CD 41                                   UK
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CD41    002     [soundtrack] MICHAEL POWELL & EMERIC PRESSBURGER        CD      08.2016
                : THE RED SHOES

        1.      Archers ident
        2.      49th Parallel - Prelude
        3.      49th Parallel  Epilogue
        4.      A Matter of Life & Death - Prelude/This Is the Universe
        5.      A Matter of Life & Death - The Waiting Room/Washed Ashore
        6.      A Matter of Life & Death - Prelude/Stairway to Heaven
        7.      An Airman's Letter to His Mother
        8.      The Life & Death of Colonel Blimp  Prelude
        9.      The Life & Death of Colonel Blimp  War Starts at Midnight
        10.     Commando Patrol
        11.     A Canterbury Tale - Prelude
        12.     Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
        13.     The Red Shoes - Prelude
        14.     The Red Shoes - Ballet Music
        15.     Black Narcissus - Prologue
        16.     Black Narcissus - Composed Sequence
        17.     Gone to Earth - Prelude
        18.     Gone to Earth - The Tryst
        19.     Gone to Earth - The Hunt
        20.     The Small Back Room - Composed Sequence
        21.     The Small Back Room - Epilogue
        22.     Tales of Hoffman - Orchestral Tuning

These include 49th Parallel (1941), The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943),
A Canterbury Tale (1944), A Matter of Life and Death (1946), Black Narcissus (1947),
The Red Shoes (1948), The Small Back Room (1949), Gone To Earth (1950) and Tales of
Hoffman (1951).

The CD booklet features detailed notes on the films and the accompanying scores, as
well as biographies of Gray and Easdale. This digitally restored collection is a must
for all with an interest in vintage film soundtracks and British light/orchestral
music, as well as the dazzling vision of Michael Powell and his gifted (if undervalued)
musical collaborators.
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