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Folk Tales

Matthew Sweet presents music inspired by folk tales to mark the release of The Tale of the Princess Kaguya. The Classic Score of the Week is The Adventures of Robin Hood.

Matthew Sweet features film music inspired by the folk tale in the week that sees the UK release of Isao Takahata's acclaimed Studio Ghibli animation The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

The programme also includes music from "The Company of Wolves"; "The Brothers Grimm"; "Blancanieves"; "Belle et la Bete"; "Excalibur"; "King Arthur"and "The Secret of Roan Inish".

The Classic Score of the Week is Erich Korngold's "The Adventures of Robin Hood".

1 hour

Last on

Sat 21 Mar 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • George Fenton

    THE COMPANY OF WOLVES (1982): Liberation

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT : CDTER1094.
    • THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT.
    • 10.
  • Dario Marianelli

    THE BROTHERS GRIMM (2005): Dickensian Beginnings/End Credits

    Conductor: Benjamin Wallfisch. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • MILAN : 5913017281.
    • MILAN.
    • 1.
  • Alfonso de Villalonga

    BLANCANIEVES (2012): Blancanieves/6 Enanitos

    Performer: Sílvia Pérez Cruz. Conductor: Robert Groslot. Orchestra: Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • MILAN.
    • MILAN.
    • 24.
  • Brian Reitzell/Alex Heffes

    RED RIDING HOOD (2011): Towers of the Void

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • WATERTOWER.
  • Georges Auric

    BELLE ET LA BÊTE (1952): Opening Titles/Mysterious Corridors/Flying Upwards

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Axios Chorus.
    • NAXOS : 8557707.
    • NAXOS.
  • Mason Daring

    THE SECRET OF ROAN INISH (1995): Main Theme/Fiona

    Ensemble: Hawthorne String Quartet. Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • DARING : CD1054504.
    • DARING.
  • Neil Innes

    MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL (1975): Camelot Song

    Ensemble: Cast.
    • VIRGIN : VCCCD004.
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Hans Zimmer

    KING ARTHUR (2004): Do You Think I'm Saxon?

    Conductor: Nick Glennie‐Smith. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • HOLLYWOOD : 5046746642.
    • HOLLYWOOD.
    • 3.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Music from THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (1938)

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: William T. Stromberg.
    • NAXOS : 8225268.
    • NAXOS.
  • Joe Hisaishi

    THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (2013): The Sprout

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • TOKUMA JAPAN COMMUNICATIONS : TKCA 74030.
    • TOKUMA JAPAN COMMUNICATIONS.
    • 5.
  • Alan Menken

    TANGLED (2010): Kingdom Dance

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Trapanese

    INSURGENT (2015): The Message

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Interscope.
    • Interscope.
    • 20.

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