#140: Stanley Kubrick’s BARRY LYNDON

In this episode, West plays music from Stanley Kubrick’s 1975 film Barry Lyndon.

Music in this episode includes:

“Sarabande – Main Title” (adapted from Keyboard Suite In D Minor [4th Movement]) composed by George Frideric Handel

“Women Of Ireland” written by Peadar O Doirnin & Sean O Riada; performed by The Chieftains

“Tin Whistles” written by Sean O Riada; performed by Paddy Moloney & Sean Potts

“Hohenfriedberger March” composed by Frederick The Great

“German Dance No. 1 In C Major” composed by Franz Schubert

“Cavatina From Il Barbiere Di Siviglia” composed by Giovanni Paisiello

“Cello Concerto In E Minor (3rd Movement)” composed by Antonio Vivaldi

“Piano Trio In E Flat (2nd Movement)” composed by Franz Schubert

Released 9/11/2018

#139: TOP HAT

In this episode, West plays songs by Irving Berlin from the 1935 Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers musical Top Hat.

Music in this episode includes:

“No Strings (I’m Fancy Free)”

“Isn’t This A Lovely Day”

“Top Hat, White Tie And Tails”

“Cheek To Cheek”

“The Piccolino”

All music and lyrics written by Irving Berlin.

All songs performed by Fred Astaire except “The Piccolino” performed by Ginger Rogers.

Released 9/4/2018

#138: Walt Disney’s SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

In this episode, West plays music from Walt Disney’s first feature-length animated film, 1937’s Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs.

Music in this episode includes:

“Overture”

“I’m Wishing” performed by Adriana Caselotti

“Far Into The Forest”

“Whistle While You Work” performed by Adriana Caselotti

“Heigh Ho” performed by Roy Atwell, Pinto Colvig, Billy Gilbert, Otis Harlan & Scotty Mattraw

“Music In Your Soup” performed by Roy Atwell, Pinto Colvig, Billy Gilbert, Otis Harlan & Scotty Mattraw

“Someday My Prince Will Come” performed by Adriana Caselotti

“Love’s First Kiss”

“Heigh Ho” performed by Tom Waits

Songs written by Frank Churchill & Larry Morey; score composed by Paul J. Smith & Leigh Harline.

Released 8/28/2018

#137: Bernard Herrmann & Francois Truffaut

In this episode, West plays music composed by Bernard Herrmann for two films directed by Francois Truffaut.

Music in this episode includes:

“Prelude / Fire Trucks” from Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

“The Bedroom”

“The Reading”

“Finale”

“Prelude” from The Bride Wore Black (1968) [conducted by Elmer Bernstein]

“Julie Et L’Echarpe”

“Mariage De Julie”

“Arrestation De Delvaux Et Fuite De Julie”

“The Wedding List” [inspired by The Bride Wore Black] written and performed by Kate Bush

Music composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann except where noted.

Released 8/21/2018

#136: 80’s Soundtrack Corner – AFTER HOURS

West likes soundtrack albums from the 80’s, and will occasionally play some of them at you! In this episode, West returns to the 80’s Soundtrack Corner to play songs from the 1985 Martin Scorsese film After Hours. Also, an update from the Musical Notation Action Newsdesk!

Music in this episode includes:

“We Belong Together” written by Robert Carr, Johnny Mitchell & Hy Weiss; performed by Robert & Johnny

“Angel Baby” written by Rosie Hamlin; performed by Rosie And The Originals

“Last Train To Clarksville” written by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart; performed by The Monkees

“Chelsea Morning” written and performed by Joni Mitchell

“Over The Mountain, Across The Sea” written by Rex Garvin; performed by Johnnie & Joe

“3AM” composed by Howard Shore

“Is That All There Is?” written by Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller; performed by Peggy Lee

Released 8/14/2018

#135: Joe Jackson’s TUCKER – THE MAN AND HIS DREAM

In this episode, West plays music composed by Joe Jackson for Francis Ford Coppola’s 1988 film Tucker: The Man And His Dream.

Music in this episode includes:

“Captain Of Industry (Overture)”

“The Car Of Tomorrow – Today!”

“No Chance Blues”

“Showtime In Chicago”

“Tiger Rag” music by Nick LaRocca, Eddie Edwards, Henry Ragas, Tony Sbarbaro & Larry Shields; lyrics by Harry DaCosta

“Toast Of The Town”

“Rhythm Delivery”

All music composed and arranged by Joe Jackson except where otherwise noted. Guitar solos performed by Vinnie Zummo.

Released 8/7/2018

#134: Mel Blanc

In this episode, West plays musical performances by Mel Blanc from Warner Bros. cartoons.

Music in this episode includes excerpts from the following films:

What’s Up Doc? (1950)

A Hound For Trouble (1951)

Russian Rhapsody (1944)

Book Revue (1946) (Includes “Carolina In The Morning” music by Walter Donaldson, lyrics by Gus Kahn)

Hillbilly Hare (1950)

All selections performed by Mel Blanc; music composed by Carl W. Stalling except where otherwise noted.

Released 7/31/2018