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Comments about the soundtrack for Jurassic Park (John Williams)

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• Posted by: Ken Applegate   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Sunday, July 11, 2004, at 1:27 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: orchestra (jwfan1)

Yes, this orchestra was a contracted bunch. Gene Pokorney of the Chicago Symphony was on sebatical performing with the LA Phil when this was recorded and he was hired to play for the film.

> Since there is no specific orchestra listed on the album or film credits,
> I would assume that it was simply a contract orchestra made up of
> freelance Hollywood musicians that got together just to record this score.
> Since the score was recorded in California, it couldn't have been the LSO
> or the BSO or the Boston Pops. The fact that Sandy DeCrescent is listed as
> music contractor also seems to indicate that it was a freelance orchestra.

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  • orchestra  (5438 views)
       Doug - Thursday, November 20, 2003, at 5:45 a.m.
    •    Re: orchestra  (5029 views)
         Zephros - Sunday, November 23, 2003, at 12:44 a.m.
      •    Re: orchestra  (5121 views)
           Brandon - Monday, December 8, 2003, at 10:36 a.m.
        •    Re: orchestra  (5149 views)
             jwfan1 - Monday, December 8, 2003, at 4:25 p.m.
          •      Correct  (5042 views)    We're Here
               Ken Applegate - Sunday, July 11, 2004, at 1:27 p.m.

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