The Baton: A John Williams Musical Journey

Episode 107 - The BFG

December 2, 2020

Trombone player and music teacher Paul Wright makes his debut appearance on "The Baton" to defend the Steven Spielberg filmĀ "The BFG" and discusses with host Jeff Commings the intricate compositional technique John Williams used for this score. From creating virtuosic flute writing to reaching back to past themes to give us a buffoonish motif for the villains, the co-hosts have a blast dissecting this "blip" on John Williams' filmography, a underrated score that has many gems that you will discover in this episode.

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