Film Classics CD (1998)

Artist: Lalo Schifrin

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Label Aleph Records
SKU 60244230
UPC 651702632527
UPC 14 00651702632527
Format CD
Release Date 9/15/1998
Author Lalo Schifrin
Associated Artist/Work John E. Davis (Composer)
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Technical Info
Engineer Marcus Herzog; Craig Burbidge; Andy Strange
CatalogID 325
Lable Name Aleph
Released 08/04/1998
Original Release 1998
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 70m : 29s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Live
UPC 00651702632527
Musical Guests
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Julia Migenes
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Lalo Schifrin (conductor, piano); Dee Dee Bridgewater, Julia Migenes (vocals) Patrick Manouguian (electric guitar); Pierre Hommage (violin); Sylvie Flamin (accordion); Franck Pantin (piano); Pierre Michelot (acoustic bass); Jannick Top (bass); Andre Ceccarelli (drums); Philharmonic Orchestra of Marseille .
Recorded live at the Opera of Marseille, Marseille, France on December 7 & 8, 1995.
Personnel: Lalo Schifrin (piano); Dee Dee Bridgewater, Julia Migenes (vocals); Patrick Manouguian (electric guitar); Pierre Michelot (acoustic bass); Andr? Ceccarelli (drums).
Recording information: Opera Of Marseille (12/07/1995/12/08/1995).
Arranger: Lalo Schifrin .
For the first release on his Aleph Records label, Lalo Schifrin conducts a concert of familiar movie themes. "Lalo Schifrin presents 100 Years of Cinema" is the subtitle, and it's not entirely accurate, since the earliest music here comes from 1939's Gone With the Wind and The Wizard of Oz, but after that it's an interesting mixture of genres ("Western Medley," "Classics Medley," "Movie Songs Medley") and well-known tunes like "As Time Goes By," "The Shadow of Your Smile," and "The Entertainer." Schifrin, who often sits in for some jazzy piano work, is joined by Dee Dee Bridgewater and Julia Migenes for occasional vocals. But the spotlight is mostly on the Philharmonic Orchestra of Marseilles, which sounds especially effective on orchestral showcases like "The Theme From James Bond," "Raiders of the Lost Ark March," and "Homage to Nino Rota." In some cases, when he's taking on fellow composers like John Williams or John Barry, Schifrin uses the standard orchestrations; otherwise, he supplies his own, often resulting in versions that are livelier and more rhythmic than the originals ~ William Ruhlmann
Disc 1
1 Western Medley: High Noon / The Magnificent Seven / The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
2 As Time Goes By - (from "Casablanca")
3 Shadow of Your Smile, The - (from "Sandpiper")
4 Theme From James Bond, The - (from "James Bond")
5 Piensa en Mi - (from "High Heels")
6 Classics Medley: Lawrence Of Arabia / The Third Man / Doctor Zhivago / Zorba The Greek
7 Fox, The - (from "The Fox")
8 Raiders Of The Lost Ark March - (from "Raiders Of The Lost Ark")
9 Tara's Theme - (from "Gone With The Wind")
10 Entertainer, The - (from "The Sting")
11 Homage To Nino Rota: La Strada / The Godfather
12 Movie Songs Medley: Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head/Over the Rainbow: Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid / The Wizard Of Oz / Orfeu Negro / Bagdad Cafe / The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg / New York, New York
Product Attributes
Artist Schifrin,Lalo
Label Alpeh Records
Music Format Compact Disc

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