Check out this rebroadcast of Movies on the Radio which presents the exclusive broadcast premiere of John Williams‘ score for the upcoming film “War Horse.”  Produced by Steven Spielberg the film which tells the inspiring story of a man and his extraordinary horse during WW1, opens on Christmas Day. The film is based on the same book that inspired the current Broadway show “War Horse.”

In the broadcast, the host Davide Garland also presents highlights from another new Spielberg/Williams film, “The Adventures of Tintin” (which opened in Europe on Oct. 22, and in the US on Dec. 21), plus familiar music from previous Spielberg/Williams collaborations.

John Williams’ War Horse Premiere on “Movies on the Radio

Steven Spielberg and John Williams have an ongoing collaboration that is one of the most successful director-composer collaborations in cinema history. Their movies and music marriages include the easily recognizable and classics such as “Jaws,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “E.T.: The Extraterrestrial,” the “Indiana Jones” series, “Jurassic Park,” “Schindler’s List” and many others. John Williams has been wowing movie audiences since the 1960’s and he’s won been nominated 41 times and won five Academy Awards

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Movies on the Radio Playlist

  • Raiders Of The Lost Ark – The German Sub/To The Nazi Hideout – DCC
  • The Adventures of Tintin – The Adventures of Tintin, Introducing the Thompsons and Snowy’s Chase – Sony Classical
  • Sugarland Express – Theme – Sony Classical
  • Jaws – Main Title & First Victim – Decca
  • War Horse – Seeding, and Horse Vs. Car; No Man’s Land – Sony Classical
  • E.T. the Extraterrestrial – The Magic Of Halloween – MCA
  • War Horse – The Homecoming – Sony Classical
  • Close Encounters Of The Third Kind – Wild Signals – Arista
  • 1941 – Service Tunes – La-la Land


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