Speaking of Giacchino, according to his twitter, yesterday was the first day of recording for STID with the orchestra.
He posted a bunch of pics.
Aw heck, yeah - contrabassoon!
M. Giacchino in TrekToday article wrote:
“And yes, you can call that manipulation, it is! All of it…Any film is manipulation, really. None of this is real. So anyone who says, ‘you were manipulating me!’ Well, no shit - of course we were manipulating you; that’s why you go to the movies – to be manipulated.”