Monday Link Round Up: October 28, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: October 28, 2019

News and music to start your week! It’s the perfect time of year to revisit one of our favorite blog posts about Elisabeth Lutyens (pictured above) who is often remembered as a composer for her many contributions to horror movie soundtracks! Enjoy!  If you dare …. And to check out some recent horror soundtracks by women, try this article in Film Music Daily! Irish composer and conductor Eímear Noone spoke to The Guardian about her work in video game music — and why she thinks Mozart would have been writing gaming music if he were alive today. We missed this…

Happy Halloween!

It’s the spookiest time of year – and even beyond the costumes and candy, Halloween has become a reason to indulge in horror movies.  There are plenty of examples of classical music being used as film scores to some of the scariest films ever made (WQXR lists several here), but there is one composer whose contributions to the scary movie business far surpass the rest. Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983) was a British composer who was fortunate to receive training and support from her family from a very young age.  After studying at the Royal College of Music, Lutyens began her career as…