Hollywood Symphony Orchestra
The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is a large scale American symphony orchestra based in Los Angeles, California. Its founder was John Scott and its current conductor and consulting producer is John Beal The HSO is dedicated to performing classic, contemporary and world premiere media scores, and comprises recording musicians from the Hollywood movie studios and the Los Angeles concert scene.
Many of the musicians appear in the original recording liner notes of the movie scores presented on stage. Concerts often include a large massed choir from the Los Angeles area, bringing the population on stage to as many as 140 instrumentalists and singers.
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1954
Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||85267||9/28/1953||Love theme from The Robe||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
|Decca||85268||9/28/1953||Village of Cana||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
|Decca||87008||11/3/1954||Palm Sunday||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
|Decca||87009||11/3/1954||The carriage of the cross ; The crucifixion||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
|Decca||87010||11/3/1954||The song of the resurrection ; The big fisherman||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
|Decca||87011||11/3/1954||The catacombs||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
|Decca||87012||11/3/1954||The miracle||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
|Decca||87013||11/3/1954||The better Kingdom||Hollywood Symphony Orchestra||Musical group|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hollywood Symphony Orchestra," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/321617.
Hollywood Symphony Orchestra. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/321617.
"Hollywood Symphony Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.
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