Tron, the Music (Part I)


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Tron's film score is as innovative and groundbreaking as the movie itself: part synth score, part orchestral score, it carefully balances tech-savvy storytelling with the triumph of the human (and program) spirit. We discuss the plot to Tron, how it was received by critics and audiences in 1982, and how the movie, and music has aged in the years since.