Classical Conversations

Michael Shapiro: Frankenstein

Michael Shapiro

Just in time for Halloween, composer/conductor Michael Shapiro joins Haley Taylor to talk about his movie score for the classic film Frankenstein (1931) directed by James Whale and starring Colin Clive and Boris Karloff. Shapiro's music (written in 2001) brings the classic monster movie into even sharper focus – and makes up for the fact that the original was actually produced without a score.

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