A Case for Knowing the Scores Part 2

Everybody loves a sequel, right? Well, this time Robin takes us back to the golden age of film to talk about the composers that set the stage for film music today. We talk briefly about the composers nominated for Oscars this year, and some famous names we didn’t get to last time.

Here is the link to the playlist so you can listen too!53251509_360710944780943_8287800174055522304_n

Welcome back for ANOTHER Case for Knowing the Scores!

Erich Korngold

Scores Mentioned

  • King’s Row (1942) – Main Title
  • The Sea Hawke (1940) – Main Title/Finale
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) – Prologue

Max Steiner

Scores Mentioned

  • Gone with the Wind (1939) – Main Title
  • A Summer Place (1959) – Main Title
  • Casablanca (1942) – Paris Medley

Franz Waxman

Scores Mentioned

  • Rebecca (1940) – Main Title
  • Rear Window (1954) – Lisa
  • The Philadelphia Story (1940) – (Main Title)

Bernard Herrmann

Scores Mentioned

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) – Outer Space
  • Psycho (1960) – Prelude & Shower Scene
  • Taxi Driver (1976) – I Still Can’t Sleep/They Cannot Touch her (Betsy’s Theme)

Henry Mancini

Scores Mentioned

  • The Great Race (1965) – Overture & Pie in the Face Polka
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) – Main Theme/Moon River
  • Hatari (1962) – The Baby Elephant Walk

Ernest Gold

Scores Mentioned

  • Exodus (1960) – Main Title
    • Was #2 on the billboard top 100
  • It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) – Main Title

Ennio Morricone

Scores Mentioned

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966) – Main Title
  • Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) – Man with a Harmonica
    • Finally won his first Oscar in 2016 for Hateful Eight
    • Won an honorary lifetime achievement oscar in 2017

Vangelis

Scored Mentioned

  • Chariots of Fire (1981)
  • Blade Runner (1982)

Philip Glass

Scores Mentioned

  • Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

  • The Truman Show (with Burkhard Dallwitz) (1998)
    • Anthem-Part 2 (from Powaqqatsi)
    • Opening (from Mishima)

Terence Blanchard

Scores Mentioned

  • Malcolm X (1992) – Fruit of Islam
  • Black KKKlansman (2018) – Main Title

Ludwig Gorannson

  • Black Panther (2018) – 
    • Won an Oscar and Grammy for this score
  • Creed (2015) – You’re a Creed

Nicholas Brittell

  • If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) – Eden (Harlem)
  • The Big Short (2015) – Mouseclick Symphony & I Say When we Sell

Marc Shaiman

  • Heart and Souls (1993) – Main Title
  • Mary Poppins Returns (2018) – Overture

Tamar-Kali

  • Mudbound (2017) – Main Theme

Mica Levi

  • Jackie (2016) – Empty White House
  • Under the Skin (2013) – Creation

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