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Free Thinking - Cinematic Love Themes

Matthew Sweet live from Sage Gateshead with a look at cinematic love themes as part of Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival.

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24 minutes

Music Played

  • Francis Lai

    Love Story (1970) - Finale

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Love Story - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • MCA.
    • 11.
  • John Williams

    Superman (1978) - Love Theme

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Superman The Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • RHINO.
    • 14.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) - Marian and Robin Love Theme

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • CInema Serenade II - The Golden Age.
    • 6.
  • Hugo Friedhofer

    An Affair to Remember (1957) - Our Love Affair End Title

    Composer: Harry Warren. Orchestra: 20th Century-Fox Orchestra. Choir: 20th Century Fox Chorus. Conductor: Lionel Newman.
    • Columbia.
  • Aaron Zigman

    The Notebook (2004) - Overture

    Orchestra: Hollywood Studio Symphony.
    • The Notebook (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • NEW LINE.
    • 2.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    Ben Hur (1959) - Ring of Freedom

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Miklós Rózsa.
    • Ben-Hur (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Premier Soundtracks.
    • 6.
  • Nino Rota

    Romeo and Juliet (1968) - What Is A Youth

    Singer: Glen Weston. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Nino Rota.
    • Romeo & Juliet: Music From The Soundtrack Of The Academy Award-Winning Film.
    • Capitol Records.
    • 6.
  • George Gershwin

    Carmen Jones (1954) - Dat's Love (Habanera)

    Singer: Dorothy Dandridge. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Herschel Burke-Gilbert.
    • Carmen Jones (From The Original Sound Track).
    • RCA Victor.
    • 3.
  • Maurice Jarre

    Doctor Zhivago (1965) - Main Titles / Lara's Theme

    Orchestra: MGM Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Maurice Jarre.
    • Doctor Zhivago (The Original Sound Track Album).
    • CBS.
    • 2.


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