Thursday, May 21, 2009

Book Excerpt of the Day

"Star Trek (The Original TV Series) owes part of its enduring success to the rich orchestral music that accompanies each far-flung episode. As Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry recollected, the composers for the show were asked to emphasize the emotional components of the drama, not the science and gadgetry. As a result of Roddenberry's directive, the scores are primarily orchestral, with little to no electronic effects."

– from Chapter 5: Sci-Fidelity and the Superhero Spectrum of Kristopher Spencer’s Film and Television Scores, 1950-1979

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