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Marking the release of Justin Kurzel's new screen version of Macbeth, Matthew Sweet introduces a selection of film music inspired by the history and culture of Scotland.

With the release this week of Justin Kurzel's new screen version of Macbeth, Matthew Sweet reflects on film music which revels in the history and culture of Scotland. The programmes includes scores from "Highlander"; "Rob Roy"; "Braveheart"; "The Ghost Goes West"; "Cloud Atlas"; "Death Watch" and the Classic Score of the Week - Mikolas Rosza's "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes".

1 hour

Music Played

  • Mark Knopfler

    LOCAL HERO (1983): Going Home

    • VERTIGO : 8110382VER.
    • VERTIGO.
    • 14.
  • Michael Kamen

    HIGHLANDER (1986): The Highlander Theme

    Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EDEL : 0028892EDL.
    • EDEL.
    • 1.
  • Carter Burwell

    ROB ROY (1995): Robert and Mary

    Performer: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • VIRGIN : CDVMM18.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 20.
  • James Horner

    BRAVEHEART (1995): A Gift Of A Thistle/The Battle of Stirling

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • LONDON : 4482952.
    • LONDON.
    • 2/10.
  • Mischa Spoliansky

    THE GHOST GOES WEST (1935): Suite

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN10543.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 12-15.
  • Tom Tykwer

    CLOUD ATLAS (2012): Cloud Atlas Sextet

    Performer: Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : 88765411202.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 22.
  • Rod McKuen

    PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (1968): Titles - Edinburgh Morning

    Performer: Studio Orchestra.
    • TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX : S4207.
    • TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX.
    • 1.
  • Antoine Duhamel

    DEATH WATCH (1980): Suite

    Performer: Studio Orchestra and Chorus.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1980): Main Titles/221B Baker Street

    Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • TADLOW MUSIC : TADLOW004.
    • TADLOW MUSIC.
    • 1.
  • Jed Zurzel

    MACBETH (2015): Macbeth

    • DECCA.
  • Clint Mansell

    FILTH (2013): Robo's Theme

    Performer: Studio Orchestra.
    • UNIVERSAL : 3755533.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 1.
  • Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer

    THE MARTIAN (2015): Making Water

    • COLUMBIA.

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