December 1999 Film Music CD Reviews

Film Music Editor: Ian Lace
Music Webmaster Len Mullenger

For those wishing to print these reviews there are scrolling copies available: (a) including CD covers or (b) text only

© Film Music on the Web 1999.  All rights retained. Reviewers retain copyright on their reviews.                                     Disclaimer  

Reviewers: Ian Lace, Rob Barnett, Paul Tonks,Gary Dalkin, Richard Adams, Jeffrey Wheeler, Didier C Deutsch, Gerald Fenech, Helen San, Kostas Anagnostou, John Huether
Los Angeles correspondent:
Anthony E. Anderson

 COMPETITION WIN a CD         [Part 2]  
[ Nov ][ Oct ] [ Sept ] [ Sept Supplement ] [ Aug ] [ July ] [ June ] [ May ] [ April ] [ March ] [ Feb ] [ Jan ] [1998 ]        

Click on the CD cover to read the review  
36 CDs 4Books

Philip GLASS Dracula A new score for the 1931 Bela Lugosi classic   Performed by the Kronos Quartet.   NONESUCH 7559 79584 2 [67:04]

CD and VIDEO review

Don DAVIS House of Frankenstein   OST   PROMOTIONAL (no number asssigned)

(Note: In Europe this album is obtainable through Soundtracks direct or through Prometheus records) [60:48]

Hans J. SALTER and Paul DESSAU House of Frankenstein The complete 1944 film score Moscow Symphony Orchestra conducted by William T. Stromberg  MARCO POLO 8.223748 [55:26]

QUICK Amazon UK have mistakenly priced this disc at the Naxos price of £4.99. This cannot last! Check and buy now

James NEWTON HOWARD The Sixth Sense OST   VARÈSE SARABANDE VSD-6061 [30:21]

John FRIZZELL Teaching Mrs Tingle OST   VARÈSE SARABANDE VSD-6064 [30:30]

David ARNOLD The World is Not Enough 007 OST Radioactive/MCA 112 161-2 [68:13]

Hans ZIMMER The PeacemakerOST   Dreamworks DRMD 50027

Various / Chris BECK Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Soundtrack   TVT Records TVT 8300-2

Craig ARMSTRONG The Bone Collector OST  Decca 289 466 804-2

Christopher YOUNG In Too Deep OST   VARÈSE SARABANDE VSD-6072 [37:46]

Joe HISAISHI Princess Mononoke OST   MILAN 73138 35864-2 [59:30]

Bernard HERRMANN at Fox Vol 2: The Garden of Evil; Prince of Players; King of the Khyber RiflesVARÈSE SARABANDE VSD-6053 [71:29]

 Richard HARVEY Animal Farm Original Television Soundtrack   VARÈSE SARABANDE VSD-6082 [66:23]

Miklos ROZSA at M-G-M Motion Picture Soundtrack Anthology   RYKO R2 75723 2CD [78:17] [78:20]

Georges AURIC Orphée. Ruy Blas. Thomas l'imposteur Suites from the films. Slovak Radio SO conducted by Adriano     MARCO POLO 8.225066. [70:27]


Georges AURIC La Belle et La Bête Complete Film Score. Axios Chorus, Moscow Symphony Orchestra conducted by Adriano     MARCO POLO 8.223765 [62:06]

Only £4.99 at Amazon UK

Collection: Cinema Du Monde Music from European Films MUSIC CLUB  MCCD127 [71:51]

ARTHUR HONEGGER Les Miserables (suite, 1933) La roue (overture, 1922) Mermoz (2 suites, 1943) Napoleon (suite, original version, 1926-7) The CSR Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) conducted by Adriano   MARCO POLO 8.223134

ARTHUR HONEGGER Les Miserables from the 1933 film The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) conducted by Adriano     MARCO POLO 8.223181 [58:55]

Only £4.99 at Amazon UK

ARTHUR HONEGGER Mayerling, Regain (suite I, 1937) Regain (suite II, 1937) Le demon de l'Himalaya (2 symphonic movements, 1935) The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) conducted by Adriano     Marco Polo 8.223467 [59:51]


A composite review by Didier C. Deutsch

There are more >>>>

© Film Music on the Web 1999.  All rights retained. Reviewers retain copyright on their reviews.

 COMPETITION WIN a CD of your Choice

  Search the Crotchet database from here

To locate a specific title in the Crotchet Classical, Jazz and Film Soundtrack Database input your search words to the relevant box below and click the Search Button. For example to display titles by James Horner just key james horner. If you are seeking a specific title e.g. Titanic then just key the word titanic after james horner. (Please note no words such as and or signs such as + are required)
Enter search words:

Discs on these pages are offered for sale.  There is also a page of search engines from a selection of on-line retailers here.
Please support this web-site by buying your discs here.
Every effort is made to make sales links to the correct disc but, in the end, you must take responsibility for checking that what you are purchasing is what you want. Some of these discs were not actually available for sale at the time of posting but a link has been made in anticipation of their forthcoming availablility.

Return to :   Film Music on the Web