The Red Violin Concerto (3) John Corigliano Download 'The Red Violin Concerto (3)' on iTunes
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Mozart's music in the movies
Mozart is a ubiquitous presence in this tale of love and loss set against the backdrop of the great plains of East Africa – he even gets named dropt several times. In one scene Denys Finch Hatton (played by Robert Redford) plays Mozart to a troop of baboons and says to Karen (Meryl Streep), his companion, “Think of it: never a man-made sound... and then Mozart!” The Oscar-winning soundtrack was largely written by John Barry, but also contained several other Mozart pieces including his clarinet concerto in A Major – who no doubt would have scooped a few awards himself if he’d been around today.