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Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music inspired by the theme of power, in particular the abuse of power, prompted by the release of Steven Spielberg's film 'The Post'.

Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music inspired by the theme of power, in particular the abuse of power, prompted by the release of Steven Spielberg's new film 'The Post'. Amongst Matthew's selection is music for 'Caligula'; 'The Last King of Scotland'; 'Paths of Glory'; 'A Few Good Men'; 'Compliance'; 'All The King's Men (2006)'; 'La Mani Sulla Citta' (Hands Over The City); 'The Insider' and 'Citizen Kane'. The programme also features part of John Williams's new score for 'The Post'.

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Sat 20 Jan 2018 15:00

Music Played

  • Paul Clemente

    Caligula (1979): Isis Pool

    Orchestra: Royal Italian Sinfonia. Conductor: Paul Clemente.
    • Caligula: The Music.
    • Penthouse Records.
    • 4.
  • Alex Heffes

    The Last King of Scotland (2006): On The Runway

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Hilary Skewes.
    • The Last King Of Scotland (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Decca.
    • 15.
  • Gerald Fried

    Paths of Glory (1957): The Patrol

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman.
    • Dr. Strangelove... Music From The Films Of Stanley Kubrick.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 12.
  • Marc Shaiman

    A Few Good Men (1992): Semper Fideles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Artie Kane.
    • A Few Good Men - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 1.
  • Marc Shaiman

    A Few Good Men (1992): Honor

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Artie Kane.
    • A Few Good Men - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 9.
  • Bryan Senti

    The Experimenter (2015): Initial Conclusions

    Performer: Studio-Ensemble.
  • Heather McIntosh

    Compliance (2012): Largo for Decaying Piano

    Performer: Pete Erchick. Performer: Heather McIntosh.
    • Compliance (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • MILAN.
    • 5.
  • James Horner

    All The King's Men (2006): Main Title

    Orchestra: Hollywood Studio Symphony. Conductor: James Horner.
    • All the King's Men - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Piero Piccioni

    La Mani Sulla Cita (1964): Notte di Rod / Suite

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Piero Piccioni.
    • Piero Piccioni ‎– Film Music.
    • Vivi Musica VCDS 7003.
    • 1.
  • Lisa Gerrard

    The Insider (1999): Sacrifce

    Singer: Lisa Gerrard.
    • The Insider (Music From The Motion Picture).
    • COLUMBIA 4964582.
    • 3.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Citizen Kane (1941): Prelude / Chronicle Scherzo / Salaambo's Aria

    Singer: Janice Watson. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Joel McNeely.
    • Citizen Kane (Original Motion Picture Score).
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 1.
  • John Williams

    The Post (2018): The Presses Role

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • The Post - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Michael Giacchino

    Coco (2017): Coco - Día de los Muertos Suite

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Post - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 35.

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