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First Of The Few, The

 

 

First Of The Few, The (1942)



Motion Picture Composer(s):
Sir William Walton

Released in:
1942

Genre:
History

Also known as:
  • Spitfire (1948, United States)

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EMI Records CDM 5 65007 2  

 
Country
Great Britain 
Format
CD 
Release Date
2000 

The Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by William Walton.

Also contains music from:
 Richard III
 Chronicle History Of King Henry The Fift With His Battell At Agincourt In France, The



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1.  Richard III - Prelude (07:32)
2.  1. Fanfare (00:31)
3.  2. Music plays (01:30)
4.  3. The Princes in the Tower (02:17)
5.  4. With drums and colours (01:24)
6.  5. I would I knew thy heart (03:26)
7.  6. Trumpets sound (01:11)
track 2-7 Richard III A Shakespeare Suite
8.  1. Overture: The Globe Playhouse (02:12)
9.  2. Passacaglia: The Death of Falstaff (02:58)
10.  3. Charge and Battle (05:48)
11.  4. Touch her soft lips and part (01:35)
12.  5. Agincourt Song (02:32)
track 8-12 Henry V Suite
13.  Prelude (03:46)
14.  Fugue (04:12)
track 13-14 'Spitfire' Prelude and Fugue The First of the Few
15.  London, 1600--- (02:55)
16.  The Globe Theatre (01:19)
17.  Prologue (Chorus): 'O for a muse of fire' (01:37)
18.  Speech before Harfleur (King Henry): 'Once more unto the breach' (03:04)
19.  Prologue to Act IV (Chorus): 'Now entertain conjecture of a time' (03:19)
20.  Night before the Battle: 'But if the cause be not good' (Williams)--- (01:07)
21.  Night before the Battle: 'Upon the king!' (King Henry) (03:17)
22.  'This day is called the Feast of Crispian' (King Henry)--- (02:49)
23.  'Once more I come to know of thee, King Harry' (Montjoy)--- 'I pray thee bear my former answer back' (King Henry) (01:49)
24.  The Battle of Agincourt--- (04:49)
25.  'My duty to you both, on equal love' (Burgundy) (03:34)
26.  Epilogue (Chorus): 'Thus far, with rough and all-unable pen'--- (00:39)
27.  Madrigal--- (01:18)
28.  Agincourt Song (02:18)
tracks 15-28 Henry V Scenes from the film. Sir Laurence Olivier (speaker)

Total Duration: 01:14:48
Track listing contributed by Piet van de Merwe

Compilation Albums

Chandos CHAN 241/12

Chandos CHAN 241/12  

 
Country
Great Britain 
Format
CD 
Release Date
Jul-2003 

2-CD set.

Also contains music from:
 Trap, The
 Things To Come
 Uncle Silas
 Hamlet
 Murder On The Orient Express
 Dam Busters, The
 In Search Of The Castaways
 Belles Of St. Trinian's, The
 Coastal Command
 Dangerous Moonlight
 Overlanders, The
 Moulin Rouge
 David Copperfield
 Battle Of Britain
 Bridge On The River Kwai, The
 Scott Of The Antarctic
 Chronicle History Of King Henry The Fift With His Battell At Agincourt In France, The
 Odd Man Out
 Lady Caroline Lamb
 Brief Encounter
 Inn Of The Sixth Happiness, The
 Four Weddings And A Funeral
 633 Squadron
 Cruel Sea, The
 Richard III
 Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines, Or How I Flew From London To Paris In 25 hours 11 mi
 Oliver Twist

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 British Film Classics



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Disc/Cassette 1

1.  THE TRAP: Main Titles (03:31)
Composed by Ron Goodwin
2.  THINGS TO COME: March (03:35)
Composed by Arthur Bliss
3.  UNCLE SILAS: Valse Caprice (03:16)
Composed by Alan Rawsthorne
4.  HAMLET: Prelude (03:10)
Composed by Sir William Walton
5.  MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: Suite (11:13)
Composed by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
6.  THE DAM BUSTERS: March (03:59)
Composed by Eric Coates
7.  IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS: Ship's Waltz (02:49)
Composed by William Alwyn
8.  IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS: Rumba (02:43)
Composed by William Alwyn
9.  THE BELLES OF ST.TRINIAN'S: Main Titles (01:30)
Composed by Malcolm Arnold
10.  COASTAL COMMAND: Dawn Patrol (04:01)
Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams
11.  DANGEROUS MOONLIGHT: Warsaw Concerto (08:23)
Composed by Richard Addinsell
12.  THE OVERLANDERS: Scorched Earth (05:24)
Composed by John Ireland
13.  MOULIN ROUGE: Waltz (03:12)
Composed by Georges Auric
14.  DAVID COPPERFIELD: Main Titles (04:25)
Composed by Malcolm Arnold
15.  BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Suite (Spitfire Music/Battle in the Air/March/Siegfried Music) (11:25)
Composed by Sir William Walton

Disc/Cassette 2

1.  THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI: Colonel Bogey (04:06)
Composed by Malcolm Arnold
2.  SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC: Main Titles (02:02)
Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams
3.  BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Luftwaffe March (03:55)
Composed by Ron Goodwin
4.  HENRY V: Prologue (06:59)
Composed by Sir William Walton
5.  ODD MAN OUT: Prelude (03:53)
Composed by Willian Alwyn
6.  LADY CAROLINE LAMB: Elegy for Viola and Orchestra (2nd Movement) (02:58)
Composed by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
7.  BRIEF ENCOUNTER: Piano Concerto No.2 (09:16)
Composed by Serge Rachmaninoff
8.  THE INN OF THE SIXTH HAPPINESS: London Prelude (03:40)
Composed by Malcolm Arnold
9.  HENRY V: Touch Her Soft Lips and Part (01:28)
Composed by Sir William Walton
10.  FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL: Love Scene (03:22)
Composed by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
11.  633 SQUADRON: Main Titles (02:44)
Composed by Ron Goodwin
12.  THE CRUEL SEA: Main Titles and Nocturne (04:43)
Composed by Alan Rawsthorne
13.  RICHARD III: Prelude (03:08)
Composed by Sir William Walton
14.  THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES: Main Titles (01:48)
Composed by Ron Goodwin
15.  OLIVER TWIST: Finale (03:05)
Composed by Arnold Bax
16.  THE FIRST OF THE FEW: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue (08:40)
Composed by Sir William Walton

Total Duration: 02:18:23
Track listing contributed by Wilson Maffetano

Citadel Records STC 77140

Citadel Records STC 77140  

 
Original Release Title
Legendary Hollywood 
Country
United States 
Format
CD 
Release Date
16-Nov-2007 



Also contains music from:
 Red Pony, The
 Star Wars
 Big Country, The
 Tribute To A Bad Man
 Airport
 Forty-Ninth Parallel
 Things To Come
 Passionate Friends, The
 Street Scene
 That Hamilton Woman
 Windjammer: The Voyage Of The Christian Radich
 Sea Hawk, The

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 Morton Gould Conducts Film Score Classics And Rarities



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1.  The Red Pony (1949) - Morning On The Ranch (04:23)
Aaron Copland
2.  Star Wars (1977) - Princess Leia Theme (05:28)
John Williams
3.  Star Wars (1977) - Main Title (05:49)
John Williams
4.  The Big Country (1958) - Main Title (03:06)
Jerome Moross
5.  Tribute To A Badman (1956) - Suite (04:47)
Miklós Rózsa
6.  Airport (1970) - Main Title (03:30)
Alfred Newman
7.  49th Parallel (1940) - Prelude (02:21)
Ralph Vaughn Williams
8.  Spitfire (1942) - Prelude and Fugue (08:06)
Sir William Walton
9.  Things To Come (1936) - Epilogue (02:57)
Sir Arthus Bliss
10.  Passionate Friends (1949) - Main Title (04:14)
Richard Addinsell
11.  Street Scene (1931) - Main Title (06:33)
Alfred Newman
12.  That Hamilton Woman! (1941) - Love Theme (04:44)
Miklós Rózsa
13.  Windjammer (1958) - Main Theme (02:55)
Morton Gould
14.  The Sea Hawk (1940) - Suite (08:51)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold All tracks performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Morton Gould. Recorded September 22, 1978 in All Saints Church, London using the Soundstream Digital System. Tracks 11 and 14 previously unreleased.

Total Duration: 01:07:44
Track listing contributed by Chris Couvee

Colosseum VSD (CVS) 6704

Colosseum VSD (CVS) 6704  

 
Country
Germany 
Format
CD 
Release Date
22-Nov-2005 



Also contains music from:
 High And The Mighty, The
 Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines, Or How I Flew From London To Paris In 25 hours 11 mi
 Boy Who Could Fly, The
 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
 Spirit Of St. Louis, The
 Great Waldo Pepper, The
 Out Of Africa
 633 Squadron
 Airplane!
 Last Starfighter, The
 Tuskegee Airmen, The
 Star Trek: The Motion Picture

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 High And The Mighty - A Century Of Flight, The



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1.  THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY: Suite (06:46)
Composed by Dimitri Tiomkin
2.  THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES: Suite (04:58)
Composed by Ron Goodwin
3.  THE BOY THAT COULD FLY: Main Theme (03:03)
Composed by Bruce Broughton
4.  SPITFIRE: Prelude (04:24)
Composed by Sir William Walton
5.  SPITFIRE: Fugue (04:18)
Composed by Sir William Walton
6.  ET THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL: Flying Theme (04:01)
Composed by John Williams
7.  THE SPIRIT OF ST.LOUIS: Ireland (04:20)
Composed by Franz Waxman
8.  THE GREAT WALDO PEPPER: March (02:24)
Composed by Henry Mancini
9.  OUT OF AFRICA: Flying Over Africa (06:20)
Composed by John Barry
10.  633 SQUADRON: Main Title (03:05)
Composed by Ron Goodwin
11.  AIRPLANE!: Suite (04:39)
Composed by Elmer Bernstein
12.  THE LAST STARFIGHTER: Main Title (03:16)
Composed by Craig Safan
13.  THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: Suite (05:18)
Composed by Lee Holdridge
14.  STAR TREK THE MOTION PICTURE: End Credits (03:56)
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
15.  A Century of Flight (05:24)
Composed by Brian Shyer

Total Duration: 01:06:12
Track listing contributed by Wilson Maffetano

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EMI OC 054-07 206  

 
Country
Great Britain 
Format
LP 
Release Date
1968 
Played by Ron Goodwin and his orchestra.

Also contains music from:
 Glass Mountain, The
 Way To The Stars, The
 Limelight
 Gone With The Wind

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 Legend Of The Glass Mountain



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JVC Musical Industries JVDM-1002  

 
Country
Japan 
Format
LP 
Release Date
1980 


Also contains music from:
 Windjammer: The Voyage Of The Christian Radich
 Big Country, The
 Airport
 Red Pony, The
 Things To Come
 That Hamilton Woman
 Star Wars
 Bad And The Beautiful, The
 Passionate Friends, The
 Forty-Ninth Parallel

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 Digital Space



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1.  side A
Windjammer - Main Title
(02:55)
Morton Gould
2.  Star Wars - Main Title (05:50)
John Williams
3.  Airport - Main Title (03:31)
Alfed Newman
4.  The Red Pony - Morning on the Ranch (04:26)
Aaron Copland
5.  Things To Come - Epilogue (02:58)
Sir Arthur Bliss
6.  side B
Tribute To A Badman - Suite
(04:48)
Miklos Rozsa
7.  The Big Country - Main Title (03:08)
Jerome Moross
8.  That Hamilton Woman - Love Theme (04:45)
Miklos Rozsa
9.  49th Parallel - Prelude (02:14)
Vaughn Williams
10.  Spitfire - Prelude and Fugue (08:07)
Sir William Walton
Morton Gould conducting the London Symphony Orchestra

Total Duration: 00:42:42
Track listing contributed by Wilfried Wittkowsky

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Pearl GEM 0141  

 
Country
Great Britain 
Format
CD 
Release Date
1-Apr-2001 



Also contains music from:
 Spellbound
 Chronicle History Of King Henry The Fift With His Battell At Agincourt In France, The
 Odette
 Desert Victory
 Matter Of Life And Death, A
 This Man Is Mine
 Sleeping Car To Trieste
 Rake's Progress, The
 Wanted For Murder
 Hungry Hill
 Esther Waters
 Loves Of Joanna Godden, The
 Woman Hater
 Weaker Sex, The
 So Long At The Fair

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 British Film Music Vol. 3



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1.  Spitfire Prelude (04:13)
The First Of The Few (William Walton)
2.  Spitfire Fugue (04:14)
The First Of The Few (William Walton)
3.  Theme from the concerto (03:57)
Spellbound (Miklos Rozsa)
4.  The Death of Falstaff (02:52)
Henry V (William Walton)
5.  Touch her soft lips and part (01:54)
Henry V (William Walton)
6.  The Saga of Odette (04:03)
Odette (Anthony Collins)
7.  March (03:18)
Desert Victory (William Alwyn)
8.  Prelude (04:12)
A Matter Of Life And Death (Stairway To Heaven in USA) (Allan Gray)
9.  Theme (04:18)
This Man Is Mine (Allan Gray)
10.  Sleeping Car Train (01:44)
Sleeping Car To Trieste (Benjamin Frankel)
11.  Waltz (01:42)
Sleeping Car To Trieste (Benjamin Frankel)
12.  Calypso (03:54)
The Rake's Progress (William Alwyn)
13.  A Voice in the Night (04:24)
Wanted For Murder (Mischa Spoliansky)
14.  Waltz into Jig (04:11)
Hungry Hill (John Greenwood)
15.  Derby Day 1886 (03:12)
Esther Waters (Gordon Jacob)
16.  Romney Marsh / Joanna Godden / Sheepshearing / Farm work / The Fair / Martin drowned at Dungeness (04:12)
The Loves Of Joanna Godden (Vaughan Williams)
17.  Ellen & Harry Trevor / Adoption of motherless lamb / burning of the sheep / Reunion (04:27)
The Loves Of Joanna Godden (Vaughan Williams)
18.  People In Love (01:40)
Woman Hater (Lambert Williamson)
19.  Dinner at Lady Datchett's (01:14)
Woman Hater (Lambert Williamson)
20.  Victory Parade Montage (01:16)
The Weaker Sex (Arthur Wilkinson)
21.  London Scene (01:34)
The Weaker Sex (Arthur Wilkinson)
22.  Carriage & Pair . . . Long Forgotten Melody (03:45)
So Long At The Fair (Benjamin Frankel)

Total Duration: 01:10:16
Track listing contributed by Michael Steele

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Soundtrack Listeners Communications SLCP 3006  

 
Country
Japan 
Format
CD 
Release Date
 



Also contains music from:
 Windjammer: The Voyage Of The Christian Radich
 Big Country, The
 Airport
 Red Pony, The
 Things To Come
 That Hamilton Woman
 Star Wars
 Bad And The Beautiful, The
 Passionate Friends, The
 Forty-Ninth Parallel

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 Digital Space



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Varese Sarabande 302 066 704 2

Varese Sarabande 302 066 704 2  

 
Country
United States 
Format
CD 
Release Date
22-Nov-2005 



Also contains music from:
 High And The Mighty, The
 Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines, Or How I Flew From London To Paris In 25 hours 11 mi
 Boy Who Could Fly, The
 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
 Spirit Of St. Louis, The
 Great Waldo Pepper, The
 Out Of Africa
 633 Squadron
 Airplane!
 Last Starfighter, The
 Tuskegee Airmen, The
 Star Trek: The Motion Picture

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 High And The Mighty - A Century Of Flight, The



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Wish list: 4



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1.  The High And The Mighty- Suite (06:46)
Dimitri Tiomkin
2.  Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines - Suite (04:58)
Ron Goodwin
3.  The Boy Who Could Fly - Main Theme (03:03)
Bruce Broughton
4.  Spitfire - Prelude (04:24)
Sir William Walton
5.  Spitfire - Fugue (04:18)
Sir William Walton
6.  E.T. The Extraterrestrial - Flying (04:01)
John Williams
7.  The Spirit Of St. Louis - Ireland (04:20)
Franz Waxman
8.  The Great Waldo Pepper - March (02:24)
Henry Mancini
9.  Out Of Africa - Flying Over Africa (06:20)
John Barry
10.  633 Squadron - Main Title (03:05)
Ron Goodwin
11.  Airplane - Suite (04:39)
Elmer Bernstein
12.  The Last Starfighter - Main Title (03:16)
Craig Safan
13.  The Tuskegee Airmen - Suite (05:18)
Lee Holdridge
14.  Star Trek: The Motion Picture - End Credits (03:56)
Jerry Goldsmith
15.  A Century Of Flight (05:24)
Brian Shyer

Total Duration: 01:06:12
Track listing contributed by micjo197

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Varese Sarabande VCD 47229  

 
Country
United States 
Format
CD 
Release Date
1985 

The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Morton Gould. Recorded on September 22, 1978.

Also contains music from:
 Windjammer: The Voyage Of The Christian Radich
 Big Country, The
 Airport
 Red Pony, The
 Things To Come
 That Hamilton Woman
 Star Wars
 Bad And The Beautiful, The
 Passionate Friends, The
 Forty-Ninth Parallel

This label refers to the following compilation album:
 Digital Space



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1.  Main Title (03:00)
WINDJAMMER (Gould) 1958
2.  Main Title (03:10)
THE BIG COUNTRY (Moross) 1958
3.  Main Title (03:33)
AIRPORT (Newman) 1970
4.  Morning On The Ranch (04:27)
THE RED PONY (Copland) 1948
5.  Epilogue (03:00)
THINGS TO COME (Bliss) 1936
6.  Love Theme (04:47)
THAT HAMILTON WOMAN (Rozsa) 1941
7.  Main Title (05:51)
STAR WARS (Williams) 1977
8.  Princess Leia Theme (05:32)
STAR WARS (Williams) 1977
9.  Suite (04:51)
TRIBUTE TO A BADMAN (Rozsa) 1956
10.  Main Title (04:18)
PASSIONATE FRIENDS (Addinsell) 1949
11.  Prelude (02:25)
49th PARALLEL (Vaughan Williams) 1940
12.  Prelude and Fugue (08:09)
SPITFIRE (Walton) 1942

Total Duration: 00:53:03
Track listing contributed by Dorian


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