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Bernstein 100: The films of Elia Kazan

As part of the Bernstein centenary celebrations Matthew Sweet looks at music for the films of Elia Kazan including Bernstein's score for On The Waterfront

As part of the Bernstein centenary celebrations Matthew Sweet looks at music for the films of Elia Kazan including Bernstein's score for On The Waterfront.

The programme also features music from Viva Zapata, Panic In the Streets, Boomerang, Gentleman's Agreement, Pinky, A Streetcar Named Desire, East of Eden, Splendour In The Grass, Baby Doll, and The Last Tycoon.

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Sat 25 Aug 2018 15:00

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    On The Town (1949) New York, New York

    Singer: Frank Sinatra. Singer: Gene Kelly. Singer: James Munshin. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Lennie Hayton.
    • Frank Sinatra in Hollywood.
    • Reprise Records.
    • 10.
  • Alex North

    Viva Zapata! (1952) Gathering Forces

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Jerry Goldsmith.
    • Viva Zapata - Alex North.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 6.
  • Träd

    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Annie Laurie

    Singer: James Dunn.
  • Alfred Newman

    Panic on the Streets (1950) Titles

    Orchestra: Alfred Newman Orchestra.
  • David Buttolph

    Boomerang (1947) Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Alfred Newman

    Gentlemen's Agreement (1947) Titles

    Orchestra: Alfred Newman Orchestra.
  • Alfred Newman

    Pinky (1949) Titles

    Orchestra: Alfred Newman Orchestra. Conductor: Alfred Newman.
    • The Golden Age of Light Music: The Composer Conducts - Vol. 2.
    • GUILD.
    • 2.
  • Alex North

    A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Main Title and Blanchie

    Conductor: Jerry Goldsmith. Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • A Streetcar Named Desire - Alex North.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    On The Waterfront (1954) Main Title (revisited)

    Orchestra: Columbia Pictures Orchestra. Conductor: Morris Stoloff.
    • On The Waterfront (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • INTRADA.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    On The Waterfront (1954) Waterfront Love Theme

    Orchestra: Columbia Pictures Orchestra. Conductor: Morris Stoloff.
    • On The Waterfront (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • INTRADA.
    • 9.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    On The Waterfront (1954) The Challenge and the Fight

    Orchestra: Columbia Pictures Orchestra. Conductor: Morris Stoloff.
    • On The Waterfront (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • INTRADA.
    • 19.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    On The Waterfront (1954) The Walk and End Title

    Orchestra: Columbia Pictures Orchestra. Conductor: Morris Stoloff.
    • On The Waterfront (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • INTRADA.
    • 20.
  • Leonard Rosenman

    East of Eden (1955) Finale

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: John Adams.
    • The film music of Leonard Rosenman.
    • NONESUCH.
    • 9.
  • Kenyon Hopkins

    Baby Doll (1956) Baby Doll and the Empty House

    Orchestra: Warner Brothers Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Ray Heindorf.
    • Baby Doll (Original Soundtrack).
    • DRG.
    • 1.
  • Maurice Jarre

    The Last Tycoon (1970) End Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Maurice Jarre.
    • Posse / The Last Tycoon - Soundtracks.
    • INTRADA.
    • 24.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    On The Waterfront (1954) Blue Goon Blues

    Orchestra: Columbia Pictures Orchestra. Conductor: Morris Stoloff.
    • On The Waterfront (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • INTRADA.
    • 10.

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