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From Ealing to Indiana Jones

Matthew Sweet introduces music written for films associated with the late British cinematographer Douglas Slocombe, from Ealing comedies to the Indiana Jones movies.

Matthew Sweet introduces music written for movies associated with the great British cinematographer, Douglas Slocombe, who died earlier this year at the age of 103.

The catalogue of his films includes some of the greats of the last 75 years - Matthew reflects on his career and pays tribute with music from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"; "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"; "The Lavender Hill Mob"; Kind Hearts and Coronets"; "The Man In The White Suit": "Dead of Night"; "The Servant"; "The Lion In Winter"; ""The Italian Job; "Rollerball"; "The Blue Max"; "Jesus Christ Superstar"; and "Julia".

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22 minutes

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Sat 30 Jul 2016 15:00

Music Played

  • John Williams

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) - The Visitors

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • ARISTA.
  • John Williams

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) - End Credits

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Polydor.
  • Georges Auric

    The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

    Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn. Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
    • SILVA SCREEN RECORDS.
  • Georges Auric

    Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

    Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn. Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
    • SILVA SCREEN RECORDS.
  • Georges Auric

    The Man In The White Suit (1951)

    Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn. Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
    • SILVA SCREEN RECORDS.
  • Georges Auric

    Dead of Night (1945) - Suite

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
  • John Dankworth

    The Servant (1963) - All Gone

    Orchestra: Johnny Hawksworth Orchestra.
    • Eclipse.
  • John Barry

    The Lion in Winter (1968) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra and Chorus.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
  • John Barry

    The Lion in Winter (1968) - Chinon/Eleanor's Arrival

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra and Chorus.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
  • John Barry

    The Lion in Winter (1968) - We're Jungle Creatures

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra and Chorus.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
  • Quincy Jones

    The Italian Job (1969) - It's Caper Time

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • MCA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Rollerball (1975) - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

    Performer: Simon Preston.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    The Blue Max (1966) - Titles (from Suite)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • London.
  • Julian Lloyd Webber

    Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) - Overture

    Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • MCA Records.
  • Georges Delerue

    Julia (1977) - Suite

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Universal.

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