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.


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.

Father's Day 2014: Father Figures

This week on The Score, Father Figures. On this year's Fathers Day edition of the Score, music from films about father figures, including Obi Wan Kenobi, Gandalf and X-Men's Charles Xavier.

Rejected Scores Part Two

This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Rejected Scores. Part two of our show about rejected scores, including Alan Silvestri's music from Mission Impossible, and the unheard original score for the movie Troy.

Rejected Scores Part One

We'll hear scores that didn't make the final cut, including Alex North's original music to 2001: A Space Odyssey and William Walton's planned music for The Battle of Britain.


In honor the 70th anniversary of D-Day we'll listen to scores from films including Saving Private Ryan, The Longest Day, Band of Brothers and more.

All-Time Great Suspense Themes

This week, music to keep you on the edge of your seat. We'll hear great suspense themes from films including Vertigo, North By Northwest, Fatal Attraction and more.