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Aliens, Sharks and Spies

Sunday Night is Music Night - Aliens, Sharks and Spies. Mark Kermode presents a concert of blockbuster film scores from the 1970s.

Aliens, Sharks and Spies The UK's leading film critic Mark Kermode presents this nostalgia fest of film music from the sizzling 70s with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart. Friday Night is Music Night transports you back to the decade when hot pants were cool and flares weren't square . Glam rock ruled the charts but at the cinema it was the decade of the blockbuster movie - comedy, horror, science fiction and suspense. Over the ten years we liked to be scared by Close Encounters, shocked by Alien, groove to Saturday Night Fever and weep at Love Story. Some of the worlds finest film composers cut their teeth during this decade including John Williams, John Barry, Michel Legrand and Jerry Goldsmith. Tonight the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart perform scores from Star Wars, Rocky, Jaws, The Godfather, Saturday Night Fever, Murder on the Orient Express and James Bond. Guests include vocalist Mary Carewe and the BBC Young Jazz Musician – Alexander Bone - who is the saxophone soloist in Bernard Herrmann' s score to Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver. Popcorn is not included.

The concert was recorded at the Watford Colosseum and first broadcast in 2016.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 May 2020 19:00

Music Played

  • BBC Concert Orchestra & Keith Lockhart

    Friday Night Is Music Night Opening Sig Tune

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    March (from "Superman")

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    Summer of 42

  • BBC Concert Orchestra

    TUBULAR BELLS

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    PINK PANTHER THEME

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART & Mary Carewe

    DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

  • Alexander Bone & BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    THEME FROM TAXI DRIVER

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART & Jill Morton

    Love Story

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

  • Bill Conti

    Gonna Fly Now (Theme from "Rocky")

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Performer: Keith Lockhart.
  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    The Godfather-Waltz & Theme

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART & Mary Carewe

    LIVE AND LET DIE

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    "JAWS" - MAIN THEME

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

  • BBC Concert Orchestra

    ALIEN - END TITLE

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART & Mary Carewe

    NOBODY DOES IT BETTER

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    Star Wars

  • BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA C.B. KEITH LOCKHART

    Friday Night Is Music Night Closing Sig Tune

  • BBC Concert Orchestra & Keith Lockhart(conductor)

    Opening Sig Tune

  • John Williams

    Superman March

    Orchestrator: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Michel Legrand

    Summer of 42

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Mike Oldfield

    Tubular Bells

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Henry Mancini

    Pink Panther Theme

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Mary Carewe, BBC Concert Orchestra & Keith Lockhart(conductor)

    Diamonds are Forever

  • Alexander Bone, BBC Concert Orchestra & Keith Lockhart(conductor)

    Taxi Driver

  • Jill Morton, BBC Concert Orchestra & Keith Lockhart(conductor)

    Love Story

  • John Williams

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • The RAH Band

    The Crunch

    • Supersonic 70's (Various Artists).
    • Music Club.
  • The Brass Chorale and The Dankworth Big Band

    Tomorrows World Theme

    • Tomorrows World Soundtrack.
    • 2.
  • Hot Butter

    Popcorn

    • In The Summertime-Sound Of 70's, Part.
    • Compact Records.
  • David Bowie

    Starman

    • EMI.
  • Pink Floyd

    Comfortably Numb

    • Echoes - The Best Of Pink Floyd.
    • EMI.
  • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

    Our House

    • Over The Years....
    • Rhino.
    • 011.
  • Elton John

    Pinball Wizard

    • Caribou.
    • Mercury.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Brown Sugar

    • London.
  • Bill Conti

    Gonna Fly Now - (Theme from Rocky)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Nino Rota

    The Godfather - Waltz & Theme

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Mary Carewe, BBC Concert Orchestra & Keith Lockhart(conductor)

    Live and Let Die

  • Walter Murphy

    A Fifth of Beethoven

    Orchestrator: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Jaws

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Murder on the Orient Express

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    Alien

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Mary Carewe, BBC Concert Orchestra & Keith Lockhart(conductor)

    Nobody Does it Better

  • John Williams

    Star Wars

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

Broadcasts

  • Fri 1 Apr 2016 20:00
  • Fri 7 Oct 2016 20:00
  • Sun 3 May 2020 19:00

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