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Swashbucklers on The Score, April 2020

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Cary Elwes in The Princess Bride

Movies are filled with timeless stories of beautiful romance, vicious jealousy, and epic sword fights. Those sword-fighting heroes are the focus this month on The Score. Music will be included from movies like The Princess Bride, The Sea Haw, and Pirates of the Caribbean

4/4        Cinematic Synergy, Part 2 – a few more examples in movie-making here great directors continue to work with amazing composers to create memorable movies; with examples from Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone, Tim Burton and Danny Elfman, Blake Edwards and Henry Mancini, and Hayao Miyazaki and Joe Hisaishi

4/11      Swashbucklers – Hollywood’s never-ending fascination with one-on-one “parry and thrust”, including music and moments from famous movie swashbucklers, including The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Sea Hawk to The Princess Bride, Pirates of the Caribbean, and a few more.

4/18      Gladiators, Amazons and Jedi – host Edmund Stone offers music and moments from movie interpretations of swordplay, including Gladiator, Conan The Barbarian, 300, Spartacus, Wonder Woman, Star Wars, and a few more.

4/25      Orchestrators – their work is amazing and yet they are hardly known.  Host Edmund Stone talks to three orchestrators who created Tutti Music Partners in Hollywood to support the composer’s vision, with examples from Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Green Book, Sonic the Hedgehog, The Personal History of David Copperfield, and a few more.