John's sensitivity to storytelling is evident in all facets of his film music, from structure, to orchestration show a sensitivity to context, whether in the more traditional orchestral style, or more contemporary. This can be seen in the contrasting approaches seen here : the emotional inner journey of the lead character in 'Crosscurrent', or the more '20's inspired slapstick of 'Jerry The Troublesome Tyke'.
Jerry the Troublesome Tyke – Bird in the hand
Crosscurrent – ‘Loneliness’ Cue
Crosscurrent – ‘Trance’ Cue
Crosscurrent – Funeral Opening
One Of The Hollywood Ten
One Of The Hollywood Ten ‘Kicked Off Set’
One Of The Hollywood Ten – Love Theme