For Scores

By Disney Music Group, Treefort, Jon Burlingame

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In For Scores, host Jon Burlingame takes listeners on a magical journey into the world of film and television composers, revealing never-before-heard special moments behind many of today's most beloved scores. This season, you'll hear personal stories from the composers of Marvel Studios Avengers and Pixar's Toy Story films, Captain Marvel, Coco, Ralph Breaks the Internet, and so much more!

Episode Date
John Debney
25:57
In this nostalgic episode of FOR SCORES, Oscar-nominated composer John Debney reveals to host Jon Burlingame how meeting Walt Disney and the Sherman brothers during his childhood influenced his life's work on films including The Princess Diaries and The Jungle Book.
Dec 23, 2019
Christophe Beck
34:36
In this episode, Host Jon Burlingame talks with prolific and versatile composer Christophe Beck, whose film scoring can be heard in more than one hundred films including Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Frozen and most recently, Frozen 2. Beck reveals lessons he learned early in his career and his musical strategy for dealing with humorous scenes and characters in films.
Dec 11, 2019
Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
29:30
Oscar-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez sit down with Host Jon Burlingame to talk about their work on Frozen and Frozen 2. They delve into the special moments and personal stories that influenced their songs, as well as reveal their creative process with an exclusive and impromptu singing session live on piano.
Nov 27, 2019
Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders
28:44
Composers Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders talk with host Jon Burlingame about their most recent film Ford v Ferrari and their two decade partnership in film and TV scoring. They also reveal to Jon a few funny stories about their early days.
Nov 13, 2019
Geoff Zanelli
28:17
Composer Geoff Zanelli talks with host Jon Burlingame about his college internship in Hans Zimmer 's studio and how that jumpstarted his career working on all of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, The Odd Life of Timothy Green and, most recently, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.Geoff also reveals how his father's deafness greatly influenced his appreciation of music.
Oct 30, 2019
Germaine Franco
28:01
Host Jon Burlingame talks about Coco with composer Germaine Franco, who co-wrote several of the film's songs, and Tom MacDougall, the Executive Producer of the film's soundtrack. They reveal how they achieved the authentic sonic landscape of Mexico by recording there with local musicians and indigenous instruments, as well as weaving in musical styles like mariachi bands, banda and jarocho.
Oct 15, 2019
Henry Jackman (Part 1)
23:17
In this first of two episodes with composer Henry Jackman, he tells host Jon Burlingame how he rebelled against the classical music and choir singing of his childhood in England with drums and pop music. He also reveals how a surprise call from the legendary Hans Zimmer lead to his career in film scoring, as well as the secret homage he made to John Williams' iconic music from Star Wars in Ralph Breaks the Internet.
Aug 23, 2019
Harry Gregson-Williams
25:14
Composer Harry Gregson-Williams tells host Jon Burlingame how he helped make penguins seem even more charming and funny in Disneynature's documentary, Penguins. They go on to discuss why Harry actually enjoys the stress of conducting his own scores and how his own children are both his best audience and critics. Harry also gives a sneak peek into the music for the upcoming live-action Mulan film.
Aug 23, 2019
Pinar Toprak
26:20
Composer Pinar Toprak speaks with host Jon Burlingame about her amazing journey from studying violin at a conservatory in her homeland of Turkey, to becoming the first woman to score a film in the Marvel cinematic universe. She shares stories about the soundtrack that most influenced her career, her work scoring popular video games and the panic attack that helped her come up with the theme for Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel.
Aug 23, 2019
Alan Silvestri
37:42
Composer Alan Silvestri talks with host Jon Burlingame about his work on four Marvel Studios films including Avengers: Endgame. Alan also reveals the emotional process he goes through, how it has shaped his work in the film industry over the decades and how despite the wide range of movies he's worked on -- that it's all still a terrifying mystery to him.
Aug 23, 2019
For Scores
01:33
In For Scores, host Jon Burlingame takes listeners on a magical journey into the world of film and television composers, revealing never-before-heard special moments behind many of today's most beloved scores. This season, you'll hear personal stories from the composers of Marvel Studios Avengers and Pixar's Toy Story films, Captain Marvel, Coco, Ralph Breaks the Internet, and so much more!
Aug 16, 2019