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June 2021 | Michigan Matinee

Movie projector with film strip in background
Movie projector with film strip in background.

Thursdays, Jun. 3–24, at 7pm on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Tune in each Thursday to enjoy an hour of favorite pieces from the silver screen.Jun. 3
We feature a selection of Summertime favorite activities this week: playing baseball in David Newman’s The Sandlot, meeting up at the beach with Max Steiner’s A Summer Place and having a slice of Brooklyn pizza with Bill Lee’s Do the Right Thing.

Jun. 10
We’ll be keeping an eye on the toy chest just in case any of them start moving as we play music from Randy Newman’s Toy Story 3, Deborah Lurie’s surprisingly haunting 9 and Henry Jackman’s Winnie the Pooh.

Jun. 17
We play an hour of music by a great master of early cinematic music, Bernard Herrmann, ahead of the 110th anniversary of his birth, June 29th. Hear music from his collaborations with Orson Welles (Citizen Kane), Alfred Hitchcock (Vertigo), Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver) and more.

Jun. 24
Our monthly feature highlighting newly released film scores and a selection of listener requests. Email yours to MovieMusic@wkar.org.

The Capital Region’s source for classical music, local news and NPR. The station operates 24 hours per day and is available online at wkar.org.

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