Tune in for a weekly celebration of symphonic music in film. The host, Edmund Stone, is a classically trained Shakespearean actor from England whose background includes a variety of stage and screen roles. Each week he explores a different theme, from composers to film genres, and points in between. Grab your popcorn and join us!
Locally on Classical 89 every Saturday at 6pm, MST
89.1 FM & 89.5 FM (southern Utah County)
online at here
Max Steiner, The Warner Years
Part Two of our survey of the works of composer Max Steiner, who's often referred to as The Father of American Film Music. We'll hear his scores for films including The Big Sleep, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Caine Mutiny. Playlist information is available at www.thescore.org.
Women in Film Music
You may not know their names but you've probably heard their music, for films like Chocolat, Gladiator and The Crying Game. We'll highlight the work of the few women composers working in Hollywood, including Academy-Award winners Rachel Portman, Lisa Gerrard and Anne Dudley. Playlist information is available at www.thescore.org.
A Conversation with Vincent Price
We dip into Edmund's personal archives for a conversation with one of the greatest horror actors who ever lived. We'll hear music from the films of the late Vincent Price, and excerpts from a 1971 interview. Playlist information is available at www.thescore.org.
A Conversation with Alfred Hitchcock
Another conversation from the archives, this time a 1979 interview with the Master of Suspense himself; plus scores to films like Vertigo, Psycho and Rear Window. Playlist information is available at www.thescore.org.