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Saturday nights at 9:00 pm, host David Garland presents new and old film scores, emphasizing the delights and uniqueness of movie music, and sharing his encyclopedic knowledge of the field.

Saturday nights at 9:00 pm, host David Garland presents new and old film scores, emphasizing the delights and uniqueness of movie music, and sharing his encyclopedic knowledge of the field.
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Location:

Newark, NJ

Networks:

WNYC

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Saturday nights at 9:00 pm, host David Garland presents new and old film scores, emphasizing the delights and uniqueness of movie music, and sharing his encyclopedic knowledge of the field.

Language:

English

Contact:

WQXR c/o New York Public Radio 160 Varick Street, 8th floor New York, NY 10013 (646) 829-4000


Episodes

The Long Shadow of the Atomic Bomb

8/10/2013
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To commemorate the significant events of 68 years ago, host David Garland presents some powerful music for the films "Fat Man and Little Boy," "Above and Beyond" and "The Beginning or the End."

Duration: 00:59:00


Remembering Jerome Moross, Hollywood Symphonist

8/3/2013
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David Garland presents an overview of composer Jerome Moross’ joyful and dramatic music for films such as "The Big Country," "The Proud Rebel," "The War Lord" and "Rachel Rachel."

Duration: 00:59:00


Summer TV Reruns: Music from TV Classics of the 1960s

7/20/2013
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During the bygone era of 60s Television, soundtrack compositions were surprisingly witty and adventurous. Hear David Garland rerun selected compositions this week.

Duration: 01:00:00


The Sound of Vinyl: Great Soundtrack LPs

6/22/2013
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David Garland presents an array of collectors' items, forgotten curiosities, and under-appreciated gems, all heard from vinyl pressings, and most not yet reissued digitally.

Duration: 01:00:00


The Music of Superman Through the Years

6/15/2013
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David Garland presents an hour of Superman-inspired music, early 1940s cartoons, the 1950s TV show, John Williams' score from the 1978 film, and highlights from the new "Man of Steel."

Duration: 00:58:00


Classic Insect Movies, Creepy and Crawly

6/8/2013
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As Cicadas arrive, David Garland presents music from some of the great insect movies, including "Them! and "The Swarm," as well as "Empire of the Ants," "The Fly" and "Mothra."

Duration: 01:00:06


The Sound of Silents

6/1/2013
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The Sound of Silent Film Festival of Chicago makes its New York debut in July. David Garland talks with composer and festival coordinator Seth Boustead.

Duration: 00:58:58


War Memorial

5/25/2013
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Highlights from several war movie scores, including Elmer Bernstein's "The Great Escape," Jerry Goldsmith's "Patton," Bernard Herrmann's "The Naked and the Dead," John Williams' "Saving Private Ryan," Carmine & Francis Coppola's "Apocalypse Now," Johnny Mandel's "The Americanization of Emily," and Thomas Newman's "Jarhead."

Duration: 00:59:53


The Animating Spirit of Ray Harryhausen

5/18/2013
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Special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen died on May 7 at age 92, but his legacy lives on. David Garland considers his genuinely awesome stop-motion "Dynamation."

Duration: 00:59:38


Michael Giacchino Premieres his Music for 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

5/4/2013
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Composer Michael Giacchino returns to Movies on the Radio for the broadcast premiere of selections from his score to "Star Trek Into Darkness."

Duration: 00:58:28


More Mood Than Melody: The Mysteries of Modern Movie Scoring

4/27/2013
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Host David Garland considers scores that make their impact using atmospheric sounds and effects. Featured scores include "To the Wonder," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Broadchurch."

Duration: 00:59:57


Music for Mother Nature

4/20/2013
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Hear soundtracks from Ernst Reijseger for Werner Herzog, Elmer Bernstein for National Geographic, George Fenton and Sarah Class for the BBC, and more.

Duration: 00:58:52


When Opening Credits Star the NYC Skyline

4/13/2013
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One of the most beautiful of movie stars, whose glamour has graced thousands of films, is the New York City skyline. Tell us your favorite opening-credit sequence featuring New York.

Duration: 00:59:12


The Scintillating Sounds of Sword and Sorcery

4/6/2013
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Tales of swords and sorcery have been lighting up screens for many years - from "The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, to television shows such as "Game of Thrones."

Duration: 00:59:18


Inspired by Bach

3/16/2013
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The majestic music of Johann Sebastian Bach has enhanced and influenced many film scores, including "Fantasia," "The Beast with Five Fingers" and "The Brotherhood of the Bell."

Duration: 00:59:58


The Indelible Humphrey Bogart

3/9/2013
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The American Film Institute has ranked Humphrey Bogart as its number-one American Screen Legend, the greatest male star in the history of American cinema.

Duration: 01:00:03


In Like a Lion: Music for Cinematic Storms

3/2/2013
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Extreme weather has played a prominent role in movies from "The Wizard of Oz" to "Life of Pi." Roaring thunder and flashing lightning have accompanied many a film climax.

Duration: 00:59:43


Music by the Oscar Contenders

2/23/2013
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Host David Garland gives listeners the chance to evaluate the contenders by presenting music from this years Oscar nominees for best musical score.

Duration: 01:00:11


My Tardy Valentine

2/16/2013
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It's not too late for love, is it? Valentine's Day has just passed, but Movies on the Radio is still feeling the ardor.

Duration: 00:59:59


Evoking China

2/9/2013
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David Garland offers film music that brings East and West together, blending Chinese and western instruments and traditions in colorful, exciting ways.

Duration: 00:57:59

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