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Reel Music
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
January 30, 2015
Reel Music: Hollywood in Love
Love StoryValentine’s Day is not far off, which has us thinking of cinema’s great romances. Hear love themes from CasablancaTitanicRomeo and JulietLove Story, and more!
November 28, 2014
Bernard Herrmann: A Man of Many Genres

Citizen KaneHe scored what many consider the best film ever, the drama, Citizen Kane, but he was equally at home writing music for thrillers (Vertigo), fantasies (The 7th Voyage of Sinbad), and sci fi flicks (Journey to the Center of the Earth).
WDAV's Of Note blog: Bernard Herrmann, Man of Many Genres
WDAV’s Matt Rogers always loved movies. But it was Herrmann’s scores – Journey to the Center of the Earth’s, in particular — that fostered his appreciation for the art of film scores.

October 31, 2014
Reel Spooks

PsychoIt’s Halloween night, and that calls for creepy themes to give you a chill: Psycho, Bride of Frankenstein, The Exorcist, Dracula, The Omen, and many more!
WDAV's Of Note Blog: Top 5 Scariest Halloween Soundtracks

September 26, 2014
Go West, Young Man

UnforgivenWhile the western may have waned in recent years, it’s never completely gone away. Hear music from the genre’s long and enduring history—themes from classics such as The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and from more modern takes such as Unforgiven.

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.

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