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  Classical Editor Rob Barnett    


FILM MUSIC on CHANDOS

 

Reviews of this series on Musicweb

 

Richard ADDINSELL (1904-1977)

Goodbye Mr Chips, Dangerous Moonlight, Scrooge
Love on the Dole, Blithe Spirit, The Black Rose
Tom Browns Schooldays, The Admirable Crichton
Out of the Clouds
CHAN10046

Review by Ian Lace

John ADDISON (1920-1998)

I was Montys Double (1958), Centennial (1979)
Swashbuckler (1976), A Bridge Too Far (1977)
The Maggie (1953), Reach for the Sky (1956)
Strange Invaders (1983), Tom Jones (1963)
The Man Between Berlin Story (1953)
The Charge of the Light Brigade Suite (1968)
Brandy for the Parson (1951), Torn Curtain
Touch and Go Mirror Waltz (1955), Sleuth (1972)
Carlton-Browne of the F.O. (1958), Murder, She Wrote
CHAN10418

Reviews by Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

William ALWYN (1905-1985)

Volume 1
Odd Man Out, Fallen Idol
History of Mr Polly, The Rakes Progress
CHAN9243

Review by Hubert Culot

Volume 2
The Crimson Pirate, A Night to Remember, Green Girdle
Take My Life, The Card, Desert Victory, Svengali
The Winslow Boy, In Search of the Castaways
CHAN9959

Review by Ian Lace

Volume 3
The Magic Box (1951), The Million Pound Note (1953)
The Way Ahead (1944), Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
The Rocking Horse Winner (1949), Geordie (1955)
The Cure for Love (1949), Penn of Pennsylvania (1941)
The True Glory (1944-45), The Running Man
CHAN10349

Reviews by Christopher Thomas and Ian Lace

Malcolm ARNOLD (b. 1921)

Volume 1
The Bridge on the River Kwai, Whistle Down the Wind
Hobsons Choice, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
The Sound Barrier
CHAN9100

Review by Colin Clarke

Volume 2
Trapeze, The Roots of Heaven, Machines
No Love for Johnny, David Copperfield
You Know What Sailors Are, Stolen Face
The Belles of St Trinians, The Holly and the Ivy
The Captains Paradise
CHAN9851

Reviews by Ian Lace and Adrian Smith

Georges AURIC (1899-1983)

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945), Dead of Night (1945)
The Titfield Thunderbolt (1952), The Innocents (1961)
Passport to Pimlico (1949), Moulin Rouge (1952)
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), Father Brown (1954)
It Always Rains on Sunday (1947), Hue and Cry (1946)
CHAN9774

Reviews by Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

Sir Arnold BAX (1883-1953)

Oliver Twist
Malta GC
CHAN10126

Review by Ian Lace

Sir Richard Rodney BENNETT (b. 1936)

Murder on the Orient Express, Tender is the Night
Far from the Madding Crowd, Enchanted April
Four Weddings and a Funeral, Lady Caroline Lamb
CHAN9867

Review by Ian Lace

Arthur BENJAMIN (1893-1960)

The Conquest of Everest
The Man Who Knew Too Much
An Ideal Husband
CHAN10713

Reviews by Nick Barnard, Rob Barnett and John France

Lord BERNERS (1883-1950)

Champagne Charlie (1944), Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
The Halfway House (1944)
CHAN10459

Reviews by Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

Stanley BLACK (1913-2002)

Battle of the Sexes (1960), Sands of the Desert (1960)
Stormy Crossing (1957), Blood of the Vampire (1958)
Jack the Ripper (1959), The Young Ones (1961)
Three Steps to the Gallows (1954)
CHAN10306

Review by Ian Lace

Sir Arthur BLISS (1891-1975)

Welcome the Queen, Things to Come
The Royal Palaces, Caesar and Cleopatra
War in the Air
CHAN9896

Reviews by Stephen Lloyd and Gary Dalkin

Francis CHAGRIN (1905-1972)

Helter Skelter (1949), An Inspector Calls (1954)
The Colditz Story (1954), Greyfriars Bobby (1961)
The Four Just Men (1959), The Intruder (1953)
The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra (1965)
Easy Money (1947), Last Holiday (1950)
The Bridge (1946)
CHAN10323

Reviews by Hubert Culot and Ian Lace

Brian EASDALE (1909-1995)


The Red Shoes (1948) Kew Gardens (1936)
Black Narcissus (1947) Gone to Earth (1950)
The Battle of the River Plate (1956) Adventure On! (1957)
CHAN10636

Reviews by Rob Barnett and John France

Ron GOODWIN (1925-2003)

633 Squadron, Frenzy, Lancelot and Guinevere
Deadly Strangers, The Battle of Britain, Whirlpool
The Trap, Of Human Bondage, Where Eagles Dare
Monte Carlo or Bust, Submarine X-1, Miss Marple
Operation Crossbow, Clash of Loyalties, 633 Squadron
Beauty and the Beast, Force Ten from Navarone
Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
CHAN10262

Review by Gary Dalkin

Christopher GUNNING (1944-)

Poirot Variants, La Mome Piaf, Under Suspicion
Cold Lazarus
The Rosemary and Thyme Caprice, Rebecca, Pollyanna
Firelight, When the Whales Came, The Hollow
Five Little Pigs, Lighthouse Hill
CHAN10625

Review by Rob Barnett and Bob Briggs

Bernard HERRMANN (1911-1975)

Hangover Square (1941)
Concerto Macabre (1941)
Citizen Kane (1940-41)
CHAN10577

Reviews by Bob Briggs and Rob Barnett

Adrian JOHNSTON (b. 1961)

Brideshead Revisited (2008)
CHAN10499

Review by Ian Lace

Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD (1897-1957)

The Sea Wolf (1941)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
CHAN10336

Review by Ian Lace

The Sea Hawk (1940)
CHAN10438

Review by Rob Barnett

Constant LAMBERT (1905-1951)

Merchant Seamen (1940)
Suite from Anna Karenina (1948)
CHAN10459

Reviews by Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

Leighton LUCAS (1903-1982)

Yangtse Incident, Portrait of Clare
The Dam Busters, Stage Fright
Ice Cold in Alex, This Is York, Target for Tonight
CHAN10713

Reviews by Rob Barnett and John France

Alan RAWSTHORNE (1905-1971)

The Captive Heart, West of Zanzibar
The Cruel Sea, Where No Vultures Fly
Uncle Silas, Lease of Life
The Dancing Fleece, Burma Victory
Saraband for Dead Lovers
CHAN9479

Reviews by Paul Conway and Hubert Culot

Clifton PARKER (1905-1989)

Treasure Island, Western Approaches
The Sword and the Rose, Sea of Sand
The Blue Lagoon, Night of the Demon
Virgin Island, Sink the Bismarck!,
Blue Pullman
CHAN10279

Review by Rob Barnett

Nino ROTA (1911-1979)

The Godfather, The Glass Mountain
Fanciulle di lusso (Luxury Girls), Death on the Nile
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasmi a Roma (Ghosts in Rome) Obsession, 8½, Il gattopardo (The Leopard)
Giulietta degli spiriti (Juliet of the Spirits)
The Taming of the Shrew
Quel bandito sono io (Her Favourite Husband)
CHAN9771

Review by Ian Lace

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)

Volume 1
The Youth Of Maxim (1935), King Lear (1970)
The Return of Maxim (1937), The Vyborg Side (1939)
The Man With A Gun (1938), A Girl Alone (1931)
CHAN10023

Review by David Wishart

Volume 2
The Golden Mountains
The Gadfly, Volochayev Days
CHAN10183

Review by Ian Lace

Volume 3
Hamlet (1964), The Unforgettable Year 1919 (1951)
Five Days and Five Nights (1960)
The Young Guard (1947-8)
CHAN10361

Review by Ian Lace

Mischa SPOLIANSKY (1898-1985)

North West Frontier (1959)
Sanders of the River (1935)
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
Wanted for Murder (1946)
The Ghost Goes West (1935)
Idol of Paris (1948)
King Solomon’s Mines (1937)
The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)
Saint Joan (1957)
CHAN10543

Review by Rob Barnett

Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)

Volume 1
Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
The People’s Land (1942)
Coastal Command (1943)
CHAN10007

Reviews by Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

Volume 2
49th Parallel (1940)
The Dim Little Island (1949)
The England of Elizabeth (1955)
CHAN10244

Review by Christopher Thomas

Volume 3
The Story of a Flemish Farm (1942)
The Loves of Joanna Godden (1946)
Bitter Springs (1950)
CHAN10368

Reveiws by Christopher Thomas and Ian Lace

Collection (Vols 1-3)
CHAN10529-31

Review by Rob Barnett




 

 


 

 

 



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