Limited Edition of 1,000 Copies
Release Date: May 12, 2017
Conducted by Frank De Vol
|1.||HUSTLE: Theme From Hustle||2:45|
|4.||Memories of Gloria||1:59|
|5.||Theme From Hustle||4:31|
|16.||De Vol's Mission: Improbable||3:39|
|21.||The Real Thing||1:34|
|22.||Country & Western||1:10|
|23.||Race Against Time||1:04|
|24.||No Name Gun||2:01|
|25.||The Shoot Out (Theme From Hustle)||0:38|
|27.||BONUS TRACKS: Phychedelicatessen (Alternate)||1:40|
|28.||Begin the Beguine (Cole Porter)*||3:16|
|29.||A Man and a Woman (Francis Lai)*||1:39|
|30.||THE LONGEST YARD: Main Titles||1:19|
|31.||Rocky Mountain Heart||1:01|
|32.||Muck and Mire / Muck and Mirth||1:57|
|33.||Sneaky Man / Walking With the Warden||0:52|
|34.||The Longest Yard||1:08|
|36.||The Longest Note||1:23|
|37.||BONUS TRACKS: For He's a Jolly Good Fellow (Trad.)*||0:39|
|38.||National Emblem March (E.E. Bagley)*||0:23|
|39.||When the Saint Go Marching In (Trad.)*||1:21|
|40.||You Gotta Be a Football Hero (A. Sherman, A. Lewis, B. Fields)*||2:07|
|Total Album Time:||64:31|
Track Listing Legend:
* Arranged and Conducted by Frank De Vol
Quartet Records and Paramount Pictures are glad to present the world premiere release of the very cool score composed by Frank De Vol for Robert Aldrich's neo-noir 1975 film Hustle, starring Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Eddie Albert and Ernest Borgnine.
Frank De Vol was a brilliant film composer, a master of melody and orchestration, and a longtime collaborator on most of Robert Aldrich's films since they began working together in the early sixties. For Hustle, De Vol provides a terrific score dominated by a great noir love theme, suspense and tension cues, funky sounds, a kind of soft jazz, and dramatic music, always melodic and richly harmonized. One of De Vol's best effort in film scoring, it has remained unreleased until now. Remixed from the 2″ 16-track session tapes maintained in pristine condition in the Paramount vaults.
As a bonus, we have included the short score for The Longest Yard (1974), another De Vol-Aldrich-Reynolds-Paramount collaboration. For this cult sports comedy film about a workaholic convict who recruits a group of fellow prisoners to play football against their guards, De Vol composed another catchy tune as a main theme, along with some brief underscore cues and adaptations of famous Americans marches. Sadly, the session tapes of this soundtrack are long missing, so the only source we could use was the mono stems, beautifully restored by Chris Malone for this release.
The package includes a 16-page full-color booklet with detailed liner notes by Tim Greiving discussing the films, the scores, and the brilliant collaboration between Robert Aldrich and Frank De Vol.
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