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Reviewers: Ian Lace,
Paul Tonks,Gary Dalkin, Richard Adams, (JW), Didier C Deutsch, Gerald Fenech, Mark Hockley
Los Angeles correspondent: Anthony E. Anderson
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Editor's Choice

DVD Review

DELIUS: Song of Summer ;   Directed by Ken Russell. Written by Ken Russell and Eric Fenby. A 1968 BBC TV Monitor production;   bfi (British Film Institute) BFIVD518 [72 minutes] ; ***** (IL)

Editor's Recommendation

Ernest GOLD: Exodus: Music from the film. ;   Ernest Gold conducting the Sinfonia of London   BUDDHA 74465 99833 2 [34:22] ; ****(*) (IL)


Howard SHORE: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (review of both score and the film);   OST Vocal soloist: Enya   REPRISE 9362-48110-2 [71:27] ;***** (MH) (score and film); ***(*)(IL) ;**** (JW) (score); ***(GSD) (score) ;


Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS : Spy Game ;   OST   DECCA 016 190-2 [71:34] ; *** (PT)

Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS and John POWELL: Shrek: Music from the Film; and the film: SHREK starring Mike Myers (the voice of Shrek) Cameron Diaz (the voice of the Princess) and Eddie Murphy (the voice of Donkey);   VARÈSE SARABANDE VSD6308 [44:28] (score); Dreamworks Home Video 49031234 [89 minutes] (video) ; *** (IL - score); *** (score) and ***** (video) (BC);

Randy EDELMAN: Black Knight ;   OST   VARÈSE SARABANDE VSD-6307 [37:26] ; ***(*) (IL)

Mark ISHAM: Don't Say A Word ;   conducted and orchestrated by Ken Kugler   Varèse Sarabande VSD-6291 [30:51] ; * (GSD)

Jason OSBORN : Il Trionfo Dell'Amore (The Triumph of Love) ;   OST The City of Prague Philharmonic, conducted by the composer   CAM 502447-2 [51:38] ; **** (JW)

Armando TROVAIOLI: Il Profeta and La Matriaca ;   OSTs   GDM 2026 [72:24] ; * and two paracetamols!

James L. VENABLE: Iron Monkey ;   OST   GNP CRESCENDO GNPD 8076 ; **(*) (MH)

John WILLIAMS: Fiddler on the Roof ;   OST (original Broadway score by Jerry Bock)   EMI / Capitol 72435-35266-2-7 [69:34] ; **** (JH)

Curio Corner

Samuel BARBER: Violin Concerto with Isaac Stern (violin) and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein; Cello Concerto with Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Zinman; Piano Concerto with John Browning (piano) and the Cleveland Orchestra conducted by George Szell ;   SONY SMK89751 [75:33] ; [no rating] (IL)

Book Review

The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring : The Official Movie Guide By Brian Sibley; Harper Collins Entertainment. Paperback, large format, 120 pages, ISBN 0-00-711908-9 UK £10:99; The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring – Visual Companion By Jude Fisher Harper Collins; hardback; large format; 72-pages ISBN 0-00-711624-1 UK: £14:99 ; [no ratings] (MH - guide); (IL - companion)

Christopher SANDFORD: McQueen ; HarperCollins, £16.99, ISBN 0-00-257195-1, 497pp ; **** (GSD)

HALLIWELL’S : WHO’S WHO IN THE MOVIES 14th Edition Edited by John Walker; An A-Z of Actors, Directors, Producers, Writers and all the key personnel behind the scenes of movie-making. Harper Collins 594 pages softback large format ISBN 0-00-257214-1 UK £17:99 ; [no rating] (IL)

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