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The Music of Georges Delerue

Matthew Sweet reflects on the film music of French composer Georges Delerue, who composed over 350 scores including much of the music for the films of Francois Truffaut.

Matthew Sweet reflects on the film music of the great French film composer Georges Delerue, who composed over 350 scores including much of the music for the films of François Truffaut - a composer once described as "the Mozart of cinema".

The programme features scores from "Steel Magnolias"; "Hiroshima Mon Amour"; "Cartouche"; "Anne of The Thousand Days"; "Le Mépris"; "Day for Night"; "Tirez Sur Le Pianiste"; "Le Dernier Métro"; "Jules et Jim"; "Day of the Jackel"; "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and "Agnes of God".

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30 minutes

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Sat 2 Jul 2016 15:00

Music Played

  • Georges Delerue

    Steel Magnolias (1989) - Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Polydor.
  • Georges Delerue

    Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) - Suite

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Universal.
  • Georges Delerue

    Cartouche (1962) - Titles

    • Prometheus Records.
  • Georges Delerue

    Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) - Overture

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Universal.
  • Georges Delerue

    Le Mepris (1963) - Camille

    • EMARCY.
  • Georges Delerue

    Day for Night (1973) - Chorale

    Conductor: Hugh Wolff. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Georges Delerue

    Tirez sur le Pianiste (1960) - Love theme

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • EMARCY.
  • Georges Delerue

    Le Dernier Metro (1980) - Main Titles

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • EMARCY.
  • Georges Delerue

    Jules et Jim (1962) - Main Title

    Conductor: Hugh Wolff. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Georges Delerue

    Jules et Jim (1962) - Vacances

    Conductor: Hugh Wolff. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Georges Delerue

    Jules et Jim (1962) - Finale

    Conductor: Hugh Wolff. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Georges Delerue

    Day of the Jackel (1973) - Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Universal.
  • Georges Delerue

    Something Wicked This Way Comes (1982) - Opening and End Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Universal.
  • Georges Delerue

    Agnes of God (1985) - Symphonic Suite - Part Two: Version 5

    Conductor: Delerue. Conductor: Georges. Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
  • Georges Delerue

    Agnes of God (1985) - Symphonic Suite - Part Two: Version 7

    Conductor: Delerue. Conductor: Georges. Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
  • Georges Delerue

    Theme For Air France (1979)

    • Universal.
  • Georges Delerue

    Radioscopie (Fluoroscopy)

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • Universal.

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