The Genius of Film Music: Hollywood Blockbusters 1960s–1980s


© 2015 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd

℗ 2015 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd

Recorded live at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, London on 8
November 2013. This concert was part of Southbank Centre’s The Rest Is
Noise festival in 2013, inspired by Alex Ross’s book The Rest is Noise.

Producer: Tim Oldham

Engineer: Mike Cox, Floating Earth

Total playing time 89:15

DDD Stereo

Released September 2015

CD: The Genius of Film Music: Hollywood Blockbusters 1960s–1980s

Alfred Newman 20th Century Fox Fanfare
Alex North Cleopatra Symphony*
Nino Rota The Godfather – A symphonic portrait*
Franz Waxman Taras Bulba – The Ride of the Cossacks
Bernard Herrman Psycho – A narrative for string orchestra**
Bronisław Kaper Mutiny on the Bounty*
Jerry Goldsmith Star Trek – The New Enterprise*
Ennio Morricone Once upon a time in America – Deborah’s Theme†
Maurice Jarre Lawrence of Arabia – Lawrence and the Desert

*Arranged / edited for concert performance by John Mauceri
**Edited by John Mauceri
†Arranged by Henry Mancini, edited by John Mauceri

John Mauceri conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pieter Schoeman leader

The decades of epic Hollywood film making from the 1960s to 1980s produced some of the most iconic film music scores of the 20th century. In this live recording charting the development of the ‘Hollywood sound’, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and film music expert John Mauceri present music from PsychoStar TrekLawrence of Arabia and the first release of the orchestral score to Cleopatra, amongst others.

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