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The Judgement of Solomon

Matthew Sweet introduces film music on the theme of parent/child relationships to mark the release of Derek Cianfrance's The Light Between Oceans, with music by Alexandre Desplat.

Matthew Sweet with film music on the pleasures and pains of parenthood in the week of Derek Cianfrance's new film "The Light Between Oceans" with music by Alexandre Desplat.

The programme also features music from "East of Eden", "Big Fish", "Bicycle Thieves", "Two Women", "Room", "The Royal Tenenbaums", "The Parent Trap", "What Maisie Knew", "Kramer vs. Kramer", "Mrs Doubtfire", "Losing Isaiah" and "Solomon and Sheba".

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Sat 5 Nov 2016 15:00

Music Played

  • Mario Nascimbene

    Solomon and Sheba (1959) - Solomon in the Temple

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Nascimbene.
  • Leonard Rosenman

    East Of Eden (1955) - Main Title

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: John Adams.
  • Danny Elfman

    Big Fish (2003) - Sandra's Theme

    Conductor: Nick Ingman. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Danny Elfman

    Big Fish (2003) - Growing Montage

    Conductor: Nick Ingman. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Alessandro Cicognini

    Bicycle Thieves (1948) - Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Alessandro Cicognini.
  • Armando Trovajoli

    Two Women (La Ciociara) (1960) - Suite

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Armando Trovajoli.
  • Stephen Rennicks

    Room (2015) - End

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Gearóid Grant.
  • Mark Mothersbaugh

    The Royal Tenenbaums(2001) - Lindbergh Palace Hotel Suite

    Conductor: Mark Mothersbaugh. Orchestra: The Mutato Muzika Orchestra.
  • Robert B. Sherman

    The Parent Trap (1961) - The Parent Trap

    Composer: Richard M. Sherman. Performer: Tommy Sands. Performer: Annette Funicello.
  • Nick Urata

    What Maisie Knew (2012) - What Maisie Knew

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble. Conductor: Nick Urata.
  • Henry Purcell

    Kramer V Kramer (1979) - The Gordian Knot Untied

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Raymond Leppard.
  • Howard Shore

    Mrs Doubtfire (1993) - Mrs Doubtfire

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Howard Shore.
  • Mark Isham

    Losing Isaiah (1995) - Seeking Isaiah

  • Alexandre Desplat

    Light Between To Oceans (2016) - Title theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Alexandre Desplat.
  • Randy Newman

    Parenthood (1989) - I Like To See You Smile

  • Mark Isham

    The Accountant (2016) - The Accountant

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Mark Isham.


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