Composers Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein break down the opening theme to Stranger Things.
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Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson breaks down a piece from the Arrival score.
Matthew Sweet is joined by Oscar-winning composer Steven Price for a review of music written for British Sci Fi films, recorded on London’s South Bank as part of the BFI Sci Fi Festival -"Days of Fear and Wonder".
Matthew and Steve begin their survey with Arthur Bliss’s famous score for the HG Well’s inspired film "Things To Come". They look at the work of James Bernard and Tristram Cary for the Quatermass films and reflect on scores for "The First Men In The Moon"; "2001 - A Space Odyssey"; "Alien"; "Brazil"; "Flash Gordon" "The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy"; "Sunshine"; "Inception"; "Under The Skin" and "Gravity".
With the latest instalment of Peter Jackson’s Tolkien-inspired films launched on Friday - "The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies", Matthew Sweet looks at film music and sagas. The programme features music from "Harry Potter"; "The Twilight Saga"; "The Godfather"; "Ocean’s Eleven"; "Three Colours Blue"; "From Russia With Love"…… and "The Hobbit".
Composer Howard Shore talks about the twenty hours or more of music he has composed for the Tolkien films.
The Classic Score of the Week is John Williams’s "Star Wars".
Matthew Sweet looks back on the career of the great Italian film composer Ennio Morricone with the Morricone expert Pasquale Iannone.
The programme includes music from much loved classics such as "A Fist Full of Dollars" and "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly"; "Cinema Paradiso", "1900", "The Mission"; and less well known scores such as "The Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion"; "A Quiet Place In The Country" and Morricone’s first score: "Il Federale".
The Classic Score of the Week is "Once Upon A Time In The West".
The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva) are producers of the duPont-Columbia Award-winning and James Beard Award-nominated NPR series Hidden Kitchens, and the two Peabody Award-winning NPR series, Lost
A composer, inventor and historian of sound and the uncanny – Sarah Angliss’ music reflects her lifelong obsession with defunct technology, faded variety acts and English folklore. In this talk she discusses the practices of training animals to mimic human behaviour, language and song.
Hoover the Talking Seal
Jacko the Talking Fish
The Serinette by Chardin
Sparky the Budgie
Sound artist Honor Harger spent the last few years listening to the stars and recording some of the sounds of space.
Mark Kermode discusses the use of electronic music in film soundtracks with director Alan Parker and Oscar-winning composer Steven Price, who scored The World’s End and Gravity.
Mark Kermode is joined by several guests - including film composer David Arnold and director Edgar Wright - to discuss the soundtracks he loves.
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