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Musical Notation

West Anthony discusses music for film, music in film, and music in general. It's not just about film scores - any music that has ever been heard in a film is fair game.

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#121: 80's Soundtrack Corner - STREETS OF FIRE

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 1984 Walter Hill film Streets Of Fire. Music in this episode includes: "Nowhere Fast" written by Jim Steinman; performed by Fire Incorporated "Sorcerer" written by Stevie Nicks; performed by Marilyn Martin "One Bad Stud" written by Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller; performed by The Blasters "Deeper And Deeper" written by Cy Curnin, Adam Woods, Rupert Greenall, Jamie West-Oram & Dan K. Brown; performed by The Fixx "I Can Dream About You" written and performed by Dan Hartman "Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young" written by Jim Steinman; performed by Fire Incorporated If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

21mins

1 May 2018

Rank #1

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#98: Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

In this episode, West plays music from Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, as well as rejected music composed for the film by Alex North. Music in this episode includes: "Atmospheres" and "Requiem For Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Two Mixed Choirs & Orchestra" composed by Gyorgy Ligeti "Gayane Ballet Suite (Adagio)" composed by Aram Khachaturian "The Blue Danube" composed by Johann Strauss "Thus Spake Zarathustra" composed by Richard Strauss "Bones" "The Foraging" "Eat Meat And Kill" "Space Station Docking" "Trip To Moon" "Lux Aeterna" composed by Gyorgy Ligeti "Moon Rocket Bus" Music composed by Alex North except where noted. Pink Floyd's "Echoes" with "Jupiter And Beyond The Infinite" from 2001: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2uuRG9l1JA If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

36mins

14 Nov 2017

Rank #2

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#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. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

22mins

21 Aug 2018

Rank #3

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#82: Jonny Greenwood & Paul Thomas Anderson

In this episode, West plays music from three films directed by Paul Thomas Anderson with music by Jonny Greenwood. Music in this episode includes: "Open Spaces", "Future Markets" and "Proven Lands" from There Will Be Blood (2007) "Popcorn Superhet Receiver" "Overtones" and "Baton Sparks" from The Master (2012) "Shasta", "Shasta Fay" and "Shasta Fay Hepworth" from Inherent Vice (2014) All music composed by Jonny Greenwood. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

25mins

1 Aug 2017

Rank #4

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#129: Wes Anderson's THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

In this episode, West plays music from Wes Anderson's 2001 film The Royal Tenenbaums. Music in this episode includes: "111 Archer Avenue" composed by Mark Mothersbaugh "String Quartet In F Major (Second Movement) composed by Maurice Ravel "These Days" written by Jackson Browne; performed by Nico "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard" written and performed by Paul Simon "Lullabye" written and performed by Emitt Rhodes "Judy Is A Punk" written by Joey Ramones; performed by the Ramones "Needle In The Hay" written and performed by Elliott Smith "Ruby Tuesday" written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards; performed by The Rolling Stones "Stephanie Says" written by Lou Reed; performed by The Velvet Underground If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

23mins

26 Jun 2018

Rank #5

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#72: 80's Soundtrack Corner - DIRTY DANCING

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 1987 film Dirty Dancing. Music in this episode includes: "Do You Love Me" written by Berry Gordy; performed by The Contours "Love Man" written and performed by Otis Redding "Stay" written by Maurice Williams; performed by Maurice Williams And The Zodiacs "The Cradle Will Rock" written by Mark Blitzstein; performed by Jerry Orbach "Wipe Out" written by Bob Berryhill, Pat Connolly, Jim Fuller & Ron Wilson; performed by The Surfaris "Hungry Eyes" written by John DeNicola & Franke Previte; performed by Eric Carmen "Love Is Strange" written by Ethel Smith; performed by Mickey & Sylvia "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" written by John DeNicola, Donald Markowitz & Franke Previte; performed by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes Dirty Dancing screening at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery July 1 - http://cinespia.org/event/dirty-dancing-fireworks/ If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

22mins

23 May 2017

Rank #6

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#125: Jim Jams - James Horner & James Cameron

In this episode, West plays music composed by James Horner for films directed by James Cameron. Music in this episode includes: "Never An Absolution" and "Leaving Port" from Titanic (1997) "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic; music by James Horner, lyrics by Will Jennings; performed by Celine Dion "Psycho" written by Gerry Roslie; performed by The Sonics "You Don't Dream In Cryo", "Jake Enters His Avatar World" and "The Death Of Quaritch" from Avatar (2009) "Main Title" and "Combat Drop" from Aliens (1986) "Landing Preparation Sequence (Part 2)" from Aliens; composed by Harry Rabinowitz "Ripley's Rescue", Bishop's Countdown" and "Resolution And Hyperspace" from Aliens "Nearer My God To Thee" from Titanic; written by Sarah Flower Adams; performed by I Salonisti All music composed by James Horner except where noted. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

36mins

29 May 2018

Rank #7

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#99: The Godfather Trilogy

In this episode, West plays music from Francis Ford Coppola's trilogy of Godfather films. Music in this episode includes: "Main Title (The Godfather Waltz)", "The Halls Of Fear" and "The Godfather (Love Theme)" from The Godfather (1972) Music from Fortunella (1958) "Connie's Wedding" composed by Carmine Coppola "The Immigrant", "Kay" and "New Carpet" from The Godfather Part II (1974) "Murder Of Don Fanucci" composed by Carmine Coppola "Senza Mamma" composed by Francesco Pennino; performed by Livio Giorgi "Marcia Religioso" from The Godfather Part III; composed by Carmine Coppola "Promise Me You'll Remember" music by Carmine Coppola, lyrics by John Bettis; performed by Harry Connick, Jr. "End Title" from The Godfather Part II Music composed by Nino Rota except where noted. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

29mins

21 Nov 2017

Rank #8

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#119: Return Of The Son Of Planet Of The Apes [2011-2017]

In this episode, West plays music from the three most recent films in the Planet Of The Apes series. Music in this episode includes: "Off You Go" and "Caesar's Home" from Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011), composed by Patrick Doyle "The Great Ape Processional" and "Planet Of The End Credits" from Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014), composed by Michael Giacchino "Don't Luca Now" and "End Credits" from War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017), composed by Michael Giacchino "Hey Joe" written by Billy Roberts; performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience "The Smartest Monkeys" written by Colin Moulding; performed by XTC If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

21mins

17 Apr 2018

Rank #9

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#63: John Williams & Steven Spielberg Part I

In this episode, West plays music composed by John Williams for three films directed by Steven Spielberg. Music in this episode includes: "Main Title" from The Sugarland Express (1974) "The First Victim", "Great Chase" and "Quint's Tale" from Jaws (1975) "Opening: Let There Be Light" and "Barry's Kidnapping" from Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977) "Johnny B. Goode" written and performed by Chuck Berry [R.I.P.] "Wild Signals" and "End Titles: The Special Edition" from Close Encounters Of The Third Kind "Main Title (Theme From Jaws)" from Jaws All selections composed by John Williams except where indicated. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

26mins

21 Mar 2017

Rank #10

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#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. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

11mins

31 Jul 2018

Rank #11

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#73: The $h!%ty Beatles, Or: Sgt. Pepper In 4 Bad Movies

In this episode, West plays the 1967 Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, as interpreted through the soundtracks of four bad movies. Also, a bulletin from the Musical Notation Action Newsdesk! Music in this episode includes: "The Typewriter" composed by Leroy Anderson "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" performed by The Bee Gees & Paul Nicholas "With A Little Help From My Friends" performed by Jeff Lynne "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" performed by Aimee Mann "Getting Better" performed by Status Quo "Fixing A Hole" performed by George Burns "She's Leaving Home" performed by Bryan Ferry "Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!" performed by Eddie Izzard "Within You Without You" written by George Harrison; performed by Sonic Youth "When I'm 64" performed by Keith Moon "Lovely Rita" performed by Roy Wood "Good Morning Good Morning" performed by The Bee Gees, Paul Nicholas & Peter Frampton "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Finale)", performed by the cast "A Day In The Life" performed by Frankie Valli; original recording performed by The Beatles BONUS TRACK: ...? All songs written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney except where otherwise noted. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

39mins

30 May 2017

Rank #12

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#57: 80's Soundtrack Corner - PRETTY IN PINK

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 1986 John Hughes production Pretty In Pink. Music in this episode includes: "Pretty In Pink" written by John Ashton, Tim Butler, Richard Butler, Vince Ely, Duncan Kilburn & Roger Morris; performed by The Psychedelic Furs "Left Of Center" written by Suzanne Vega & Steve Addabbo; performed by Suzanne Vega "Shellshock" written by Gillian Gilbert, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, John Robie & Bernard Sumner; performed by New Order "Elegia" written by Peter Hook, Gillian Gilbert, Stephen Morris & Bernard Sumner; performed by New Order "Bring On The Dancing Horses" written by Will Sergeant, Ian Mc Culloch, Les Pattinson & Pete de Freitas; performed by Echo & The Bunnymen "Try A Little Tenderness" written by Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly & Harry M. Woods; performed by Otis Redding "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" music by Johnny Marr, lyrics by Morrissey; performed by The Smiths "If You Leave" written by Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys & Martin Cooper; performed by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

27mins

7 Feb 2017

Rank #13

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#111: 2017's Oscar-Nominated Songs

In this episode, West plays music from the five 2017 Oscar nominees for Best Original Song, plus two alternates. Music in this episode includes: "Mighty River" from Mudbound; written and performed by Mary J. Blige "Mystery Of Love" from Call Me By Your Name; written and performed by Sufjan Stevens "Remember Me" from Coco; written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez; performed by Miguel featuring Natalia Lafourcade "Stand Up For Something" from Marshall; written by Common & Diane Warren; performed by Andra Day featuring Common "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman; written by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul; performed by Keala Settle "I Don't Want To Fuck You" from Band Aid; music by Zoe Lister-Jones & Kyle Forester, lyrics by Zoe Lister-Jones; performed by The Dirty Dishes "Love Is A Drip" from Band Aid; music by Zoe Lister-Jones & Dan Molad, lyrics by Zoe Lister-Jones, performed by The Dirty Dishes If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

16mins

27 Feb 2018

Rank #14

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#107: John Williams & Steven Spielberg Part II

In this episode, West plays music from three more films in the ongoing collaboration between composer John Williams and filmmaker Steven Spielberg. Plus, another update from the Musical Notation Action Newsdesk! Music in this episode includes: "The Typewriter" composed by Leroy Anderson "The March From 1941" from 1941 (1979) "Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)" composed by Louis Prima; arranged by Jimmy Mundy and performed by Benny Goodman "Swing, Swing, Swing" from 1941 "The Map Room: Dawn" and "End Credits" from Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) "Far From Home", "End Credits" and "The Departure" from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) All music composed and conducted by John Williams except where noted. Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

29mins

30 Jan 2018

Rank #15

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#127: John Williams & Steven Spielberg Part III

In this episode, West plays music composed by John Williams for three more films directed by Steven Spielberg. Music in this episode includes: "Anything Goes" music and lyrics by Cole Porter; performed by Kate Capshaw "End Credits", "Bug Tunnel / Death Trap", "Temple Of Doom" and "The Mine Car Chase" from Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom (1984) "Cadillac Of The Skies" and "Imaginary Air Battle" from Empire Of The Sun (1987) "Alarm!", "Escape From Venice" and "Finale & End Credits" from Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989) All music composed and conducted by John Williams except where noted. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

31mins

12 Jun 2018

Rank #16

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#95: Philip Glass Horror Music

In this episode, West plays music composed by Philip Glass for three horror films. Music in this episode includes: "Helen's Theme" from Candyman (1992) "Daniel's Flashback" and "The Demise Of Candyman" from Candyman II: Farewell To The Flesh (1995) "Music Box" from Candyman "Dracula", "The Inn" and "The End Of Dracula" from Dracula (1999) "It Was Always You, Helen" from Candyman All music composed by Philip Glass. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

20mins

24 Oct 2017

Rank #17

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#69: Tangerine Dream

In this episode, West plays music composed by the German electronic music group Tangerine Dream. Music in this episode includes: "Running Out Of Time" and "Final Statement" from Miracle Mile (1989); composed by Edgar Froese & Paul Haslinger "Go To The Head Of The Class" from Three O'Clock High (1987); composed by Edgar Froese, Christopher Franke & Paul Haslinger "Scrap Yard" from Thief (1981); composed by Edgar Froese, Christopher Franke & Johannes Schmoelling "Search" and "Betrayal (Sorcerer Theme)" from Sorcerer (1977); composed by Edgar Froese, Christopher Franke & Peter Baumann All music performed by Tangerine Dream. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

20mins

2 May 2017

Rank #18

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#115: Danny Elfman & Tim Burton Part III

In this episode, West plays music from three more films in the composer/filmmaker collaboration of Danny Elfman and Tim Burton. Music in this episode includes: "Main Titles", "Martian Madame" and "Landing" from Mars Attacks! (1996) "Main Titles" from Sleepy Hollow (1999) "Main Titles" from Planet Of The Apes (2001) "A Fun Bunch Of Guys From Outer Space" written by Ron Mael & Russell Mael; performed by Sparks All music composed by Danny Elfman except where noted. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

20mins

27 Mar 2018

Rank #19

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#84: Jerry Goldsmith - Alien Vs. Alien

In this episode, West plays music heard in the Ridley Scott film Alien, as well as music that was not heard in the Ridley Scott film Alien. Music in this episode includes: "Main Title (Film Version)" "Main Title" "Hyper Sleep" "The Landing" "A New Face" "Hanging On (Rescored Alternate Cue)" "Hanging On" "Main Title" from Freud (1962) "Drop Out" "Charcot's Show" from Freud "The Shaft" "It's A Droid" "Parker's Death" "Out The Door" "Second Symphony (The Romantic)" composed by Howard Hanson (1930) "The Covenant" composed by Jed Kurzel for Alien: Covenant (2017) "End Title" All music composed for Alien (1979) except where noted. All music composed by Jerry Goldsmith except where noted. If you are enjoying the show, how's about leaving a high rating and glowing review on iTunes? It's also available on Stitcher and Google Play. Thanks! Musical Notation Twitter: @NotationPod West Anthony Twitter: @DrWestAnthony Musical Notation Tumblr: notationpodcast.tumblr.com E-Mail: notationpod@gmail.com

40mins

15 Aug 2017

Rank #20