Repertoire Unlocked: Film music – ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Psycho’

In this playlist, film composer and academic Dr Vasco Hexel explores the background and context of some of our most iconic film scores.

In the first two videos, he discusses the influences and musical features of John Williams’ score for ‘Star Wars,’ which features on the Edexcel GCSE syllabus. In the third and fourth videos, he tells us about Bernard Herrmann’s ‘Psycho,’ which features on the Edexcel A Level syllabus.


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