Episode 83: Spellbinding Songs, Enchanting Tunes & the Magic of Music in Fiction.
From theme tunes to film scores, folksongs to the tune that isn't ever heard merely described in words on the page, music has a particular power to create and support narrative. This week SFF authors M.E.Vaughan and J.A.Ironside explore how music is used in speculative fiction and just why music creates chains of association far more readily than tropes utilizing our other senses. On the slab this week; the multi film Marvel universe, Phil Rickman's Merrily Watkin's series, Robin Hoood (various incarnations) and many more.
Title Music: Ecstasy by Smiling Cynic