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The Cold War

Matthew Sweet with a selection of film music inspired by the Cold War culminating in Steven Spielberg's new film "Bridge of Spies" with music by Thomas Newman.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Anton Karas

    The Third Man Theme

    • The Soundtrack Factory : SFCD33538.
    • The Soundtrack Factory.
    • 2.
  • Lalo Schifrin

    TELEFON (1977): Ten More Miles / End Credits

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • Film Score Monthly : Vol 14 no.4.
    • Film Score Monthly.
  • Rachel Portman

    THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (2004): Deep Implant Behaviour Modification

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • Varèse Sarabande : VSD-6603.
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 12.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    THE CHAIRMAN (1969): Fire Fight

    Orchestra: London Studio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Prometheus : PCD 158.
    • Prometheus.
    • 10.
  • John Addison

    TORN CURTAIN (1966): Premonitions of Trouble

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • Varèse Sarabande : VSD-5296.
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 5.
  • Konrad Elfers

    FUNERAL IN BERLIN (1966): Main Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • RCA Victor : ‎LSO 1136.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 2.
  • Michel Legrand

    ICE STATION ZEBRA (1968): The Russian Trawler

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • MGM : C8101.
    • MGM.
    • 3.
  • Denny Zeitlin

    INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1978): Main Title

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Roger Kellaway.
    • Virgin : 7243 847917 2 8.
    • Virgin.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951): The Elevator/Magnetic Pull/The Study

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • BMG/Arista : 07822 11010 2.
    • BMG/Arista.
  • Bronislau Kaper

    THEM! (1954): Main Title/Lost Girl/The Descent

    Orchestra: Orkiestra Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Conductor: Masatoshi Mitsumoto.
    • Monstrous Movie Music : MMM-1950.
    • Monstrous Movie Music.
  • Alberto Iglesias

    TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY (2011): Anything Else?

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • Silva Screen Records : SILCD 1369.
    • Silva Screen Records.
    • 10.
  • Thomas Newman

    BRIDGE OF SPIES (2015): Gleinecke Bridge

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • Hollywood Records.
    • 13.
  • Gabriel Yared

    THE LIVES OF OTHERS (2006): Die unsichtbare Front

    Composer: Stéphane Moucha. Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Klemens.
    • Colosseum : CST 8106.2.
    • CST 8106.2.
    • 1.
  • Carter Burwell

    CAROL (2015): Lovers

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • Varèse Sarabande.

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