In this episode, Jeff shares a story pulled from the Eastern Shore Writers Association anthology, Bay to Ocean: The Year's Best Writing from the Eastern Shore. The story is from the 2019 edition, and is titled Why Real Men Cry at Boston Symphony Hall. It's a story about a boy and his grandma and their love for John Williams, the famed American composer.
Delmarva's Own pulled the music clips from the following YouTube videos. Follow the links to hear the entire piece.
Theme from Star Wars.
Theme from Jaws.
Theme from Schindler's List.
Theme from Star Wars, Episode I, A New Hope.
The Olympic Theme.
While not used in the episode, Jeff does mention how John Williams was influenced by Gustav Holst and suggest listeners take a few moments to listen to the two pieces below as evidence.
Gustav Holst, Mars, Bringer of War.
Comparison of Mars, Bringer of War and Imperial March from Star Wars.
The blog which accompanies this podcast episode can be found at www.delmarvasown.com. Jeff discusses just what an anthology is.
Special thanks again to friend of the podcast, Randy Scott for his vocal talent. Randy can be found at www.voiceofrandy.com .
Listeners interested in seeing the first articles for which Jeff received a paycheck can do so at www.jeffreyscottwriting.com and clicking on "Freelance Work."
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