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Ennio Morricone's The Sicilian Clan
10-Dec-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with Fox Records, Island Def Jam and Universal Music Enterprises, presents a remastered and expanded edition of Ennio Morricone’s iconic score The Sicilian Clan. The memorable score by Ennio Morricone consists of an evocative, idiosyncratic main theme that is developed in four distinctive elements throughout the score. Morricone’s music was often marked by unusual instrumental and effects; in this score, those include a distinctive “Sicilian boing” and the whistling of Alessandro Alessandroni. The score was released worldwide by Fox Records (except in Italy, where the rights belong to CAM) in a brilliant, beloved 30-minute album that has been reissued on LP and CD several times. This CD includes the remastered album and also several versions—differing in length and orchestration—that Morricone recorded for the slightly different American and European cuts of the film. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
John Barry's Mary, Queen Of Scots
9-Dec-2022 - Quartet Records, Universal Pictures, Geffen Records and Universal Music Enterprises present an expanded and remastered edition of a timeless John Barry classic score for a 1971 Universal film, Mary, Queen Of ScotsIt is one of Barry’s undisputed masterpieces and was Oscar-nominated for Best Original Score in 1971. Decca Records issued an album coinciding with the film’s release, beautifully produced by the composer. But while the album contained most of the score’s highlights, it ran just 28 minutes, or a little more than half of what Barry had recorded at London’s CTS studio. This CD marks the first release of the entire score, thanks to the recent discovery of previously unknown tape rolls in the Universal vaults. Included are the remastered original Decca album in stereo and the score presentation in mono, as it has survived. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
David Arnold's Tomorrow Never Dies
1-Dec-2022 - La-La Land Records, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Geffen Records proudly present the remastered and expanded 2-CD re-issue of the original motion picture score to the 1997 feature film Tomorrow Never Dies. Renowned composer David Arnold unleashes a triumphant score -- his acclaimed debut in the James Bond canon. It’s a breathtaking and sophisticated epic work that propels Bond through an exciting globe-spanning adventure teaming with action, dramatic intrigue and romance. Remastered and expanded with a treasure trove of previously unreleased music, this deluxe 2-CD set showcases Arnold’s legendary score as well as the movie’s opening and closing songs, “Tomorrow Never Dies” performed by Sheryl Crow and “Surrender” performed by k.d. lang, along with additional bonus music featuring alternate score. For more info and ordering, visit La-La Land Records.
Fernando Velázquez's Los Renglones Torcidos De Dios
4-Nov-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with Atresmedia Music, present the new score composed by Fernando Velázquezfor the Spanish thriller-drama Los Renglones Torcidos De Dios, directed by Oriol Paulo, based on the best-seller novel written by Torcuato Luna de Tena. This is the fourth collaboration between Fernando Velázquez and Oriol Paulo after CONTRATIEMPO, DESPUÉS DE LA TORMENTA and the TV series THE INNOCENT. Velázquez provides an intense, exciting and highly vigorous score with thick orchestral colors—lyrical, dark and rhythmic, including a haunting main theme and echoes of Bernard Herrmann. The music is sensitively performed by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra under the baton of the composer. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.

3-Nov-2022 -
Dominic Frontiere's 12 O'Clock High
1-Nov-2022 - La-La Land Records, The Film Music Society and 20th Century Studios has released Dominic Frontiere's (The Outer Limits, The Invaders, The Stunt Man) score for 12 O'Clock High with their fourth release in The Quinn Martin Collection. This score is now available for the first time. The TV series aired from 1964 to 1966 and were produced by the legendary Quinn Martin. The story was based on the 1949 Century Fox classic of the same title. This new remastering was based on the original Quinn Martin Productions tapes. The compilation for this World War II series was made from the 17 episodes that were available. Composer Dominic Frontiere wrote a compelling orchestral score for this show. This release is a 2-CD set. For more info and ordering, visit La-La Land Records.
Jerry Goldsmith's Rambo: The Jerry Goldsmith Vinyl Collection
21-Oct-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with Studio Canal, Light in the Attic and the kind collaboration of Intrada, celebrates the 40th anniversary of the blockbuster First Blood with Rambo: The Jerry Goldsmith Vinyl Collection, a mammoth 5-LP box set that includes Jerry Goldsmith’s powerful music for the original RAMBO trilogy, presented for the first time in expanded form on vinyl!
Elmer Bernstein's The Scalphunters
20-Oct-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with MGM Studios, celebrates the centenary of the legendary Elmer Bernstein with an expanded release of one of his most energetic, enthusiastic and rhythmic western scores: The Scalphunters (1968). Due to the success of the film and its score, Bernstein re-recorded a short, 28-minute album for United Artists Records. This album was reissued on LP and, later, several times on CD, but the score as heard in the film has been unreleased until today. This Quartet CD, which also celebrates their 500th release, includes the original album recording, remastered from first-generation tapes, as well as the original score recorded at the Samuel Goldwyn Stage from mono elements recently discovered at MGM. The package includes a 20-page full-color booklet with in-depth liner notes. Ride again with the energy and magic of Elmer Bernstein! For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
Fernando Velázquez's Alma
5-Sep-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with Netflix, presents the original soundtrack by acclaimed Spanish composer Fernando Velázquez for the Sci-Fi drama series Alma (aka The Girl In The Mirror) directed by Sergio G. Sánchez, a director with whom Velázquez had already worked on the film Marrowbone. The story is about Alma, who after surviving a bus accident in which almost all her classmates die, wakes up in a hospital with no memory of the incident … or of her past. The composer provides an intense, dramatic and highly vigorous score with thick orchestral colors, beautifully orchestrated for large orchestra and chorus, and featuring a haunting main theme. Performed by the Principado de Asturias Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the composer. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
Jed Kurzel & Kevin Kiner's Samaritan
26-Aug-2022 - Lakeshore Records has released Samaritan - Amazon Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, featuring music by award-winning composers Jed Kurzel (The Babadook) and Kevin Kiner (Star Wars: The Clone Wars). available now digitally worldwide. Samaritan is an MGM film directed by Jules Avery and starring Sylvester Stallone.It's the story of a young boy who learns that a superhero who was thought to have gone missing after an epic battle twenty years ago may in fact still be around. The score encompasses the dark thriller vibes of Samaritan, with a menacing sound that combines electronic music with traditional orchestration to haunting effect. For ordering visit and Amazon France.
Barry Gray's The Secret Service
18-Aug-2022 - Silva Screen Records has released The Secret Service with music by Barry Gray. To appropriately reflect the The Secret Service’s premise and compliment the gentle title sequence created to introduce the series, Barry Gray decided step completely away from his usual attention-grabbing themes and write a three-part fugue in the style of the Baroque composer Bach. To perform the vocals, the Mike Sammes Singers were hired, the vocal group who Gray had used on the Supercar theme back in 1961. Once coupled with soft organ and minimalist percussion, a truly unique piece of inventive music was born to bookend Father Unwin's adventures, which perfectly captured the off-beat nature of the series. For more info and ordering, visit Silva Screen Records.
Ennio Morricone's Red Sonja
5-Aug-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with Studio Canal, presents an expanded, remastered edition of Ennio Morricone’s classic sword-and-sorcery score for Red Sonja (1985), directed by Richard Fleischer. Initially conceived as a kind of continuation of the Conan saga started three years earlier by the same producer, Dino de Laurentiis, the original idea was to tie in Sonja’s character with the rest of the Conan universe and create a trilogy featuring the hulky Cimmerian. But the picture eventually became just a loose appendage to the franchise, although it kept the same director as Conan The Destroyer and Schwarzenegger as the main star. Ennio Morricone, who took over after Basil Poledouris scored the first films, provides a powerful and exciting score dominated by an epic march as the main theme, far away from the Poledouris style. The score also features a beautiful love theme, fierce action cues, adventure music and dark and mystical passages. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
Ludovic Bource's OSS 117: Le Caire Nid D'Espions/Rio Ne Répond Plus...
26-Jul-2022 - Japanese CD release! Two original soundtracks to the spy comedy series OSS 117: Le Caire Nid D'Espions and OSS 117: Rio Ne Répond Plus... from Academy Award-winning director Michel Azanavicius and star Jean Dujardin is now available on one CD! Even though the film was made in the 2000s, it has plenty of the feel of an old movie and pays homage to Azanavicius' 60s spy films. The music, too, is full of homage and respect. Arrangements in the style of John Barry from "007" and melodies in the style of Burt Bacharach. The music, which also evokes Lalo Schifrin and Neal Hefti, was composed by Ludovic Bource, who won the Academy Award for Best Original Score and the Golden Globe for "The Artist". For more info and ordering, visit Music Box Records.

2-Jul-2022 -
James Horner's Clear And Present Danger
29-Jun-2022 - La-La Land Records and Paramount Pictures present a remastered and expanded 2-CD soundtrack reissue of James Horner’s original motion picture score to the 1994 feature film dramatic thriller Clear And Present Danger. Previously out of print, Horner’s propulsive orchestral score to the hit Jack Ryan dramatic thriller returns with this deluxe, stellar-sounding remastered presentation, expanded with previously unreleased music. Teeming with smoldering drama and explosive action, Horner’s dynamic and intricate score is a sensational work that takes its place among the composer’s finest 90s thriller/action titles. Produced by Dan Goldwasser and mastered by Doug Schwartz from the studio’s original high-resolution Sony MSD-1200 Digital Audio Master Discs, this 2-CD presentation also features the film version of the main titles for the first time on a soundtrack release. For more info and ordering, visit La_La Land Records.
Ernest Gold's Cross Of Iron
12-Jun-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with StudioCanal and Capitol Records, presents the premiere CD reissue of the powerful score by Ernest Gold for Sam Peckinpah’s anti-war classic Cross Of Iron (1977)Gold immediately grasped the sardonic, bitterly ironic tone of the film. His brilliant “Main Titles” cue features a children’s choir singing the traditional song “Hänschen klein” (or “Little Johnny”) in alternation with a contrasting German march to show the absurdity of war. Gold also provides an operatic, dark background score and a dramatic, powerful “Steiner’s Theme,” for the James Coburn character. This new CD release contains the same program previously released on LP by EMI in the UK. The album includes virtually all the music Gold recorded, with around 15 minutes more music than the film itself. For more info and ordering, visit Quartet Records.
Michael Kamen's The Iron Giant
27-May-2022 - Varèse Sarabande Records announces the LP release of The Iron Giant (Deluxe Edition) with music by Michael Kamen. The 2-LP package taps directly into the ethos of the film, with a pull tab opening the Giant’s die-cut eyes on the front jacket. Creating The Iron Giant’s beautiful, sympathetic score was Michael Kamen's one of his last major scores and his first animated film, miles away from the action blockbusters for which he had become known, but much closer to his heart. Kamen’s gorgeous score is full of melody, humor and sensitivity, grandly performed by the Czech Philharmonic. This Deluxe Edition adds an additional 13 minutes of alternates, outtakes and rare demos—including a piano-and-guitar attempt at an unrealized song, “Souls Don’t Die,” based on Kamen’s theme, performed by Kamen and Eric Clapton. For more info and ordering, visit Varèse Sarabande.
Jerry Goldsmith’s Seconds
16-May-2022 - Quartet Records, in collaboration with Paramount Pictures, presents a remastered, restored and slightly expanded edition of Jerry Goldsmith’s marvelous score for Seconds (1966)Jerry Goldsmith’s fascinating score take us on a musical journey through one of his finest works, building on the psychological complexity of scores such as FREUD and his work on THE TWILIGHT ZONE while anticipating the effective contrast of sacred and profane on future projects such as his OMEN trilogy. In addition to the original score, also is included as bonus material the source music for the long cocktail sequence, which was specifically recorded for the film and conducted by Goldsmith – including a source piece by the master himself. For more info and orderin, visit Quartet Records.

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