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Inspired by the release of Gloria Bell with a new score by electronic musician Matthew Herbert, this week's programme focuses on the use of the synthesizer in film scores.

Inspired by the release of 'Gloria Bell' with a new score by electronic musician Matthew Herbert, this week's programme with Matthew Sweet, looks back on the synth score, including the work of Jerry Goldsmith, John Carpenter, Carmine Coppola, Vangelis, Wendy Carlos, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, and Daft Punk.

The programme features music from 'The Illustrated Man'; 'A Clockwork Orange'; 'Dark Star'; 'Halloween'; 'The Thief'; 'Midnight Express'; Apocalypse Now'; 'Tron'; 'Chariots of Fire'; 'Tron Legacy" and 'The Social Network'. Matthew also talks to composer Matthew Herbert about his new synth based score for Gloria Bell.

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Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G (1st mvt, Allegro)

    Music Arranger: Wendy Carlos.
    • Switched-on Bach.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 10.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    The Illustrated Man (1969) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Samuel Matlovsky.
    • Jerry Goldsmith - The Illustrated Man.
    • Silver Age Classics.
    • 1.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    The Illustrated Man (1969) - The Veldt - Quiet Evening

    • Jerry Goldsmith - The Illustrated Man.
    • Silver Age Classics.
    • 9.
  • Wendy Carlos

    A Clockwork Orange (1972) - Funeral March for Queen Mary

    Composer: Henry Purcell. Composer: Rachel Elkind. Performer: Wendy Carlos.
    • Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange.
    • Warner Bros Records.
    • 1.
  • John Carpenter

    Dark Star (1974) - Title Theme

    Performer: John Carpenter.
    • Anthology (Movie Themes 1974-1998).
    • Sacred Bones Records.
    • 12.
  • John Carpenter

    Halloween (1974) - Main Title

    Performer: John Carpenter.
    • Halloween (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Edgar Froese

    Thief (1981) - Beach Theme

    Composer: Christopher Franke. Composer: Johannes Schmoelling. Ensemble: Tangerine Dream.
    • Tangerine Dream - Thief.
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Giorgio Moroder

    Midnight Express (1978) - Theme

    Performer: Giorgio Moroder.
    • Midnight Express (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • CASABLANCA.
    • 3.
  • Carmine Coppola

    Apocalypse Now (1979) - Strange Voyage

    Composer: Francis Ford Coppola. Performer: Carmine Coppola. Performer: Francis Ford Coppola.
    • Apocalypse Now - Definitive Edition.
    • Elektra.
    • 5.
  • Wendy Carlos

    Tron (1982) - Theme from Tron

    Performer: Martin Neery. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Douglas Gamley. Choir: UCLA Chorus.
    • Disney's Tron (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 10.
  • Vangelis

    Chariots of Fire (1981): Titles, Abraham's Theme, Eric's Theme

    Performer: Vangelis. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Vangelis ‎– Chariots Of Fire.
    • POLYDOR.
    • 1.
  • Daft Punk

    Tron Legacy (2010) - Overture, Recogniser

    Performer: Daft Punk. Music Arranger: Joseph Trapanese. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Greenaway.
    • TRON: Legacy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Walt Disney Records.
    • 1.
  • Matthew Herbert

    Gloria Bell (2019) - Home

    Performer: Matthew Herbert.
    • Gloria Bell (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Milan Records.
    • 14.
  • Matthew Herbert

    Gloria Bell (2019) - Title theme

    Performer: Matthew Herbert.
    • Gloria Bell (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Milan Records.
    • 1.
  • Trent Reznor

    The Social Network (2010) - Intriguing Possibilities

    Composer: Atticus Ross. Performer: Atticus Ross. Performer: Trent Reznor.
    • Trent Reznor And Atticus Ross ‎– The Social Network.
    • The Null Corporation.
    • 5.

Broadcast

Six great classical film scores about love

Six great classical film scores about love

Matthew Sweet chooses romantic film scores which express love in all its moods.

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