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Music Of Steel - Heroic Themes From The Movies

Music Of Steel Heroic Themes From The Movies / Var
Release Date: 07/09/2013 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001871502   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John T. WilliamsGioachino RossiniRichard StraussRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  Marilyn TylerClaudia HellmannVera SchlosserHelga Dernesch,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo ChaillySir G. SoltiStanley BlackAntal Doráti,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A compilation of heroic movie themes from some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, old and new. You will be transported through space, on horseback, in the jungle and through the clouds as these epic, sweeping themes make us remember why movies and music continue to be a truly super experience.

Features the themes to The Lone Ranger, Superman, Gladiator, and some of the most heroic themes ever created!
A compilation of heroic movie themes from some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, old and new. You will be transported through space, on horseback, in the jungle and through the clouds as these epic, sweeping themes make us remember why movies and music continue to be a truly super experience.

Features the themes to The Lone Ranger, Superman, Gladiator, and some of the most heroic themes ever created!
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Works on This Recording

1.
Superman: March by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2.
Star Wars, Episode 4 - A New Hope: Main Theme by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
3.
Raiders of the Lost Ark: March by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4.
Guillaume Tell: Overture - Finale by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
5.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Prelude (Sonnenaufgang) by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sir G. Solti
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1896; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
6.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Marilyn Tyler (Voice), Claudia Hellmann (Voice), Vera Schlosser (Voice),
Helga Dernesch (Voice), Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal] Fassbaender (Voice), Helen Watts (Voice),
Berit Lindholm (Voice), Birgit Nilsson (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir G. Solti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
7.
Lawrence of Arabia: Theme by Maurice Jarre
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8.
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 41 Secs. 
10.
Now We Are Free, song (for the film "Gladiator") by Lisa Gerrard
Conductor:  Gavin Greenaway
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 

Sound Samples

March
William Tell - Edition by: Fondazione Rossini, in coop. with G. Ricordi & Cie/ Ed. by M.E.C. Bartlet/Reconstr. of the Italian: P. Cattelan: Overture - Finale
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Prelude (Sonnenaufgang)
Die Walküre / Act 3: Hojotoho! Hojotoho! (Ride Of The Valkyries)
Lawrence Of Arabia - Theme
Carmina Burana / Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: "O Fortuna"
Adagio For Strings, Op.11
Now We Are Free

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