Edmund Stone

The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of music in film, a fascinating cultural adventure through America’s best-loved art form.

 

The Film Music of Georges Delerue

We’ll hear music by one of France’s best-loved composers, and a favorite of director Francois Truffaut. We’ll hear Delerue’s music from Platoon, Steel Magnolias, Agnes of God and more.

Bad Movies, Great Scores

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Bad Movies/Great Scores. We'll hear first-rate scores from films that were critical flops, including The Postman, Waterworld, and The Last Airbender.

Satirical Scores

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Satirical Scores. We'll hear music from films that parody other films including Galaxy Quest, Airplane and more on the next Edition of The Score.

Music for Ancient Worlds

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Music for Ancient Worlds, how film composers have imagined the music of ancient civilizations. We'll hear scores for films including Alexander, The Ten Commandments, and more.

Summer Blockbusters 2014

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Summer Blockbusters. They're designed to have mass appeal, and earn lots of money. And sometimes, they also have terrific scores. We'll hear music from Summer Blockbusters, including Godzilla, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Maleficient and more.

A Conversation With Carl Davis

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, A Conversation with Carl Davis. We talk with British composer Carl Davis about his scores for classic TV series like Upstairs Downstairs and Pride & Prejudice, and his compositions for silent films from the 1920s including Ben-Hur, Napoleon, The Phantom of the Opera and more.

Prequels, Reboots, and Remakes

Music from films that provide the back-story. We'll hear scores to prequels, including The Phantom Menace, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Oz the Great and Powerful and more.

Independence Day 2014: July 4 1776

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, July 4 1776. We celebrate Independence Day with music from films about America's founding. We'll hear excerpts from Jefferson in Paris, John Adams and more.

Robots, Androids and Cyborgs

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Robots, Androids and Cyborgs. Music from films about robots. We'll hear scores from Blade Runner, Forbidden Planet, The Day the Earth Stood Still and more.

A Conversation With John Ottman

We talk with John Ottman about his work as both composer and film editor. We'll hear his music from films including The Usual Suspects, Valkyrie and X-Men 2.