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The Muse

Matthew Sweet presents film music on the concept of the muse, reflecting a theme of the week's new release Phantom Thread, with a new Oscar-nominated score by Jonny Greenwood.

Matthew Sweet with film music on the concept of the muse reflecting a theme of this week's new release, 'Phantom Thread' with a new Oscar nominated score by Jonny Greenwood.

The programme also features music from the 1947 Rita Heyworth musical 'Down To Earth'; 'Shakespeare In Love'; 'The Invisible Woman'; 'The Girl With A Pearl Earring'; 'La Belle Noiseuse'; 'Surviving Picasso'; Carl Dreyer's 1927 'Michael'; 'Taxi Driver'; 'Broken Blossoms'; 'La Notte'; 'Pulp Fiction'; Elton John's music for 'The Muse'; and the Classic Score of the Week, Dmitri Tiomkin's 'Dial M for Murder'.

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26 minutes

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Sat 3 Feb 2018 15:00

Music Played

  • Olivia Newton‚ÄźJohn & Electric Light Orchestra

    Xanadu

    • EPIC : 520129 2.
    • EPIC.
    • 1.
  • Stephen Warbeck

    Shakespeare in Love (1998): Curtain Call / The Beginning of the Partnership

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Nick Ingman.
    • Shakespeare in Love - Music from the Miramax.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 21.
  • Ilan Eshkeri

    The Invisible Woman (2013): Journey to Manchester

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Eshkeri.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003): Vermeer's Studio

    Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra of London. Conductor: Alexandre Desplat.
    • The Girl with a Pearl Earring - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • DECCA.
    • 8.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003): Griet's Theme

    Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra of London. Conductor: Alexandre Desplat.
    • The Girl with a Pearl Earring - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • DECCA.
    • 2.
  • Richard Robbins

    Surviving Picasso (1996): Valauris Corrida

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz.
    • Surviving Picasso - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Epic Soundtrax.
    • 12.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Taxi Driver (1976): A Reluctant Hero/Betsy/End Credits

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
    • Taxi Driver - Original Soundtrack Recording.
    • Arista.
    • 11.
  • Louis F. Gottschalk

    Broken Blossoms (1919): Moonbeams

    Composer: Carl Davis. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Carl Davis.
    • The Silents - New Scores for Classic Silent Films.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 1.
  • Giorgio Gaslini

    La Notte (1961): La Notte (Cha cha cha)

    • Dalla Colonna Sonora Del Film "La Notte".
    • The Soundtrack Factory.
    • 14.
  • Chuck Berry

    Pulp Fiction (1994): You Never Can Tell

    Performer: Chuck Berry.
    • Pulp Fiction: Music From The Motion Picture.
    • MCA Records.
    • 9.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    Dial M for Murder (1954): Suite

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nic Raine.
    • The Essential Dmitri Tiomkin Film Music Collection.
    • PrimeTime.
    • 7.
  • Jonny Greenwood

    Phantom Thread (2017): The Hem / Phantom Thread 1

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Phantom Thread - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Elton John

    The Muse (1999): Driving Home

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Muse - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Island Records.
    • 1.
  • Peter Spierig

    Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built (2017)

    Performer: Peter Spierig.

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