EDITOR: Ian Lace
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Gary S. Dalkin

Reviewers: Ian Lace,
Paul Tonks,Gary Dalkin, Richard Adams, (JW), Didier C Deutsch, Gerald Fenech, Mark Hockley
Los Angeles correspondent: Anthony E. Anderson
July 2002 CD REVIEWS Founder Len Mullenger

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Editor's Choice

Jean-Claude PETIT: Film music: Cyrano de Bergerac; Jean de florette; Manon des sources Uranus; Deux; Fucking Ferdinand;   OSTs   TRAVELLING NAÏVE K1604 [49:14] ; ***** IL

Editor's Recommendation

Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD: Captain Blood; Max STEINER The Three Musketeers; Miklos ROZSA The King's Thief; Victor YOUNG Scaramouche;   Brandenburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Potsdam conducted by Richard Kaufman. Reconstructions and arrangements by Christopher Palmer, John W. Morgan and William Stromberg;   MARCO POLO 8.223607 [65:10] ; ***** IL

The Music of George M Cohan : Yankee Doodle Dandy ;   OST Music arranged and conducted by Ray Heindorf. Recorded at Warner Bros Studios Burbank, California. Autumn 1941   RHINO R2 78210 [51:14] ; {not rated] IL


John WILLIAMS: Minority Report ;   OST DREAMWORKS 0044-50385-2 [73:57] ; ***(*) JW ; ***(*) IL

David ARNOLD: The Musketeer ;   OST   DECCA 014 920-2 [49:39] ; *** MH ; *** IL

Howard SHORE: Panic Room ;   OST   VARÈSE SARABANDE VSD-6346 [30:09] ; ***(*) MH

Dimitri TIOMKIN: 36 Hours ;   OST   FILM SCORE MONTHLY Vol. 5 No. 5 [66:47] ; **** IL

Jerry GOLDSMITH: The Travelling Executioner ;   OST   FILM SCORE MONTHLY Vol. 5 No. 6 [39:40] ; *** GSD

Compilation: Joseph KOSMA : La marie du port; Le déjeuner sur l'herbe; Juliette ou la clédes songes ;   TRAVELLING NAÏVE K1608 [46:16] ; * GSD

Thelonious MONK: Straight No Chaser ;   OST   Columbia/Legacy 507925 2 ; *** DM

(Musical Director): Herbie HANCOCK: Around Midnight ;   OST   Columbia/Legacy 507924 2 ; **** DM

Curio Corner

Compilation:: Glen Miller ;   BLUEBIRD 09026 63900 2 [50:23] ; ***** JC

Compilation:Eartha Kitt: I want to be evil; Mountain Valley, Valley Low; Just an old-fashoned girl; Long Gone (from Bowlin' Green); Jonny; The Heel; The Heel; Dinner for one please, James; Beale Street Blues; Do you remember?; The Memphis Blues; Smoke gets in your eyes; Le Danseur de Charleston; Santa Baby; The Day that the circus left town;   BLUEBIRD 09026 63901 2 ; **** IL

Sir William WALTON (1902-1983): Coronation Te Deum; A Queen's Fanfare; A Litany (versions I II and III); The Twelve; Set me as a seal upon thy heart; Magnificat; Nunc Dimittis; Where does the uttered music go?; Jubilate Deo; Missa Brevis; Cantico del Sole; Make we joy now in this fest; King Herod and the Cock; All this time; What cheer?; Antiphon;   Polyphony and The Wallace Collection with James Vivian (organ) conducted by Stephen Layton;   HYPERION CDA67330 [76:36];
Cecil COLES (1888-1918) Behind the Lines; The Comedy of Errors Overture; Fra Giacomo; Scherzo in A minor; Four Verlaine Songs; Suite from the Scottish Highlands. Sarah Fox (soprano); Paul Whelan (baritone);   BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martyn Brabbins  HYPERION CDA67293 [62:44]; [not rated] IL

Compilation: Chill unwind to 2 Hours of tranquil classics;   ERATO 9548 34549-2 2 CDs [154:55] ; [not rated] IL

Book Reviews

Jan G. Swynnoe: The Best Years of British Film Music 1936 1958 ;   The Boydell Press; 40 243 pages ISBN 0-85115-862-5 ; * IL ; *** GSD

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