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Film and Game music special

Jamie talks to award-winning composer James Hannigan and music supervisor Sarah Bridge as he explores music written for film and video games.

Jamie talks to award winning composer James Hannigan, co-founder of Game Music Connect and creator of the music for Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3. Plus Music Supervisor Sarah Bridge whose film credits include the Oscar-winning Theory of Everything, describes what's involved in this crucial job for Film and TV. Including music from Black Panther, Legend of Zelda, Wall-E, The Good the Bad and the Ugly as well as great classics by Rachmaninov, Beethoven and Strauss that were used in iconic films.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Alfred Newman

    Twentieth Century Fox Fanfare

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Star Wars.
    • BMG.
    • 001.
  • John Williams

    Jaws (main theme)

    Orchestrator: Nick Ingman. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nic Raine.
    • Classic Cinema Part 3.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • Ennio Morricone

    The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    Conductor: Ennio Morricone. Orchestra: Unknown.
    • Film Music By Ennio Morricone.
    • Virgin.
    • 001.
  • John Williams

    Theme from Schindler's List

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Schindler's List.
    • MCA.
    • 1.
  • Denis King

    Black Beauty (Galloping Home)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Stanley Black.
    • ITV Themes.
    • Pickwick.
    • 6.
  • Richard Strauss

    Also Sprach Zarathustra (Introduction)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Bohm.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125, 'Choral' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Singer: Charlotte Margiono. Singer: Rudolf Schasching. Singer: Birgit Remmert. Singer: Robert Holl. Choir: Arnold Schoenberg Chorus. Conductor: Erwin Ortner. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9: Harnoncourt, Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Teldec.
    • 4.
  • Monty Norman

    James Bond Theme

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Carl Davis.
    • Great Movie Themes.
    • Naxos.
  • Ludwig Göransson


    Performer: Baaba Maal. Author: Baaba Maal. Conductor: Ludwig Göransson.
    • Blasck Panther - Original Score.
    • Hollywood Records.
  • Howard Shore

    The Bridge Of Khazad Dum

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Howard Shore.
    • The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring.
    • Reprise.
  • James Hannigan

    Red Alert 3 Theme - Soviet March

    Performer: James Hannigan.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Psycho (Prelude)

    Conductor: Bernard Herrmann. Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Herrmann: Music for Psycho: National Philharmonic Orchestra, Herrmann.
    • Unicorn-Kanchana.
    • 1.
  • Koji Kondo

    Legend of Zelda Suite

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Skeet.
  • Thomas Newman

    Define Dancing

    Composer: Peter Gabriel. Conductor: Thomas Newman.
    • Wall-E.
    • EMI.
  • Henry Mancini

    Mancini: The Pink Panther Theme

    Orchestra: Mancini Pops Orchestra.
    • The Ultimate Pink Panther.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Danny Elfman

    Ice Dance (Edward Scissorhands)

    Conductor: Shirley Walker. Choir: The Paulist Choristers of California. Orchestra: Unknown.
    • Edward Scissorhands.
    • Universal.
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson

    The Origins Of Time

  • Emika

    Dem Worlds

  • Carter Burwell

    Mildred Goes To War

    Conductor: Carter Burwell. Ensemble: Uncredited ensemble.
  • Osibisa

    Ayiko Bia

  • Max Richter

    This Bitter Earth / On The Nature Of Daylight

    Composer: Clyde Otis. Performer: Dinah Washington. Performer: Max Richter.
  • Yann Tiersen

    La Valse d'Amelie

    Performer: Yann Tiersen.
    • Amelie.
    • Virgin.
    • 03.
  • Burt Bacharach

    South American Getaway

    Music Arranger: Valter Dešpalj. Ensemble: Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • South American Getaway.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 13.
  • Vangelis

    Chariots Of Fire (theme)

    Performer: Vangelis. Music Arranger: Vangelis.
    • Chariots Of Fire: Vangelis.
    • Polydor.
    • 1.
  • Craig Armstrong

    Glasgow Love Theme

    • Love Actually.
    • Island.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op 18 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 1&2 Zimerman/Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Ozawa.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 6.


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