Melodic Treks 61: The Dogs of War / by Brandon-Shea Mutala

Battle Music in Star Trek.


The Star Trek franchise tells many stories including stories of love, betrayal, exploration, mystery, and intrigue. One type of story has been told several times in Star Trek, and that story is WAR. It is a story that can be told in many ways. Sad. Melancholy. Epic. Brave.

In this episode of Melodic Treks, host Brandon-Shea Mutala focuses on the militaristic side of the final frontier, and shares a special themed episode on the battle music of Star Trek.

Chapters

Intro (00:00:00)
Contests (00:01:23)
"Bird of Prey Decloaks" (from Star Trek III: The Search For Spock, composed by J. Horner) (00:05:24)
"Wolf 359" (from "Emissary," composed by D. McCarthy) (00:08:32)
"Yo!" (from "The Way of the Warrior," composed by D. McCarthy) (00:11:54)
"Battle Preparations" (from "Call to Arms," composed by J. Chattaway) (00:14:46)
"Defiant Ending" (from "The Changing Face of Evil," composed by J. Chattaway) (00:17:06)
"War Adagio" (from "The Siege of AR-558", composed by P. Baillargeon) (00:19:29)
"A Swarm Reception" (from Star Trek Beyond, composed by M. Giacchino) (00:23:14)
"The Riker Maneuver" (from Star Trek: Insurrection, composed by J. Goldsmith) (00:26:08)
"Battle Stations" (from Star Trek: Nemesis, composed by J. Goldsmith) (00:28:32)
"Sleep Command/Destruct Mode/Picard is Back" (from "The Best of Both Worlds Part II," composed by R. Jones) (00:31:56)
"Battle in the Mutara Nebula" (from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, composed by J. Horner) (00:36:34)


Host

Brandon-Shea Mutala

Production

Brandon-Shea Mutala (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Bobby Tucker (Associate Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Tony Robinson (Show Art Creator)