Music for Moving Pictures: Meet the Woman Behind Your Favorite Film Scores

Sandy DeCrescent has been the go-to orchestra contractor in Hollywood for almost 50 years. When John Williams or Jerry Goldsmith or James Horner or Henry Mancini were ready to record their latest film score, they called DeCrescent first. Based on the score’s specific needs, the composer’s preferences, the budget, and a number of other factors, DeCrescent would put together the crack ensembles who performed the now-immortal music for Jaws, Back to the Future, E.T., Schindler’s List, Titanic, and Toy Story—and hundreds and hundreds more.

For the extended interview, check out KUSC’s Music for Moving Pictures Podcast!

Posted 4/6/2018 8:40:53 AM