The soundtrack to the hit 1985 film included two tracks culled from 's compositions for the film, two tracks from , two songs played by the fictional band , one played by and , and two pop songs that are only very briefly heard in the background of the film. was the first #1 single on the US Billboard Hot 100 for , certified Gold and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The album spent 19 weeks on the Billboard 200, peaking at #12 in October, 1985.
Future Music been to Stockholm to catch in the studio of one of the most exciting talents in the house scene - Avicii - young anthem-maker from Sweden, who tells how he makes music in FL Studio, as he reached the fame and the situation with Leona Lewis.
Musically, Franz Liszt (1811–1886) is one of the most written about but least understood composers of the 19th century. As for his life—Felix Mendelssohn observed that Liszt's character was "a continual alternation between scandal and apotheosis." "Scandal and apotheosis"? What could that possibly mean? Join music professor Robert Greenberg for these lectures, and go on a fascinating journey in search of the truth about both. "Franz Liszt, Both Sides Now," you might call it.
With his idiomatic and graceful style, pianist Philip Martin has established himself as the foremost exponent of Gottschalk. Much of his music is by no means easy to play; it requires an impeccable technique matched with Èlan and joie de vivre for its most effective execution. Although not essentially a great composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk had a unique spontaneity and individuality which Martins performances bring vividly to the fore. The composers music was hugely popular during his lifetime and his works display a real melodic charm and a great sense of fun. Each of the eight discs in Martins extensive Gottschalk series has received wide acclaim and left pianophiles eagerly awaiting the next issue.