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WEEKLY SCORES, PART ONE

A Discography Of Score Music From Episodic Television

By Scott Bettencourt


THE A-TEAM (1983-1987)

THE A-TEAM (CD - Silva)
Features re-recordings of 15 themes from the series, composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter; conducted by Daniel Caine


THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE (1965)

THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE (CD - Silva)
Features 29 cues from the series, composed by Robert Mellin and Gian-Piero Reverberi; expanded from an earlier CD release


ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (1952-1957)

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: MUSIC FROM THE ORIGINAL 1950S TELEVISION SERIES (CD - Varese Sarabande)
35 pieces of library music featured on the series; the composers include Herschel Burke Gilbert and Rudy Schrager


AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT (1989 - PRESENT)

AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT (CD - Virgin)
Features cues by Christopher Gunning from the episodes The A-B-C Murders, The Adventure of The Clapham Cook, Death in the Clouds, The Double Clue, How Does Your Garden Grow, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, One-Two Buckle-My Shoe, and Wasps Nest


ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS (1985-1989)

MUSIC FOR A DARKENED THEATRE: FILM AND TELEVISION MUSIC VOLUME ONE (CD - MCA)
Features Danny Elfman music from the episode The Jar, directed by Tim Burton


ALIAS (2001 - PRESENT)

ALIAS (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Features 25 cues from the series' first season, by Michael Giacchino

ALIAS: SEASON TWO (CD- Varese Sarabande)
Features 22 cues from the series' second season, by Michael Giacchino


ALIEN NATION (1989 - 1990)

ALIEN NATION: THE SERIES (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features cues from the episodes Chains of Love, Fifteen With Wands, Gimme Gimme, Little Lost Lamb, The Night of Screams, Real Men, Rebirth, Take Over, and Three to Tango by David Kurtz, and Contact, Crossing the Line, Generation to Generation, Partners, and The Red Room by Steve Dorff and Larry Herbstritt

THE FILM MUSIC OF JOE HARNELL (CD - composer promo)
Two-disc set features 4 cues from the pilot movie scored by Joe Harnell


AMAZING STORIES (1985-1987)

AMAZING STORIES (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Joel McNeely conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in a re-recording of the scores The Mission by John Williams and Dorothy and Ben by Georges Delerue

MUSIC FOR A DARKENED THEATRE: FILM AND TELEVISION MUSIC VOLUME TWO (CD - MCA)
Features brief suites from the episodes Family Dog and Mummy Daddy, by Danny Elfman


ANDROMEDA (2000 - 2005)

GENE RODDENBERRY'S ANDROMEDA (CD - CNP/Crescendo)
Features 24 pieces from the series by Matthew McCauley, including cues from the episodes The Honey Offering, Its Hour Come Round At Last, Music of a Distant Drum, and The Sum of All Its Parts


ANGEL (1999-2004)

ANGEL: LIVE FAST, DIE NEVER (CD - Rounder)
Features cues from the episodes Apocalypse Nowish, Darla, First Impressions, Hero, Home, Judgment, Lullaby, Over the Rainbow, The Prodigal, There's No Place Like Plrtz, The Thin Dead Line, Through the Looking Glass, The Trial, Untouched and You're Welcome scored by Robert J. Kral, and a cue from the premiere episode, City of..., by Christophe Beck


ANNA AND THE KING (1972)

JERRY GOLDSMITH AT 20TH CENTURY FOX (CD - Varese Sarabande CD Club)
Disc Six of this six-disc set features 12 cues from the series by Jerry Goldsmith


THE AVENGERS (1961-1969)

THE AVENGERS (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Features 1 cue each from the episodes The Joker and Pandora, by Laurie Johnson


BABYLON 5 (1994-1998)

BABYLON 5 (CD - Sonic Images)
Features suites from the episodes Chrysalis, The Geometry of Shadows, Mind War, and Parliament of Dreams by Christopher Franke

BABYLON 5, VOLUME 2: MESSAGES FROM EARTH (CD - Sonic Images)
Features suites from the episodes Messages from Earth, Severed Dreams, Voices of Authority and Z'ha'dum by Christopher Franke

Sonic Images released complete individual score CDs to the following episodes, scored by Christopher Franke:

Chrysalis
The Coming of Shadows
Darkness Ascending
Endgame
The Face of the Enemy
The Fall of Night
Falling Towards Apotheosis
Interludes and Examinations
Into the Fire
A Late Delivery From Avalon
Lines of Communication
The Long Night
No Surrender, No Retreat
Objects at Rest
Ragged Edge
Severed Dreams
Shadow Dancing
Sleeping in Light
Walkabout
War Without End, Part 1
War Without End, Part 2
Whatever Happened to Mr. Garbaldi?
Z'ha'dum

Sonic Images also released individual score CDs to the following Babylon 5 TV movies, all scored by Christopher Franke:

In the Beginning
The River of Souls
Thirdspace


BATMAN (1966-1968)

BATMAN (CD - Casablanca)
Twelve themes from the series by Nelson Riddle (with dialogue excerpts)


BATMAN BEYOND (1991-2001)

BATMAN BEYOND (CD - Rhino)
Features 20 themes from the series by Kristopher Carter, Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis and Shirley Walker

BATMAN BEYOND: RETURN OF THE JOKER (CD - Rhino)
Score CD from the direct-to-video spinoff movie, music by Kristopher Carter


BATTLE OF THE PLANETS (1978)

BATTLE OF THE PLANETS (CD-Silva)
Disc One of this 2-disc set features Hoyt Curtin's episode cues for the American airing of this series; Disc Two features Bob Sakuma's music for the original Japanese version, Science Ninja Team Gatchaman


BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (1978-1979)

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (CD - Geffen)
Stu Phillips' original recording of his score for the pilot movie, also known as Saga of a Star World

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Stu Phillips conducts a new recording of his pilot score, featuring the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: THE STU PHILLIPS ANTHOLOGY (CD - composer promo)
A four-disc set featuring the original tracks of Stu Phillips' music for the episodes The Gun on Ice Planet Zero Parts 1 & 2, The Hand of God, The Living Legend Parts 1 & 2, The Long Patrol, Lost Planet of the Gods Parts 1 & 2, The Lost Warrior, The Magnificent Warriors, Saga of a Star World (aka the pilot movie), War of the Gods Parts 1 & 2, and The Young Lords


BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1987-1990)

THE BEASTMASTER/BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (CD - composer promo)
Features cues from Lee Holdridge's score for the series pilot, Once Upon a Time in New York

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: OF LOVE AND HOPE (CD - Capitol)
Features themes from the series by Lee Holdridge and Don Davis, plus poetry readings by Ron Perlman

THE FILM MUSIC OF DON DAVIS: HYPERSPACE/BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (CD - Prometheus)
Features cues from Don Davis' scores including the episodes The Alchemist, The Chimes at Midnight, Though Lovers Be Lost, To Reign in Hell, and What Rough Beast

1987/1988 Emmy nominee, Main Title Theme Music: Lee Holdridge

1987/1988 Emmy nominee, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Don Davis (To Reign In Hell)

1987/1988 Emmy winner, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Lee Holdridge (Pilot)

1988/1989 Emmy winner, Outstanding Achievement In Music And Lyrics: Lee Holdridge, Melanie

1989/1990 Emmy winner, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore: Don Davis (A Time To Heal)


THE BIG VALLEY (1965-1969)

THE BIG VALLEY (LP - ABC-Paramount)
Features 10 themes from the series by George Duning


THE BIONIC WOMAN (1976-1978)

THE FILM MUSIC OF JOE HARNELL (CD - composer promo)
Two-disc set features cues from the episodes Deadly Ringers Part 2, Doomsday is Tomorrow Part 2, Kill Oscar Part 3, Once a Thief, Return of Bigfoot Part 2, and Sister Jamie scored by Joe Harnell


BLACK SCORPION (2001)

BLACK SCORPION (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features David G. Russell cues from the episodes Armed and Dangerous, Blinded by the Light, Crime Time, Fire and Brimstone, Home Sweet Homeless, Kiss of Death, Life's a Gas, No Stone Unturned, An Officer and a Prankster, Photo Finish, Roses Are Red You're Dead, Virtual Vice, and Zodiac Attack, and Kevin Kiner's music from Black Scorpion: The Movie


BONANZA (1959-1973)

BONANZA (LP - MGM)
David Rose conducts 12 of his themes from the series

1965/1966 Emmy nominee, Individual Achievements In Music - Composition: David Rose

1970/1971 Emmy winner, Music Composition For A Series Or A Single Program Of A Series (in the first year of music's use only): David Rose (The Love Child)


BUFFY, THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (1997-2003)

BUFFY THE VAMPRIE SLAYER (CD - composer promo)
Features Christophe Beck cues from the third season episodes Amends, Anne, Band Candy, Choices, Dopplegangland, Graduation Day Parts 1 & 2, Helpless, Lovers Walk, The Prom, The Wish, and The Zeppo

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: ONCE MORE WITH FEELING (CD - Rounder)
Features the original songs from Once More With Feeling by Joss Whedon, plus suites and cues from The Gift, Hush, and Restless by Christophe Beck

1997/1998 Emmy winner, Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Christophe Beck (Becoming, Part 1)

2001/2002 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Music Direction: Christophe Beck, Jesse Tobias (Once More With Feeling)


CADFAEL (1994-1996)

CADFAEL (CD - Angel)
Features 23 cues from the series by Colin Towns


CAPITAL CITY (1989-1990)

CAPITAL CITY (CD - First Night)
Features 21 cues from the series by Colin Towns


CAPTAIN SCARLET AND THE MYSTERONS (1967)

CAPTAIN SCARLET (CD - Silva)
Features 20 cues and themes from the series by Barry Gray


CARNIVALE (2003-2005)

CARNIVALE (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Features 26 themes from the series by Jeff Beal


CHECKMATE (1960-1962)

CHECKMATE (LP - Columbia)
Themes from the series by "Johnny" Williams


CHICAGO HOPE (1994-2000)

CHICAGO HOPE (CD - Sonic Images)
Features 22 themes from the series by Jeff Rona, plus the main title theme by Mark Isham

1994/1995 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Individual Achievement In Main Title Theme Music: Mark Isham

1995/1996 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Main Title Theme Music: Mark Isham


CLIFFHANGERS (1979)

THE FILM MUSIC OF JOE HARNELL (CD - composer promo)
Disc Two of this 2-disc set features a suite from Joe Harnell's score for The Curse of Dracula, with one cue conducted and co-composed by Les Baxter; Disc One features Harnell's Cliffhangers theme


CONAN (1997)

CONAN (CD - Sonic Images)
Features 19 cues from the series by Charles Fox


CRACKER (1993-1995)

THE VIEW FROM NOW (CD - Chandos)
Features cues from the episodes The Big Crunch and To Be a Somebody by David Ferguson


CRUSADE (1999)

CRUSADE (CD - Sonic Images)
Features 16 themes from the series by Evan H. Chen

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