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Spinning The Music Of The Movies

Do you come out of a movie humming the music? If so, you might want to check out “ Score: A Film Music Documentary.” The movie looks at dozens of composers and how their work has shaped some of Hollywood’s most beloved films.

Matt Schrader ( @mattschrader), who wrote, directed and edited “Score,” joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to go through some favorites.

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Music Discussed In The Segment

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, “Hand Covers Bruise”

Bill Conti, “Gonna Fly Now (Theme From “Rocky”)”

Bernard Herrmann, “Prelude and Rooftop”

John Williams, “The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme)”

Alex North, “New Orleans Street”

Jerry Goldsmith, “Theme from Star Trek: The Motion Picture”

Ennio Morricone, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Titles)”

Ennio Morricone, “Nuovo cinema paradiso (Titoli)”

Howard Shore, “Foundations of Stone”

Rachel Portman, “The Final Event”

Antonio Sanchez, “The Anxious Battle for Sanity”

Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley, “Video Killed the Radio Star” performed by The Buggles

Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard, “Honor Him”

Hans Zimmer, “Aggressive Expansion”

Thomas Newman, “The Shawshank Redemption”

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