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 Posted:   Sep 23, 2013 - 10:56 PM   
 By:   Josh Mitchell   (Member)

C&C would be divine, but I wouldn't shy away from a remastered CD reissue of the LP program.


 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 1:40 AM   
 By:   Francis   (Member)

I'd love to have the 'film version' program followed by the rejected cues by Carlos.

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 4:50 AM   
 By:   spook   (Member)

I'd love to have the 'film version' program followed by the rejected cues by Carlos.

Funny, i was just listening to the rejected Carlos cues the other day. Its one of the rare cases that i think not using them definitely was the right decision. A couple of them are great (and they're all good in their own way) but i think they would have stuck out like a sore thumb in this film.
I'd also love a Cd issue of the old LP. Mine's well worn. Think the rights issues that been discussed earlier have put the scupper on that happening though.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 6:17 AM   
 By:   nerfTractor   (Member)

With some diligence I am pretty sure you can assemble the original classical recordings that were used (and more diligent folks than myself have assembled the list of cues elsewhere). Coupled with Carlos's lost scores compilation from a few years back you can make a dandy custom playlist that should be quite satisfying. I'd love it if the licensing for the original LP could be worked out but until then, the originals are all still out there.

And I agree with the poster above that the unused cues probably didn't suit the final film very well, even though Carlos was clearly working her behind off to give Kubrick whatever he thought he wanted. Based on her accounts, it was particularly difficult to suss out just what he was asking for. And for the life of me I can't imagine how Valse Triste was ever going to make sense in the context of the images onscreen.

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 6:21 AM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

I never had the actual disc to read the notes, but those rejected Shining cues sounded like re-recordings on modern equipment.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 7:41 AM   
 By:   nerfTractor   (Member)

I never had the actual disc to read the notes, but those rejected Shining cues sounded like re-recordings on modern equipment.

I think you are right but I'm gonna have to locate the discs to verify.

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 8:04 AM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

I didn't think most of the tracks sounded right for The Shining at all, but maybe it's the fault of the newer recordings (at the very least, these tracks sound like they definitely were Howarthed more recently than 1980).

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 8:23 AM   
 By:   spook   (Member)

I never had the actual disc to read the notes, but those rejected Shining cues sounded like re-recordings on modern equipment.

I think you're right. Certainly the main title is subtly different from the version on the LP.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 8:41 AM   
 By:   RedOkt64 2.0   (Member)

This would be a fantastic release...

Though I am NOT a fan of the movie at all (to me it lost everything King's book was about)... the use of music was superb (as expected).

Sign me up.

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 10:01 AM   
 By:   Michael_McMahan   (Member)

I'd love a recording of the actual pieces used in the film. Not necessarily all the edits, but at least the performances. That always bothered me about the LP. Some of the key classical pieces were drastically different performances.

Love the film, the soundtrack and the rejected score.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 10:22 AM   
 By:   mikael488   (Member)

I never had the actual disc to read the notes, but those rejected Shining cues sounded like re-recordings on modern equipment.

Actually, all those cues were recorded way back in 1979 and early 1980 and that's what they sound like to my ears.

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 11:14 AM   
 By:   Michael_McMahan   (Member)

I never had the actual disc to read the notes, but those rejected Shining cues sounded like re-recordings on modern equipment.

Actually, all those cues were recorded way back in 1979 and early 1980 and that's what they sound like to my ears.


I agree. The reason the Main Title and Rocky Mountains sound different is because she couldn't license the film tracks and used alternate mixes.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 11:27 AM   
 By:   mikael488   (Member)

Yep, and the version of the main title music on the disc is an earlier version that Carlos presented to Kubrick.
The version in the film (without the orchestral intro and added basslines) was recorded towards the end of
the project. As for myself, I prefer the film version.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 3:18 PM   
 By:   El Goodo   (Member)

I made my own, edits included. I figured there'd never be an official release, so...
My favorite horror score - I don't care if it's all needledrops.

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2013 - 3:28 PM   
 By:   spook   (Member)

The Main Title and Rocky Mountains Carlos tracks fit the movie perfectly. I remember as a kid see the advert on the tv and hearing that crying wail the first time. Scared the shit out me! On the strength of those two tracks i was disappointed with the other Carlos compositions. They're interesting but didn't capture the same Feel for me. Even the subtle change in the main title on disc compared to the film version made quite a difference.

 
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