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WEEKLY SCORES, PART TWO

A Discography Of Score Music From Episodic Television

By Scott Bettencourt


DAKTARI (1966-1969)

DAKTARI (CD - Atlantic Masters)
12 themes from the series composed and conducted by Shelly Manne, and arranged by Richard Hazard


DALLAS (1978-1991)

DALLAS (LP - Kneptune)
John Parker conducts and arranges 10 of his themes from the series, plus the main title theme by Jerrold Immel. Unfortunately, the pop arrangements and the 14-piece "orchestra" mean this album is not recommended for film music fans.

1979/1980 Emmy nominee, Music Composition - Series (Dramatic Underscore): Bruce Broughton (The Lost Child)

1981/1982 Emmy nominee, Music Composition - Series (Dramatic Underscore): Bruce Broughton (The Search)

1982/1983 Emmy winner, Music Composition - Series (Dramatic Underscore): Bruce Broughton (The Ewing Blues)

1983/1984 Emmy winner, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Bruce Broughton (The Letter)

1986/1987 Emmy nominee, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Angela Morley (A Death In The Family)

1987/1988 Emmy nominee, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Angela Morley (Hunting)


DARK SHADOWS (1966-1971)

DARK SHADOWS, VOLUME 1 (CD - MPI)
16 themes from the series by Robert Cobert, featuring narration by Jonathan Frid and David Selby

DARK SHADOWS, VOLUME 2 (CD - MPI)
25 themes from the series by Robert Cobert

DARK SHADOWS, VOLUME 3 (CD - MPI)
26 themes from the series by Robert Cobert

DARK SHADOWS, VOLUME 4 (CD - MPI)
28 themes from the series by Robert Cobert

DARK SHADOWS: THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION (CD - Varese Sarabande)
22 themes from the series by Robert Cobert


DARK SHADOWS (1991)

THE NIGHT STALKER AND OTHER CLASSIC THRILLERS (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Features a suite of music (8:43) from the series' short-lived revival (featuring Ben Cross, Joanna Going, Jim Fyfe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt) by Robert Cobert


DAYS OF OUR LIVES (1965-present)

DAYS OF OUR LIVES (CD - RoughRider)
Features 28 themes from the series by Ken Corday and D. Brent Nelson


DOCTOR WHO (1963-1989)

DOCTOR WHO (CD - composer promo)
Not technically an episode score from the series, but the pilot movie for an aborted continuation of the series with Paul McGann as The Doctor and Eric Roberts as his nemesis, The Master; music by John Debney, John Sponsler and Louis Febre

DOCTOR WHO: THE CURSE OF FENRIC (CD - Silva)
Score for the series The Curse of Fenric by Mark Ayres

DOCTOR WHO: EARTHSHOCK (CD - Silva)
Features themes from several series including Malcolm Clarke's music for Earthshock and The Sea Devils; Delia Derbyshire's music for Inferno; Peter Howell's music for Kinda, The Leisure Hive, Meglos, Snakedance and Warrior's Gate; Roger Limb's music for Four to Doomdsay and The Keeper of Traken; and Dudley Simpon's music for The Mind of Evil

DOCTOR WHO: THE FIVE DOCTORS (CD - Silva)
Features themes from several series including Malcolm Clarke's music for Enlightenment and Resurrection of the Daleks; Jonathan Gibbs' music for The King's Demons and Warriors of the Deep; Peter Howell's music for The Awakening, The Five Doctors and Planet of Fire; and Roger Limb's music for The Caves of Androzani

DOCTOR WHO: GHOST LIGHT (CD - Silva)
Score for the series Ghost Light by Mark Ayres

DOCTOR WHO: THE GREATEST SHOW IN THE GALAXY (CD - Silva)
Score for the series The Greatest Show in the Galaxy by Mark Ayres

DR. WHO: MUSIC FROM THE TENTH PLANET (CD - Ochre)
Library cues used in the score for The Tenth Planet, composed by Dennis Farnon, Robert Farnon, Douglas Gamley, Roger Roger, Martin Slavin, and Walter Stott (aka Angela Morley)

DOCTOR WHO: PYRAMIDS OF MARS (CD - Silva)
Features suites of Dudley Simpson's scores for the series The Ark in Space, The Brain of Morbius, Genesis of the Daleks, Planet of Evil and Pyramids of Mars

DOCTOR WHO: TERROR OF THE ZYGONS (CD - BBC)
Features the scores to the series The Seeds of Doom and Terror of the Zygons by Geoffrey Burgon

DOCTOR WHO, VOLUME 1: THE EARLY YEARS (CD - BBC)
Features cues from Brian Hodgson's scores to the episodes The Dominators, Fury from the Deep, The Invasion, The Krotons, The Macra Terror, and The Wheel in Space

THE DOCTOR WHO 25th ANNIVERSARY ALBUM (CD - BBC)
Features themes from the series Delta and the Bannermen, Paradise Towers, Remembrance of the Daleks, and Time and the Rani by Keff McCulloch


DYNASTY (1981-1989)

THE FILM & TELEVISION MUSIC OF ANGELA MORLEY (CD - Vocalion)
Features "Blues For Alexis" by Angela Morley

1984/1985 Emmy nominee, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Angela Morley (Triangles)

1985/1986 Emmy nominee, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Angela Morley (The Subpoenas)


EARTH: FINAL CONFLICT (1997-2001)

GENE RODDENBERRY'S EARTH: FINAL CONFLICT (CD - Sonic Images)
Features 25 themes from the series by Micky Erbe and Marybeth Solomon

1997/1998 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Main Title Theme Music: Micky Erbe, Maribeth Solomon


ENTERPRISE (2001-2005)

ENTERPRISE (CD - Decca)
Score to the premiere episode Broken Bow by Dennis McCarthy

2002/2003 Emmy nominee: Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Dennis McCarthy (The Expanse)

2003/2004 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Velton Ray Bunch (Similitude)


ER (1994-present)

ER (CD - Atlantic)
Features cues from Martin Davich's scores to the episodes The Birthday Party, Everything Old Is New Again, Fever of Unknown Origin, The Gift, The Healers, Hell and High Water, Love's Labor Lost, and Make of Two Hearts, plus James Newton Howard's theme for the series

1994/1995 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Individual Achievement In Main Title Theme Music: James Newton Howard


FANTASY ISLAND (1998-1999)

THE CABLE GUY/FANTASY ISLAND (CD - composer promo)
Features John Ottman's score to the pilot

1998/1999 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Music Composition For A Series: John Ottman (Pilot)


FARSCAPE (1999-2003)

FARSCAPE (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features cues from SubVision (Chris Neal, Braedy Neal, Toby Neal)'s scores for the episodes Back and Back and Back to the Future, DNA Mad Scientist, Family Ties, Farscape, Jeremiah Crichton, PK Tech Girl, Rhapsody in Blue, Thank God It's Friday Again, and That Old Black Magic, and Guy Gross' scores to the episodes Beware of Dog, Home on the Remains, Look at the Princess Part II: I Do I Think, Look at the Princess Part III: The Maltese Crichton, My Three Crichtons, and The Way We Weren't

FARSCAPE CLASSICS: VOLUME ONE (CD - La-La Land)
Features the scores to the episodes Eat Me and Revenging Angel by Guy Gross

FARSCAPE: THE PEACEKEEPER WARS (CD - La-La Land)
Score to the miniseries spinoff by Guy Gross


FIREBALL X-L5 (1962-1963)

SUPERCAR & FIREBALL X-L5 (CD-Fanderson)
Features 23 themes from the series by Barry Gray


THE FLINSTSTONES (1960-1966)

HANNA-BARBERA'S PIC-A-NIC BASKET OF CARTOON CLASSICS (CD - Kid Rhino)
Volume Two of this four-disc set, More Hanna-Barbera Classics, features a suite of underscore from the series, by Hoyt Curtin


FOREVER KNIGHT (1992-1996)

FOREVER KNIGHT (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features themes and suites from the episodes Amateur Night, Avenging Angel, Baby Baby, Be My Valentine, Cherry Blossoms, Curiouser and Curiouser, Dark Knight, Father Figure, Forward Into the Past, The Hunted, A More Permanent Hell, Queen of Hearts, and Undue Process, by Fred Mollin

FOREVER KNIGHT: MORE MUSIC FROM THE ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features themes and suites from the episodes Ashes to Ashes, Black Buddha, Blackwing, Faithful Followers, The Fever, Games Vampires Play, The Human Factor, The Hunter, Knight in Question, Last Knight, Let No Man Tear Asunder, Love You to Death, and Stranger Than Fiction, by Fred Mollin


FRIDAY THE 13TH (1987-1990)

FRIDAY THE 13TH (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features suites and themes from the episodes Badge of Honor, Baron's Bride, Bottle of Dreams, Brain Drain, The Electrocutioner, Eye of Death, The Inheritance, The Playhouse, Symphony in B Sharp, Tails I Live Heads You Die, Wax Magic, Wedding in Black, and What a Mother Wouldn't Do, by Fred Mollin


THE FUGITIVE (1963-1967)

THE FUGITIVE (CD - Silva)
Features 24 themes composed for the series by Pete Rugolo


GALACTICA 1980 (1980)

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: THE STU PHILIPS ANTHOLOGY (CD - composer promo)
Features the main theme and prologue music from Galactica Reaches Earth, by Stu Phillips


GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATER (1953-1962)

THEMES FROM THE GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATER (LP - Columbia)
Features 13 themes from the series by Elmer Bernstein


THE GIRL FROM U.N.C.L.E. (1966-1967)

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. VOLUME 3 FEATURING THE GIRL FROM U.N.C.L.E. (CD - Film Score Monthly)
Two-disc set features suites from Dave Grusin's scores to the episodes The Dog-Gone Affair, The Mata Hari Affair, and The Mother Muffin Affair; Richard Shores' scores for The Montori Device Affair and The Prisoner of Zalamar Affair; and Jack Marshall's score for The Horns-of-the-Dilemma Affair


THE GREEN HORNET (1966-1967)

THE GREEN HORNET (CD - Max)
Features 13 themes from the series by Billy May


GUNSMOKE (1955-1975)

BERNARD HERRMANN: THE CBS YEARS; VOL 1: THE WESTERNS (CD - Prometheus)
Features a suite from Bernard Herrmann's score to The Tall Trapper

MUSIC FROM CBS WESTERNS (CD - Film Music Society)
Features suites from the episode Harriet, by Bernard Herrmann; The Raid, by Franz Waxman; and Stolen Horses, by Jerome Moross

1965/1966 Emmy nominee, Individual Achievements In Music - Composition: Morton Stevens (Seven Hours To Dawn)

1967/1968 Emmy nominee, Musical Composition: Morton Stevens (Major Glory)


Part One of this series can be accessed on the website.

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