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Film Music Friday - July 10, 2020 (Ennio Morricone)

Composer Ennio Morricone died on July 6 at the age of 91.  In this edition of Film Music Friday, we remember the Maestro with some of his best-known film scores, including music from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Once Upon a Time in the West, Cinema Paradiso, The Mission, The Untouchables and more.

Film Music Friday - July 3, 2020 (Music for Teamwork)

On this week's Film Music Friday, it's music from The Magnificent Seven, The Avengers, Hoosiers, Now You See Me and other films about teams taking on huge odds to accomplish mighty deeds. Tune in tonight at 7 on KPR stations.

Film Music Friday - June 26, 2020 (The Music of Film Noir)

This week's Film Music Friday explores the music of film noir - those cynical Hollywood crime dramas made in the 1940s and '50s. We'll hear excerpts from The Maltese Falcon, Double Indemnity, The Big Sleep, The Killers, L.A. Confidential and more, featuring music by Max Steiner, Franz Waxman, Miklos Rozsa and Adolph Deutsch.

Film Music Friday - June 19, 2020 (Theremin in Film)

This edition of Film Music Friday explores the use of the Theremin in movies.  We'll hear excerpts from the scores for Spellbound, The Lost Weekend, The Ten Commandments, It Came from Outer Space, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Ghostbusters, Hellboy and more!

Film Music Friday - June 12, 2020 (The Music of Flight)

This week's Film Music Friday celebrates movies about flying, whether it be in a plane, a balloon or even a bicycle(!).  We'll hear music from E.T. The Extraterrestrial, The Dambusters, The Aviator, The High and the Mighty, The Spirit of St. Louis and more.

Film Music Friday - June 5, 2020 (Sherlock Holmes on Film)

On this week's Film Music Friday, we hear music from the cinematic adventures of Sherlock Holmes, with excerpts from Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Without a Clue, The Seven Per Cent Solution, Young Sherlock Holmes, TV's Sherlock and more.

Film Music Friday - May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

Film Music Friday - May 22, 2020 (Shakespeare in Film)

Brush up your Shakespeare on tonight's edition of Film Music Friday!  We'll hear music from various films based on or inspired by the works of William Shakespeare, including excerpts from both the 1944 and 1989 adaptations of Henry V, Russian productions of Hamlet (with music by Dimitri Shostakovich) and Othello (featuring a score composed by Aram Khachaturian), plus Shakespeare in Love, Much Ado About Nothing and even Kiss Me, Kate.

Film Music Friday - May 15, 2020 (Max Steiner)

This week's Film Music Friday looks at the career of composer Max Steiner, often called "the father of film music".  In 30+ years at Warner Brothers, Steiner wrote the scores for such classic films as Charge of the Light Brigade, The Informer, Casablanca, Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Adventures of Don Juan.  We'll hear excerpts from those and other film scores on this edition of FMF.

Film Music Friday - May 8, 2020 (Monsters We've Known and Loved)

On this week's Film Music Friday, it's monsters we've known and loved.  We'll hear music from some classic horror films of the past, including The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing and many more.


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