July 2021 | Michigan Matinee
Thursdays, Jul. 1–29, at 7pm on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Tune in each Thursday to enjoy an hour of favorite pieces from the silver screen.Jul. 1
In a very real sense, he had an epic film scoring career spanning decades. This week, we celebrate Maurice Jarre’s contributions to classics like Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago to his later work on Witness and Dead Poets Society.
As their most recent film, Black Widow, is released this week, we’ll have a review of music from many of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Alan Silvestri’s The Avengers and Ludwig Goransson’s Oscar-winning score to Black Panther.
Fairy tales have lasting impact beyond childhood and have turned to movies as a means to retell them. An hour of music from Brian Easdale’s The Red Shoes to Cynthia Millar’s Three Wishes.
While still writing on the furious pace for TV, composer Bear McCreary has become a bit of a genre-film talent as well who feels like he’s on the brink of joining the classics. We’ll sample an hour of his best-known scores (so far), like Colossal, Europa Report and 10 Cloverfield Lane.
Our monthly feature highlighting newly released film scores and a selection of listener requests. Email yours to MovieMusic@wkar.org.
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