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The World's Greatest Music
Find out the stories behind some of the greatest movie scores of the 1970s, featuring classic films such as Manhattan and its soundtrack of Gershwin compositions, or Nino Rota's The Godfather.
Hard to believe, but so prolific was John Williams in the 1970s that he was able to produce two timeless scores - Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind - in the same year. Spielberg's sci-fi classic was a rare example of director and composer working alongside each other, with Williams coming up with the famous five-note motif used in the film while the script was still being written.
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