellbound - concerto for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Leonard Pennario. Orchestra: The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Miklós Rózsa.
    • Rozsa: Spellbound.
    • 1.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai

    A Night on the bare mountain, ed. Rimsky-Korsakov

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski.
    • Musorgsky: A Night on the bare mountain.
    • Disney.
    • 5.
  • William Walton

    Henry V - music for the film (excerpts)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: William Walton.
    • Walton: Film Music.
    • EMI.
    • 8.
  • Howard Shore

    Hugo - music from the film (The Chase)

    Conductor: Robert Ziegler.
    • Howard Shore: Hugo - Film Soundtrack.
    • Howe Records.
    • 2.
  • Carl Stalling

    Putty-Tat Trouble / The High & The Flighty

    Orchestra: Warner Bros Orchestra. Conductor: Carl Stalling.
    • Music from the cartoons.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 1.