This attitude serves Giona well -- he takes the chance and does it -- and he and I enthuse over our love of Dave Grusin's winning score for The Goonies: which, it turns out, inspired us both to rush headlong toward the arts.
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The next time you attend the opera, as the lights dim and the orchestra strikes up, why not determine to devote that evening an extra measure of attention to the opera going on in the pit?
He played jazz during the war and, fifteen years after it was officially over, he wrote at least one beautiful melody that the world sang in 1962.
How did Philip Glass shatter the ceiling of the classical music industry that had kept high art from merging with the "low" art of mass culture?
I should say right here that my first lectures on Wagner and his Ring cycle were given to the German Club at East Meadow High School on two successive Tuesday afternoons in 1961.
What does science fiction sound like?
Sci fi movies have a history of weird, imaginative soundtracks, possibly because we're not sure what kind of...
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