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Music Contributor Scott Stewart Shares His Spring Film Score Playlist

"City Lights" film music contributor Scott Stewart shares his spring playlist.
"City Lights" film music contributor Scott Stewart shares his spring playlist.
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Not so long ago, there were always going to be movies being made. There were always going to be film scores to be recorded and always composers to chat with, music to analyze and recommendations to make.

With the entertainment business at a standstill, there are only a handful of productions that made it through post-production prior to the shutdowns.

WABE film music contributor Dr. Scott Stewart is with us as we navigate this new reality for the film music world.

Stewart’s Playlist:

  • The Song of Names” is a Holocaust drama directed by Francois Girard (of “The Red Violin”), adapted from the novel by Norman Lebrecht.
  • “Le Prince Oublié” — or “the Lost Prince” is a Disney-esque film that centers around a devoted dad who takes his daughter to “Storyland” every night — this is a fantasy film studio where the adventures come to life.
  • “Dolittle” (2020 reboot with Robert Downy Jr.)
  • “Jumanji: The Next Level”— This is a sequel to the 2017 “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” and a descendant of the 1995 original starring Robin Williams. It opened just before Christmas in December 2019 to generally positive reviews.
  • “The Call of the Wild” — Buck, the CGI dog, gets uprooted from his cushy life in California to the exotic wild of the Alaskan Yukon in 1890s. He is the newest rookie of the mail-delivering sledding team.
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