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Movie Inventors

Matthew Sweet presents film music inspired by inventors to coincide with the release of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's The Young and Prodigious TS Spivet.

Matthew Sweet looks at film music inspired by inventors following Friday's launch of "The Young and Prodigious TS Spivet". As well as music by Denis Sanacore from Jean-Pierre Jeunet's new film, the programme also includes Mark Isham's "October Sky"; Danny Elfman's music for Tim Burton's "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory"; Mark Mothersbaugh's "Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs"; Patrick Doyle's "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"; Howard Shore's "The Fly"; James Horner's "Honey I Shrunk The Kids"; Alan Silvestri's "Back To The Future" and the classic score of the week - William Alwyn's "The Magic Box".
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Music Played

  • William Alwyn

    THE MAGIC BOX (1951): The Magic Box/Main Titles/Willie and Edith/Death of Willie

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN10349.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1/5/6.
  • John Barry

    GOLDFINGER (1964): Goldfinger

    Performer: Shirley Bassey.
  • Eric Coates

    THE DAM BUSTERS (1955): The Dambusters March

    Performer: Sidney Torch & His Orchestra.
    • Guy Gibson Dambuster.
    • 1.
  • Patrick Doyle

    MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN (1994): The Creation

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: David Snell.
    • SONY : 66631.
    • SONY.
    • 9.
  • Danny Elfman

    CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (2005): Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Metro Voices. Conductor: Rick Wentworth.
    • SILVA SCREEN : SILCD1317.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 6.
  • James Horner

    HONEY I SHRUNK THE KIDS (1989): Main Title

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Horner.
    • INTRADA.
  • Mark Isham

    OCTOBER SKY (1999): October Sky

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : 61696.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 23.
  • James Bernard

    THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1957) : Main Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Hammer Frankenstein Film Collection.
    • GDI.
    • 6.
  • Richard M. Sherman

    CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG (1968): Roses of Sucess

    Performer: Lionel Jeffies and Cast. Composer: Robert B. Sherman.
    • RYKODISC : RCD10702.
    • RYKODISC.
    • 16.
  • Howard Shore

    THE FLY (1986): The Finale

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Howard Shore.
    • VARESE SARABANDE : VS 47272.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 23.
  • Mark Mothersbaugh

    CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS (2009): Meatier Shower

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • SONY.
  • The Newton Brothers

    OCULUS (2014): Oculus

    Performer: Newton Brothers.
    • VARESE SARABANDE : 672638.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 34.
  • Denis Sanacore

    THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S. SPIVET (2013): End Titles

  • David Shire

    SHORT CIRCUIT (1986): Main Title

    • VARESE SARABANDE : VCL-1086.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 1.
  • Alan Silvestri

    Back to the Future

    Orchestra: The Outatime Orchestra.
    • MCA : MCAD-6144.
    • MCA.
    • 3.

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