Music Break: ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Themes by John Powell

It's been way too long since my last Music Break post and this is one I've been wanting to feature for a long time. Well tonight I'm going to How To Train Your Dragon 2 screening and it's definitely a perfect time to feature this. I LOVE LOVE the first movie, which has become one of …

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Music Break: The Artist’s Waltz for Peppy

Happy Friday everybody. Hope y'all had a nice Valentine's Day yesterday. I listen to Classical MPR radio on my commute to work and yesterday morning there were a lot of Valentine dedications and they're playing some beautiful, sweeping waltzes. One of them is Waltz for Peppy from the gorgeous soundtrack of The Artist. Oh I …

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Music Break: 1995 Sabrina’s Soundtrack

I just realized I haven't done a Music Break since last November! Well I'm feeling rather melancholy tonight so I watched a little bit of the 1995 version of Sabrina. I adore this movie... it's just sooo enchanting. It's a modern-day Cinderella story of sort. Sabrina Fairchild, the chauffeur of the billionaire Larrabee family, is …

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Music Break – Favorite fairy tale music inspired by ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’

I just started catching up on the ABC show Once Upon A Time this past weekend, so that inspired me to pick the music for today's Music Break. I've only watched two episodes from the first season but I quite like it so far, though some of the acting is a bit over the top. …

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Top Five Favorite Andy Williams Songs

A piece of sad news came over the radio waves this morning as I heard that legendary crooner Andy Williams passed away after a year-long battle with bladder cancer at the age of 84. My mother was a huge fan of his music, along with other popular vocalists in the 60s and 70s like Frank …

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Music Break: John William’s iconic Superman theme

The worst thing about the Man of Steel movie is how long the wait it. The movie isn't scheduled to arrive until June 14, 2013. Bah, that's a year away, so right now, I'd be happy if I'd see a trailer, which will likely arrive around Comic-Con in two weeks, yay! I'd love to see …

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Music Break: Casino Royale Score (City of Lovers)

Happy Thursday everyone! It's been over a month since my last music break, and I definitely could use one today. As a preview to our monthly Bond post coming next week, I feel like highlighting one of my favorite Bond scores. I've posted my top five Bond title songs, but as far as main scores …

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Music Break: Cinema Paradiso (1988)

I'm not feeling too well today so naturally I turn to lush, gorgeous music to make me feel better and this one just immediately came to mind. In fact, as I said in my Cinema Paradiso review, I had fallen in love with Ennio Morricone's soundtrack long before I finally saw the film. Of course …

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Music Break: Top 10 Favorite John Williams Scores

I've been meaning to write a tribute for one of my favorite composers for a while and since February 8th is his 80th Birthday, it seems like a good a time as any. As I've mentioned several times on my blog, my two all time favorite music genres are classical and movie soundtracks, so naturally …

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Music Break: Mozart in the Movies

Today January 27th 2012, marks the 256th anniversary of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's birth. I listen to classical NPR to and from work a lot and they're promoting a special program commemorating this event. Well, as my two of my all time favorite music genres are classical and soundtracks, I thought I'd sort of combine the two …

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