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NJSO and Other Orchestras on Falling in Love with Film:

"Just as film snobs used to look down on the medium of television, so too did many in the classical music world look down at film scores. 

But as time — not to mention pop music soundtracks — make big orchestral Hollywood scores more and more a thing of the past, musicians, conductors and audiences are becoming more accustomed to experiencing film music in concert halls. And orchestras are increasingly looking to the great film scores of yore to appeal to both music aficionados and symphony newbies alike.

The most popular way to play film music these days? Have a full orchestra perform the score in synch with the full projected film. "

Read the full article at www.nj.com online here

 


 

 

Incoming Music Director Xian Zhang Featured on NJTV's "State of the Arts"

 

 

 


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