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Hans Zimmer's Brash 'Interstellar' Score

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Saturday at 9 pm, David Garland presents highlights from "Interstellar," as well as a few earlier film music evocations of outer space.

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The Amazing Spider-Music

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Blockbuster season has begun, with the big studios unleashing their effects-laden would-be crowd-pleasers. David Garland presents highlights from "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and other films.

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Does 'The Lone Ranger’ Remake Get the William Tell Overture Right?

Sunday, August 18, 2013

"It’s exciting in a way but ultimately it just doesn’t grab me," said host David Garland on Movies on the Radio.

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Hans Zimmer Goes For 'The Hope Thing' In ‘Man Of Steel’

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer, Hans Zimmer, is behind the completely revamped score for the new Superman film, Man Of Steel.



The Sounds of Superman; Hans Zimmer's 'Man of Steel'; Bernhoft Loops Live

Thursday, June 13, 2013

In this episode: With a new Superman film in theaters this weekend, we hear about the music that’s accompanied the legend since its advent in the late 1930s -- from the early sounds of the animated TV shorts and radio programs to the 1966 Broadway musical to John Williams' iconic 1978 theme. 

Plus: Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer talks about providing a completely new score for the new Christopher Nolan-directed Superman film, Man of Steel.

And: The Norwegian singer, multi-instrumentalist, and looping wiz known as Bernhoft performs in our studio. 

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    War Memorial

    Saturday, May 25, 2013

    In advance of Memorial Day, David Garland presents highlights from several war movie scores, including Elmer Bernstein's "The Great Escape," Jerry Goldsmith's "Patton" and John Williams' "Saving Private Ryan."

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    New Sounds

    New Approaches to Orchestral and Chamber Music

    Saturday, August 21, 2010

    We’ll hear some new approaches to orchestral, choral, and chamber music on this New Sounds.  Listen for conventional classical instruments with overdubs, processed orchestral music with an electronic sheen, gentle glowing choral music, classical music ringtones, and hi-tech as applied to chamber music.