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Robots, Cyborgs and AI

Matthew Sweet introduces film scores inspired by robots, cyborgs and artificial intellegence to coincide with the release of Transcendence, which features a score by Mychael Danna.

Matthew Sweet with film scores inspired by robots, cyborgs and artificial intelligence in the week that sees the release of Wally Pfister's "Transcendence" and a new score by Mychael Danna. Matthew's Classic Score of the Week is Gottfried Huppertz's music for Fritz Lang's "Metropolis".

Also in the programme is music by Bruce Broughton, John Williams, Bernard Herrmann, Thomas Newman, James Horner, Paul Misraki and David Arnold.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 Apr 2014 16:00

Music Played

  • Bebe Barron

    FORBIDDEN PLANET: Main Titles - Overture

    Performer: Louis Barron. Performer: Bebe Barron. Composer: Louis Barron.
    • GNP CRESCENDO : _PRD001.
    • GNP CRESCENDO.
    • 23.
  • Bruce Broughton

    LOST IN SPACE: Robot Attack

    Orchestra: Sinfonia of London. Performer: Bruce Broughton.
    • INTRADA : MAF7086.
    • INTRADA.
    • 4.
  • Mychael Danna

    TRANSCENDENCE: Will and Evelyn

    • WATERTOWER.
  • David Arnold

    THE STEPFORD WIVES: Untitled Waltz

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • LA LA RECORDS.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL: Prelude/Outer Space/Radar-Nocturne/The Flashlight

    • TWENTIETH CENTURY : 07822110102.
    • TWENTIETH CENTURY.
    • 2/10.
  • James Horner

    BICENTENIAL MAN: Mechanical Love

    Conductor: James Horner. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : SK89038.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 5.
  • John Williams

    STAR WARS - THE PHANTOM MENACE: Duel of the Fates

    Conductor: London Voices. Orchestrator: London Symphony Orchestra. Performer: John Williams.
    • WARNER.
  • Paul Misraki

    ALPHAVILLE: Valse Triste

    • LARGHETTO.
  • Thomas Newman

    WALL E: Wall E/Define Dancing

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • WALT DISNEY : 2282352.
    • WALT DISNEY.
    • 3/22.
  • Wiseman

    A POET IN NEW YORK: Dylan

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Mitch Dalton.
    • SILVA SCREEN : SILCD1446.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 18.

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