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The Black Hole

The Black Hole

Special Edition
Intrada (Disney / Intrada D001383402)

Release Date: August 22, 2011

Conducted by John Barry

Format: CD

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Track Listing

1. Overture 02:27
2. Main Title 01:49
3. That's It 01:43
4. Closer Look 02:02
5. Zero Gravity 05:48
6. Cygnus Floating 02:06
7. The Door Opens 04:09
8. Pretty Busy 00:48
9. Six Robots 01:57
10. Can You Speak? 01:18
11. Poor Creatures 01:40
12. Ready to Embark 00:44
13. Start the Countdown 03:47
14. Durant Is Dead 02:30
15. Laser 01:00
16. Kate's O.K. 02:48
17. Hot and Heavy 02:42
18. Meteorites 01:30
19. Raging Inferno 00:53
20. Hotter and Heavier 01:58
21. Bob and V.I.N.C.E.N.T. 00:53
22. Into the Hole 04:55
23. End Title 02:38
24. BONUS TRACK: In, Through... And Beyond! 02:45
  Total Album Time: 54:50

From the Manufacturer

World premiere release of complete John Barry score for 1979 Walt Disney sci-fi tale, The Black Hole, with Anthony Perkins, Maximilian Schell, Ernest Borgnine, directed by Gary Nelson.

Spectacular CD production, co-branded by Walt Disney Records & Intrada, offers every note of Barry's oft-requested score in stunning digital stereo from 32-track digital masters vaulted at Disney. Original LP offered 30 minutes of scoring highlights but new CD has every LP selection plus over 20 minutes of never-before released material, all newly mastered in true digital audio, playing in picture sequence!

Exciting overture, swirling main title motifs are memorable but equally fun are numerous devices literally spotlighting favorite signatures of composer: melodic ideas played in one register by French horns, then another register by trumpets; massive block minor chords for suspense; repeating rhythmic ideas generating action; many other musical trademarks. Lengthy history of bringing complete score to CD, location of long-obsolete digital machines, creation of all-new digital mixes plus more info all notated in fascinating detail by producer Randy Thornton.

But there's more! Original campaign artwork, production stills, full color shots of composer at recording sessions plus generous notes on film & scoring by Jeff Bond add more icing to sweet cake.

A legendary soundtrack album now gets the "Special Edition" treatment at last! John Barry conducts.

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