Magic Of Movie
Format: COMPACT DISC
DEUTSCHE PHILHARMONIE MERCK WEAVER
The Deutsche Philharmonie Merck presents the first edition of its "Magic of Movie" series with film music by various composers, including John Williams and many more. Cinematic masterpieces are showcased here, including Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, Superman, Titanic, and others. Deutsche Philharmonie Merck is named after the family of pharmacists, Merck, who in 1668 laid the foundation for the oldest pharmaceutical-chemical company in the world, today a leading science and technology company. The family's lineage includes Johann Heinrich Merck, who was a friend and sponsor of the poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe, and the family had before that always been known for their support of the arts. Deutsche Philharmonie Merck still feels the family's cultural commitment in a very special way. The orchestra has its origins in the 'instrumental group at Merck' which was formed by music-loving employees in 1966. Over the years, the company orchestra has become one of the most competitive orchestras on the German music scene and according to the press is 'an orchestra headed straight to the top'. The orchestra now consists of up to 100 professional musicians and celebrated its 50th anniversary in the 2016/2017 season.