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The Golden Age Of Light Music: Cinema Classics

Cinema Classics: Songs & Themes From Theatre / Var
Release Date: 07/09/2013 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 5202   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Max SteinerElmer BernsteinMiklós RózsaRichard Addinsell,   ... 
Performer:  Ronnie AldrichRuss Conway
Conductor:  Cyril OrnadelAl CaiolaKen JonesBilly Vaughn,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Dreamers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The title of this collection may raise a few eyebrows when the track listing is perused. Film buffs each have their own particular favourites when it comes to ‘classic’ movies, and the lists that regularly appear of ‘the very best films of all time’ often make one wonder whose opinions have been sought! Undoubtedly some of the films represented in this CD were outstanding, and have stood the test of time. Others were very popular in their day, but for various reasons they have slipped from the conscious memory of many of us. Among the truly great Hollywood composers you’ll find Max Steiner, Miklos Rozsa, Dimitri Tiomkin, Alfred Newman, Elmer Bernstein, Bronislau Kaper, Henry Mancini, Jerome Moross and Ernest Gold. But be prepared for a few Read more pleasant surprises from Ray Martin, Ron Grainer, Ron Goodwin and Robert Farnon, in an excerpt from his most widely acclaimed film score. - Guild Music Read less

Works on This Recording

Gone With the Wind: Tara's Theme by Max Steiner
Conductor:  Cyril Ornadel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
The Magnificent Seven: Theme by Elmer Bernstein
Conductor:  Al Caiola
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Ben-Hur: Prelude by Miklós Rózsa
Period: Modern 
Written: 1959 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
The Waltz Of The Toreadors: Theme by Richard Addinsell
Conductor:  Ken Jones
Period: Modern 
Written: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Exodus: Main Title by Ernest Gold
Conductor:  Billy Vaughn
Period: Modern 
Written: 1960 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Friendly Persuasion: Thee I Love, theme by Dimitri Tiomkin
Performer:  Ronnie Aldrich (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Dreamers
Period: Modern 
Written: 1956 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Circus Of Horrors: Look For A Star by Franz Reizenstein
Conductor:  Billy Vaughn
Period: Modern 
Written: 1960 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
The Harvey Girls: On The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe by Harry Warren
Conductor:  Frank Chacksfield
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
The Trials Of Oscar Wilde: The Café Royal Waltz by Ron Goodwin
Conductor:  Ron Goodwin
Period: Modern 
Written: 1960 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Breakfast at Tiffany's: Moon River by Henry Mancini
Conductor:  David Carroll
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Picnic: Theme by George Dunning
Performer:  Russ Conway (Piano)
Conductor:  Tony Osborne
Period: Modern 
Written: 1955 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Three Coins In The Fountain: Title Music by Jule Styne
Conductor:  Frank Chacksfield
Period: Modern 
Written: 1954 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Mon Oncle: Theme by François Barcellini
Period: Modern 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Some People: Johnny's Tune by Ron Grainer
Conductor:  Gordon Franks
Period: Modern 
Written: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
It's Great To Be Young: Title Music by Ray Martin
Conductor:  Ray Martin
Period: Modern 
Written: 1956 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
The Dam Busters by Eric Coates
Conductor:  Eric Coates
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N.: Lady Barbara by Robert Farnon
Conductor:  Robert Farnon
Period: Modern 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
The Brothers Karamazov: Love Theme by Bronislaw Kaper
Period: Modern 
Written: 1958 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
The Razor's Edge: Film Music by Alfred Newman
Conductor:  Alfred Newman
Period: Modern 
Written: 1946 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Invitation: Theme by Bronislaw Kaper
Conductor:  Percy Faith
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
The Robe: Love theme by Alfred Newman
Conductor:  Cyril Ornadel
Period: Modern 
Written: 1953 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Light In The Piazza: Main Theme by Mario Nascimbene
Conductor:  Percy Faith
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
King Of Kings: Miracles of Christ by Miklós Rózsa
Period: Modern 
Written: 1961 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
The Big Country: Title Music by Jerome Moross
Conductor:  Jerome Moross
Period: Modern 
Written: 1958; United States of Ame 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 

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