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Cult Classics

Jamie unearths the amazing, but sometimes neglected, music that made its way into quirky films, unusual TV shows, failed stage productions and cult books. Plus, this week's 'My Music' choice comes from film critic and presenter, Grant Lauchlan.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sleeping Beauty Waltz

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Various ‎– Rollerball (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • VSD.
    • 6.
  • Elmer Bernstein

    The Man With The Golden Arm

    Conductor: Elmer Bernstein.
    • Billboard Top Movie Hits 1955-1959.
    • Rhino Records Inc.
    • 10.
  • Riccardo Broschi

    Son qual nave ch'agitata

    Singer: Derek Lee Ragin. Singer: Ewa Mallas-Godlewska. Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques.
    • Farinelli, Il Castrato (Bande Originale Du Film - Original Motion Picture Soundt.
    • AUVIDIS TRAVELLING.
    • 6.
  • Angelo Badalamenti

    Rose's Theme

    Conductor: Angelo Badalamenti.
    • The Straight Story.
    • Sony Music.
    • 2.
  • Alan Menken

    Entr'acte, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

    Lyricist: Stephen Schwartz. Choir: The Hunchback of Notre Dame Choir.
    • The Hunchback of Notre Dame Studio Cast Recording.
    • Ghostlight.
    • 15.
  • Johann Strauss II

    The Blue Danube

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • 2001: A Space Odyssey.
    • Rhino / TCM.
    • 4.
  • Alex North

    Space Talk

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jerry Goldsmith.
    • Alex North's 2001 (The Legendary Original Score · World Premiere Recording).
    • VSD.
    • 10.
  • James Bernard

    Ayesha - She Who Must Be Obeyed

    Orchestra: Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn.
    • Hammer The Studio That Dripped Blood.
    • Silva Screen Records.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata no.3 in G minor, BWV.1029 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Mischa Maisky. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • J S Bach, Cello Sonatas BWV.1027-1029.
    • DG.
    • 10.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    CU12 Cape Fear (Prelude)

    • The Essential Film Music Collection CD2.
    • Silva Screen.
  • Alfredo Catalani

    Aria, From la Wally

    Music Arranger: Vladimir Cosma. Singer: Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez. Orchestra: The Symphonic Orchestra Of London. Conductor: Vladimir Cosma.
    • Diva.
    • DRG Records.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125, 'Choral' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Beethoven, Symphonie No. 9: Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Bob Harris

    Love Theme from 'Lolita'

    Conductor: Nelson Riddle. Orchestra: Unknown.
    • Lolita Original Soundtrack.
    • Rhino.
    • 14.
  • Philip Glass

    Metamorphosis one

    Performer: Philip Glass.
    • Philip Glass, Solo piano.
    • CBS.
    • 1.
  • Vernon Elliott

    The Music Of The Spheres

    Ensemble: The Vernon Elliot Ensemble.
    • Clangers Original Television Music.
    • Trunk.
    • 20.
  • Mario Nascimbene

    Prologue From The Vikings

    Orchestra: The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus. Conductor: Nic Raine.
    • The Vikings.
    • PROMETHEUS.
    • 01.
  • James Bernard

    Love Theme (From the Scars of Dracula)

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman.
    • The Devil Rides Out - The Film Music Of James Bernard.
    • Silva Screen Records.
    • 11.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    L' Assassinat du Duc de Guise Op.128

    Ensemble: Ensemble Musique Oblique.
    • Saint-Saens: Carnaval Des Animaux / Musique Oblique.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 005.
  • Tan Dun

    Silk Road

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Orchestra: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: 陈燮阳.
    • Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.
    • SONY MASTERWORKS.
    • 5.
  • Franz Waxman

    Processional March

    Orchestra: Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn.
    • The Bride Of Frankenstein.
    • SilvaScreen.
    • 3.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G minor for organ and strings

    Composer: Remo Giazotto. Performer: Edward Brewer. Performer: Eriko Sato. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Albinoni/Pachelbel: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.

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