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Roald Dahl

Matthew Sweet with film music inspired by the works Roald Dahl including John William's new score for Steven Spielberg's new big screen version of The BFG.

Matthew Sweet with film music inspired by the works Roald Dahl including John Williams's new score for Steven Spielberg's new big screen version of The BFG.

The programme also features music from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "The Witches", "James and the Giant Peach", "36 Hours", "The Night Digger", "You Only Live Twice", "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" and "Fantastic Mr Fox".

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19 minutes

Music Played

  • Ron Grainer

    Tales of The Unexpected

    • VIRGIN.
  • Leslie Bricusse

    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1979) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • HIP-O.
  • Leslie Bricusse

    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1979) - Candy Man

    Singer: Aubrey Woods. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • HIP-O.
  • Leslie Bricusse

    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1979) - Oompa Loompa

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • HIP-O.
  • Danny Elfman

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) - Main Titles

    Conductor: Rick Wentworth. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Warner.
  • Randy Newman

    James and the Giant Peach (1995) - Family

    Performer: Simon Callow. Performer: Jeff Bennett. Performer: Jane Leeves. Performer: Susan Sarandon. Performer: David Thewlis. Performer: Miriam Margolyes. Performer: Paul Terry. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • DISNEYLAND.
  • Randy Newman

    James and the Giant Peach (1995) - Main Title

    Performer: Simon Callow. Performer: Jeff Bennett. Performer: Jane Leeves. Performer: Susan Sarandon. Performer: David Thewlis. Performer: Miriam Margolyes. Performer: Paul Terry. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • DISNEYLAND.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    Thirty Six Hours (1971) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    The Night Digger (1965) - Scenario One

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • John Barry

    You Only Live Twice

    • EMI.
  • Shermann Bros

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1965) - Main Titles

    Conductor: Irwin Kostal. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Rykodisc.
  • Shermann Bros

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1965) - Posh

    Conductor: Irwin Kostal. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Rykodisc.
  • Shermann Bros

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1965) - Doll on the Music Box/Truly Scrumptious

    Conductor: Irwin Kostal. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Rykodisc.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) - Bogus, Bunsen and Bean

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • ABACO RECORDS.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) - Mr Fox in the Fields

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • ABACO RECORDS.
  • John Williams

    The BFG (2016) - Sophie and the BFG

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Walt Disney.
  • Eddie DeLange

    Solitude

    Composer: Irving Mills. Performer: Louis Armstrong.
  • Michael Giacchino

    Star Trek Beyond (2016) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.

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