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A selection of film music inspired by Radio 3's Forests Season presented by Matthew Sweet

A selection of film music inspired by Radio 3's Forests Season presented by Matthew Sweet. Forests have proved a rich environment for film, whether as a place where a character can find his or herself; a place to ponder our relationship with nature and the environment; a place of refuge and escape; or a place of terror and of nightmares. Matthew takes us on a film music journey through the forest vibrant in all its hues, featuring scores as varied as 'Avatar', 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', 'Aguirre Wrath of God', 'The Lost City of Z' and 'Friday the 13th'.

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Sat 20 Oct 2018 15:00

Music Played

  • Nathan Larson

    A Walk In The Woods (2015) - So Many Stars

    Performer: Nathan Larson.
    • A Walk In The Woods (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 11.
  • Christopher Spelman

    The Lost City of Z (2017) - The Hunt

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Lost City Of Z (Original Movie Soundtrack).
    • Filmtrax.
    • 1.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    The Edge (1997) - Lost in the Wild

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Jerry Goldsmith.
    • The Edge (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • RCA Victor.
    • 1.
  • Ryuichi Sakomoto

    The Revenant (2015) - Main Theme

    Orchestra: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorale. Conductor: Ryuichi Sakomoto.
    • The Revenant (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • MILAN.
    • 1.
  • John Powell

    The Lorax (2012) - Let it Grow

    Composer: Cinco Paul. Performer: Fletcher Sheridan. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: Original Songs From The Motion Picture.
    • Interscope Records.
    • 6.
  • James Horner

    Avatar (2010): Scorched Earth

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: James Horner.
    • Avatar (Music From The Motion Picture).
    • Fox Music.
    • 8.
  • Dario Marianelli

    The Brothers Grimm (2005) - End Credits

    Conductor: Benjamin Wallfisch. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Brothers Grimm.
    • MILAN.
    • 17.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Into The Woods (2014) - Moments in the Woods

    Performer: Emily Blunt. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Gemignani.
    • Into The Woods.
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 6.
  • Atli Örvarsson

    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) - The Witch Hunters / The Fairy Tale

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.
    • La-La Land Records.
    • 1.
  • Bear McCreary

    The Forest (2016) - Journey to Aokigahara

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Forest (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Sparks & Shadows.
    • 2.
  • David Julyan

    The Cabin In The Woods (2012) - In The Beginning ...

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Nick Ingman.
    • The Cabin In The Woods (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Harry Manfredini

    Friday the 13th (1980) - Overlay of Evil / Main Title / Closing Theme

    Performer: Harry Manfredini.
    • Friday the 13th (Original Motion Picture Score).
    • La-La Land Records.
    • 1.
  • Popol Vuh

    Aguirre - Wrath of God (1972) - Aguirre 1 (L'acrime di rei)

    Performer: Popol Vuh.
    • Music From The Film "Aguirre" (soundtrack to the 1972 Werner Herzog movie "Aguir.
    • PDU.
    • 5.
  • John Carpenter

    Halloween (2018) - The Grind

    Composer: Cody Carpenter. Composer: Daniel Davies. Performer: John Carpenter. Performer: Cody Carpenter. Performer: Daniel Davies.
    • Halloween (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Sacred Bones Records.
    • 18.


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