Music to write by #67

The new Aaron Sorkin HBO series The Newsroom isn’t exactly spectacular but the opening theme by Thomas Newman is, to put it mildly, spellbinding.

We haven’t had E.S. Posthumus for a while. This is Indra.

From pseudo-classical, let’s get down to the real thing. Pietro Mascagni rocked it old-school with his Cavalleria Rusticana. Here is the Intermezzo which you might recall from the movie Raging Bull.


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