Sunday, 25 June 2017

Sound Of Cinema: 172. Arthurian Legends

SOUND OF CINEMA: 172. ARTHURIAN LEGENDS (320kbs-m4a/135mb/59mins)
BBC Radio 3 broadcast: 20th May 2017

Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music and takes a look at some of diverse range of films inspired by the Arthurian legends in the week of the release of Guy Ritchie's new film "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" with a score by Daniel Pemberton.

The programme includes music by Trevor Jones, Miklos Rozsa, Franz Waxman, Hans Zimmer, Jimmy Van Heusen, Lerner and Loewe, Anne Dudley and ... Monty Python?

The Classic Score of the Week is Ron Goodwin's "Gawain and the Green Knight".

Monty Python Team - Monty Python And The Holy Grail (1975) - Camelot Song [Virgin]
Trevor Jones - Excalibur (1981) - End Credits
Trevor Jones - Merlin (1998) - In Search Of The Grail [Varèse Sarabande]
Miklós Rózsa - Knights Of The Round Table (1953) - Prelude / Excalibur [Film Score Monthly]
Franz Waxman - Prince Valiant (1954) - Main Title
Hans Zimmer - King Arthur (2004) - Woad To Ruin [Hollywood]
Ron Goodwin - Lancelot And Guinevere (1963) - Main Theme [Chandos]
Ron Goodwin - Sir Gawain And The Green Knight (1973) - Main Titles [Intrada Special Collection]
Jimmy Van Heusen - A Connecticut Yankee In The Court Of King Arthur (1949) - Busy Doing Nothing
Frederick Loewe - Camelot (1967) - Prelude / Overture
Monty Python - Monty Python And The Holy Grail (1975) - Arthur's Song [Virgin]
Daniel Pemberton - Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) - Main Theme
Anne Dudley - Tristan And Isolde (2006) - The Tournament

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