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 Posted:   Dec 23, 2017 - 2:57 PM   
 By:   WagnerAlmighty   (Member)

Well, news of this sale certainly has me smiling!

Right off the bat I see Leave Her to Heaven, Unforgiven, Pleasure of His Company, Counterfeit Traitor (I already own killers like Beneath the 12 Mile Reef and a couple that are slipping my mind).

So please, let us know what ya think is great or not, and what you've got your own greedy heart set on!

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 23, 2017 - 2:58 PM   
 By:   haineshisway   (Member)

I bought 'em all - oh, wait...

 
 Posted:   Dec 23, 2017 - 2:58 PM   
 By:   WagnerAlmighty   (Member)

I bought 'em all - oh, wait...

The suspense!!!

 
 Posted:   Dec 23, 2017 - 3:00 PM   
 By:   WagnerAlmighty   (Member)

Hey Rózsa!!! "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers"...haven't heard that one yet. Off topic, I've also been checking out getting "Last Embrace".

 
 Posted:   Dec 23, 2017 - 9:53 PM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

The Friedhofer twofer (or rather, threefer) with Rains of Ranchipur is an absolute MUST, WA -- please trust me on this. Counterfeit Traitor is my favorite of their Newman releases (and I think you already have their David and Bathsheba at least?) but you should honestly get them all.

Yavar

 
 Posted:   Dec 23, 2017 - 10:05 PM   
 By:   Sirusjr   (Member)

Pleasure of His Company, Counterfeit Traitor, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, and the Friedhofer double offer are all great to me!

But also consider, Fuller at Fox, Paris when it Sizzles, One Eyed Jacks, All in a Night's Work.

All scores I have returned to many times since purchasing them.

 
 Posted:   Dec 23, 2017 - 11:02 PM   
 By:   Basil Wrathbone   (Member)

Check the clips to see if Paul Glass' music appeals to you. The two-disc set featuring ETHAN is very good indeed and is recommended without reservation. Wonderful music.
Then there's the harsher and dramatic LADY IN A CAGE, which could appeal to those who enjoy the kind of abstract and intriguing meanderings I associate with some of the classic Twilight Zone TV scores and Planet of the Apes. I never tire of Lady in a Cage because it has an improvisatory feel to it that seems to offer something new on every listen.

 
 Posted:   Dec 24, 2017 - 1:42 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

I have pretty wide tastes, but judging from things I know you like already, WA, here are some other in print titles I would prioritize after the ones I already mentioned in my previous post (sounds like you're already getting Counterfeit Traitor and you seriously NEED the Friedhofer threefer with Rains of Ranchipur, maybe my favorite score of his...and then explore his other stuff assuming you like those scores):
Previn: Elmer Gantry (a good score to try out for his film work)
Bernstein: Fear Strikes Out/The Tin Star (not a baseball fan but first score is incredible)
Bernstein: Drango (one of his best 50s works, and a darker western score done before Mag7)
Waxman: Demetrius and the Gladiators (definitive release of The Robe sequel score)
and you must get Fuller at Fox, for Leigh Harline's gorgeous House of Bamboo (my favorite score of his)...and if my recommendation isn't enough for you to take a chance on Harline, there's also an Alfred Newman score in the bargain (Hell and High Water)

And I agree you should listen to the Paul Glass samples -- I think you'd find him interesting.

Of course there are other excellent releases I enjoy but they are more outside of the styles I already know you like.

Yavar

 
 Posted:   Dec 24, 2017 - 1:45 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

Hey Rózsa!!! "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers"...haven't heard that one yet. Off topic, I've also been checking out getting "Last Embrace".

Though that one has long since "sold out", for this and other titles so labeled you can contact Bruce to see if he might still have some spare copies on hand (he always sets some aside in case some are lost in the mail and such). It's a good Rozsa score with surprisingly great sound quality for the mid 40s.

Yavar

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 24, 2017 - 6:24 AM   
 By:   leagolfer   (Member)

I agree with Yavar, even there earliest score titles hold up very well, Kritzerland have a great style/homage too golden age.

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 24, 2017 - 7:05 AM   
 By:   Bill Cooke   (Member)


If you like experimental jazz scores, Fred Kratz's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is a surprisingly sophisticated work.

 
 Posted:   Dec 24, 2017 - 7:52 AM   
 By:   spielboy   (Member)

putting some pictures of the CD covers instead of that long excel-like list of titles would be nice.... it's hard to read smile

 
 Posted:   Dec 24, 2017 - 1:15 PM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

"You killed a fly with a human head. She killed a human with a fly head!"
http://www.kritzerland.com/fly.htm

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 24, 2017 - 3:35 PM   
 By:   Tango Urilla   (Member)

Yes, I have my eye on that one, LC. I do love me some Paul Sawtell.

 
 Posted:   Dec 25, 2017 - 8:55 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

A large number of titles are out of print, if that's an answer to the topic. I was going to seek out "Man Who Would be King"(2010 release) but the announcement thread reports some bum factory copies, and I doubt Bruce would replace one at this point. 7 years later, maybe it's time for a reissue.

 
 Posted:   Dec 25, 2017 - 10:21 AM   
 By:   WagnerAlmighty   (Member)

I have pretty wide tastes, but judging from things I know you like already, WA, here are some other in print titles I would prioritize after the ones I already mentioned in my previous post (sounds like you're already getting Counterfeit Traitor and you seriously NEED the Friedhofer threefer with Rains of Ranchipur, maybe my favorite score of his...and then explore his other stuff assuming you like those scores):
Previn: Elmer Gantry (a good score to try out for his film work)
Bernstein: Fear Strikes Out/The Tin Star (not a baseball fan but first score is incredible)
Bernstein: Drango (one of his best 50s works, and a darker western score done before Mag7)
Waxman: Demetrius and the Gladiators (definitive release of The Robe sequel score)
and you must get Fuller at Fox, for Leigh Harline's gorgeous House of Bamboo (my favorite score of his)...and if my recommendation isn't enough for you to take a chance on Harline, there's also an Alfred Newman score in the bargain (Hell and High Water)

And I agree you should listen to the Paul Glass samples -- I think you'd find him interesting.

Of course there are other excellent releases I enjoy but they are more outside of the styles I already know you like.

Yavar


I finally had time to do give this super helpful post the proper attention: Yavar, thanks so much! I sampled Rains of Ranchipur (not being familiar much with Friedhofer) and liked it RIGHT off (as you probably guessed). I'm also getting into Previn more and more (despite my general distaste for his concert music...Rozsa rules! wink ).

I also LOVE what Waxman did on Silver Chalice, so I imagine him incorporating bits of Alfred's tunes in Demetrius to be pretty terrific. A no-brainer purchase imo.

Looks like my next cart will be (for now):

Green was my Valley (this seems positively mandatory), Counterfeit Traitor (can't get enough Alfred) and...Demetrius and the Gladiators. I might have to trade the Friedhofer with the Waxman though, as I was smiling with delight when checkin out the later. Either way, the Friedhofer will get got. smile

Speaking of Alfred, I'm not happy about how the saloon and corny stuff is so mixed in with the great orchestral sections. I actually listen to the Tadlow Alamo more, but mostly because it's a straight shot. I know, I know, I need to program my CD player...it's just that was for me is truly great about HTWW are just those orchestral parts, and it's a shame they couldn't have been gathered on one cd. Just me, and yeah I have heard just how freeking amazing this score is, already went through it three times and I just got it last week!

Hope everyone's having a magical holiday season!

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 25, 2017 - 10:34 AM   
 By:   haineshisway   (Member)

Sadly, we have not one emergency copy of Rains of Ranchipur - when it finally sold out, we had about fifty left - don't really know how all those escaped but alas they did.

 
 Posted:   Dec 25, 2017 - 10:35 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

Movemusic still has at least one copy of RAINS, but that doesnt help with the sale here

 
 Posted:   Dec 25, 2017 - 10:35 AM   
 By:   WagnerAlmighty   (Member)

Sadly, we have not one emergency copy of Rains of Ranchipur - when it finally sold out, we had about fifty left - don't really know how all those escaped but alas they did.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH! Christmas is over! Noooooooo!

Oh man....well, guess I'll just have to "settle" for Alfred and Franz. That's IF they last until next payday.

(reminder: put more on King of Kings Tadlow KS)

 
 Posted:   Dec 25, 2017 - 10:36 AM   
 By:   WagnerAlmighty   (Member)

movemusic still has at least one copy of RAINS

WHEW! Peter is really nice over there....I'd better write him.

 
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