Oscar Music Iii

Liane concludes her conversations with NPR's Andy Trudeau about this year's Academy Award nominees for best dramatic film score. Today, they talk about David Hirschfelder's score to Elizabeth (London 289 460 796-2). In comparing this score to other costume drama scores, Andy plays excerpts from George Delerue's "Anne of the Thousand Days" (Decca DL 79174), Erich Korngold's "Elizabeth and Essex" (RCA 0185-2-RG) and John Barry's "Mary, Queen of Scots" (Decaa DL 79186). The other nominees are recapped: Nicola Piovani's "Life is Beautiful" (Virgin 7243 8 46428 2 2), Randy Newman's "Pleasantville" (Varese Sarabande VSD-5988), Hans Zimmer's "Thin Red Line" (RCA 09026-63382-2), and John Williams' "Saving Private Ryan" (Dreamworks DRMD-50046).

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