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Franz Waxman (1906-1967)

Part One

Monday 19 May 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 19 May 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod and film musicologist Rachel Segal examine the life and work of Franz Waxman, one of Hollywood's most celebrated and prolific composers.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

1/5. Cabaret Scenes and Gothic Fantasies

The programme explores the era going from the heady world of 1920s German cabaret to the supernatural drama of Hitchcock's Rebecca, via a quintessential piece of early Hollywood horror.

Allein in einer grossen Stadt [arr. Bruno Fontaine]
Ute Lemper
DECCA 444 400-2
Track 3

Gruss und Kuss-Veronika (1933)
Eva Busch, Weintraubs Synkopators
EMI CD EMS 1395
Track 3

HOLLANDER - Falling In Love Again [orch Wachsmann]
Marlene Dietrich, Friedrich Hollander and his Symphony Of Jazz
ASV CD AJA 5039R
Track 14

BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN [excerpts] 

Main Title
Monster Entrance
Dance Macabre
The Creation Of The Female Monster

Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra, Kenneth Alwyn
SILVA SCREEN FILMCD 135
Tracks 1, 3, 10, 11

REBECCA [excerpts]

Arrival At Manderley
Mrs Danvers
Rebecca's Room
The New Mrs De Winter
The Fire - Epilogue

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Joel McNeely
VARESE SARABANDE 3020667772
Tracks 1, 9, 13, 14, 18




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