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International Women's Day

Matthew Sweet presents music from films made by female directors. He hears from composer Olga Neuwirth, who has written the score for Goodnight Mommy, an Austrian horror film.

Ahead of Radio 3's International Women's Day celebration this Tuesday Matthew Sweet presents music from films made by female directors, from Hollywood big hitters Kathryn Bigelow and Jane Campion, to European auteurs Agnieszka Holland and Antonia Bird. He also talks to composer Olga Neuwirth, who writes concert works as well as hybrids of film, theatre and performance art, and who has written the score for Goodnight Mommy, an Austrian horror film released in the UK this week.

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Sat 5 Mar 2016 15:00

Music Played

  • Alexandre Desplat

    Julie and Julia (2009) - Julia's Theme

    Conductor: Alexandre Desplat. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Sony Pictures Entertainment.
  • Zbigniew Preisner

    Olivier Olivier (1992) - Main Title

    Conductor: Zbigniew Preisner. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • DRG.
  • Zbigniew Preisner

    Europa Europa (1990) - Hitler Staline

    Conductor: Zbigniew Preisner. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • DRG.
  • Zbigniew Preisner

    The Secret Garden (1993) - Main Title

    Conductor: Zbigniew Preisner. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
  • Mychael Danna

    Vanity Fair (1993) - Becky and Amelia Leave School

    Conductor: Mychael Danna. Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra.
    • Decca.
  • Mychael Danna

    Vanity Fair (1993) - Steyne the Pasha

    Conductor: Mychael Danna. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Decca.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Michurin/Life in Bloom (1949) - Suite: Waltz and Winter Garden

    Conductor: José Serebrier. Orchestra: Belgian National Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • RCA.
  • Michael Nyman

    Ravenous (1999) - Trek to the Cave

    Conductor: Michael Nyman. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Johnny Bug Chen

    Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl (1998) - Buried Love

    Conductor: Johnny Bug Chen. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Rock Records.
  • Marco Beltrami

    Hurt Locker (2008) - Goodnight Bastard

    Ensemble: Studio Musicians.
    • LAKESHORE.
  • Michael Nyman

    The Piano (1993) - Here to There

    Performer: Michael Nyman. Orchestra: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • VENTURE.
  • Michael Nyman

    The Piano (1993) - The Promise

    Performer: Michael Nyman. Orchestra: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • VENTURE.
  • Olga Neuwirth

    Lost Highway (2003) - Intro

    Conductor: Olga Neuwirth. Orchestra: Valve Studio Orchestra.
    • WHITE LABEL.
  • Olga Neuwirth

    Goodnight Mommy (2014) - Title 23

    Conductor: Olga Neuwirth. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • WHITE LABEL.
  • Florence Reece

    Harlan County USA (1976) - Which Side Are You On

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