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Monthly episodes: Friday, 9:00 p.m.

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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
April 29, 2016
The Bard on the Big Screen

ShakespeareThis year marks the 400th anniversary of the passing of William Shakespeare. In addition to his impact on theater, the old bard has certainly left his mark on the big screen as well. We’ll sample the best of the film scores from movies adapted from Shakespeare’s plays.

March 25, 2016
A Tribute to Ennio Morricone

reel-160429squareFilms as diverse in style as The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, The Mission, The Untouchables, Cinema Paradiso, and Exorcist II: The Heretic feature scores from the same Oscar-winning composer. We’ll sample the best of one of cinema’s most versatile composers, Ennio Morricone.

 

February 26, 2016
WDAV at the Oscars

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Davidson College musicologist Neil Lerner joins host Matt Rogers to sample and critique this year’s Academy Award-nominated original film scores: Star Wars – The Force Awakens, Bridge of Spies, Sicario, Carol, and The Hateful Eight.

January 29, 2016
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.

December 25, 2015
Christmas at the Movies

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The gifts have been opened, the dinner has been served, and now it’s time to sit back and enjoy music from your favorite holiday classics: A Christmas Carol (1951), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), It’s a Wonderful Life, Home Alone, and more.


 

November 27, 2015
The Music of Star Wars

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With Episode VII due out next month, we’ll revisit the best of the previous six films. We’re off to a galaxy far, far away for the music of Star Wars!


 



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