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This week, Howard Goodall explores the great director-composer partnerships.
On this week's show, Howard Goodall celebrates the enduring partnerships that are often struck up between a film director and a composer.
Howard kicks off with the long-standing relationship between Steven Spielberg and John Williams (pictured), showcasing the exceptional scores from such great films as Jaws , E.T. , Jurassic Park and Saving Private Ryan .
Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann also had a magical synergy. Listen out for the music from cult classics Psycho , Vertigo and North by Northwest .
More recently British director Sam Mendes and American composer Thomas Newman have enjoyed a fruitful partnership, working together on American Beauty , The Road to Perdition and Skyfall.
And no show exploring such creative collaborations could end without shining the spotlight on the wonderful world of Tim Burton and Danny Elfman . Howard has music from Batman , Edward Scissorhands and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory .