Posted by: Ken Applegate <Send E-Mail> Date: Sunday, July 11, 2004, at 1:27 p.m. IP Address: lsanca1-ar13-4-60-135-085.lsanca1.dsl-verizon.net
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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.