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Going Ape!

Going Ape!

Intrada (Special Collection Vol. 308)

Release Date: March 16, 2015

Conducted by Elmer Bernstein

Format: CD

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Track Listing

1. Circus—Love Max 2:38
2. Meet the Apes 2:11
3. It Ain't Who's Right, It's What's Right 2:16
4. Conspirators 2:08
5. Suddenly 4:05
6. Duck Soup 3:32
7. Grim Brother Grimm 3:40
8. Cyrano 1:32
9. Bittersweet 2:31
10. Gurney—Zelda 1:57
11. Gas 2:38
12. Kidnap—Escape 1:54
13. Chase Is On 6:59
14. To Hospital 2:38
15. End Shot 2:19
16. Rescue 2:42
17. One Way Street 2:12
18. EXTRAS: Circus 1:11
19. From Beyond 0:53
20. Meet the Apes 1:49
21. It Ain't Who's Right, It's What's Right (instrumental) 2:16
22. Chicken Soup? 1:12
23. Grim Brother Grimm (alternate vocal) 3:39
24. Meet the Apes 1:16
25. Bittersweet (instrumental) 2:45
26. Love Theme from The Godfather (Nino Rota) 2:40
27. To Hospital 1:30
28. One Way Street (instrumental) 1:41
29. It Ain't Who's Right, It's What's Right (short version) 1:11
30. Grim Brother Grimm (alternate vocal, short version) 2:30
31. Love Theme from The Godfather (accordion) (Nino Rota) 2:40
32. One Way Street (short version) 0:30
  Total Album Time: 75:35

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The 1981 Paramount Pictures film Going Ape!'s most prestigious contributor was veteran composer Elmer Bernstein, who was in the midst of his comedy cycle. In spite of being a goofball comedy, Going Ape! required music from Bernstein that was deceptively complicated–with a great deal of thematic material–and saw the composer collaborating with the filmmaker on enough songs to nearly qualify the movie as a musical. Bernstein''s score (sourced here from 2" 24-track masters) is full of the engagingly good-natured comic writing that made the composer such a perfect fit for the genre. He even adapted Nino Rota's theme from The Godfather to play as muzak in two restaurant scenes, not-so-subtly reminding the audience of actor Frank Sivero's connection to the classic gangster films.

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