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12/11/2020

Film Music Friday - December 11, 2020 (B-Movies)

On this week's Film Music Friday we enter the world of the B-movie, where time, money and inspiration are often in short supply.  However, despite working under pressure, some film composers have managed to craft impressive scores for low budget films.  In this program we'll hear the work of composers Albert Glasser, William Lava, Paul Sawtell and Bert Shefter for such films as The Allligator People, Tormented, The Amazing Colossal Man, The Three Mesquiteers and more.
12/04/2020

Film Music Friday - December 4, 2020 (Sherlock Holmes)

On this week's Film Music Friday, it's an encore broadcast of our Sherlock Holmes show, featuring music from TV and movies about the World's Greatest Detectives.  We'll hear excerpts from Without a Clue, Young Sherlock, The Seven Per Cent Solution, Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror and more.
11/27/2020

Film Music Friday - November 27, 2020 (Teamwork)

On this encore broadcast of Film Music Friday, we feature movies about small teams working together to overcome mighty odds.  We'll hear music from Hoosiers, The Magnificent Seven, The Guns of Navarone and The Avengers, among others.
11/20/2020

Film Music Friday - November 20, 2020 (Strange Places)

This week on Film Music Friday, we visit some strange and exotic places in cinema, with music from Stargate, Mysterious Island, Hidalgo, The Most Dangerous Game and more.
11/13/2020

Film Music Friday - November 13, 2020 (Danny Elfman)

This week on Film Music Friday it's the work of composer Danny Elfman.  As a devoted film fan (but not an aspiring film composer), Elfman has said that writing music for movies is like "the fan getting pulled into the sport".  We'll hear themes from Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Edward Scissorhands, Men in Black, Justice League and Nightmare Before Christmas, among others.
11/06/2020

Film Music Friday - November 6, 2020 (Bernard Herrmann)

On this week's encore broadcast of Film Music Friday, we explore the music of composer Bernard Herrmann.  We'll hear music from Citizen Kane, North by Northwest, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Psycho and more.
10/30/2020

Film Music Friday - October 30, 2020 (Horror Films)

Would horror movies be as frightening without the scary music? With Halloween nearly upon us, tonight's Film Music Friday spotlights some of the music for classic horror films. We'll hear excerpts from The Wolf Man, The Beast with Five Fingers, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Red House and more!
10/23/2020

Film Music Friday - October 23, 2020 (Disaster Movies)

Some movies are disasters.  Others are disaster movies.  On this edition of Film Music Friday we'll sample music from some classic (and some not-so-classic) disaster films, including Airport, When Worlds Collide, The Poseidon Adventure, Titanic, The Hindenburg and more!
10/16/2020

Film Music Friday - October 16, 2020

In this one-hour edition of Film Music Friday, we'll hear themes from I Was Monty's Double, The Three Worlds of Gulliver, Hobson's Choice and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
10/09/2020

Film Music Friday - October 9, 2020 (The Epic)

The dictionary defines the word “epic” as a grand or heroic story.  In Hollywood the epic is a movie that’s big – really big – and a big movie needs big music.  This week on Film Music Friday we're hearing music from some classic epics, including The Sea Hawk, Ben-Hur, King Kong and The Man Who Would Be King, along with some contemporary epics, too.  

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