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The Age of Machines

Matthew Sweet introduces a selection of film music inspired by man and machine to mark the release of Terminator Genisys.

Matthew Sweet on film music inspired by man and machine in the week of the launch of the latest in the Terminator series. Matthew joins composers Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe who talk about their new score for the film Terminator Genisys.

Also in the programme, James Horner's music for Bicentennial Man; David Arnold's Stepford Wives; Howard Shore's Hugo; Mark Mothersbaugh's Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs; Michel Sanvoisin's Little Dorrit (with a little help from Verdi); Philippe Sarde and Tess; Elmer Bernstein's Wild Wild West; Steve Jablonsky's Steamboy; and the Classic Score of the Week is Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times - a sneak preview of a soon to be released recording from Timothy Brock.

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29 minutes

Music Played

  • James Horner

    Bicentennial Man - The Age Of Machines

    Performer: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
    • SONY : SK89038.
    • SONY.
    • 1.
  • David Arnold

    Stepford Wives - End Credits

    Conductor: Nicholas Dodd. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • La La Land : LAND 1299.
    • La La Land.
    • 21.
  • Howard Shore

    Hugo - Winding It Up

    Performer: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
    • Howe : HWR1007.
    • Howe.
    • 21.
  • Mark Mothersbaugh

    Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs - Introducing Flint

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Sony Pictures : 0043396288874.
    • Sony Pictures.
    • 3.
  • Charlie Chaplin

    Modern Times - Film Music

    Conductor: Timothy Brock. Orchestra: NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • CPO : 777286-2.
    • CPO.
    • 1.
  • Elmer Bernstein

    Wild Wild West

    Performer: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
    • Varese Sarabande : VSD 6042.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Steve Jablonsky

    Steamboy - Collapse And Rescue

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • Domo Records : 73045-2.
    • Domo Records.
    • 16.
  • Lorne Balfe

    Terminator - Genisys

    Orchestra: Gavin Greenaway. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.

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