On Air Now
Early Breakfast with Lucy Coward 4am - 6am
This image appears in the gallery:
The history of the London Symphony Orchestra in pictures
Film soundtracks became an important part of the orchestra's financial wellbeing in the 1930s. Their first, Arthur Bliss' soundtrack for Alexander Korda's 1935 film Things To Come (pictured), kicked off their reputation as the world's leading soundtrack orchestra.