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Score Guide – Batman (1989)

For our 35th Score Guide, Will and Wend guide you through the soundtrack to the 1989 superhero classic, Batman, directed by Tim Burton, and composed by one of our faves, Danny Elfman!

Your hosts shall be ripping back the composer’s curtain of this well-loved film score to reveal the themes, instrumentation, and all those shining musical moments that put a smile on our face . . . and yours!

Sit back, relax and let us guide you through the soundtrack release track-by-track!

Remember, never rub another man’s rhubarb!

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Release

Batman Warner Bros. Records (1989)

Timestamps

0:00 – Intro Tag: Xander Stobbs

12:57 – 1. The Batman Theme

22:24 – 2. Roof Fight

28:07 – 3. First Confrontation

33:18 – 4. Kitchen, Surgery, Face-Off

40:20 – 5. Flowers

44:03 – 6. Clown Attack

47:02 – 7. Batman to the Rescue

54:42 – 8. Roasted Dude

57:30 – 9. Photo/Beautiful Dreamer

1:02:56 – 10. Descent into Mystery

1:08:22 – 11. The Bat Cave

1:10:59 – 12. Joker’s Poem

1:15:17 – 13. Childhood Remembered

1:17:19 – 14. Love Theme

1:20:01 – 15. Charge of the Batmobile

1:23:27 – 16. Attack of the Batwing

1:27:45 – 17. Up to the Cathedral (Edward Scissorhands)

1:34:41 – 18. Waltz to the Death

1:39:00 – 19. The Final Confrontation

1:43:53 – 20. Finale

1:46:26 – 21. Batman Theme (Reprise)

1:49:14 – Prince Songs

1:52:16 – Final Thoughts

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Meet the Team #4 – Will Dodson

Up next in our “Meet the Team” series, Ian sits down with cofounder of Sideshow Sound Theatre, senior producer, chief editor, host, composer, godfather of Sideshow…Will Dodson!

Will talks to Ian about starting his musical journey under his father’s guidance, being a guitar God in Manic, studying under his mentor Peter Amsel, becoming a composer, writing Halloween music, co-founding Sideshow Sound Theatre with Wendell, assembling our incredible team of podcasters, his love of space and Disney (especially The Haunted Mansion!), being inspired by Batman in cinemas, & a whole lot more!

Timestamps:

00:00 – Balloon Launch (Lessons from Clod, 2014) Composed by William Dodson

09:25 – Pink Panther Live (Manic, 1999) Vocals – Mike Sanchez, Bass – Josh Knight, Drums – Aaron Knight, Guitar – William Dodson (Billy X)

12:15 – Hatchling Games (Life on the Reef, 2011) – Composed by William Dodson

15:46 – A Ghostly Gathering (Halloween, 2010) – Composed by William Dodson

16:56 – March of the Little Monsters (Three Tales of the Macabre, 2011) – Composed by William Dodson

19:10 – The Laboratory (Sideshow Sound Theatre/Twisted Tales & Scary Stories, 2012) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones

22:06 – The Launch (Points of Light, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson

26:24 – On Approach: The Jupiter System (Points of Light, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson

28:51 – The Quest of Darkness (Sideshow Sound Theatre/The WTF Paranormal Agency, 2013) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones

30:27 – A Precarious Prologue (Sideshow Sound Theatre/The WTF Paranormal Agency, 2013) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones

32:45 – When Shadows Fall Main Theme (When Shadows Fall, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson

34:05 – Sleep Mode (Points of Light, 2016) – Composed by William Dodson

37:23 – Batman Main Theme (Batman, 1989) – Composed by Danny Elfman

52:35 – Excerpt from our Stargate Score Guide (2015) featuring Ian Crabb, Rob Dodson, Wendell Jones, and Will Dodson

55:28 – Unafraid of Toil (2013) – Performed Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Lutkin Hall. Composed by William Dodson English Horn – Jonathan Thompson Violin – Renee Henley Piano – Tiffany Hyun

1:04:51 – Off the Rails (Sideshow Sound Theatre/Greenhill Manor, 2014) – Composed by William Dodson and Wendell Jones

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