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Sound of Cinema: BBC SSO at the Movies

The BBC SSO under Stephen Bell in a concert of award-winning film music. Including Williams, Loewe, Menken, Shore, Korngold, Steiner, Sherman, Horner, Arnold, Rozsa and Rodgers.

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Stephen Bell along with Jamie MacDougall celebrate the finest award-winning film music.

Recorded at City Hall, Glasgow

Presented by Jamie MacDougall

As the BBC celebrates the Sound of Cinema, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Stephen Bell take to the stage with a gala performance of award-winning classics. The concert features music that made the movies in all styles and eras, ranging from Korngold's score for the 1938 swashbuckler 'The Adventures of Robin Hood', to a selection from James Horner's recent soundtrack for the 2009 3D science-fiction epic 'Avatar', by way of classic film musicals 'My Fair Lady' and 'The Sound of Music'.

John Williams: Flying Theme (from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial)
Loewe: Gigi
John Williams: Imperial March (from Star Wars)
Loewe: On the Street Where You Live (from My Fair Lady)
Alan Menken: Beauty and the Beast
John Williams: Schindler's List
Howard Shore: Lord of the Rings
Steiner: Tara's Theme (from Gone With The Wind)
Korngold: Robin Hood March
Richard M Sherman: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (from Mary Poppins)
James Horner: I See You (from Avatar)
Arnold: The Bridge On the River Kwai
Rozsa: Ben-Hur
Rodgers: The Sound of Music
John Williams: Throne Room and End Titles (from Star Wars)

Pamela Hay (soprano)
Jamie MacDougall (tenor)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Bell (conductor).

2 hours

Music Played

  • Yann Tiersen

    Music for the film 'Amélie' - La Valse d'Amélie

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