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 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 9:28 AM   
 By:   judy the hutt   (Member)

Mr. Lonsdale has died. May he rest in piece

My favorite is Stolen Kisses (Antoine Duhamel)

okay I also love Munich by JW

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 9:52 AM   
 By:   steffromuk   (Member)

For me it's The name of the rose and Munich
But I only saw a handful of his films

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 9:54 AM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

Moonraker. Though i don't think i've seen many of his films. But Moonraker is still a great score.

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 10:06 AM   
 By:   judy the hutt   (Member)

For me it's The name of the rose and Munich
But I only saw a handful of his films


Name of the Rose was another

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 10:13 AM   
 By:   ZardozSpeaks   (Member)

About 30 years ago, I sold off my TER LP of Marc Wilkinson's Enigma. Wishing now I hadn't because this is one of those vinyl records that will probably never get re-issued onto CD format.

Have to say, though, that Egisto Macchi's quietly atonal music in Mr. Klein is my favorite musical backing for Lonsdale.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 10:53 AM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

I'll have to consult IMDB for this, I'm afraid, but my favourites are:

THE DAY OF THE JACKAL - Delerue
CHARIOTS OF FIRE - Vangelis
THE REMAINS OF THE DAY - Robbins
MUNICH - Williams

The typical picks, in other words. I realize I've seen very few of his films, but there are others beyond the ones mentioned - only they don't have scores I care for, or no score at all. An example of the latter is the excellent DES HOMMES ET DES DIEUX. No score, as far as I remember. THE NAME OF THE ROSE has an interesting score, but not something I put on very often. And I'm no big fan of Bond or Barry's Bond music, so no MOONRAKER on my list.

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 11:07 AM   
 By:   AdoKrycha007   (Member)

Moonraker, obviously. Barry's masterpiece.

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 11:21 AM   
 By:   judy the hutt   (Member)

hey no Bride Wore Black with Bernard Herrmann?

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 11:28 AM   
 By:   MusicMaker   (Member)

My Lonsdale favorites:

Ronin
Smiley's People

EDIT: Misunderstood the question. Thought it was asking for favorite films. Disregard!

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 11:32 AM   
 By:   zitboy   (Member)

favourite might be munich, but am very fond of these too:

don juan (Bruno Coulais)
agora (dario marianelli)
l'imprécateur (richard rodney bennett)

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 11:36 AM   
 By:   dogplant   (Member)

Lonsdale’s Papa scenes in "Munich" are, from memory, I think un-scored; but they are so beautifully played, equally charming and menacing, and the cooking scenes never fail to make my tummy rumble. 'We are tragic men. Butcher's hands. Gentle souls.'

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 1:12 PM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

Chariots Of Fire

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 2:17 PM   
 By:   Mark R. Y.   (Member)

Some of the obvious ones leap to mind:

Moonraker (Barry)
Munich (Williams)
The Bride Wore Black (Herrmann)

Looking at his filmography, there are also these fine scores:

Behold a Pale Horse (Jarre)
Stavisky (Sondheim)
Nelly et M. Arnaud (Sarde)
Caravan to Vaccares (Myers)
Smiley's People (Gowers - theme)


 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 2:28 PM   
 By:   Mose Harper   (Member)

Easily, Moonraker.

One of my first purchased scores outside of Superman and Star Wars.
And a big childhood favorite that I still enjoy.

And one I forever wish someone would be able to re-record in full.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 2:47 PM   
 By:   Morricone   (Member)

Always had a special place in my heart for IS PARIS BURNING? as did most of the actors and Maurice Jarre who lived through those events.

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 2:52 PM   
 By:   McD   (Member)

Goya’s Ghosts by Varhan Bauer

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2020 - 2:55 PM   
 By:   SBD   (Member)

Certainly Moonraker, but also Michael J. Lewis's The Passage (hey, from the same year!).

 
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