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Double Acts

Matthew Sweet takes his cue from the newly released Stan and Ollie for a look at scores for films featuring double acts, not least from 2018's Laurel and Hardy-inspired film.

Matthew Sweet takes his cue from the newly released 'Stan and Ollie', scored by Rolfe Kent, for a look at music for films featuring notable "double acts", not least from the new Laurel and Hardy inspired film itself.

Featured films include 'The Odd Couple', 'Gunfight At OK Corral', 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes', 'Mr and Mrs Smith', 'To Have And Have Not', 'Cleopatra', 'Guess Who's Coming To Dinner', '21 Jump Street', 'Men In Black', 'Silver Streak', 'Night At The Museum', 'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein', 'The Intelligence Men', 'Coraline', 'Shaun Of The Dead' and the Classic Score of the week is Laurel and Hardy's 'Way Out West'.

There's also a chance to hear part of the new score by Thomas Ades for the new bio-pic about French author, Collette.

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Sat 12 Jan 2019 15:00

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  • Neal Hefti

    The Odd Couple (1968) - Theme

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • Barefoot In The Park/The Odd Couple.
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 20.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    Gunfight At The O.K. Corral (1957) - Titles

    Singer: Frankie Laine. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Dimitri Tiomkin.
    • Gunfight At The O.K. Corral (Music from the Motion Picture).
    • La-La Land Records.
    • 1.
  • Burt Bacharach

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

    Singer: Burt Bacharach. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (Original Movie Soundtrack).
    • A&M Records.
    • 5.
  • Jule Styne

    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend

    Composer: Leo Robin. Singer: Marilyn Monroe. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Marilyn Monroe - Never Before and Never Again.
    • DRG.
    • 7.
  • John Powell

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) - Assassin's Tango

    Ensemble: Studio-Ensemble.
    • Mr. & Mrs. Smith - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Gut Records.
    • 13.
  • Hoagy Carmichael

    To Have and Have Not (1943) - How Little We Know

    Singer: Lauren Bacall. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Did You Know These Stars Also Sang?.
    • Jasmine.
    • 5.
  • Alex North

    Cleopatra (1963) - Overture / Main Title / Cleopatra's Barge

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Alex North.
    • Cleopatra - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Frank De Vol

    Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967) - Dear Old Dad

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Guess Who's Coming To Dinner.
    • Colgems.
    • 3.
  • Danny Elfman

    Men In Black (1997) - M.I.B. Closing Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Men In Black - The Album.
    • Columbia.
    • 16.
  • Henry Mancini

    Silver Streak (1976) - Theme

    Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra.
    • Henry Mancini ‎– A Man And His Music.
    • Cambra.
    • 6.
  • Mark Mothersbaugh

    21 Jump Street (2012) - Back Together

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: James T. Sale.
    • 22 Jump Street & 21 Jump Street - Original Motion Picture Scores.
    • La La Land Records.
    • 1.
  • Alan Silvestri

    Night At The Museum (2006) - Title theme

    Orchestra: Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alan Silvestri.
    • Night at the Museum - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Frank Skinner

    Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein (1948) - Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Bruno Coulais

    Coraline (2009) - Spink and Forcible / End Credits / The Party

    Performer: Laurent Petitgirard. Choir: Children's Choir Of Nice. Orchestra: Hungarian Symphony Orchestra Budapest.
    • Coraline (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Koch Records.
    • 1.
  • Marvin Hatley

    Dance of the Cuckoos (Laurel & Hardy ‎Theme)

    Performer: Unknown.
    • Trail Of The Lonesome Pine - Memories Of The Silver Screen.
    • Prism Leisure.
    • 1.
  • Marvin Hatley

    Way Out West (1937) - Stage Coach Manners

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy ‎– Way Out West.
    • Another Fine Mess Records.
    • 1.
  • J. Leubrie Hill

    Way Out West (1937) - At The Ball, That's All!

    Ensemble: Avalon Boys.
    • The Laurel And Hardy Two Step.
    • United Artists Records.
    • 1.
  • Ballard MacDonald

    Way Out West (1937) - Trail of the Lonesome Pine

    Composer: Harry Carroll. Performer: Chill Wills. Performer: Rosina Lawrence. Singer: Stan Laurel. Singer: Oliver Hardy. Ensemble: Avalon Boys.
    • Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy ‎– Way Out West.
    • United Artists Records.
    • 1.
  • Rolfe Kent

    Stan & Ollie (2019) - End Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • I Monster

    Shaun of the Dead (2004) - The Blue Wrath

    Performer: I Monster.
    • Neveroddoeven.
    • Dharma Records.
    • 12.
  • Thomas Adès

    Colette (2018) - Colette's Journey

    • Colette (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Lakeshore Records.
    • 25.

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