Innocuous as a Film Score: Williams’ Sinfonietta for Winds and Percussion

By Frank Lehman

On October 25th, roughly two months before the movie is released in American theaters, John Williams’ soundtrack for Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin will hit European shelves–thus ending a three year score drought from the 79 year old composer and sending starved aficionados into a frenzy. Short clips from the score have been steadily appearing on the internet, and one in particular–track 1 “The Adventures of Tintin,” set to accompany the film’s stylized main credits–quickly caught my attention.

Full article at Frank Lehman’s Unsung Symphonies Blog