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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
November 27, 2015
The Music of Star Wars


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!


October 30, 2015
Reel Spooks

RM-1030-2It’s almost Halloween, 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

August 28, 2015
Hollywood’s Greatest Year: 1939


The Wizard of Oz, Gone With The Wind, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, Wuthering Heights, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Dark Victory—all were released the same year. Celebrate 1939 in film on this edition of Reel Music.


July 31, 2015
Summer Blockbusters


Tis 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.

RelatedReel Music Bites into Summer Blockbusters

June 26, 2015
Remembering James Horner

James HornerCinema lost one of its best composers this week. James Horner was a master at blending chorus and orchestra to create some of the most memorable movie scores of recent times. Hear selections from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Glory, Braveheart, Titanic, Apollo 13, and more.

WDAV's Of Note Blog: Remembering Film Composer James Horner
Cinema has lost one of its best. James Horner, composer of more than a hundred film scores, Monday, June 22 when the plane he was piloting crashed in southern California.

May 29, 2015
Cinematic Voices

Da Vinci Code 150Sometimes the instruments of the orchestra just aren’t enough to convey the drama that the director and composer are reaching for. That’s when the chorus steps in. Hear cinema’s best choral works from movies such as Empire of the Sun, The Da Vinci Code, The Mission, and The Abyss.

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