A Conversation with Rachel Portman

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, Rachel Portman, the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Score, talks with Edmund about her work on Emma, Sense and Sensibility, Chocolat, The Cider House Rules and more.

This show is an encore presentation of The Score 392. We will have new shows in February. 

Music highlighted in this episode

Main Titles from Chocolat

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Sony SK 89472

2009

Song of Natural Harmony from The Water Diviner's Tale

Rachel Portman

BBC Proms Orchestra

not commercially available

2007

Where Angels Fear To Tread from Where Angels Fear To Tread

Rachel Portman

The Hungarian Film & Television Orchestra

Virgin Records 2-92096

1991

Proposal and End Titles from Emma

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Hollywood Records 0120692

1996

End Credits from The Cider House Rules

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Sony SK 89031

1999

Main Titles and Ashes to the Wind/Roux Returns from Chocolat

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Sony SK 89472

2009

End Titles from The Duchess

Rachel Portman

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Lakeshore Records 340392

2008

I think of you all the time from The Duchess

Rachel Portman

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Lakeshore Records 340392

2008

Written in the Stars from Only You

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Columbia CK 66182

1994

Newgate Prison from Oliver Twist

Rachel Portman

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Sony SK 96506

2005

End Titles from The Joy Luck Club

Rachel Portman

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Hollywood Records 61561-2

1993

We Will Be Laotong from Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Sony 88697 904852

2011

The Pier from Never Let Me Go

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Varese Sarabande 302 067 0432

2010

Denver Goes Out Yonder from Beloved

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Epic EK 69656

1998

The Duchess from The Duchess

Rachel Portman

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Lakeshore Records 340392

2008

Little Edie on Chair from Grey Gardens

Rachel Portman

original soundtrack

Varese Sarabande 302 067 185 2

2009

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