Amazing Coincidences at the Movies


| August 11, 2000

Amazing Coincidences at the Movies,NPR.org
'Throughout music history, composers have readily turned to each other for ideas. So it's no surprise that film composers follow suit-some more blatantly than others.' NPR dares to ask questions like: did John Williams adopt Igor Stravinsky's technique in The Rite of Spring to 'draw a vivid portrait of the unknown in Star Wars? Was Carl Orff's Carmina Burana the inspiration for James Horner's Glory soundrack? Listen to the clips and decide for yourself if the similarities are too great. --SVBGo there>>