What a Year: 2001

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, we begin a new occasional show about how great movies opened in a particular year, in this case 2001. We’ll include Planet of the Apes, Monsters Inc. and the launch of five franchises: Lord of the Rings, Fast and the Furious, Harry Potter, Oceans and Shrek.

Music highlighted in this episode

Prologue from Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

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2001

Your Song from Moulin Rouge

Elton John

original soundtrack recording

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2001

Gosford Park frpom Gosford Park

Patrick Doyle

The Music of Patrick Doyle: Solo Piano

Varese Sarabande 302 067 343

2001

Many Meetings and The Council of Elrond from The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring

Howard Shore

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Warner Bros/Reprise 9 48110-2

2001

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift from The Fast and the Furious

Brian Tyler

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande 302 066 900 2

2001

Claire De Lune used in Ocean's Eleven

Claude Debussy

Philadelphia Orchestra

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It's Only a Diary from Bridget Jones's Diary

Patrick Doyle

original soundtrack recording

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The Scare Floor from Monsters, Inc.

Randy Newman

original soundtrack recording

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Arrival of Baby Harry from Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

Warner Bros 83491 2

2001

Flight to the Ford from The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring

Howard Shore

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Warner Bros/Reprise 9 48110-2

2001

A.I. Theme from A.I. Artificial Intelligence

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

La-La-Land Records LLLCD 1353

2001

Calima from Planet of the Apes

Danny Elfman

The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra

La-La-Land Records LLLCD 1393

2001

Transformation/The End from Shrek

Harry Gregson-Williams/John Powell

original soundtrack recording

Varese Sarabande 302 066 460 2

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La Valse D'Amelie from Amelie

Jann Tiersen

original soundtrack recording

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A Kaleidoscope of Mathematics from A Beautiful Mind

James Horner

original soundtrack recording

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Hedwig's Theme and Harry's Wonderful World from harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

Warner Bros 83491 2

2001

2 Responses to “What a Year: 2001”

  1. Kathleen Price

    This day’s program was awesome. I had no idea that 2001 was such a movie year. Music (themes) were great. Thanks again.

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