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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/321617

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