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Arthurian Legends

Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music inspired by the Arthurian legends to mark the release of Guy Ritchie's new film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music and takes a look at some of diverse range of films inspired by the Arthurian legends in the week of the release of Guy Ritchie's new film "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" with a score by Daniel Pemberton.

The programme includes music by Trevor Jones, Miklos Rozsa, Franz Waxman, Hans Zimmer, Jimmy Van Heusen, Lerner and Loewe, Anne Dudley and ... Monty Python?

The Classic Score of the Week is Ron Goodwin's "Gawain and the Green Knight".

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19 minutes

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Sat 20 May 2017 15:00

Music Played

  • Monty Python

    Camelot Song

    • Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
    • Virgin.
    • 8.
  • Trevor Jones

    Excalibur (1981) End Credits

  • Miklós Rózsa

    Knights Of The Round Table (1953) Prelude and Excalibur

    Orchestra: London Studio S O. Conductor: Muir Mathieson.
    • Film Score Monthly : Vol. 6, No. 7.
    • Film Score Monthly.
    • 1.
  • Franz Waxman

    Prince Valiant (1954) Main Title

  • Hans Zimmer

    King Arthur (2004) Woad To Ruin

  • Ron Goodwin

    Lancelot And Guinevere (1963) Main Theme

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-10262.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 3.
  • Ron Goodwin

    Main Titles (from Sir Gawain And The Green Knight)

    • Intrada Special Collection : Volume 196.
    • Intrada Special Collection.
    • 1.
  • Jimmy Van Heusen

    A Connecticut Yankee in the Court of King Arthur (1949) Busy Doing Nothing

    Singer: Bing Crosby.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Camelot (19767) Prelude and Overture

    Conductor: Alfred Newman.
  • Monty Python

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) Arthur's Song

    Performer: Monty Python.
  • Daniel Pemberton

    Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) Main Theme

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
  • Anne Dudley

    Tristan and Isolde (2006) The Tournament

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Anne Dudley.

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