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Film, Video #Declassified: In Search of Korngold

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  • #Declassified: In Search of Korngold


  • The Library's Paul Sommerfeld demonstrates how Erich Wolfgang Korngold's compositional techniques proved to be a powerful influence in defining the sound and style of music in Hollywood film. Examples from the film "Captain Blood," in addition to Korngold's own musical sketches, correspondence and other ephemera such as production stills and marketing materials, weave the story of how the sounds of classical Hollywood film music continue to shape our interpretations of film in the present.

Event Date

  • February 23, 2019

Running Time

  • 50 minutes 51 seconds

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  • video
  • image
  • online text

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