Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): The school class - Allegro
Alone (All Alone), film score, Op. 26 (part lost): The children come to comfort Kuzmina - Andante
Hamlet, film score, Op. 116 (unrelated to incidental music): The Ghost
Lieutenant Kijé, film score and suite for orchestra, Op. 60: The Birth of Kijé
Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The (Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo), film score: Main Theme
Regain, film score for orchestra, H117: Nuit dans la grange - Été
Crime et Châtiment, film score for orchestra, H94: Départ pour le crime
Don Quichotte, film score: Chanson de la mort
Macbeth, suite from the film for orchestra: Overture
Belle et la bête, film score: Les couloirs mystérieux, La
Face of Another, film score: Waltz
Symphonic Fantasia No. 1: [Excerpt]
Soir un Train. . ., film score: Danse de l'Auberge, Un
Bram Stoker's Dracula, film score: Mina / Dracula
Album Remarks & Appraisals:
As the 20th century approached, a new art form was developed, one that would go on to dominate the next hundred years. Though cinema began in silence, it quickly acquired sound and attracted musicians and composers. The new medium demanded a new approach, both aesthetically and technologically, but these problems were overcome remarkably quickly, allowing film composition to develop into a sophisticated branch of music-drama. This booklet-and-CD set outlines the history of film music, introduces some of the major characters, and shows how their music works in the context of film.
Personnel: Barbara Buchholz (Theremin).
Arrangers: Andy Vinter; John Wasson.
With 49 tracks spanning two CDs, DISCOVER-FILM MUSIC is an informative package designed to lure the casual listener into the larger world of film music. Disc One largely consists of major Hollywood releases, including KING KONG, BEN HUR, STAR WARS, and SPIDER-MAN. Disc Two explores the more classical-centric foreign film scores, originating in Britain, Europe, and Japan. The set is accompanied by a 72-page booklet / learning guide, composed by British film music lecturer John Riley.