Friday, 3 June 2016

Sound Of Cinema: 125. Mutants!

BBC Radio 3 broadcast: 21st May 2016

Matthew Sweet introduces film music inspired by the idea of "mutant" beings in the cinema - from the science fiction, horror and the superhero genres.

As well as music from the new film X-Men Apocalypse, the programme features music from "Them!"; "Tarantula"; "Battle for the Planet of the Apes"; "The Omega Man"; "The Incredible Shrinking Man"; "Hunger Games: Catching Fire"; "The Amazing Spider Man" and "The Mutations". The Classic Score of the Week is the 1958 version of "The Fly".

Bill McGuffie - Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150AD (1966) - Opening Titles
Bronislau Kaper - Them! (1954) - Burning the Anthole
Irving Gertz - The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) - Main Title
Henry Mancini - Tarantula (1955) - Evening Snack
Henry Mancini - Tarantula (1955) - Side Effects
Howard Shore - The Fly (1986) - Finale
Paul Sawtell - The Fly (1958) - Show Me – Help Me
Paul Sawtell - The Fly (1958) - Helen's Discovery
Basil Kirchin - The Mutations (1977) - Freakmaker
Basil Kirchin - The Mutations (1977) - Freak Show
Ron Grainer - Omega Man (1971) - Richie on the Roof
Ludwig van Beethoven - Zardoz (1974) - Symphony No.7 op. 92, 2nd movement
Leonard Rosenman - Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) - Main Theme
James Newton Howard - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) - Monkey Mutts
James Horner - The Amazing Spider Man (2012) - Becoming Spider Man
John Ottman - X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) - Pyramid Rising/Main Theme
Dennis Brown - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Main Theme
Johnny Klimek - A Hologram for the King (2016) - Mr Clay

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