Matthew Sweet presents the first of two programmes of music from classic and modern Westerns, including scores by Dimitri Tiomkin, Elmer Bernstein and Ennio Morricone. Classic score of the week is Tiomkin's "High Noon".
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Composer Neil Brand discusses the big themes that make the big Western soundtrack
Big Country - Main Theme & End Titles
How the west was won
Last of the Mohicans
The Unforgiven - Suite
Alamo - Overture and Prologue
High Noon Suite
A million ways to die
There Will Be Blood
Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid - South American Getaway
Raindrops keep falling on my head
Matthew Sweet chooses romantic film scores which express love in all its moods.
Series of programmes exploring film music