Film Score Monthly
FSM HOME MESSAGE BOARD FSM CDs FSM ONLINE RESOURCES FUN STUFF ABOUT US  SEARCH FSM   
Search Terms: 
Search Within:   search tips 
You must log in or register to post.
  Go to page:    
 
 Posted:   Sep 13, 2013 - 7:15 AM   
 By:   tarasis   (Member)

The vote for your favorite film music is a bit ... Poor.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01fs3cy

Apocalypse Now
Billy Elliot
Bombay
Dark Knight Rises
Django Unchained
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Grease
Lawrence of Arabia
Mary Poppins
Planet of the Apes
Psycho
Sholay
Sound of Music
Star Wars
There Will be Blood
The Third Man
Vertigo
West Side Story
The Wizard of Oz


Stunning season of programming from the BBC though, will need to catch some somehow.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 13, 2013 - 7:46 AM   
 By:   Nick Haysom   (Member)

"From a list of soundtracks selected by film music lovers from the BBC's radio stations including Simon Mayo, Francine Stock, Mary Anne Hobbs, Rhianna Dillon and Tommy Sandhu, the public will choose their favourite Sound of Cinema soundtrack in an online vote between 12 and 20 September. In a chart show style on Friday 27 September the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Robert Ziegler, will play the top 20 countdown culminating in the nation's number one favourite soundtrack live on BBC Radio 3 from the world famous AIR Studios in London."

I was starting to worry it was all geting a bit ClassicFM but then I noticed LORD OF THE RINGS is not even on the list...

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 13, 2013 - 9:11 AM   
 By:   Vermithrax Pejorative   (Member)

I thought it was a bit of a cheap shot at the end to bang on about the first 5 notes of the STAR WARS fanfare sounding like KING'S ROW.
Yaaaawwwwwwnnnnnnn!!!!
Spend 50 minutes fawning over the Golden Agers who never copied anything!!! - yeah, right - then have a pop at Williams for daring to use 5 notes from something from a long time ago... wink
Otherwise, it was a pretty good doc.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 13, 2013 - 9:13 AM   
 By:   Vermithrax Pejorative   (Member)

>>>>>>>Django Unchained>>>>>>>>

Hahahahahahahahahaha!!!!
What does that even mean!!??

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 12:55 AM   
 By:   Ian J.   (Member)

Update:

Neil Brand's slot on Essential Classics at about 11am each morning this week is as follows (according to the BBC schedule for the EC program here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b014r87y/broadcasts/upcoming):

Monday 16: Herrmann - Vertigo - Suite

Tuesday 17: Prokofiev - Battle on the Ice (from Alexander Nevsky)

Wednesday 18: Malcolm Arnold - St. Trinian's

Thursday 19: Mahler - Symphony No. 5

Friday 20: North - A Streetcar Named Desire - Suite

These slots are apparently to be made available as podcasts for download. At some point, probably next weekend, I'll update this thread with appropriate links.

 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 1:14 AM   
 By:   Uhtred   (Member)

I very much enjoyed the first episode, especially the bits on Korngold and Benny Herrmann. Kudos to Mr. Brand as the non film score fans I watched it with were fascinated as well. Can't wait for episode 2.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 7:28 AM   
 By:   films1   (Member)

The programme was excellent ... look forward top the rest

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 8:21 AM   
 By:   BillCarson   (Member)

>>>>>>>Django Unchained>>>>>>>>

Hahahahahahahahahaha!!!!
What does that even mean!!??


i think they mean bacalov and morricone from 1960s italian westerns.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 2:58 PM   
 By:   Nick Haysom   (Member)

>>>>>>>Django Unchained>>>>>>>>
Hahahahahahahahahaha!!!!
What does that even mean!!??


I guess that means the soundtrack to Django Unchained.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 3:27 PM   
 By:   JamesSouthall   (Member)

"From a list of soundtracks selected by film music lovers from the BBC's radio stations including Simon Mayo, Francine Stock, Mary Anne Hobbs, Rhianna Dillon and Tommy Sandhu, the public will choose their favourite Sound of Cinema soundtrack in an online vote between 12 and 20 September. In a chart show style on Friday 27 September the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Robert Ziegler, will play the top 20 countdown culminating in the nation's number one favourite soundtrack live on BBC Radio 3 from the world famous AIR Studios in London."

I was starting to worry it was all geting a bit ClassicFM but then I noticed LORD OF THE RINGS is not even on the list...


Well yes, but The Dark Knight Rises is.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 3:28 PM   
 By:   JamesSouthall   (Member)

In my opinion, the BBC film music season got off to a great start last night with a presenter who knows his stuff. Homage paid to golden years masters Steiner, Rozsa, Herrmann and Korngold. Admittedly there were omissions like Newman, Tiomkin and Webb but all the people cannot be pleased all the time.

Indeed. He only had an hour so the omissions were understandable. A pity it couldn't have been split into two so the North/Bernstein/Goldsmith-sized gap in between Herrmann and Williams could have been populated (he kind of got around it by claiming the gap was only one year - Taxi Driver to Star Wars - but you know what I mean).

Anyway - I thought it was wonderful.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2013 - 3:29 PM   
 By:   JamesSouthall   (Member)

(double post)

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 4:44 AM   
 By:   Vermithrax Pejorative   (Member)

>>>>>>>Django Unchained>>>>>>>>
Hahahahahahahahahaha!!!!
What does that even mean!!??
>>>>>>>I guess that means the soundtrack to Django Unchained>>>>>>>I

I wonder why the Miss Congeliality 2 soundtrack missed the cut !?

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 4:49 AM   
 By:   WILLIAMDMCCRUM   (Member)

A pity it couldn't have been split into two so the North/Bernstein/Goldsmith-sized gap in between Herrmann and Williams could have been populated (he kind of got around it by claiming the gap was only one year - Taxi Driver to Star Wars - but you know what I mean).

.



I don't know the content of the programmes, but episode 2 relates to jazz and pop in movies, so I'd imagine North, Previn, Schifrin, Bernstein, even some Waxman, might turn up there. In a show that short you can't refer to a composer in more than one slot, really.

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 5:19 AM   
 By:   Chris Rimmer   (Member)

This appears to be the list for episode 2

Alex North A Streetcar Named Desire
John Barry Beat Girl
John Barry Goldfinger
John Lennon/Paul McCartney A Hard Day's Night
Richard & Robert Sherman Mary Poppins
Lalo Schifrin Bullitt (main title)
Lalo Schifrin Dirty Harry theme
ILTON LEEDS/BOB RUSSELL/FRED WISE/N ROUBANIS Misirlou
Paul Epworth/Adele Adkins Skyfall

I'm not exactly blown away by the choice of music.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03b965y

 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 5:33 AM   
 By:   Thomas   (Member)

I really enjoyed the concert on Radio3 yesterday afternoon. It had a good selection of scores (both older and more recent), and I thought they were generally well played. Tonight's 'Europe On Film' concert with the BBCCO is also available to watch live via the red button on any BBC channel.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 6:59 AM   
 By:   Ian J.   (Member)

Well paint me red and butter me all over...

It looks like Neil Brand's Essential Classics downloads will be UK only. Apologies to overseas readers here for that.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/soundofcinema

If someone from out-of-state could confirm this is so, that would be useful.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 7:05 AM   
 By:   Nick Haysom   (Member)

The Early Music Show: The Harpsichord And Film
Monday 16 September, 1.00-2.00pm, BBC RADIO 3
http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2013/38/r3-early-music-mon.html


This was actually yesterday, not today.

More info and iPlayer link:

As part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season, Lucie Skeaping presents a profile of the harpsichord in film scores.
Lucie looks back on the pioneering work of Wanda Landowska in stimulating a renewed interest in the instrument in the first third of the 20th Century, and how the distinctive sound of the instrument quickly found a use in the cinema. She considers how the harpsichord has been used in film to suggest a sense of the past; a sense of the present; and how its created a particularly effective colour in the world of horror films.
Featured film scores include: "Wuthering Heights"; "Papillon"; "Restoration"; "Henry V"; "Love Story"; "Rosemary's Baby"; "The Vampire Lovers"; "Pirates of Caribbean"; "The Corpse Bride" and "Amelie".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b03b2h1m/

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 7:07 AM   
 By:   Nick Haysom   (Member)

Tonight's 'Europe On Film' concert with the BBCCO is also available to watch live via the red button on any BBC channel.

Thanks, Thomas!

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 7:54 AM   
 By:   Ian J.   (Member)

The Early Music Show: The Harpsichord And Film
Monday 16 September, 1.00-2.00pm, BBC RADIO 3
http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2013/38/r3-early-music-mon.html


This was actually yesterday, not today.

More info and iPlayer link:

As part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season, Lucie Skeaping presents a profile of the harpsichord in film scores.
Lucie looks back on the pioneering work of Wanda Landowska in stimulating a renewed interest in the instrument in the first third of the 20th Century, and how the distinctive sound of the instrument quickly found a use in the cinema. She considers how the harpsichord has been used in film to suggest a sense of the past; a sense of the present; and how its created a particularly effective colour in the world of horror films.
Featured film scores include: "Wuthering Heights"; "Papillon"; "Restoration"; "Henry V"; "Love Story"; "Rosemary's Baby"; "The Vampire Lovers"; "Pirates of Caribbean"; "The Corpse Bride" and "Amelie".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b03b2h1m/


Hmm. Apologies for that faux pas. I checked my DAB radio guide and it had it as today, so combined with that initial link to the BBC's media centre, I was getting wrong information! Typical... roll eyes

 
You must log in or register to post.
  Go to page:    
© 2014 Film Score Monthly. All Rights Reserved.