Classical Classroom

Classical Classroom, Episode 67: Making Movie Magic With Vivek Maddala

Go behind the scenes with film composer Vivek Maddala.

Composer Vivek Maddala
Composer Vivek Maddala. Photo courtesy of the composer’s Myspace page.

What would the movies be like without music? They’re like peanut butter and jelly, Luke and Darth, et and cetera… Would we be as moved at a movie without music? Film composer Vivek Maddala takes us behind the scenes to show us how movies use music to toy with our emotions. But like, in a nice way.

Audio production by Todd “Sir Toddius of Toddsville” Hulslander with curtsies and bows by Dacia Clay.

All music used in this episode is by Vivek Maddala and is from the film, “American Revolutionary: The evolution of Grace Lee Boggs”.

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Dacia Clay

Dacia Clay

Host/Producer, Classical Classroom; Web Editor, Arts & Culture

Dacia began her career in public radio as the Audio Librarian for Houston Public Media (then KUHF) in 2009. She earned her Master of Library Science degree from the University of North Texas' School of Library and Information Science, where she focused on special collections (thanks to the sage advice...

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