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The Berlin Wall

Matthew Sweet with a selection of Cold War inspired film music for films centres around the Berlin Wall marking the release this week of Michael Herbig's 'Balloon' with music by Marvin Miller and Ralf Wengenmayr.

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Sat 15 Jun 2019 15:00

Music Played

  • Ernst Roters

    The Murderers Are Among Us (1946) - Title

    Orchestra: Babelsberg German Film Orchestra.
    • DEFA-Filmmusik.
    • Normal Records.
    • 9.
  • Georges van Parys

    Les Miserables (1958) - Titles

    Orchestra: Hungarian Symphony Orchestra Budapest. Conductor: Laurent Petitgirard.
    • Georges van Parys et le cinéma.
    • Universal.
    • 9.
  • Karl-Ernst Sasse

    Karla (1965) - Serenade for Karla

    Orchestra: Babelsberg German Film Orchestra.
    • DEFA-Filmmusik.
    • Normal Records.
    • 11.
  • Gerd Natschinski

    Heisser Sommer (1965) - Titles

    Composer: Thomas Natschinski. Performer: Frank Schöbel. Performer: Chris Doerk. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • DEFA-Filmmusik.
    • Normal Records.
    • 2.
  • Joachim Werzlau

    Jacob the Liar (1975) - Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Jürgen Knieper

    Wings of Desire (1987) - The Glacial Valley

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Wings of Desire - A film by Wim Wenders.
    • Mute.
    • 2.
  • Yann Tiersen

    Good Bye Lenin! (2003) - Summer 78 / Preparations for the last TV fake

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Good Bye Lenin! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Gabriel Yared

    The Lives of Others (2006) - Die Sonate vom Guten Menschen

    Composer: Stéphane Moucha. Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Fitzpatrick.
    • Das Leben Der Anderen (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Colosseum.
    • 10.
  • Sol Kaplan

    The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (1965) - Piano Prelude, Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Sol Kaplan.
    • The Spy Who Came In From The Cold.
    • Intrada Special Collection.
    • 2.
  • Ralf Wengenmayr

    Ballon (2019) - Die letzten Stunden

    Composer: Marvin Miller. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Ballon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • recordJet.
    • 13.
  • Günther Fischer

    Solo Sunny (1980) - Title

    Performer: Friederike Meinel.
    • DEFA-Filmmusik.
    • Normal Records.
    • 16.
  • Max Richter

    Never Look Away (2019) - A Way Out

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Never Look Away (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.

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