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WDAV's Reel Music returns with new monthly episodes! Host Matt Rogers shares some of cinema's best music and celebrates renowned film score composers.

Program Schedule
August 29, 2014
Reel Music: A Tribute to James Horner

GloryHe has two Oscars and more than a hundred scores to his credit. Hear themes from Horner’s best music for the movies, including Titanic, Glory, Braveheart, and Star Trek III. Follow @WDAV on Twitter during the show for extra trivia and insight from Matt Rogers!

WDAV's Of Note Blog: James Horner & James Cameron
Film score composer James Horner has had some of his greatest successes working with director James Cameron, but it was not always a happy union. Read blog.

July 25, 2014
Epic Scores

Zhivago Music as big as the movies for which they were written! Reel Music honors epic films such as The Ten Commandments, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and more.

June 27, 2014
John Williams' B-Sides
Memoirs of a Geisha-75John Williams has 49 Academy Award nominations, but we only ever seem to hear the same four or five iconic scores repeated. What about all that other great movie music he wrote? Enjoy an hour of lesser known scores by the master film composer.
May 30, 2014
Summer Blockbusters
JawsTis the season of popcorn movies! Jaws, Batman (1989), Star Wars, and Raiders of the Lost Ark—just some of the summer blockbusters whose scores we’ll sample.
April 25, 2014
Good Book, Better Movie

Gone With The WindMore often than not, the book is better than the movie. But there are exceptions, maybe more than you’d think: The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, The Godfather, The Silence of the Lambs, Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959), Misery. Hear the original scores that helped these movies surpass their literary sources.

March 28, 2014
A Tribute to Jerry Goldsmith

Star Trek: The Motion Picture 150For decades, Jerry Goldsmith was a leading film score composer in Hollywood. We’ll sample some of his best work, including themes from Alien, Planet of the Apes, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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