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Object of Desire

With the screen adaptation of Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch just released, Matthew Sweet features some of its score plus music for other films with a similar theme.

With the screen adaptation of Donna Tartt’s novel ‘The Goldfinch’ just released, Matthew Sweet features some of Trevor Gorecki’s score plus music for films on the theme of covetousness. The programme includes an interview with the film’s composer, Trevor Gureckis, plus music for Indiana Jones, Jason and the Argonauts, The Silver Chalice, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, The Thomas Crown Affair, Woman In Gold, and the Classic Score of the Week - Adolph Deutsche’s music for The Maltese Falcon.

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Sat 28 Sep 2019 15:00

Music Played

  • John Williams

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (2008) - Raiders March

    Orchestra: Hollywood Studio Orchestra. Choir: Hollywood Film Chorale. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (Original Motion Picture Soun.
    • CONCORD.
    • 17.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    "Jason And The Argonauts" (1963): "Jason's Prelude" "Scherzo Macabre"

    Orchestra: Sinfonia of London. Conductor: Bruce Broughton.
    • Jason and the Argonauts.
    • INTRADA.
    • 1.
  • Jack Trombey

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975): Homeward Bound

    Performer: Monty Python Team. Ensemble: Monty Python Team.
    • Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Original Soundtrack.
    • Virgin.
    • 4.
  • Franz Waxman

    The Silver Chalice (1954): The Cup

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Waxman.
    • The Silver Chalice: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Film Score Monthly.
    • 1.
  • Alan Silvestri

    Ready Player One (2018): Main Titles

    Orchestra: Hollywood Studio Symphony. Conductor: Alan Silvestri.
    • Ready Player One (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • WaterTower Music.
    • 10.
  • John Williams

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001): Harry's Wondrous World

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams. Choir: London Voices.
    • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone - Music from and inspired by the motion.
    • Warner Sunset.
    • 2.
  • Howard Shore

    Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001) - The Prophecy

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Choir: London Voices. Conductor: Howard Shore.
    • The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (Original Motion Picture Sound.
    • Reprise Records.
    • 1.
  • Bill Conti

    The Thomas Crown Affair (1999): Glider pt 1

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Bill Conti.
    • The Thomas Crown Affair - Music From The MGM Motion Picture.
    • MGM Music.
    • 9.
  • Adolph Deutsch

    The Maltese Falcon (1941) - Title / Street Scene / Gutman / Finale

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: William T.Stromberg.
    • DEUTSCH: The Maltese Falcon and Other Classic Film Scores.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6.
  • Martin Phipps

    Woman In Gold (2015): Fleeing Vienna

    Composer: Hans Zimmer. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Woman In Gold (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Sony Classical.
    • 11.
  • Trevor Gureckis

    The Goldfinch (2019): Theo's Burden

    Performer: Trevor Gureckis. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Goldfinch (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • WaterTower Music.
    • 7.
  • Trevor Gureckis

    The Goldfinch (2019): Beautiful Things

    Performer: Trevor Gureckis. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Goldfinch (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • WaterTower Music.
    • 18.
  • Trevor Gureckis

    The Goldfinch (2019): Title

    Performer: Trevor Gureckis. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Goldfinch (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • WaterTower Music.
    • 1.
  • Henry Mancini

    The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976): Inspector Clouseau Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Ultimate Pink Panther.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 20.
  • Segun Akinola

    The Last Tree (2019): Turbo

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.

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