Oscar’s Finest

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, we enjoy previous Oscar winners for Best Score, one for each decade. Please join Matt Rogers for Oscar’s Finest as we reminisce about E.T., The Godfather, The Lion in Winter and more.

Music highlighted in this episode

Adventures On Earth from E.T.

John Williams

Boston Pops Orchestra

Philips 446728

1982

Main Theme/Love theme from The Adventures Of Robin Hood

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

London Symphony Orchestra

Sony 60991

1938

Love Theme/Finale from Now, Voyager

Max Steiner

National Philharmonic

RCA 136

1942

Love Theme/Parade of the Charioteers from Ben-Hur

Miklos Rozsa

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Tadlow 26

1942

Born Free from Born Free

John Barry

National Philharmonic Orchestra

Chesky Records CD 71

1966

Suite from The Lion in Winter

John Barry

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 6015

1967

Suite from Anthony Adverse

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

National Philharmonic

RCA 60863

1936

Suite from Anthony Adverse

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

National Philharmonic

RCA 60863

1936

End Title from The Godfather Part II

Nino Rota

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 1121

1974

March from Raiders of The Lost Ark

John Williams

Boston Pops Orchestra

Sony Classical S2K 51333

1981

Flying Theme from E.T.

John Williams

Boston Pops Orchestra

Sony Classical S2K 51333

1982

Main Title from Shakespeare in Love

Stephen Warbeck

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Telarc 80700

1998

The Lord of the Rings Symphony: The Fellowship of the Ring: Prophesy, and Concerning Hobbits

Howard Shore

21st Century Symphony Orchestra

Howe 1005

2001

The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of Ring: Medley from The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of Ring

Howard Shore

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Telarc 80600

2001

Gabriel's Oboe from The Mission

Ennio Morricone

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Virgin 86001

1986

Lincoln's Letter/Neve (Snow) No. 3 from The Hateful Eight

Ennio Morricone

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Decca 4769489

2015

Mildred Goes to War from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Carter Burwell

original soundtrack

Varese Sarabande 302067536 8

2017

The Shape of Water from The Shape of Water

Alexandre Desplat

London Symphony Orchestra

Decca 27674

2017

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