RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT
Film Music Of Richard Rodney Bennett
Chados 9867 (Cond Rumon Gamba) 15.99
-Murder On The Orient Express/Lady Caroline Lamb/
Enchanted April/Far From The Madding Crowd/etc-
Lo Chiamavano King CDST 332 (Italy) 19.99
-Also: Monta In Sella/Partirono Preti Tornarono...-
JUSTIN CAINE BURNETT
Dungeons & Dragons NLR 90062 16.99
(76:45) Newest member of Zimmer scoring team writes energetic,
full-blooded action score for large orchestra. Rhythmically-charged
from start to finish. Screw subtlety. Full steam ahead!
Battle Of The Planets / G-Force STCD 603 14.99
(73:51) New album from 1978 American version of animated Japanese
series (Science Ninja Team Gatchaman) carries music from both. Rousing,
orchestral, with a beat. Original stereo and mono recordings, with
somewhat pinched quality. Pretty long ride.
Figgis On Figgis Milan 35920 15.99
-One Night Stand/Leaving Las Vegas/Stormy Monday/etc-
Bibo Per Sempre Epic 500880 (Italy) 24.99
Scary Movie STCD 886 14.99
(26:14) Parody of recent horror hits gets vibrant orchestral score,
itself a parody. Exciting, funny music, crisply recorded with Northwest
Sinfonia. Short and sweet.
Traffic TVT 6960 16.99
(73:10) Acclaimed Steven Soderbergh movie with dynamite cast gets
atmospheric, moody music using electronic keyboards, guitars and
percussion. Grim textures dominate unusual, not-uninteresting score.
Album filled out with source music.
D'Amore Si Muore CDST 331 (Italy) 19.99
I Crudeli CDST 334 (Italy) 19.99
Malena IMG 501558 (Italy) 19.99
(46:49) Giuseppe Tornatore's latest movie carries nostalgic Morricone
score. Warm viola highlights Sicilian side, dramatic brass highlight
World War II side. Soprano sax adds color. Superb album.
Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle
MMCD 01 (Promo) 19.99
Robocop Prime Directives GNP 8070 13.99
Les Miserables Madoro K 1042 15.99
(43:38) New version of classic tale starring John Malkovich & Gerard
Depardieu. Dramatic, exciting symphonic music. One of Petit's
strongest scores to date. Domestic release.
La Volpe Dalla Coda Di Velluto CDST 335 (Italy) 19.99
-Also: Due Maschi Per Alexa/Dopo Di Che...-
Chocolat Sony 89472 16.99
(41:49) Lasse Hallstrom period piece has sumptuous, melodic orchestral
score. Haunting, sometimes lively music for strings and woodwinds.
WALTER RIZZATI / CLAUDIO SIMONETTI
1900 I Guerrieri Del Bronx / I Nuovi Barbari
Beat 57 (Italy) 19.99
The Fugitive (60's TV series) Silva 1106 15.99
(47:18) Famed 1963-67 TV show boasts first-rate, jazzy-ish symphonic
score. Solid brass a highlight. Dynamic original mono tracks, recorded
in London. Bullseye!
Lexx The Series GNP 8069 13.99
Heavy Metal 2000 FTCD 01 (Promo) 19.99
(41:02) Rousing orchestral music for animation spectacular. Played by
Munich Symphony Orchestra. Limited Promotional CD.
Dune PEG 015 (Remastered edition) 14.99
The Gift Will 33679 (2 score tracks) 16.99
(47:43) New Sam Raimi movie gets soundtrack of country and western
tunes. Two incredibly short Chris Young tracks are buried in there
somewhere. Sneeze and they're over. Wait for a possible score album in
Wonder Boys CD 96009 (Promo) 19.99
(36:35) Critically-praised Michael Douglas movie gets fresh, winning
music with vibrant recording to match. Jazzy, bluesy mood crosses with
tender, transparent moments. Scored for piano, organ, guitars, bass,
accordion, cello and drums. http://www.intrada.com/96009.htm
Filmworks IX: Trembling Before G-d TZ 7331 15.99