Utopian and Dystopian Societies

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, movies depicting utopian and dystopian societies, including Blade Runner 2049, Metropolis, Things to Come, Demolition Man, Minority Report, The Host, The Truman Show, Gattaca, Tomorrowland and Zootopia.

Music highlighted in this episode

End Credits from Tomorrowland

Michael Giacchino

original soundtrack recording

Walt Disney Records D002065402

2015

Dreaming of Fiji, Flashback and Truman Sets Sail from The Truman Show

Burkhard Dallwitz

original soundtrack recording

Milan Records 35850-2

1998

Metropolis Theme and Die Versohnung from Metropolis

Gottfried Huppertz

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Capriccio C5066

1927

Suite from Things to Come

Arthur Bliss

Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

Philips 446 403-2

1936

Prelude and The road and finale from Fahrenheit 451

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 899-2

1966

End Titles from Nineteen Eighty-Four

Dominic Muldowney

The Endymion Ensemble

Airstrip One Company AOD 1984

1984

Silver Screen Kiss from Demolition Man

Elliot Goldenthal

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande VSD 5447

1993

Main Title from Ready Player One

Alan Silvestri

original soundtrack recording

WaterTower Music digital

2018

That's Why We Believe from Blade Runner 2049

Benjamin Walfisch/Hans Zimmer

original soundtrack recording

Epic Records 580364

2017

Minority Report from Minority Report

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

DreamWorks 0044-50385-2

2002

Blade Runner from Blade Runner 2049

Benjamin Walfisch/Hans Zimmer

original soundtrack recording

Epic Records 580364

2017

End Credits from Ready Player One

Alan Silvestri

original soundtrack recording

WaterTower Music digital

2018

You've Piqued My Pin-Trist from Tomorrowland

Michael Giacchino

original soundtrack recording

Walt Disney Records D002065402

2015

Suite from Zootopia

Michael Giacchino

original soundtrack recording

Walt Disney Records D002228002

2016

3 Responses to “Utopian and Dystopian Societies”

  1. Marlin Sharp

    I wish there was a way to make a purchase of Edmund Stone’s program and other audio programs. They are excellent and would like to add them to my iTunes Audio Books library. Any way to do this?

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