Music is fundamental to our experience of a film, often conveying the themes and atmosphere of a story in a manner just as essential as the images onscreen or the actors' performances. However, the art of composing for motion pictures remains conspicuously absent in most discourse on cinema.
So with this in mind, join Lee as he takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the film music he has been enjoying in this all-new Movie Matters spin-off series where soaring, bombastic, introspective and timeless film scores reverberate.
The track listing for this first-ever volume of Movie Matters [Music] is included below:
1) John Williams – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) - ‘The Hologram/Binary Sunset (Medley)’ – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) special edition reissue – Sony Classical
2) Carter Burwell – Miller’s Crossing (1990) - ‘Opening Titles’ - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Miller's Crossing - Varèse Sarabande
3) Composed and conducted by