Taking Flight

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, movies about flight and airplanes, including Reach for the Sky, The Spirit of St. Louis, The Aviator, Airplane and more.

Music highlighted in this episode

A Rhapsody for Orchestra from The Sound Barrier

Malcolm Arnold

London Symphony Orchestra

Chandos CHAN 9100

1952

News, Wild Violins/Sickness/Idea and Resolution/Tag from Airplane

Elmer Bernstein

original soundtrack recording

La-La land Records LLLCD 1093

1980

Airplanes Start and One Plane; Jack! Jack! Jack Shooting from Wings

J.S. Zamecnik

no orchestra given

La-La land Records LLLCD 1206

1927

Prelude (Main Title) and Le Bourget/End Title from The Spirit of St. Louis

Franz Waxman

original soundtrack recording

RCA 2283-2-R

1957

The Way of the Future from The Aviator

Howard Shore

Flemish Radio Orchestra

Decca Records B0003939-3

2004

Themes from Reach for the Sky

John Addison

BBC Concert Orchestra

Chandos CHAN 10418

1956

Spitfire Music and Battle in the Air from Battle of Britain

William Walton

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Chandos CHAN 241-12

1969

All Systems Go The Launch from Apollo 13

James Horner

original soundtrack recording

MCA MCAD 11241

1995

Boarding from Sully

Christian Jacob

Hollywood Studio Symphony

Varese Sarabande 302 067 452 8

2016

Yaeger's Triumph from The Right Stuff

Bill Conti

London Symphony Orchestra

Varese Sarabande 302 066 460 2

1982

One Small Step/Houston we have a Problem/Master Alarm/A Privilege, Re-Entry/Splashdown and End Titles from Apollo 13

James Horner

original soundtrack recording

MCA MCAD 11241

1995

Dedication from United 93

John Powell

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande 302 066 900 2

2006

F4 Malfunction, Simulation and Rescue from Sully

Clint Eastwood/Christian Jacob

Hollywood Studio Symphony

Varese Sarabande 302 067 452 8

2016

A Rhapsody for Orchestra from The Sound Barrier

Malcolm Arnold

London Symphony Orchestra

Chandos CHAN 9100

1952

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