French New Wave Cinema

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, The French New Wave Cinema, recalling a movement that helped to change the way movies were made in France in the 1960s. We’ll include films of Francois Truffaut and Jacques Demy composed by Georges Delerue, Michel Legrand and Francis Lai, including Jules and Jim, Day For Night, A Man and A Woman and more on the next edition of The Score.

Music highlighted in this episode

Homage A Francois Truffaut (a suite of 10 musical selections from the films of Francois Truffaut)

Georges Delerue

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande 302 066 223 2

1990

The Folks and The Singleman Party Foxtrot from The Graduate

Dave Grusin

original soundtrack recording

Columbia/CBS Records CK 3180

1967

Generique et car de police from The 400 Blows

Jean Constantin

original soundtrack recording

Milan 73138 35817-2

1959

Vacances and Finale from Jules and Jim

Georges Delerue

London Sinfonietta

Nonesuch 79405-2

1962

Pierre et Nicole from The Soft Skin

Georges Delerue

London Sinfonietta

Nonesuch 79405-2

1964

La Victorine and Grand Chorale from Day for Night

Georges Delerue

original soundtrack recording

DRG 32902

1973

Epilogue and Main Titles from The Last Metro

Georges Delerue

original soundtrack recording

DRG 32902

1980

Homage A Francois Truffaut (a suite of 10 musical selections from the films of Francois Truffaut)

Georges Delerue

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande 302 066 223 2

1990

Homage A Francois Truffaut (a suite of 10 musical selections from the films of Francois Truffaut)

Georges Delerue

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande 302 066 223 2

1990

Music from My Life to Live

Michel Legrand

Paganini Ensemble

Denon 33CO-1591

1962

Theme from The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Michel Legrand

The Flemish Radio Orchestra

Silva Screen Records SILCD 1207

1964

Concerto from The Young Girls of Rochefort

Michel Legrand

Moscow Virtuosi

Silva Screen Records SILCD 1364

1967

Un Homme Et Une Femme from A Man and A Woman

Francis Lai

original soundtrack recording

DRG 12612

1966

Theme to Catherine and Live For Life from Live For Life

Francis Lai

original soundtrack recording

DRG 12612

1967

Ballet Apocalypse and Folies Bergeres from Les Uns et Les Autres

Francis Lai

Francis Lai and His Orchestra

Silva Screen Records SILCD 1338

1981

Un Parfum De Fin Du Monde from Les Uns et Les Autres

Michel Legrand

Moscow Virtuosi

Silva Screen Records SILCD 1364

1981

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