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Matthew Sweet introduces a selection of film music with a prehistoric theme to mark the release of Jurassic World. Including scores by John Williams and Michael Giacchino.

Matthew Sweet excavates samples of prehistoric film music in the light of the launch of the latest movie in the Jurassic Park franchise - Jurassic World.

The programme features scores from "When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth"; "The Lost World"; "Valley of Gwangi"; "Dinosaur" and "Ice Age" as well as music by John Williams and Michael Giacchino. The Classic Score of the week is Mario Nascimbene's music for "One Million Years BC".

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Sat 13 Jun 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Mario Nascimbene

    When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth - Suite

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Silva Screen Records.
  • Paul Sawtell

    The Lost World

    Orchestra: 20th Century Fox Studio Orchestra cond. by Composer.
    • Intrada Special Collection.
  • Jerome Moross

    The Valley of Gwangi

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Silva Screen.
  • James Newton Howard

    Dinosaur - Epilogue

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney.
  • John Powell

    Ice Age 3

    Conductor: Pete Anthony. Orchestra: The Hollywood Studio Orchestra.
    • Varese Sarabande.
  • Mario Nascimbene

    One Million Years BC

    Orchestra: City of Prague Symphony Orchestra.
    • Silva America.
  • John Williams

    Theme from Jurassic Park

    • MCA.
  • Michael Giacchino

    Jurassic World

    Performer: United Studio Orchestra.
    • Back Lot Music.
  • Adam Cork

    London Road - London Road in Bloom

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.

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