Soundtracks

April 19, 2013, 7:00 pm

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Since the beginning of cinematography, classical music has been there to enhance the narrative and drama of the silver screen. For the next five days we will listen to the soundtracks composed for the films E.T., Zorba the Greek, and Robin Hood, plus many more great musical scores.

Playlist

Episode 1

Copland: Grover’s Corner from Our Town
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
RCA Victor 61699
2:18

Copland: The Red Pony (excerpts)
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
RCA Victor 61699
20:06

Bernstein: Love Theme fr. On the Waterfront
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/Mauceri
Phil 432109
3:44

Williams: The Reivers
Boston Pops/Williams; Meredith, n.
Sony 64147
18:38

Williams: E.T. (excerpts)
Orchestra/Williams
MCA 112819
7:06

Williams: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (excerpt)
Orchestra/Williams
Arista #19004
2:54

Episode 2

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf (excerpt)
New York Phil/Bernstein
Sony 60175
:20

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (excerpt)
New York Phil/Bernstein
Sony 61841
:21

Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky
LSO/Abbado
DG 447419
11:58, 22:46

Shostakovich: Tale of the Silly Little Mouse
Royal Concertgebouw/Chailly
London 460792
12:12

Shostakovich: Waltz fr. Jazz Suite No. 2
Royal Concertgebouw/Chailly
Lon 433702
3:38

Episode 3

Korngold: Robin Hood (excerpts)
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/Mauceri
Phil 432109
11:05

Korngold: La Paloma from Juarez
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Sedares
Koch 7302
2:19

Korngold: Sea Hawk (excerpt)
LSO/Previn
DG 289471347
2:13

Rosza: Double Indemnity (excerpt)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Sedares
Koch 7375
10:14

Steiner: Suite from Casablanca
Cincinnati Pops/Kunzel
Tel 80175
5:36

Tiomkin: Green Leaves of Summer from The Alamo
Boston Pops/Williams
Sony 48224
3:21

Morricone: Once Upon a Time in the West (excerpt)
City of Prague Phil/Bateman
Silva 1057
3:50

Morricone, arr. McGlaughlin: Theme fr. Cinema Paradiso
Karrin Allyson
Concord Jazz 4865
4:04

Episode 4

Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije (excerpts)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
CBS 39446
4:35, 6:03

Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto
Cincinnati Pops/Kunzel
Tel 80175
8:35

Walton: Suite from Henry V
LPO/Davis
EMI 47944
13:18

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7,Sinfonia Antarctica, II
Indianapolis Symphony/Leppard; Allam, n.
Koss 2214
8:33

Karas: Theme from The Third Man
Huber, zither
Silva 1151
2:22

Theodorakis: Suite from Zorba the Greek
Oslo Phil/Jansons
EMI 56576
4:33

Episode 5

Herrmann: North By Northwest (excerpt)
LPO/Hermann
Lon 443895
1:20

Herrmann: Psycho (excerpts)
LPO/Hermann
Lon 443895
:43, :31, :20

Herrmann: Suite from Vertigo
LPO/Hermann
Lon 443895
10:31

Herrmann: Fahrenheit 451 (excerpt)
National Phil/Herrmann
Lon 443899
5:38

North: Original score from 2001 (excerpts)
National Phil/Goldsmith
Varese Sarabande 5400
1:36, 2:21

R. Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 436623
1:54

J. Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz
Vienna Phil/Kleiber
Sony 48376
9:45

Williams: Prologue fr. Harry Potter
Orchestra/Williams
Atlantic 83491
2:08

Williams: Theme from Schindler’s List
BSO/Williams; Perlman, v.
MCA 10969
4:13

Williams: Star Wars (excerpts)
LSO/Williams
RCA 61816, RCA 68772
3:05, :25, 1:17