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February 24, 2012

The Oscars

The Academy Awards are happening this Sunday evening. We'll take a look at some of this year's Oscar nominees for best film score, including music by John Williams, who now has 47 nominations. He's up for two different films this year. And we'll hear from this year's frontrunner, Ludovic Bource's score for "The Artist."

Today's Playlist

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hour 2

  • Alexander Desplat
    Excerpts from My Week with Marilyn
    Lang Lang, piano
  • Ludovic Bource
    Excerpts from the Artist
    The Brussels Philharmonic, Ernst Van Tiel, conductor
  • Maurice Ravel
    Introduction and Allegro
    The Israeli Chamber Project
    Enav Hall, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Judd Greenstein
    Clearing, Dawn, Dance
    yMusic
  • Richard Strauss
    Serenade in E-flat, Op. 7, TrV 106
    The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Carnegie Hall, New York City
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