Who to Copy From When You're Scoring a Movie
For anything with ‘star’ in the title.
For when magical men are running in a field.
Prestige drama: Beethoven
It’s always someone’s first time hearing the moonlight sonata.
Costume drama: Brahms
Animated classic: Verdi
Oh they'll swoon.
Cerebral foreign drama: Bach
Like the movie, both really good and really boring.
Shakespeare adaptation: Mendelssohn
The only thing that can sell a sprite.
Historical epic: Wagner
Grand's fine, but grandiose is better.
Romantic comedy: Tchaikovsky
Whenever swelling is desired.
Romantic drama: Liszt
It worked for 19th century girls.
Because Hungarian music is scary.
Royal drama: Vivaldi
Because kings are the classy warlords.