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Matthew Sweet introduces film music inspired by movies about old age, prompted by the new release The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared.

Matthew Sweet with film music inspired by movies about old age, prompted by this week's new release: "The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared", with music by Matti Bye.

Matthew's Classic Score of the Week is Franz Waxman's music for "Sunset Boulevard".

The programme also includes music from "Up"; "Driving Miss Daisy"; "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"; "On Golden Pond"; "Iris"; "The Hunger"; "Cocoon" and "Wild Strawberries".

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1 hour

Music Played

  • Matti Bye

    THE HUNDRED YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW...(2014): The End

    • MOVIESCORE MEDIA.
  • James Horner

    COCOON (1985): Theme

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nic Raine.
    • SILVA SCREEN : FILMCD197.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 2.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON (2008): Postcards

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Alexandre Desplat.
    • UNIVERSAL : 7231231.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 1.
  • Erik Nordgren

    WILD STRAWBERRIES (1957): Memories

    Orchestra: Sofia Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • MARCO POLO : 8223682.
    • MARCO POLO.
    • 18.
  • Dave Grusin

    ON GOLDEN POND (1981): Main Theme

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • GRP : GRD9547.
    • GRP.
    • 1.
  • James Horner

    IRIS: Part 1

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: James Horner.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : SK89806.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 1.
  • Rolfe Kent

    ABOUT SCHMIDT (2002): End Credits

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Warner Music International : 5050466-4422-2-2.
    • Warner Music International.
    • 19.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bagatelle Op 126 no 2

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS : 50999 4041562.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 3.
  • Thomas Newman

    THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (2012): Cricket Spell

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Newman.
    • Sony Classical : 88691942912.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 10.
  • Michel Rubini and Denny Jaeger

    THE HUNGER (1983): Beach House

    Performer: Michel Rubini and Denny Jaeger.
    • Varese Sarabande : VSD-47261.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 2.
  • Hans Zimmer

    DRIVING MISS DAISY (1989): End Titles

    • Varese Sarabande : VSD-5246.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 6.

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