This week on the podcast, we continue our discussion of the soundtrack to "Raiders of the Lost Ark." The next step on our journey is an examination of the many interesting themes of the film. From the highly religious and ominous "Ark Theme" to the suggestive and romantic theme for Marion, today's episode covers the wide variety of melodies and leitmotifs in this treasure trove of a score!
Raiders of the Lost Ark - John Williams - Paramount Pictures - 1981 (Steven Spielberg, dir.)
-The Map Room: Dawn
-A Thought For Marion
-The Miracle of the Ark
-Washington Men / Indy's Home
-Marion's Theme / The Crate
-Flight to Cairo
-The Basket Game
-The Fist Fight / The Flying Wing
-Ride to the Nazi Hideout
-Reunion in the Tent / Searching for the Well
-The German Sub
-The Idol Cave
-Flight From Peru
-The Well of Souls
-In the Jungle
In the exciting premiere episode of UnderScore, we meet our two hosts
and dive head first into John Williams' beloved soundtrack to
"Raiders of the Lost Ark." To start our adventure we devote an entire episode to the iconic theme for the character of Indiana Jones, "The
A brief reimagined underscore · original music composed by Marty Brueggemann
I couldn't resist stepping into the world of Stranger Things with an imagined mandate: compose this sequence in the spirit of an 80s orchestral adventure score. [Read the complete Youtube description for more background on the project]
What do you think? Let us know in the comments. Fans of the original score by Dixon and Stein? (so are we) What differences do you observe in the 2 treatments of the scene?
This is the first video for the UnderScore YouTube channel - feel free to like, share, and subscribe.
Greetings! We're composer/orchestrator brothers Marty & Will
Brueggemann and are excited to announce a brand new podcast on film
music - UnderScore.
Our show will take a unique non-uniform structure to explore classics of the genre, one film at a time.
be a weekly podcast, with each month of episodes showcasing a different
film. The individual episodes will take unique perspectives on a score
by examining themes and motives, historical context, behind the scenes
stories, cultural relevance, film spotting, cue lists and more. Every
podcast month will culminate in a feature-length audio commentary where
we'll take all that we've learned into the context of the complete film.
will be a cross-platform experience; look to our blog for ongoing
supplements to episodes, additional deep-dive conversations,
score/theory excerpts and the latest in film music news. Brought to you
by the marcato brothers network, home of the Super Marcato Bros. Videogame Music Podcast.
Coming soon - each and every tuesday! UnderScore premieres February 21st