Ruby Cairo PCD 150 (Belgium - reissue) $17.99
DANNY ELFMAN / JOHN DEBNEY
Heartbreakers RCA 63770 (14 minutes of score) $16.99
(53:18) New movie with all-star cast (Gene Hackman, Sigourney Weaver,
gets collection of songs and two instrumental suites (14:40). Elfman
theme, Debney does score. Quirky, rhythmic. Emphasis on strings,
Aliens Varese 66241 (Deluxe Edition) $15.99
(75:44) Masterpiece 1986 sci-fi/action score set standard for years to
come. New deluxe edition presents complete score plus alternate cues.
notes detail complete sequence, all film music edits. New tracks add
significant depth, even more action. Horner conducts London Symphony
Town & Country NLR 39007 $17.99
(46:01) New comedy with Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton has album with
songs and sixteen tracks of score (30:26). Kent provides orchestral
with melody, size. Pretty theme, strong finale.
American Gigolo Polydor 813632 $11.99
Pavilion Of Women Varese 66245 $15.99
(52:27) New drama with Willem Dafoe has gorgeous orchestral score. Pope
orchestrator for John Williams, writes with rich, sweeping strokes.
colors, chorus add to flavor. Very moving score.
The Mummy Returns Decca 013983 $16.99
(73:34) Wow! Silvestri provides biggest score of the year to date. New
sequel to popular Brendan Fraser movie has immense work for large
and chorus. As music progresses, themes develope, increase in power. "My
First Bus Ride" a magnificent action highlight. Truly spectacular,
sometimes Rozsa-esque music, impressively recorded by Sinfonia of London
with chorus. Bullseye!
The Glass Menagerie BYU FMA-MS 107 $26.99
(77:48) Kirk Douglas drama from 1950 has dark-ish music by Max Steiner.
More themes than usual. Numerous source cues supervised by Ray Heindorf
period authenticity and length, but intrude on sometimes reflective,
sometimes melodic Steiner score.
STEVE WOOD / DANIEL MAY
Journey Into Amazing Caves Ark21 810065 $16.99