Around the World
Composed and Conducted by Victor Young
This week’s song, “Around the World,” was not composed as an independent piece, but was the main theme of an orchestral score for a film version of Jules Verne’s fanciful novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. Both the film and the score by classically trained composer and conductor, Victor Young, won Academy Awards in 1956. Young’s score is a tour d…
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