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

Far Flung Films
Saturday, June 26, 2021
If you need to get away from it all, tune in for a trip around the world. It's an hour of themes from movies set in exotic locales, including Lawrence of Arabia, Out of Africa, From Russia with Love, and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Patriotic Scores
Saturday, July 3, 2021
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.

The Best of Michael Giacchino
Saturday, July 10, 2021
He’s one of today’s most in-demand composers, an Oscar winner for Up, and the man behind the music for Star Trek, Super 8, Ratatouille, Doctor Strange, Spider-man: Far From Home, and Jurassic World. We’ll sample his best so far.

Flight in Film
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Since the first flight on December 17, 1903, we’ve been reaching for the skies, and the stars. A sampling of scores from films about flight—The Aviator, Airport, Airplane, Planes, First Man
, and more—on this edition of Reel Music.

Summer Blockbusters
Saturday, July 24, 2021
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 Harry Potter
Saturday, July 31, 2021
July 31 is Harry Potter’s birthday, and it just so happens to fall on a Saturday this year, which means we’re off to Hogwarts on this edition of Reel Music. We’ll sample the Potter film scores by John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper, and Alexandre Desplat.