The National | Feb 21, 2013 | 2:47

Mychael Danna, cinematic composer

Once Life of Pi got the green light, director Ang Lee had just one composer in mind for the massive 3D film: Toronto's Mychael Danna, Eli Glasner reports

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

Live audio streams for phones and tablets: Radio One and CBC Music (Radio 2, Radio 3 and more)

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
The National - Greek bailout extensionFeb 22, 2015 | 3:17The National Greek bailout extension Video
The National Greek bailout extension Feb 22, 2015 | 3:17European neighbours have agreed to temporarily extend the Greek bailout deal, but with a price.
The National - Jason Kenney on Ukraine and ISISFeb 21, 2015 | 1:39The National Jason Kenney on Ukraine and ISIS Video
The National Jason Kenney on Ukraine and ISIS Feb 21, 2015 | 1:39Reaction to Ukraine conflict and Canada's military engagement against ISIS from Defense Minister Jason Kenney.
The National - E-commerce in ChinaFeb 21, 2015 | 2:36The National E-commerce in China Video
The National E-commerce in China Feb 21, 2015 | 2:36More and more people in China are using the internet to change the way they buy and sell items.
The National - Countdown to the OscarsFeb 21, 2015 | 2:56The National Countdown to the Oscars Video
The National Countdown to the Oscars Feb 21, 2015 | 2:56CBC's Kim Brunhuber reports from the red carpet ahead of Sunday's Academy Awards in Los Angeles
The National - Canadian economy's bumpy rideFeb 21, 2015 | 2:35The National Canadian economy's bumpy ride Video
The National Canadian economy's bumpy ride Feb 21, 2015 | 2:35CBC's Peter Armstrong takes a closer look at one of Canada's biggest manufacturing hubs
The National - Fire rips through Dubai skyscraperFeb 21, 2015 | 2:10The National Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper Video
The National Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper Feb 21, 2015 | 2:10Flames light up the sky after one of the world's tallest residential buildings caught fire early Saturday
The National - Tough winter for Canada's homelessFeb 21, 2015 | 2:39The National Tough winter for Canada's homeless Video
The National Tough winter for Canada's homeless Feb 21, 2015 | 2:39This winter's brutal cold has claimed several victims and activists for the homeless fear there could be more
The National - Ukraine preparing for warFeb 21, 2015 | 2:54The National Ukraine preparing for war Video
The National Ukraine preparing for war Feb 21, 2015 | 2:54Ukrainian cabinet minister Vadym Prystaiko says he is preparing for 'full-scale war' against Russia
The National - New railway safety measuresFeb 20, 2015 | 2:27The National New railway safety measures Video
The National New railway safety measures Feb 20, 2015 | 2:27Ottawa is pushing for greater safety on Canada's railways and will hold companies responsible for compensation after derailment disasters
The National - Freezing hellFeb 20, 2015 | 2:17The National Freezing hell Video
The National Freezing hell Feb 20, 2015 | 2:17School closures, pipes freezing and flooding all add up to expensive bills
The National - Ian Bush charged with 3 counts of 1st-degree murderFeb 20, 2015 | 2:54The National Ian Bush charged with 3 counts of 1st-degree murder Video
The National Ian Bush charged with 3 counts of 1st-degree murder Feb 20, 2015 | 2:54Bush, 59, is also accused in a home invasion and attempted murder of a 101-year-old WW II veteran
The National - Tambi Cimuk | From Refugee to Carnegie HallFeb 20, 2015 | 3:28The National Tambi Cimuk | From Refugee to Carnegie Hall Video
The National Tambi Cimuk | From Refugee to Carnegie Hall Feb 20, 2015 | 3:28Once a Syrian refugee, Tambi Cimuk's piano skills have brought him all the way to Carnegie Hall.
The National - Nazila Fathi | The Dangers of Reporting in IranFeb 20, 2015 | 11:55The National Nazila Fathi | The Dangers of Reporting in Iran Video
The National Nazila Fathi | The Dangers of Reporting in Iran Feb 20, 2015 | 11:55Reporter Nazila Fathi describes her childhood in Iran and why she ultimately fled to Canada after covering her homeland for the New York Times.
The National - Citronella’s comebackFeb 19, 2015 | 2:31The National Citronella’s comeback Video
The National Citronella’s comeback Feb 19, 2015 | 2:31CBC's Kelly Crowe investigates why ban on plant-based insect repellent has been lifted by Health Canada
The National - Rex Murphy: Terror LegislationFeb 19, 2015 | 3:25The National Rex Murphy: Terror Legislation Video
The National Rex Murphy: Terror Legislation Feb 19, 2015 | 3:25Point of View: Rex shares his thoughts on the anti-terror bill.

18 of 34