La Symphonie Pastorale Marco Polo 8225136 (Cond Adriano) $14.99
-Macao, L'Enfer Du Jeu / Du Rififi Chez Les Hommes / etc-
John Barry: The Collection 40 Years Of Film Music Silva 349 (UK)
$24.99 (4 CD set compilation from various Silva Screen albums)
-Zulu/Ipcress File/The Knack/Born Free/Quiller Memorandum/Last
Valley/ Mary Queen Of Scots/King Kong/The Specialist/Deep/Black
Bridget Jones's Diary Universal 548797 (1 score track) $17.99
(58:58) Song collection with one brief orchestral suite of tuneful
music (4:25) by Doyle. Just not enough score to engage interest.
DANNY ELFMAN / JOHN DEBNEY / etc.
Spy Kids Chapter III 30002 $16.99 -Score by Danny Elfman, John
Debney, Gavin Greenaway, Harry Gregson-Williams, Chris Boardman and
Heitor Pereira-(31:36) Popular new Robert Rodriguez family movie has
energetic orchestral score, Spanish style. Somehow at least 14
writers contribute tunes and everything comes out cohesive! A modest
In The Mood For Love Omtown 50542 $17.99 (48:26) New Wong
Kar-wai movie features violin waltz theme by Umebayashi Shigeru,
string-led score by Galasso. Numerous source songs, snippets of
dialog add clutter to sometimes strong music.
Medal Of Honor: Underground (Video Game) Dreamworks 40014 $19.99
(66:48) Rousing, intense orchestral music for game sequel created by
Steven Spielberg. Quality is assured.
Beautiful Creatures Jell 5044 (2 score tracks) $15.99 (55:34)
New movie with yet another song album. This one has two (count 'em
two!) score tracks (6:43). It doesn't really matter, unless you're
completing Murray Gold...
Cul-De-Sac / Knife In The Water Polonia 159 (Poland) $29.99
Love And Treason Intrada 7092 $14.99
(34:26) New CBS movie/pilot from producer of Hunt For Red October
sports exciting action/suspense score. Symphonically composed,
electronically realized. Certainly some of the most ambitious,
full-sounding music ever had from synthesizers.
Jean De Florette Silva 328 (UK) $15.99
Manon Des Sources (Jean De Florette Part 2) Silva 329 (UK)
Just Visiting Varese 66239 $15.99 (36:16) New comedy crossing
past with present carries manic orchestral score by no less than six
composers. Powell takes main credit, Nick Glennie-Smith and Gavin
Greenaway amongst the others. Okay if not memorable stuff.
Voyous Voyelles SMC 155072 (France) $29.99
LALO SCHIFRIN / SCHULLER / SHARPIRO
Piano Trios Naxos 8559062 $5.99 -Hommage A Ravel
(Schifrin)/Piano Trio (Schuller)/Piano Trio (Shapiro)-
One Night At McCool's Universal 013743 (1 score track) $17.99
(47:22) New Matt Dillon movie with just another song album carrying a
lone score track (5:25). Unless you're completing Shaiman skip this
Untamed FSM $24.99 (65:42) 1955 Cinemascope adventure from Fox
gets rousing music. Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward, Zulu battles,
widescreen splendor - with music to match. Complete score in stunning
stereo. Virtuoso French horn fanfare and main title a spectacular