Sounding Funny

We'll explore the art of composing for comedy with music from Austin Powers, Young Frankenstein, Ghostbusters and more.

Getting Even

Scores from films about people bent on revenge, from Moby Dick and High Noon, to Kill Bill, Unforgiven and more.

Out of Africa

Scores for films set in Africa, including Hotel Rwanda, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom and more.

Spaced Out

We'll hear scores from films about astronauts and space travel, including Apollo 13, Gravity, Aliens and more.

Joe Hisaishi

Scores from Hisaishi's anime films, including Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and more.

From the Emerald Isle

Music from films made in and about Ireland. We're off to the Emerald isle with music from films like The Quiet Man, Angela's Ashes, and more.

Conversation with Henry Jackman

A protege of the great Hans Zimmer, Jackman talks about his work on films including Monsters vs Aliens, Wreck-It-Ralph, and X-Men: First Class and more.


Music from films that became bigger hits than expected, including Little Miss Sunshine and My Big Fat Greek Wedding and more.

The 2014 Academy Awards

We'll hear excerpts from this year's Oscar-nominated film scores: The Book Thief, Gravity, Her, Philomena and Saving Mr. Banks. We'll also talk to some of the nominated composers including Alexandre Desplat and Thomas Newman

Silent Sounds Recovered

Composer/conductor Timothy Brock talks about his work restoring Charlie Chaplin's live music scores to Modern Times, City Lights and more. He also shares his restorations of early scores by Camille Saint-Saens, Eric Satie and Dmitri Shostakovic