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The Jewish Composers of “New Hollywood”

Hosted By: Maven

Get ready to be swept away by the magical symphonies of “New Hollywood” as we dive into the captivating world of the legendary Jewish composers who crafted the greatest film scores and toe-tapping tunes that have stood the test of time. Uncover their remarkable journeys, hidden secrets, and the infectious beats they conjured for westerns, action-packed blockbusters, hilarious comedies, and heartwarming romances. Groove with the likes of Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven), Jerry Goldsmith (Alien), Leonard Bernstein (On the Waterfront), Ernest Gold (Exodus), Aaron Copland (Our Town), The Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Philip Glass (The Truman Show), and many more musical geniuses. This audiovisual feast will be filled with fascinating anecdotes and captivating visuals that illuminate how their extraordinary music evolved amidst ever-changing trends.

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In March of 2020, as the pandemic took hold of our local communities and safer-at-home orders were issued, American Jewish University shifted the delivery of our adult education and community programming to digital formats. Dedicated to providing Jewish learning to our communities, AJU understood the importance of showcasing original content that was not only easily accessible, but also fostered a sense of connection amidst the isolation that many faced.

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