@CueTheMusic – The Misses

Episode 8: John Williams – Even though John Williams has composed some of the most memorable themes for some of the most successful films of all time, it does not mean that he is impervious to scoring some bad motion pictures. On this episode of of CTM, Ralph discusses three great scores to films that fell short of their mark. Playlist: Abandoned in the Woods – A.I. The Moon Rising – A.I. Hide and Seek – A.I. The Never-Feast – Hook Remembering Childhood – Hook The Ultimate War – Hook Main Titles – Heartbeeps Val’s First Drive – Heartbeeps The … Continue reading @CueTheMusic – The Misses

@CueTheMusic – Bond in Space

Episode 7: John Barry – 007 Takes to the sky and beyond! On this weeks episode Ralph talks a bit about James Bond’s adventures in Outer Space and what John Barry did to ground it in reality. Playlist: Lured to Pyramid – Moonraker Capsule in Space – You Only Live Twice 007 and Counting – Diamonds are Forever Space Lazer Battle – Moonraker Flight into Space – Moonraker On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – Propellerheads/David Arnold click below to listen: Bond in Space Continue reading @CueTheMusic – Bond in Space

@CueTheMusic – The Bourne Collective

Episode 6: John Powell – Cue the Music is back and Ralph is discussing the scores to the three Bourne Films, composed by the British film composer John Powell. Although he is still a fairly new composer, Powell’s sweeping themes and inovative use of electronics have secured a place in my personal top five favorite film composers of all time. Playlist: Escape From Embassy – The Bourne Identity Treadstone Assassins – The Bourne Identity Bourne on Land – The Bourne Identity Gathering Data – The Bourne Supremacy Atonement – The Bourne Supremacy Six Weeks Ago – The Bourne Ultimatum Faces … Continue reading @CueTheMusic – The Bourne Collective

@CueTheMusic – Action Extravaganza

Episode 5: David Arnold – With his breakout score to 1994’s Stargate, David Arnold proved that he could play with the big boys. Probably best known for scoring the last four James Bond Scores, David Arnold shows that he can do a lot more than just the spy genre. On this episode of Cue the Music, Ralph discusses four epic scores from David Arnold. Playlist: Overture – Wing Commander Daniel’s Mastadge – Stargate Mastadge Drag – Stargate Main Title – The Musketeer Fight Inn – The Musketeer The President’s Speech – Independence Day Base Attack – Independence Day The Wilderness … Continue reading @CueTheMusic – Action Extravaganza

@CueTheMusic – Maestro of Suspense

Episode 4: Bernard Herrmann – On this episode of Cue the Music, Ralph discusses three of the most popular scores from the Hitchcock/Herrmann collaberation. Playlist: Prelude – Psycho Marion and Sam – Psycho Temptation – Psycho The Finale – Psycho Overture – North by Northwest The Streets (outtake) – North by Northwest It’s a most Unusual Day – North by Northwest The U.N. – North by Northwest Interlude – North by Northwest Carlotta’s Portrait – Vertigo The Bay – Vertigo Scene d’ Amour – Vertigo Fashion Show – North by Northwest click below to listen: Maestro of Suspense Continue reading @CueTheMusic – Maestro of Suspense

@CueTheMusic – The Lighter Side

Episode 3: Danny Elfman – Before the Dark Knight, there was the Mystic Knights and Danny Elfman was the front man. On this weeks episode of Cue the Music, Ralph takes a look at the comedy scores of Danny Elfman from 1980-1988. Playlist: The Ex-Queen – The Forbidden Zone Overture – Pee Wee’s Big Adventure The Breakfast Machine – Pee Wee’s Big Adventure Overture – Back to School Main Titles – Hot to Trot Main Titles – Midnight Run Try to Believe [Oingo Boingo]- Midnight Run Main Titles – Big Top Pee Wee Rise and Shine – Big Top Pee … Continue reading @CueTheMusic – The Lighter Side

@CueTheMusic – With a Twist

Episode 2: James Newton Howard – On this enstallment of Cue The Music, Ralph will discuss the five collaborations between Director M. Night Shyamalan and composer James Newton Howard. Playlist: Main Titles – Signs De Profundis – The Sixth Sense The Wreck – Unbreakable The Hand of Fate part 1 – Signs I Cannot See His Color – The Village Those we don’t Speak of – The Village The Healing – The Lady in the Water The Great Eatlon – The Lady in the Water Visions – Unbreakable click below to listen: With A Twist Continue reading @CueTheMusic – With a Twist

@CueTheMusic – Cue the Music

Episode 1 – Welcome to the first episode of the Cue The Music Podcast. In this episode, you will get a chance to learn more about me and where my love for Film Music began. Thanks for listening to the show. The only direction to take it, is UP! Playlist: Desert Chase [raiders of the lost ark] – John Williams Back to the Future Overture [back to the future] – Alan Silvestri Main Titles [beetlejuice] – Danny Elfman End Credits [beetlejuice] – Danny Elfman Main Theme [adventures of the great mouse detective] – Henry Mancini click below to listen: Cue … Continue reading @CueTheMusic – Cue the Music