Release Date: October 1, 2016
Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra and Choir of Rome
|3.||The Lonely Bone||2:25|
|4.||The Little Rembrandt||1:48|
|5.||The Flower Market||1:57|
|7.||A Slow Friendship||1:27|
|8.||A Good Day||2:12|
|11.||The First Visit||2:02|
|12.||A Perfect Model||2:18|
|14.||A True Artist||2:33|
|15.||The Lost Prize||2:24|
|16.||Pieter Too Late||1:45|
|17.||In The Cathedral / The Deposition||3:25|
|Total Album Time:||36:28|
American composers Paul Sawtell and Bert Shefter teamed together on a large number of soundtracks. A Dog of Flanders was one of their rare assignments devoted to the family drama genre with a special appeal to children.
Mission accomplished. For this well-crafted story of a young boy and his dog, Sawtell and Shefter delivered a gentle and richly textured score with a pastoral flavour. Warmly performed by the Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra and Choir of Rome, it shows a melodic concern with a variety of themes perfectly blended together.
The soundtrack to A Dog of Flanders was released on LP at the time with a true stereo version that has become a collectors' item. For our digital restoration we sough the best available stereo sources. Despite the persistence of a small amount of analog distortion in a few passages, the overall listening experience proves to be delightful.
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