How Florence And The Machine Co-Founder Isabella Summers Revved Up Into Film Scoring On Netflix’s ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ – Crew Call Podcast

Here’s the downside of being on the Oscar shortlist: completely sidelining the great contenders so early in the season.

An inspection by the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this year had “Sexy and Dangerous” as the original score by the picture’s composers. Isabella Summers netflix keeps it DH Lawrence’s Feature Take Lady Chatterley’s lover.


And, yes, per Summer, Florence and the Machine are still together. As the British musician-turned-composer tells TODAY crew callShe was coming from a tour and got a chance to supply a song for an indie picture Killing Nation.

From there she was encouraged to enter scoring, first working with Mark Isham on the Hulu limited series, small fires everywhere, on which he earned an Emmy nomination for Original Dramatic Limited Series Score. lady chatterley’s lover The score is the first of four to be unveiled by Summers.

for lady chatterley’s loverSummers features a vibrant, lush classical score with echoes of Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, and Gustav Holst, constantly balancing between big-bang romance scenes to more intimate moments in the story of Connie (Emma Corrine), who Stuck, bottled up in a marriage with an aristocratic husband who was paralyzed from a WWI injury. She finds love in Oliver, the gamekeeper on their lavish estate. There’s a lot of kissing in the rain in the middle of a field, to put it mildly. The key to Summers was capturing Connie’s “frustration and stormy nature” with filmmaker Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, who was often drawn to sometimes the simplest of chords.

You can listen to our conversation with Summers below: