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Real Lives and True Events

Matthew Sweet introduces music for films based on real lives, to coincide with the opening of True Story. The Classic Score of the Week is Franz Waxman's Taras Bulba.

Matthew Sweet turns his attention to music written for films based on real lives and true events in the weekend of the launch of "True Story" - a film inspired by a real tale of identify theft.

Music featured in the programme includes "Schindler's List" ; "Battleship Potemkin"; "Malta GC"; "The Fall of the Roman Empire"; "Cleopatra"; "Zulu" and "Apollo 13".

The Classic Score of the Week is Franz Waxman's "Taras Bulba".

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Sat 25 Jul 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • John Williams

    Schindler's List - Main Theme

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Conductor: John Williams. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra.
    • MCA.
  • Arnold Bax

    Malta GC

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn.
    • PRIMETIME : TVPMCD812.
    • PRIMETIME.
    • 9.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    The Fall Of The Roman Empire

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nic Raine.
    • PROMETHEUS RECORDS : XPCD160.
    • PROMETHEUS RECORDS.
    • 5.
  • Alex North

    Cleopatra

    Performer: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
    • VARESE SARABANDE : VSD26224.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 2.
  • John Barry

    Zulu - First Zulu Appearance And Assault

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nic Raine.
    • SILVA SCREEN : FILMXCD305.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 5.
  • James Horner

    Apollo 13

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
    • MCA : MCD11241.
    • MCA.
    • 9.
  • Franz Waxman

    Taras Bulba

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Armbruster.
    • MGM : CDP7948762.
    • MGM.
    • 14.
  • Marco Beltrami

    True Story - Opening

    Performer: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
  • Michael Giacchino

    Inside Out - Credits

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.

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