Movies on the Radio : July 2013

Richard Wagner at the Movies

Saturday, July 27, 2013

"The Ride of the Valkyries" was used famously in "Apocalypse Now," but it also showed up in Russ Meyers' "Beyond the Valley of the Dolls," and in Ennio Morricone's score for the Spaghetti Western "My Name Is Nobody."

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

Saturday, July 20, 2013

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

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The Lustrous Sound of Ernest Gold

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Ernest Gold composed nearly 100 film and television scores between 1945 and his death in 1999. His music seems to be an elegant combination of Hollywood and Vienna.

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American History at the Movies

Saturday, July 06, 2013

The silver screen has sometimes served as a history book, telling of the people and events that have shaped the United States. Whether those stories are raw or romanticized, music always helps convey the emotions of the drama.

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