Soulful Adventures This Week on Soundtrack

April 23, 2021, 8:55 am

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Nicholas Roerich, Guests from Overseas, 1901 (Source:

Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips introduces the final Oscar-hopeful before this Sunday’s 93rd Academy Awards, music from the animated film Soul, composed by Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and John Batiste.

Greg Broderick takes us on a mythological journey to Hades via the music of Darren Korb.

And we set sail with Maggie and her musical shipmates Erich Korngold, Bronislav Kaper, Luigi Boccherini and Leonard Bernstein!


Trent Rezner, Atticus Ross and John Batiste: Two tracks from the Oscar nominated animated film, Soul (2020); Epiphany (Rezner/Ross) and Born To Play (Batiste).

Erich Korngold: Captain Blood (1935) suite, London Symphony Orchestra.

Darren Korb: Wretched Shades, from the videogame Hades.

Bronislav Caper: Mutiny on The Bounty (1962), London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Luigi Boccherini: Night Music on The Streets of Madrid/Los Manolos, from the soundtrack of Master and Commander: The Far Side of The World (2003) Erich Kunzel leading the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

Leonard Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On The Town performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.