It's time to draw, the unsaid prejudices about the merits and superb talent of Korngold as composer, and stop to overlook him due he made scores for films.
Seventy years have elapsed and it's time to acknowledge and regard him as one of the most egregious and imaginative composers of his generation.
Between two worlds is in this sense an admirable evidence about his powers as astonishing musician. Moreover, if you listen carefully the score, you will be able to find out traces that leads us to a celebrated composer who contrarily received warmth praises around the world: Bernard Hermann, Dimirti Tiomkin and Elmer Bernstein. But of you follow your intuition, you will find the key for emblematic musical curtains (Twilight zone, for instance) and too many variations around those fourteen episodes in different movies. But as you know, "It's easier to break an atom rather than a prejudice" according Albert Einstein.
The Symphonic Serenade is one o his most pyramidal landmarks, the fertile inspiration and the way he gets to create an engaging atmosphere.
The talented conductor John Maurcier makes a refined and sheer performance about all these works that certainly make a winning album, measure by measure.
So, let yourself an artistic license and enjoy the talent and musicality of one of the biggest and overlooked composers of the last Century, whose only sin was to have escaped from Europe in 1934 and choose North America as his home as so many others did it.