Reel Music

Reel Music

From the earliest days of so-called silent cinema, to contemporary times with blockbusters like Star Wars, the orchestra has been crucial to the development of film. Host Matt Rogers takes you to the movies for the greatest film scores of all time, Saturdays at 6PM MST on Classical KBACH!

Upcoming Episodes

Pride Pictures
Saturday, June 3, 2023
June is Pride Month, so we’ll celebrate diversity with themes from LGBTQ films: Call Me By Your Name, Moonlight, Carol, Brokeback Mountain, Maurice, and The Danish Girl.

Hollywood’s Greatest Year: 1939
Saturday, June 10, 2023
The Wizard of Oz, Gone With The Wind, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, Wuthering Heights, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Dark Victory
—all were released the same year. Celebrate 1939 in film on this edition of Reel Music.

Celebrating Terence Blanchard
Saturday, June 17, 2023
He’s a Grammy Award-winning composer and trumpeter who’s scored most of Spike Lee’s films. Hear themes from BlacKkKlansman, Malcolm X, Da 5 Bloods, Red Tails, and Harriet
, as we celebrate the career of Terence Blanchard.

Hollywood at Sea
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Ahoy! Set sail with host Matt Rogers on an exploration of great music from big screen ocean voyages. Hear themes from Titanic, Pirates of the Caribbean, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, All Is Lost
, and more.

Patriotic Scores
Saturday, July 1, 2023
Film music for America on this edition of Reel Music! You’ll hear themes from some of cinema’s most patriotic films: Independence Day, Air Force One, Apollo 13, Captain America
, and more.

Celebrating Howard Shore
Saturday, July 8, 2023
Howard Shore has three Oscars, three Golden Globes, and four Grammy’s. He’s scored nearly a hundred films, including Seven, Silence of the Lambs, The Lord of the Rings, and Doubt. We’ll sample his best scores on this edition of Reel Music

Summer Blockbusters
Saturday, July 15, 2023
For decades, Hollywood has released some of its biggest films in the heat of summer. Enjoy sizzling themes from Star Wars, The Avengers, Jaws, Pirates of the Caribbean
, and many more.

Themes from Daniel Day-Lewis Films
Saturday, July 22, 2023
Daniel Day-Lewis chooses his roles carefully. In a career spanning five decades, he’s only acted in twenty-some films. The scores for these movies are often as good as Day-Lewis’ performances. We’ll sample the soundtracks of My Left Foot, The Last of the Mohicans, There Will Be Blood, Lincoln, and more.