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The latest re-recording from Tadlow is a two-disc edition of a film music masterpiece, Miklos Rozsa's Oscar-winning score for BEN-HUR. The set features Nic Raine conducting the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus in their performance of Rozsa's complete, 157-minute score, including cues not featured in the final film.


The latest release from Kritzerland is FULLER AT FOX, a two-disc set featuring remastered versions of scores composed for films directed by Samuel Fuller for 20th Century Fox -- Alfred Newman's score for HELL AND HIGH WATER, and Leigh Harline's scores for PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET and HOUSE OF BAMBOO.


La-La Land has announced that one of their upcoming CDs will be a two-disc expanded edition of Edward Shearmur's rousing symphonic score for the period fantasy adventure SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW. The set is expected to go on sale from the label on September 26, and on September 30, Daniel Schweiger will moderate a discussion about the film and its score with Shearmur and writer-director Kerry Conran at Creature Features in Burbank.

The label has since announced the rest of their planned releases for September. On September 12th, they will release a two-disc editon of one of John Williams' masterpieces, his Oscar-winning score for E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (the label is also working on an expanded/remastered edition of another Williams masterpiece, Close Encounters of the Third Kind), and a compilation titled THUNDER ROAD: THE FILM MUSIC OF JACK MARSHALL, featuring music by the composer probably best known for The Munsters. (Marshall's children include composer Phil Marshall [Kicking and Screaming, Run] and Frank Marshall, the veteran producer [Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Sixth Sense, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button] and director [Arachnophobia, Alive, Congo, Eight Below]).

On September 26th, along with Sky Captain, they will release the score for the 2017 horror film AWAKEN THE SHADOWMAN, by Douglas Pipes (Monster House, Trick 'r' Treat, Krampus).


Variety has reported that, after 27 years of episode scoring that earned him two Emmys and 23 nominations, Simpsons composer Alf Clausen has been informed that the show's producers are looking for "a different kind of music" and will no longer require his services. Given that Hans Zimmer has referred to Simpsons executive producer James L. Brooks as his "best friend" (and Zimmer himself scored The Simpsons Movie), it would not be surprising if Simpsons' scoring duties fell to a series of rising composers from the Remote Control stable. 


CDS AVAILABLE THIS WEEK

Betting on Zero - Pete Anthony - Kritzerland
Bushwick - Aesop Rock - Lakeshore
Castlevania - Trevor Morris - Lakeshore
Wind River 
- Nick Cave, Warren Ellis - Lakeshore


IN THEATERS TODAY

England Is Mine - Richard Skelton
Get Big - Larry Lalonde, Brian Mantia
Goon: Last of the Enforcers - Trevor Morris
I Do...Until I Don't - Dexter Story
Jackals - Anton Sanko
The Nile Hilton Incident - Krister Linder
Temple - Edmund Butt
Tulip Fever - Danny Elfman - Score CD on Sony (import), CD-R on Sony (U.S.)
Unlocked - Stephen Barton
The Vault - Shaun Drew
A Very Sordid Wedding - Joe Patrick Ward
Viceroy's House - A.R. Rahman - Score CD on Filmtrax


COMING SOON

September 8
Bunyan & Babe
 - Zoe Poledouris-Roche, Angel Roche Jr. - Notefornote
Twin Peaks: The Event Series - Angelo Badalamenti - Rhino
September 15
American Assassin
 - Steven Price - Varese Sarabande
Doctor Who - Survival - Dominic Glynn - Silva (import)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial - John Williams - La-La Land
Le Bestiare d'Amour/Mona L'etoile Sans Nom (re-recording)
- Georges Delerue - Disques CineMusique
Mr. Robot vol. 3 - Mac Quayle - Lakeshore
Taboo - Max Richter - Decca (import)
Thunder Road: The Film Music of Jack Marshall - Jack Marshall - La-La Land
Woodshock - Peter Raeburn - Milan
September 29
Awaken the Shadowman - Douglas Pipes - La-La Land
Cello
 - Randy Kerber - Varese Sarabande
Game of Thrones: Season 7 - Ramin Djawadi - WaterTower
Hellraiser 
- Christopher Young - Lakeshore
Loving Vincent - Clint Mansell - Milan
Popeye - Harry Nilsson, Tom Pierson - Varese Sarabande
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow - Edward Shearmur - La-La Land
Super Dark Times - Ben Frost - The Orchard
October 6
Ben-Hur (re-recording)
- Miklos Rozsa - Tadlow
Henry May Long - Max Richter - Deutsche Grammophon
Jane - Philip Glass - Sony
Victoria - Martin Phipps, Ruth Barrett - Sony (import)
October 13
Black Mirror: Nosedive - Max Richter - Deutsche Grammophon
Breathe - Nitin Sawhney - Varese Sarabande
Goodbye, Christopher Robin - Carter Burwell - Sony
October 27
Rage - Ryuichi Sakamoto - Milan
Date Unknown
Annabelle: Creation
 - Benjamin Wallfisch - Silva
Fuller at Fox
- Leigh Harline, Alfred Newman - Kritzerland


THIS WEEK IN FILM MUSIC HISTORY

September 1 - Franz Waxman begins recording his score for Sunset Blvd. (1949)
September 1- Victor Young begins recording his score for Strategic Air Command (1954)
September 1 - Gil Melle begins recording his score for The Organization (1971)
September 1 - Jerry Goldsmith begins recording his score for Magic (1978)
September 1 - Marc Donahue died (2002)
September 1 - Erich Kunzel died (2009)
September 2 - Armando Trovajoli born (1917)
September 2 - Hugo Montenegro born (1925)
September 2 - Steve Porcaro born (1957)
September 2 - Alex Heffes born (1971)
September 2 - Tadeusz Baird died (1981)
September 2 - Clifton Parker died (1989)
September 3 - Anthony Collins born (1893)
September 3 - Richard Markowitz born (1926)
September 3 - Kevin Kiner born (1958)
September 3 - Alexandre Azaria born (1967)
September 3 - Bruce Broughton begins recording his score for Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
September 3 - Bruce Broughton begins recording his score for Glory and Honor (1997)
September 3 - Pierre van Dormael died (2008)
September 4 - Darius Milhaud born (1892)
September 4 - David Raksin records his score for Fallen Angel (1945)
September 5 - Giancarlo Bigazzi born (1940)
September 5 - Don Banks died (1980)
September 6 - Louis Silvers born (1889)
September 6 - William Kraft born (1923)
September 6 - Patrick O'Hearn born (1954)
September 6 - Franz Waxman begins recording his score for My Geisha (1961)
September 6 - Hanns Eisler died (1962)
September 6 - John Williams records his score for the Eleventh Hour episode "The Bronze Locust" (1963)
September 6 - George Duning's scores for the Star Trek episodes "Is There In Truth No Beauty?" and "The Empath" are recorded (1968)
September 6 - Jerry Fielding posthumously wins the Emmy for his TV movie score High Midnight; Patrick Williams wins for the Lou Grant episode “Hollywood” (1980)
September 7 - Leonard Rosenman born (1924)
September 7 - Sonny Rollins born (1930)
September 7 - Carlos Camilleri born (1931)
September 7 - Gianni Marchetti born (1933)
September 7 - Waldo de los Rios born (1934)
September 7 - Mark Isham born (1951)
September 7 - Fred Steiner's score for the Star Trek episode "Mudd's Women" is recorded (1966)
September 7 - Herman Stein records his score for the Lost in Space episode "Space Circus" (1966)
September 7 - Miklos Rozsa begins recording his score for The Power (1967)
September 7 - Owen Pallett born (1979)
September 7 - Recording sessions begin for Christopher Young’s score for The Core (2002)

DID THEY MENTION THE MUSIC?

THE CLUB - Carlos Cabaezas
 
"Outbursts of violence aside, 'The Club' is mostly mournful. The music, much of it by Arvo Part or Benjamin Britten, is characterized by funereal tempos and keening strings. The natural-light cinematography yields bright exteriors and shadowy interiors, as if divine illumination -- the subject of the line from Genesis that opens the movie -- can never reach the people who live inside the clubhouse."
 
Mark Jenkins, NPR
 
LOLO - Mathieu Lamboley
 
"Luc Besson’s regular cinematographer, Thierry Arbogast, and young composer Mathieu Lamboley, both in their first collaboration with Delpy, help shed some of her indie cred in exchange for a big-screen sheen that seems appropriate for this clearly more mainstream entertainment. If 'Lolo' the film, like its title character, finally does go overboard in its final reel, audiences are unlikely to care, probably reacting with something akin to all-forgiving motherly love to this last act of filial transgression."
 
Boyd van Hoeij, Hollywood Reporter

THE NEXT TEN DAYS IN L.A.

Screenings of older films, at the following L.A. movie theaters: AMPASAmerican Cinematheque: AeroAmerican Cinematheque: EgyptianArclightLACMANew BeverlyNuartSilent Movie Theater and UCLA.

September 1
INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS [New Beverly]
SPIRITED AWAY (Joe Hisaishi) [Nuart]
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY [Cinematheque: Aero]
WAR OF THE GARGANTUAS (Akira Ifukube), FRANKENSTEIN CONQUERS THE WORLD (Akira Ifukube) [New Beverly]

September 2
DEMONS (Claudio Simonetti), ANGUISH (J.M. Pagan) [New Beverly]
THE GODFATHER (Nino Rota), THE GODFATHER PART II (Nino Rota, Carmine Coppola) [Cinematheque: Aero]
MUPPETS FROM SPACE (Jamshied Sharifi) [New Beverly]
THE RED SHOES (Brian Easdale) [LACMA]
WAR OF THE GARGANTUAS (Akira Ifukube), FRANKENSTEIN CONQUERS THE WORLD (Akira Ifukube) [New Beverly]

September 3
JACKIE BROWN, OUT OF SIGHT (David Holmes) [New Beverly]
LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF [New Beverly]
MUPPETS FROM SPACE (Jamshied Sharifi) [New Beverly]
THE NUTTY PROFESSOR (Walter Scharf) [Arclight Hollywood]
THE NUTTY PROFESSOR (Walter Scharf) [Arclight Santa Monica]
THE NUTTY PROFESSOR (Walter Scharf) [Arclight Sherman Oaks]

September 4
JACKIE BROWN, OUT OF SIGHT (David Holmes) [New Beverly]
THE KING OF COMEDY (Robbie Robertson) [Arclight Hollywood]
THE KING OF COMEDY (Robbie Robertson) [Arclight Santa Monica]
THE KING OF COMEDY (Robbie Robertson) [Arclight Sherman Oaks]

September 5
ALLIGATOR (Craig Hundley), JACKIE BROWN [New Beverly]
CABIN IN THE SKY(Roger Edens) [LACMA]

September 6
JACKIE BROWN, JUNIOR BONNER (Jerry Fielding) [New Beverly]
STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (Dimitri Tiomkin) [New Beverly]

September 7
JACKIE BROWN, 52 PICK-UP (Gary Chang) [New Beverly]
ONE DAY YOU'LL UNDERSTAND (Louis Sclavis) [Cinematheque: Aero]

September 8
ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING (Michael Kamen), DON'T TELL MOM THE BABYSITTER'S DEAD (David Newman) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS [New Beverly]
LA NOTTE (Giorgio Gaslini), DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID [Cinematheque: Aero]
SHEBA, BABY (Alex Brown, Monk Higgins), JACKIE BROWN [New Beverly]
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (John Du Prez) [Nuart]

September 9
COFFY (Roy Ayers), JACKIE BROWN [New Beverly]
JULES AND JIM (Georges Delerue), BAY OF ANGELS (Michel Legrand) [Cinematheque: Aero]
THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN (Jeff Moss, Ralph Burns) [New Beverly]
NIGHTMARE (Jack Eric Williams), HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP (James Horner) [New Beverly]
THE WITCH WHO CAME FROM THE SEA (Herschel Burke Gilbert), LADY COCOA (Luchi De Jesus) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]

September 10
THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA (Mario Nascimbene), THE KILLERS (Miklos Rozsa) [Cinematheque: Egyptian]
THE BRIDE WORE BLACK (Bernard Herrmann), ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS (Miles Davis) [Cinematheque: Aero]
GRINDHOUSE (Robert Rodriguez, Graeme Revell) [New Beverly]
THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN (Jeff Moss, Ralph Burns) [New Beverly]
STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN (James Horner) [Arclight Culver City]
STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN (James Horner) [Arclight Hollywood]
STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN (James Horner) [Arclight Santa Monica]
STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN (James Horner) [Arclight Sherman Oaks]

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