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Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music inspired by the McCarthy era in the week of the launch of Jay Roach's new film Trumbo with music by Theodore Shapiro.

Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music inspired by the fears of communist infiltration in Hollywood in the late 40s and 50s and the persecution of the "Hollywood 10" and others, in the week of the launch of Jay Roach's new film "Trumbo" with music by Theodore Shapiro.

The programme features music from "Red Dawn", "Silk Stockings", "The Day The Earth Stood Still", "High Noon", "Inherit The Wind", "The Eternal Sea", "The Caine Mutiny", "On The Waterfont", "Spartacus" and "Exodus".

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26 minutes

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Sat 6 Feb 2016 15:00

Music Played

  • Georges Auric

    Roman Holiday (1953) - Overture

    Conductor: Georges Auric. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • RPO RECORDS.
  • Basil Poledouris

    Red Dawn (1984) - Death and Freedom (End Titles)

    Conductor: Basil Poledouris. Orchestra: The Festival Studio Orchestra.
    • INTRADA.
  • Werner R Heyman

    Ninotchka (1939)

    Orchestra: Andre Silvano and his Concert Orchestra.
    • CONCERT HALL.
  • Cole Porter

    Silk Stockings (1957) - Too Bad

    Conductor: André Previn. Singer: Peter Lorre. Singer: Jules Munshin. Singer: Joseph Buloff. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • CBS.
  • Cole Porter

    Silk Stockings (1957) - Chemical Reaction

    Conductor: André Previn. Singer: Peter Lorre. Singer: Jules Munshin. Singer: Joseph Buloff. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • CBS.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) - Outer Space/Radar

    Conductor: Bernard Herrmann. Orchestra: The Festival Studio Orchestra.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
  • Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore

    When Johnny Comes Marching Home

    Conductor: Frank Dubuy. Orchestra: The United States Military Academy Band.
    • Columbia.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    High Noon (1955) - The Clock

    Orchestra: Dmitri Tiomkin and his Orchestra.
    • ORANGE LEISURE.
  • Ernest Gold

    Inherit the Wind (1960) - Theme

    Conductor: Ernest Gold. Orchestra: The Festival Studio Orchestra.
    • Primary Wave.
  • Elmer Bernstein

    The Eternal Sea (1955) - Suite

    Conductor: Elmer Bernstein. Orchestra: Republic Picture Studio Orchestra.
    • CITADEL RECORDS.
  • Jimmy McHugh

    The Caine Mutiny (1954) - Song ("I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me")

    Orchestra: Victor Young and his Singing Strings.
    • Decca.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    On the Waterfront (1954) - Themes

    Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic.
    • DG.
  • Alex North

    Spartacus - Main Title

    Conductor: Alex North. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • MCA.
  • Ernest Gold

    Exodus (1960) - Main Title

    Conductor: Ernest Gold. Orchestra: Sinfonia of London.
    • Buddha Records.
  • Theodore Shapiro

    Trumbo (2015) - Eighty Words a Minute

    Conductor: Theodore Shapiro. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • LAKESHORE RECORDS.
  • George Fenton

    The Crucible (1996) - The Crucible

    Conductor: George Fenton. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • RCA VICTOR.
  • Danny Elfman

    Goosebumps (2015) - Goosebumps Theme

    Conductor: Danny Elfman. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Sony Classical.

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