A Little More About Les Misérables

I just wanted to post a quick follow-up to my previous post after finding a couple of behind-the-scenes featurettes on YouTube. I’ll make it quick, I promise.

I captured a few images from the videos to illustrate some of the points I made in the other post. First, we have this, a shot of the off-stage pianist/accompanist encased in her little soundproof box. The box allowed the pianist to play and move without fear of the sounds being captured by the on-set microphones that were recording the cast’s singing. D’oh! There’s more to read…

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Les Misérables

Have too many words already been written about this movie? Probably, but I’m here to share my thoughts about the film from the points of view as both a movie fan and a music editor. WARNING: I’m going to get a bit deep in spots here about the technical side of producing the music for the movie – mind you, I did not work on the movie so my observations will be strictly based on my past experiences working on musicals and SIMPSONS production numbers, so while what I write may not be 100% accurate as it applies to “Les Misérables”, it should give a pretty thorough look at the process. D’oh! There’s more to read…