EDITOR: Ian Lace
Deputy Editor:
Gary S. Dalkin

Reviewers: Ian Lace,
Paul Tonks,Gary Dalkin, Richard Adams, Jeffrey Wheeler, Didier C Deutsch, Gerald Fenech, Mark Hockley
Los Angeles correspondent:
Anthony E. Anderson
October 2001 CD REVIEWS Founder Len Mullenger

October reviews [return to monthly index] 

EDITOR’s CHOICE October 2001

John BARRY The Last Valley OST The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nic Raine SILVA SCREEN FILMCD 355 [56:51] [MH] ***** [GD] ****(*)

EDITOR’s Recommendation October 2001

Compilation: Andrea Griminelli’s Cinema Italiano – A New Interpretation of Italian Film Music Conducted and arranged by Luis Bacalov featuring Luciano Pavarotti Sting, Lucio Dallia, Deborah Harry, and Filippa Giordano with Andrea Griminelli (flute) DECCA 467 050-2 [55:45] [IL] ****



Paul GRABOWSKY Shiner OST DECCA 470 183-2 [49:26] [PT] ***(*)

John BARRY Robin and Marian OST The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nic Raine SILVA SCREEN FILMCD 354 [45:04] [GD]*** [MH]***

Compilation: Shaken Not Stirred Various Artists SONY MUSIC/COLUMBIA STVCD107 2 CD SET [63:51; 75:48] [MH] ***


Compilation: Hans ZIMMER The Wings of a Film – The Film Music of Hans Zimmer
Recorded live in concert at the Flanders International Film Festival October 2000 featuring Liza Gerrard [71:43] DECCA 467 749-2 [IL] **(*)

Curio Corner

EDITOR’s Recommendation October 2001

Philip GLASS Songs From Liquid Days National Sinfonia and Crouch End Festival Chorus conducted by David temple - solo vocals by Najma Akhtar and Wills Morgan - HDCD encoded Silva Classics SILKCD 6023 [59:48] [GD] ****(*)


Gordon MacRae - It’s Magic ASV CD AJA 5394 [72:16] [IL] ***(*) plus review of
Ruth Etting – America’s Sweetheart of Song ASV CD AJA 5374 [73:21][IL]***

Audio Books Reviews

The Novels of Alexandre Dumas: Read by Bill Homewood
The Count of Monte Cristo 2 CDs NAXOS NA203912 [2hrs 38mins]
The Three Musketeers, The Man in the Iron Mask the two novels in one package of 5 CDs NAXOS NAX23412 [6hrs 30 mins][IL]****

DVD Review

Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much starring James Stewart and Doris Day. Music by Bernard Herrmann UNIVERSAL Home Video DVD 902 568 2 [2 hrs approx.] [IL]****(*)

Book Review

Film Music by Paul Tonks Pocket Essentials softback, pocket sized , 96 pages ISBN 1-903047-63-3 £3:99 [IL]****

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