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The Family

Matthew Sweet introduces music for films concerned with family matters to coincide with the release of It's Only the End of the World, which features a score by Gabriel Yared.

Matthew Sweet considers film music written to accompany films concerned with family matters, following the release of "It's Only the End of the World", with music by Gabriel Yared.

The programme features music from "The Royal Tenenbaums", "The Incredibles", "The Addams Family", "The Godfather", "The Sound of Music", "Little Women", "Mary Poppins", "Star Wars", "A River Runs Through It", "The Family Way" and "August: Osage County"; and the Classic Score of the Week is Alfred Newman's music for "How Green Was My Valley".

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Sat 25 Feb 2017 15:00

Music Played

  • Jerry Goldsmith

    The Waltons (1971) "Theme"

    Orchestra: Daniel Caine Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Caine.
    • TVP.
  • Mark Mothersbaugh

    The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) "Lindbergh Palace Hotel Suite"

    Orchestra: The Mutato Muzika Orchestra.
    • Hollywood Records.
  • Michael Giacchino

    The Incredibles (2004) "The Incredits"

    Conductor: Tim Simonec. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Disney.
  • Marc Shaiman/Vic Mizzy

    The Adams Family (1991) "Finale"

    Orchestrator: Hummie Mann. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Capitol.
  • Nino Rota

    The Godfather (1972) "The Godfather Waltz"

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • MCA.
  • Nino Rota

    The Godfather (1972) "The Love Theme"

    Conductor: Carlo Savina. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • MCA.
  • Richard Richards

    The Sound of Music (1965) "The Sound of Music"

    Conductor: Irwin Kostal. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • RCA.
  • Thomas Newman

    Little Women (1994) "Under the Umbrella"

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sony.
  • Richard and Robert Shermann

    Mary Poppins (1965) "The Life I Lead"

    Singer: David Tomlinson. Singer: Glynis Johns.
    • Disney.
  • John Williams

    Star Wars - Return of The Jedi (1983) "Luke and Leia"

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Mark Isham

    A River Runs Through It (1992) - "Haunted By Waters"

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Kenneth Kugler.
    • MILAN.
  • Paul McCartney

    The Family Way (1966) "Main Theme and variation"

    • Philips.
  • Alfred Newman

    How Green Was My Valley (1941) "Twentieth Century Fox Fanfare"

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by Composer.
    • 20TH CENTURY.
  • Gabriel Yared

    It's Only The End of The Word (2017) "Louis et sa mere"

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Gustavo Santaolalla

    August: Osage County (2016) "Riding"

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Benjamin Wallfisch

    Bitter Harvest (2016) "Bitter Harvest"

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.


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