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FROM BABELSBERG TO HOLLYWOOD

Where does the famous ‚Hollywood-Sound’ come from? This FilmmusicConcert invites you to a musical journey into a phantastic world, from the beginnings of film history to the present, from the German silent film to the dreamfactory Hollywood:

METROPOLIS, CASABLANCA, JAMES BOND, HARRY POTTER or STAR WARS – these melodies, you can’t get out of your head, are fascinating the audience.

The presentation complements the musical experience by combining interesting anecdotes with filmhistorical information in an enjoyable and amusing way. In guiding through the programme the presenter manages to build ‘a bridge’ between the music and the audience.

Duration:
100min.
Ensemble:
large orchestra (from 46 Musicians)
Instrumentation:
3(2.+3. alto + picc.).3(3. ca).3(3. bscl).3(3.cbsn) – 4.3.3(3. bs).2 – timpani, 4 perc, 2 harps (optional 1 harp), piano/celesta, strings (12.10.8.6.5) extra instrumentation: tenor sax, soprano sax,
Musicians:
38strings

Setlist

  • Alfred Newman: Twentieth Century Fox Fanfare

  • Miklós Rózsa: Prelude from Ben Hur

  • Gottfried Huppertz: Transformation Scene from Metropolis

  • Georg Haentzschel: Music from Münchhausen

  • Friedrich Hollaender: Marlene Dietrich-Medley

  • Max Steiner: Suite from Casablanca

  • Max Steiner: 'Tara's Theme' from Gone With The Wind

  • Lalo Schifrin: Theme from Mission: Impossible

  • Henry Mancini: 'Moon River' from Breakfast At Tiffany's

  • Bernard Herrmann: Prelude from Psycho

  • Monty Norman, John Barry u.a.: Themes From 007

  • Dan Jones: Suite from Shadows Of The Vampire

  • John Williams: Theme from Schindler's List

  • John Williams: Theme from Star Wars

  • John Williams: Music from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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