Reimagining Scores

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, Hollywood loves remakes and some are almost identical. We’ll include newer versions of Ben-Hur, Birth of a Nation, Ghostbusters, The Jungle Book and more on the next edition of The Score.

Music highlighted in this episode

Finale from The Fly

Howard Shore

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande 302 066 460 2

1986

Main Theme from Dracula

James Bernard

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Silva Screen Records SSD 1137

1958

Main Title & Storm Sequence from Dracula

John Williams

London Symphony Orchestra

MCA Records MCA-3166

1979

Dracula The Beginning from Bram Stoker's Dracula

Wojciech Kilar

original soundtrack recording

Columbia CK 53165

1992

Prelude from Ben-Hur

Miklos Rozsa

Hamburg Concert Orchestra

Varese Sarabande VCD 47268

1959

Ben-Hur Theme from Ben-Hur

Marco Beltrami

original soundtrack recording

Sony Classical SK 535476-2

2016

Theme from The Magnificent Seven

Elmer Bernstein

Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra

Sony Classical SMK 60991

1960

Seven Riders from The Magnificent Seven

James Horner

original soundtrack recording

Sony Classical 88985346202

2016

Main Title and End Credits from True Grit

Elmer Bernstein

original soundtrack recording

La-La Land Records LLLCD 1260

1969

The Wicked Flee from True Grit

Carter Burwell

original soundtrack recording

Nonesuch Records 536752-2

2010

Conclusion from Mutiny on the Bounty

Bronislaw Kaper

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra LPO-0086

1962

Ghost Girl from Ghostbusters

Theodore Shapiro

original soundtrack recording

Sony Classical 88985329852

2016

Alice's Theme from Alice in Wonderland

Danny Elfman

original soundtrack recording

Walt Disney Records D000490002

2010

Theme from Ghostbusters

Elmer Bernstein

Royal Philharmonic Pops Orchestra

Denon CO-75288

1984

Battle of Times Square from Ghostbusters

Theodore Shapiro

original soundtrack recording

Sony Classical 88985329852

2016

Overture from The Adventures of Robin Hood

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

National Philharmonic Orchestra

RCA Victor 60863-2-RG

1938

Overture from Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

Michael Kamen

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

London 289 458 912-2

1991

Main Title from Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Carmen Dragon

original soundtrack recording

La-La Land Records LLLCD 1349

1956

Main Title from Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Denny Zeitlin

original soundtrack recording

Perseverance Records PRD 003

1978

Theme from Mutiny on the Bounty

Bronislaw Kaper

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra LPO-0086

1962

Main Title from The Bounty

Vangelis

original soundtrack recording

BSX Records BSXCD 8881

1984

Maid Marian at the Waterfall from Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

Michael Kamen

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

London 289 458 912-2

1991

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