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New Year New Music - Experimenting with music for film

Matthew Sweet explores some of the experimental ventures in music for film from composers who have strived to create new sounds and evoke new aural worlds to underscore the movies.

Matthew Sweet looks at some of the experimental ventures in music for film from composers who have strived to create new sounds and evoke new aural worlds to underscore the movies.

Recorded as part of Radio 3's New Year - New Music Season, the programme features scores by Bernard Herrmann, Jerry Goldsmith, Ennio Morricone, Philip Glass, Peter Maxwell Davies, Jon Brion, Bebe and Louis Baron, Mario Nascimbene, Hans Zimmer, Basil Kirchin, Mr Ozio, Carter Burwell and Nathan Johnson.

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Sat 2 Jan 2016 15:00

Music Played

  • Alexandre Desplat

    The Danish Girl (2015): The Danish Girl

    • DECCA.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    The Devils: Execution and End Scene

    Ensemble: Aquarius. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • NAXOS : 8572408.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953): The Sea/The Undersea Forest

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    Planet of the Apes (1968): Main Title

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jerry Goldsmith.
    • VARESE SARABANDE : VSD5848.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 2.
  • Ennio Morricone

    The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1977): Violenza Inattesa/Silence in the Chaos

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • DRG : 32911.
    • DRG.
    • 5/6.
  • Ennio Morricone

    The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1977): Violenza Inattesa/Silence in the Chaos

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • DRG : 32911.
    • DRG.
    • 5/6.
  • Philip Glass

    Koyaanisqatsi (1980): Koyaanisqatsi - Opening

    Ensemble: Philip Glass Ensemble.
    • ISLAND RECORDS : IMCD 98.
    • ISLAND RECORDS.
    • 1.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    The Boyfriend (1971): Honeymoon Fantast/Sur La Plage/I Could be Happy

    Ensemble: Aquarius. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • NAXOS : 8572408.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    The Boyfriend (1971): Honeymoon Fantast/Sur La Plage/I Could be Happy

    Ensemble: Aquarius. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • NAXOS : 8572408.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    The Boyfriend (1971): Honeymoon Fantast/Sur La Plage/I Could be Happy

    Ensemble: Aquarius. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • NAXOS : 8572408.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.
  • Jon Brion

    The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2005): Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
  • Louis and Bebe Barron

    Once Around Altair (from The Forbidden Planet)

    • PHILIPS : 4464032.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 4.
  • Mario Nascimbene

    Barabbas (1962): The Whipping of Christ

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Nascimbene.
  • Hans Zimmer

    The Dark Knight (2008): Why So Serious/I'm not a Hero

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Greenaway.
    • WARNER : 9362498600.
    • WARNER.
    • 1.
  • Basil Kirchin

    Primitive London (1965): Primitive London 6

    • TRUNK RECORDS.
    • TRUNK RECORDS.
    • 6.
  • Mr. Oizo

    Rubber (2010): Bellyball Road and La Caoutchouc

  • Carter Burwell

    Blair Witch 2 - Book of Shadows (2000): Shadow Dance

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Milan.
  • Mica Levi

    Under the Skin (2013): Love

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • Milan.
  • Nathan Johnson

    Looper (2012): Following The Loop

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra Cond. By Composer.
    • CUT NARRATIVE.

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