Did You Know?
The screenplay talks to the conscious mind and the music to the subconscious mind. Our subconscious tells us we are eternal but our consciousness tell us we are mortals. Music is part of eternity. If God exists he is the composer.
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985." Pages 572-577. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.