Jim Cunningham speaks with the Los Angeles based writer for Variety and the author of numerous books about film music. Topics include Pittsburgh born Jay Livingston and his Mr. Ed theme, Billy Bay, Dimitri Tiomkin and the Rhapsody of Steel, John Williams, David Raksin’s Laura theme, Howard Shore and the Pittsburgh Symphony concert John Burlingame appeared in, Andre Previn, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, his best selling book The Music of James Bond and the rise of appreciation of film music in the classical music world.