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Regional Orchestras Go for Hollywood Sound

Stefan Jackiw sits on a stool, holding his violin under his right arm.

Full disclosure: I am a lifelong Korngold fan.

Before I knew a thing about music, I knew Errol Flynn and “The Adventures of Robin Hood.”

The film would be shown on television, on a weekend afternoon, and my best friend and I would take down his mother’s curtain rods and start dueling all over the house.

The jaunty battle music we sang, in unison, was by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who received an Academy Award for Best Original Score for his work on “Robin Hood” in 1939.

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