Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Big Bands at the Movies

Clare delves into the world of the movie soundtrack discovering the works of Henry Mancini for the films Touch of Evil and Hatari, Nelson Riddle for Lolita and Lalo Schifrin for Bullitt and Mission Impossible.

Release date:

57 minutes

Last on

Sun 11 Aug 2013 22:00

Henry Mancini Touch of Evil Album Cover

Elmer Bernstein The Carpetbaggers Album Cover

Elmer Bernstein The Carpetbaggers Album Cover

You Tube Interview with Elmer Bernstein 2


<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />Full Elmer Bernstein biography

The BBC Sound of Cinema Season details

Concert Diary

Monday 12 August <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Beverley Big Band

Duke of Cumberland



Thursday 15 August

Jim Hames Big Band

Thorngate Halls



Friday 16 August

Five Star Swing

Butterfly World

St. Albans


Saturday 17 August

Piccadilly Dance Orchestra

Music at Beaulieu

Abbey Church



Saturday 17 August

La’al Big Band

Seacote Hotel

St. Bees



Saturday 17 August

Swinging at the Cotton Club Revue

Featuring Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra

Hever Castle



Saturday 17 August

George Thorby Big Band

Norfolk Tank Museum

Bridge Farm



Sunday 18 August

Cedars Big Band

Cedars Inn


Nr. Barnstaple


Sunday 18 August

Five Star Swing

Parkway Theatre



Sunday 18 August

Glenn Miller Orchestra UK

The Pavilion



Sunday 18 August

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Queen’s Hall



Sunday 18 August

Pete Long’s All Star Goodman Orchestra

Mill at Sonning

Nr. Reading