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July Reviews [return to top]  [search]

Video Review:-  A Talk With Alfred Hitchcock ; Collection: Alfred Hitchcock [Dimitri Tiomkin Strangers on a Train, Franz Waxman  Suspicion, Roy Webb Notorious, John Williams Family Plot] ;James HORNER The Perfect Storm  ; John POWELL and Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS Chicken Run ; Maurice JARRE Sunshine ; Hans J. SALTER and Frank SKINNER Mystery and Horror ; Roy WEBB Music for the films of Val Lewton: [Cat People; The Seventh Victim; The Body Snatcher; I Walked With A Zombie ]; Nicolay ARTEMYEV The Barber of Siberia ; Richard HARTLEY Don Quixote  ;Michael CONVERTINO Children of a Lesser God ; Maurice JARRE I Dreamed of Africa ; John BARRY High Road to China; Lalo SCHIFRIN The Fox ;Jerry GOLDSMITH Supergirl ; Leonard ROSENMAN Beneath the Planet of the Apes ; Howard BLAKE Flash Gordon (also includes music from Amityville 3D); Various Mega Movies ; Richard GIBBS 28 DAYS; Elia CMIRAL Battlefield Earth; Steve WOOD Dolphins ; Ennio MORRICONE Quando Le Donne Avevano La Coda (When Women Had Tails) Bruno NICOLAI Quando Le Donne Persero La Coda (When Women Lost Their Tails); Luis BACALOV Il Cielo Cade ; Giovanni VENOSTA Pane E Tulipani ; Collection : REEL LIFE: The Private Music of Film Composers, Vol. 1 [David RAKSIN; Bruce BROUGHTON; Michael KAMEN; Rachel PORTMAN, Howard SHORE, Bob JAMES.] ; Richard HOROWITZ Any Given Sunday; Combined Book and CD Review Saving Grace by Tom McGregor Mark RUSSELL and source music Saving Grace ; CURIO CORNER Miklós RÓZSA Concertos; Collection: Leonard BERNSTEIN Bernstein Tribute and On the Town ; Collection: The Very Worst of Spike Jones ; Collection: Swing Legends: Glenn Miller; Collection: Salon Orchestral Favourites Vol.1; DVD Concert Review  "American Night"; Video Review Arabian Nights

June Reviews [return to top]  [search]

Hans ZIMMER and Lisa GERRARD The Gladiator ; Miklós RÓZSA Ben-Hur Suite; Spellbound Concerto; Concerto for Piano and Orchestra; Dimitri TIOMKIN More Music from The Fall of the Roman Empire ; James NEWTON HOWARD Snow Falling on Cedars ; John BRION Magnolia ; Angelo BADALAMENTI The Beach ; Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS The Tigger Movie ; Pino DONAGGIO Up at the Villa ; Brian TYLER The 4th Floor ; Marco BELTRAMI The Crow: Salvation; John POWELL Endurance ; Marc SHAIMAN Ghosts of Mississippi ; Michael WHALEN Great African Moments ; Bill CONTI For Your Eyes Only; John BARRY Deadfall ; Space 3 – beyond the final frontier ; Jerry GOLDSMITH The Challenge ; Ron GRAINER The Omega Man ; Bruce BROUGHTON Honey, I Blew Up The Kid ; Nino ROTA Chamber Music ; FilmFour Essential Soundtracks: The Classical Collection.; Regular Feature: If Only They Had Written for Films: No. 3: Sergey RACHMANINOV ; Victor HERBERT (1859-1924) Columbus Suite. Irish Rhapsody. Auditorium Festival March. Selections from Natoma; Astor PIAZZOLLA Complete Music for Flute and Guitar ; Gracie Fields Sing As We Go; Collection: Judy Garland 21 Hollywood Hits; Collection: British Light Music Discoveries; DVD Music Review Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra’s "Latin America Night" ; The Lord of the Rings By J.R.R. Tolkien

May Reviews [return to top]  [search]

Collection: The Film Music of Zhao JIPING;THE FILM MUSIC OF ALAN RAWSTHORNE; Thomas NEWMAN Erin Brockovich ;David HIRSCHFELDER Hanging Up ; Mark ISHAM Rules of Engagement ; Randy EDELMAN The Whole Nine Yards ; Wojciech KILAR La Neuvième Porte (The Ninth Gate); Songs from and Inspired by Walt Disney's The Tigger Movie; Liza Minnelli - Minnelli on Minnelli ; Music for Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange; Collection: Monstrous Movie Music; Dimitri TIOMKIN Lost Horizon. The Guns of Navarone. The Big Sky. The Fourposter. Friendly Persuasion. Search for Paradise. ; Dimitri TIOMKIN The Guns of Navarone. The Fall of the Roman Empire. A President's Country. Rhapsody of Steel. Wild is the Wind ;Dimitri TIOMKIN The Western 2000/may00/westernmusic.htmFilm Music of Dimitri Tiomkin ; Dimitri TIOMKIN High Noon. Cyrano de Bergerac. The Alamo. 55 Days at Peking; Dimitri TIOMKIN The Fall of the Roman Empire  ; Franz WAXMAN Rebecca  Sunset Boulevard: The Classic Film Scores of Franz Waxman (Featuring music from Rebecca plus Prince Valiant, A Place in the Sun, The Bride of Frankenstein, Sunset Boulevard, Old Acquaintance, The Philadelphia Story and Taras Bulba); Jerry GOLDSMITH Take A Hard Ride; John BARRY Born Free; Movie Memories - A Golden Age revisited; Carl DAVIS  The Silents; A History of Horror from Nosferatu to The Sixth Sense; Lalo SCHIFRIN: Jazz Goes To Hollywood ; Pino DONAGIO Giovanni Falcone;  Nicola PIOVANI Dear Diary (Caro Diaro); Collection: Adventures of Superman ; Virgil THOMSON Louisiana Story; The Plow that Broke the Plains; Michael WHALEN Titanic: Anatomy of a Disaster; Srdjan JACIMOVIC White Suit; Essential Soundtracks FilmFour4; Andreas VOLLENWEIDER Cosmopoly; Patrick DOYLE, Wynton MARSALIS, and Edgar MEYER Listen to the Storyteller; Jason HOWARD Make Believe: The Hollywood Baritones; British Light Music Classics Vol 3; Joseph HOLBROOKE Piano Concerto No. 1 ; Amore - Great Italian Love Arias; Book/DVD/CD Review Jocelyn POOK Eyes Wide Shut   ; Anne DUDLEY The 10th Kingdom ; C.S. LEWIS The Complete Chronicles of Narnia

April Reviews [return to top]  [search]

Ennio MORRICONE Mission to Mars ; Johnny GREEN Raintree County; Patrick WILLIAMS Jesus: The Epic Mini-Series ; Wojciech KILAR La Neuvième Porte (The Ninth Gate) ;Thomas NEWMAN The Green Mile; Lisa GERRARD and Pieter BOURKE The Insider;  Debbie WISEMAN Lighthouse ; Eric SERRA Joan of Arc ; Patrick DOYLE Love's Labour's Lost ; Patrick DOYLE East-West/Est-Ouest ; David ROBBINS Cradle Will Rock ; GILBERT & SULLIVAN (arr. Carl Davis) Topsy-Turvy;  James NEWTON HOWARD Snow Falling On Cedars; Rachel PORTMAN The Closer You Get; Christopher YOUNG The Hurricane; Anne DUDLEY The 10th Kingdom ; Marco BELTRAMI Scream 3; Mike FIGGIS Miss Julie; Carter BURWELL Being John Malkovich ;  Collection: Ennio MORRICONE Cinema Concerto ; Jerry GOLDSMITH The Flim-Flam Man ; A Girl Named Sooner ; Joel GOODMAN 30 X 30;    Collection: Music from Alfred Hitchcock Films ;Maurice JARRE The Essential Maurice Jarre Film Music Collection (Dr Zhivago and other classic themes) ; Dimitri TIOMKIN The Alamo ; Jerome MOROSS The Big Country ; Maurice Jarre Lawrence of Arabia ;Micky ERBE and Maribeth SOLOMON Earth Final Conflict ; Nino ROTA The Two Concerti for Piano and Orchestra; Nino ROTA collection: La Dolce Vita - Music for the films of Federico Fellini Including La Strada, Amarcord, Juliet of the Spirits, 8½, The Clowns, Casanova, Roma ; Collection: The Greatest Themes from the films of Arnold Schwarzenegger; Virgil THOMSON Symphony on a Hymn Tune; Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3. Pilgrims and Pioneers ; Hans J. SALTER Maya. Horror Rhapsody: Son of Frankenstein; The Mummy's Hand; Black Friday; Man Made Monster; Jim FOX Ballad of a Gunfighter ; John OTTMAN Snow White - A Tale of Terror ; Mychael DANNA Girl, Interrupted; VARIOUS As Seen On TV ; Debbie WISEMAN Absolute Truth; Mark THOMAS Aristocrats ; Jim MEACOCK The Planets; Ian DAVID Music for Films, Commercials and Television ; CURIO CORNER Robert DOCKER (1918-1992) Legend*; Three Contrasts for Oboe and Strings; Tabarinage; Scènes de Ballet; Air; The Spirit of Cambria; Fairy Reel Dance; Blue Ribbons; Pastiche Variations* ;   Song Collection: Dick Powell - Lullaby of Broadway ; Collection: Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra - Say it with Music;   Collection: Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra - Amapola; Collection: McCoy Tyner with Stanley Clarke & Al Foster; Collection: Drowning Mona Music from and Inspired by the film

March Reviews [return to top]  [search]

John WILLIAMS Superman: The Movie; David RAKSIN The Bad and the Beautiful; Thomas NEWMAN and Source Music American Beauty;  Gabriel YARED The Talented Mr Ripley;Randy NEWMAN Toy Story 2 ; To Infinity and Beyond Songs from and Inspired by Toy Story; Richard Rodney BENNETT & John TAVENER Gormenghast;James HORNER Bicentennial Man; Howard SHORE Dogma; Angelo BADALAMENTI Holy Smoke; Lesley BARBER Mansfield Park; David MANSFIELD Tumbleweeds; Mark SNOW Crazy in Alabama; William ROSS My Dog SkipDavid A. HUGHES and John MURPHY One More Kiss;  Paddy MOLONEY Agnes Browne; Jan A.P. KACZMAREK The Third Miracle; Nicola PIOVANI Il Camorista; Joel GOLDSMITH Diamonds; Hugo FRIEDHOFER Broken Arrow; Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD Juarez. The Sea Wolf. Elizabeth and Essex;  Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD Concert and Operatic Music; George ANTHEIL (1900-1959) Concert Music; Richard EINHORN Voices of Light; Jerry GOLDSMITH Rio Conchos;  Alex NORTH Journey into Fear ;Leith STEVENS Destination Moon; Gary BELL and GHOSTLAND Beautiful People; Hummie MANN Music for Film; Hummie MANN Year of the Comet; Hummie MANN In Cold Blood; Hummie MANN P.T Barnum; Hummie MANN Dracula Dead and Loving It; Elmer BERNSTEIN Midas Run & The House   Henry MANCINI The Night Visitor; Les BAXTER Black Sunday/Baron Blood; Thomas DE HARTMANN & Laurence ROSENTHAL  Meetings with Remarkable Men; Daniel LICHT Woman Undone and Zooman; Mark MOTHERSBAUGH The Big Squeeze; David NEWMAN Galaxy Quest; Murray GOLD Vanity Fair; Ty UNWIN Vets in the Wild; Nicholas HOOPER  Land of the Tiger; Michal PAVLICEK The Scarlet Pimpernel; Peter SALEM Great Expectations; Geoffrey BURGON Terror of the Zygons; Matthew SCOTT and source music The Mrs Bradley Mysteries; Collection: Themes from SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER; Collection: Swingers Too; Collection: ENGLISH STRING MUSIC; Feature: If Only They Had Written for Films Kurt ATTERBERG ; CD and Book Review   Billy MAYERL (1902-1959); MARIGOLD - The Music of Billy Mayerl By Peter Dickinson; 'Tis by Frank McCourt   (The Sequel to Angela's Ashes)

February Reviews  [return to top]  [search]

TAN DUN 2000 Today - A World Symphony for the Millenium John WILLIAMS Angela's Ashes Rachel PORTMAN The Cider House Rules Angelo BADALAMENTI The Straight Story Basil POLEDOURIS For the Love of the Game Mychael DANNA Ride With The Devil Michael NYMAN The End of the Affair Collection: Music for Walt Disney's FANTASIA 2000 Alan WILLIAMS Island of the Sharks John DEBNEY End of Days  Stanislas SYREWICZ The Clandestine Marriage David A. HUGHES and John MURPHY The Bachelor Michael GIACCHINO Medal of Honour Collection - The Phantom Menace and other Film Hits Max STEINER King Kong Collection: MURDER IS MY BEAT: Classic Film Noir Themes and Scenes Collection: Bernard HERRMANN Fahrenheit 451 (plus other Herrmann scores) Collection: Legendary Hollywood Miklós RÓZSA Miklos ROZSA Time after Time Alex NORTH Bite the Bullet Collection: John BARRY The Best of the EMI Years David ARNOLD 007 - Tomorrow Never Dies Charles Gerhardt conducts the film music of Lee HOLDRIDGE   Lee HOLDRIDGE Splash Lee HOLDRIDGE Heidi Lee HOLDRIDGE Into Thin Air: Death on Everest Lee HOLDRIDGE The Giant of Thunder Mountain Michael BROOK Affliction Les BAXTER Cry of the Banshee / The Edgar Allen Poe Suite David Michael FRANK A kid in Aladdin's Palace Ernest TROOST One Man's Hero Ray COLCORD The Paper Brigade Colin TOWNS The Puppet Masters Bruce SMEATON At the Movies Lalo SCHIFRIN The Eagle Has Landed Francois DE ROUBAIX
Les plus belles musiques de films, vol. 1, vol. 2, 10 ans de musique de film Antoine DUHAMEL La Nina De Tus Ojos (The Girl of Your Dreams)  Jean-Marie SÉNIA La Ville Des Prodiges  Jean-Marie SÉNIA Les Moissons de l' Ocean Bevano EST Il Dolce Rumore Della Vita Ezio BOZZO Un Amore Nicola PIOVANI "De Eso No Se Habla (I Don't Want to Talk About It)"  Simon WALKER The Wild Duck Brian MAY Frog Dreaming Philippe BLUMENTHAL General Sutter Richard BAND -- Film And Television Music Private Collection: The screen music of Julian NOTT Curio Corner Apple Blossom Time The Andrews Sisters  MEL TORMÉ Early Hits  WARTIME HEART-THROBS 24 songs from the crooners of World War II Pagin' Mr Page HOT LIPS PAGE  Collection: HITS OF 1949

JANUARY Reviews 2000   [return to top]  [search]

Danny ELFMAN Sleepy Hollow, Ennio MORRICONE The Legend of 1900, Dave GRUSIN Random Hearts, Mark ISHAM October Sky, Stephen WARBECK A Christmas Carol, Don DAVIS House on Haunted Hill, Alfred NEWMAN All About Eve. Leave Her to Heaven, Bernard HERRMANN Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Bernard HERRMANN and Alfred NEWMAN The Egyptian, Bernard HERRMANN at Fox Vol. 1: Tender is the Night; A Hatful of Rain; The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Collection: JOHN WILLIAMS GREATEST HITS 1969-1999, Collection: Great ComposersELMER BERNSTEIN,  Collection: The Film Music of NINO ROTA, Arthur HONEGGER Crime et Châtiment. L’Idée. Farinet. Le Déserteur. Le Grand Barrage, Jacques IBERT Macbeth. Golgotha. Don Quichotte, 20th Century Fox Classic Musicals Series: Rose of Washington Square, 20th Century Fox Classic Musicals Series: Richard RODGERS and Oscar HAMMERSTEIN II State Fair (1945 and 1962 versions), Jerry GOLDSMITH The Cassandra Crossing, The Lalo SCHIFRIN feature: Lalo SCHIFRIN Dirty Harry Anthology Music from Dirty Harry; Sudden Impact; and Magnum Force, Lalo SCHIFRIN Bullitt, Lalo SCHIFRIN Mannix, Lalo SCHIFRIN Rush Hour, Lalo SCHIFRIN Film Classics - Lalo Schifrin presents 100 years of cinema, Lalo SCHIFRIN Hot Latin Sounds Music from and inspired by the film. "Che!" , Lalo SCHIFRIN The Osterman Weekend, John WILLIAMS (My Friend Mr Nobody) Hans J. SALTER, Herman STEIN, and Richard LaSALLE (The Derelict) The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen Vol. VII – Lost in Space, Joe HARNELL The Incredible Hulk, Colin TOWNS Guest House Paradiso, Music for BBC Television Programmes Debbie WISEMAN Warriors, Adrian JOHNSTON All the King's Men, Benjamin BARTLETT Walking with Dinosaurs, Martin PHIPPS Eureka Street, Scott GILMAN Seven Days, J.A.C. REDFORD The Astronomers, Curio Corner : John CAMERON Missa Celtica, Collection: The Land of Mountain and Flood - Scottish Orchestral Music, Alf CLAUSEN The Simpsons, Wynton MARSALIS Reeltime, Michael Foster Project: Live at Donna's Kick some Brass  

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