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Rousseau's Forbidden Experiment

Matthew Sweet presents music from films about people living outside of conventional society, to coincide with the release of Room, featuring music by Stephen Rennicks.

Matthew Sweet with music for films about those cut off from conventional living. Those left to their own devices include Mowgli, Tarzan and Romulus & Remus.

The programme features music from "Edward Scissorhands"; "L'Enfant Sauvage"; "The Enigma of Kasper Hauser"; "Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan"; "Princess Mononoke"; "The Jungle Book (1942)"; "Romolo e Remo"; "Lord of the Flies"; "Tangled"; "Nell" and "The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe". The featured new release is Lenny Abrahamson's "Room" - with music by Stephen Rennicks.

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28 minutes

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Sat 16 Jan 2016 15:00

Music Played

  • Danny Elfman

    Batman Returns (1992) - Birth of Penguin

    Conductor: Shirley Walker. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Warner.
  • Danny Elfman

    Edward Scissorhands (1990) - Introduction; Storytime

    Choir: The Paulist Choristers of California. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Shirley Walker.
    • Edward Scissorhands (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • MCA.
    • 1.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    L'Enfant Sauvage (1970) - Concerto for soprano recorder in C RV 443 - ii) Largo

    Performer: Michael Copley. Conductor: Thomas Füri. Orchestra: Camerata Bern.
    • DG.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Requiem a 5 - Introitus

    Conductor: Bruno Turner. Ensemble: Ensemble Pro Cantione Antique.
    • DHM.
  • John Scott

    Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan (1984) - Child of the Apes

    Conductor: John Scott. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • LA LA LAND.
  • John Scott

    Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan (1984) - End Titles

    Conductor: John Scott. Orchestra: The Festival Studio Orchestra.
    • LA LA LAND.
  • Joe Hisaishi

    Princess Mononoke (1997) - The Legend of Ashitaka

    Conductor: Joe Hisaishi. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Studio Ghibli.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    The Jungle Book (1942) - Jungle Book Suite: Beginning

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Piero Piccioni

    Romolo e Remo (1961) - Romolo e Remo

    Conductor: Piero Piccioni. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Philippe Sarde

    The Lord of the Flies (1963) - Lord of the Flies

    Conductor: Philippe Sarde. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Alan Menken

    Tangled (2010) - When Will My Life Begin (Reprise 1)

    Singer: Mandy Moore.
    • Disney.
  • Alan Menken

    Tangled (2010) - When Will My Life Begin (Reprise 2)

    Singer: Mandy Moore.
    • Disney.
  • Mark Isham

    Nell (1994) - Welcome to Robbinsville (theme from Nell)

    Conductor: Kenneth Kugler. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Stephen Rennicks

    Room (2015) - End Titles

    Conductor: Stephen Rennicks. Orchestra: The Festival Studio Orchestra.
  • Gian Piero Reverberi

    Robinson Crusoe (1966) - Theme

    Conductor: Gian Piero Reverberi. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Ryuichi Sakomoto

    The Revenant (2015) - Main Theme

    Orchestra: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorale. Conductor: Ryuichi Sakomoto.
    • The Revenant (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • MILAN.
    • 1.


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