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Episode 1

2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 17 December 2011

Conductor John Wilson presents the first of four programmes offering a personal selection of music written for film, beginning with a focus on the some of the Hollywood greats.

His selection includes music from composers such as Franz Waxman, Alfred Newman, Eric Korngold, Max Steiner, Miklos Rozsa, Bernard Herrmann, Elmer Bernstein and Jerry Goldsmith from film favourites such as "Gone With The Wind", "King Kong", "Sunset Boulevard", "Robin Hood", "The Omen" and "The Magnificent Seven" among others.

Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Alfred Newman

    Alfred Newman Selznick International Pictures fanfare

    Conductor: Charles GERHARDT Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra

    RCA Victor, GD80452

  • Image for Max Steiner

    Max Steiner Gone with the wind – Main Title

    Conductor: Charles GERHARDT Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra

    RCA Victor, GD80452

  • Image for Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin Modern times – i. Main Title; ii. Factory Machines; iii. Into the Sunset (Smile)

    Conductor: Carl DAVIS Performer: German Symphony Orchester Berlin

    RCA Victor, 0026 68271-2

  • Image for Harry Warren

    Harry Warren Lullaby of Broadway [Film: 'Gold diggers of 1935']

    Performer: Harry Roy and his Orchestra

    ASV, CDAJA 5139, -1

  • Image for Al Dubin

    Al Dubin Keep Young and Beautiful (Film: "Roman Scandalls" 1933)

    Composer: Harry Warren Performer: Denny Dennis with Roy Fox and his Band - Main Artist

    ASV, CDAJA 5139

  • Image for Franz Waxman

    Franz Waxman Sunset Boulevard – Sonata for Orchestra

    Conductor: John MAUCERI Performer: Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra

    PHILIPS, 442-425-2

  • Image for Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold The Adventures of Robin Hood - symphonic suite

    Conductor: Rumon GAMBA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

    CHANDOS, CHAN-10336

  • Image for Herman Hupfeld

    Herman Hupfeld As time goes by - [from the film 'Casablanca']

    Performer: Dooley WILSON - Singer

    Soundtrack Factory, SFCD33565

  • Image for Max Steiner

    Max Steiner King Kong - suite

    Conductor: Charles GERHARDT Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra

    RCA Victor, GD80136

  • Image for Miklós Rózsa

    Miklós Rózsa Spellbound - concerto for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Kenneth ALWYN Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Main Artist Performer: Daniel ADNI - Piano

    CLP, CDCFP9020

  • Image for Bernard Herrmann

    Bernard Herrmann Vertigo – Prelude, Nightmare and Scene d'Amour

    Conductor: Esa-Pekka SALONEN Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

    Sony Classical, 92767

  • Image for Elmer Bernstein

    Elmer Bernstein The Magnificent seven – Opening Titles and Calvera's visit

    Conductor: Elmer BERNSTEIN Performer: Unknown orchestra

    RYKODISC, RCD 10741, -1

  • Image for Jerry Goldsmith

    Jerry Goldsmith The Omen – Ave Satani

    Conductor: Lionel NEWMAN Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra - Main Artist


  • Image for Henry Mancini and his Orchestra - Main Artist

    Henry Mancini and his Orchestra - Main Artist Hatari – Baby Elephant Walk

    RCA, 74321242832

  • Image for Nino Rota

    Nino Rota The Godfather - suite

    Conductor: Riccardo MUTI Performer: La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra



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