Rob Price
Gutbrain Records
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2013 April 26 • Friday

[Miklós] Rózsa's style was dissonant enough to cause consternation with his employers on several occasions. The head of the music department at Paramount, Louis Lipstone, attempted in 1943 to persuade Rózsa to edit out a specific dissonance in his score to Wilder's Five Graves to Cairo ('Why don't you make it a G natural in the violas as well — just for my sake?'); he lost his temper when Rózsa refused, and Lipstone was curtly told by Wilder not to interfere (Rózsa 1982, 119–20).

— Mervyn Cooke, A History of Film Music, 2008