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Roxann Dawson's new film Breakthrough, with a score by Marcelo Zarvos, is the featured new release and puts Matthew in mind of films that explore the realm between life and death.

Roxann Dawson's new film "Breakthrough", with a score by Marcelo Zarvos, is the featured new release and puts Matthew in mind of films that explore the mysterious realm between life and death.

The programme features music from Danny Elfman, John Williams, Joseph Bishara, Alexandre Desplat, Michael Giacchino, Hans Zimmer, Maurice Jarre, Delia Derbyshire, Georges Auric, James Newton Howard and Nick Glennie-Smith. The Classic Score of the Week is John Corigliano's music for the 1980 Ken Russell film, 'Altered States'.

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Music Played

  • Allan Gray

    A Matter of Life and Death (1946) - Prelude / Stairway to Heaven

    Orchestra: Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Williams.
    • The Red Shoes: Music From The Films Of Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger (The.
    • CD41 Publishing Ltd..
    • 6.
  • Danny Elfman

    Beetlejuice (1988) - Main Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: William Ross.
    • Music For A Darkened Theatre (Film & Television Music Volume One).
    • MCA Records.
    • 4.
  • Dave Grusin

    Heaven Can Wait (1978) - Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz.
    • Cinemagic.
    • GRP.
    • 3.
  • John Williams

    Always (1989) - Follow Me / Dorinda Solo Flight

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Always (Motion Picture Soundtrack Album).
    • MCA Records.
    • 8.
  • Joseph Bishara

    Insidious (2010) - Dark Boundaries Crossed

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Insidious.
    • Void Recordings.
    • 24.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    The Tree of Life (2011) - Clouds

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Alexandre Desplat.
    • The Tree of LIfe (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Lakeshore Records.
    • 3.
  • Michael Giacchino

    Doctor Strange (2016) - The Master of the Mystic End credits

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Cliff Masterson.
    • Doctor Strange.
    • Hollywood Records.
    • 19.
  • Michael Andrews

    Donnie Darko (2001) - Liquid Spear Waltz

    Performer: Michael Andrews.
    • Donnie Darko (Music From The Original Motion Picture Score).
    • Sanctuary Records.
    • 7.
  • Hans Zimmer

    INCEPTION (2010): Time

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Matt Dunkley.
    • Inception (Music From The Motion Picture).
    • WaterTower Music.
    • 12.
  • Maurice Jarre

    Jabob's Ladder (1990) - Theme

    Performer: Maurice Jarre.
    • Jacob's Ladder (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Enter the Void (2009) - Air

    Performer: Delia Derbyshire. Music Arranger: Delia Derbyshire.
    • BBC Radiophonic Music.
    • BBC Radio Enterprises.
    • 32.
  • John Corigliano

    Altered States (1980) - Main Title and First Hallucination / Love Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Altered States: Original Soundtrack.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 1.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orpheus (1949) - Complainte d'Eurydice

    Performer: Vera Rasková. Music Arranger: Georges Auric. Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Adriano.
    • The Classic Film Music Of Georges Auric 2.
    • MARCO POLO.
    • 7.
  • James Newton Howard

    Flatliners (1990) - End titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Flatliners / Falling Down (Original Motion Picture Scores).
    • Not On Label.
  • Nick Glennie‐Smith

    Heaven Is For Real (2014) - Heaven

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Choir: スタジオコーラス.
    • Heaven Is For Real (Original Motion Picture Score).
    • Madison Gate Records.
    • 12.
  • Marcelo Zarvos

    Breakthrough (2019) - Stand for John

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Breakthrough (Original Motion Picture Score).
    • Fox Music.
    • 17.
  • Carter Burwell

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) - The Oregon Trail

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Choir: Metro Voices. Conductor: Carter Burwell.
    • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Milan Records.
    • 18.
  • Anne Chmelewsky

    Where Hands Touch (2019) - Where Hands Touch

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Where Hands Touch (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.

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