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WEEKLY SCORES, PART FOUR

A Discography Of Score Music From Episodic Television

By Scott Bettencourt


M SQUAD (1957-1960)

THE MUSIC FROM M SQUAD (CD - RCA [import])
Stanley Wilson conducts 12 themes from the series composed by himself, Count Basie, Benny Carter, and John Williams (Count Basie's main theme was later parodied by Ira Newborn for Police Squad and the Naked Gun movies)


MAIGRET (1991-present)

MAIGRET (CD - Play Time)
Features 13 cues and a suite from the series by Laurent Petitgirard


THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. (1964-1968)

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. (CD - RCA)
Hugo Montenegro arranges and conducts re-recordings of 24 themes from the series composed by himself, Robert Drasnin, Gerald Fried, Jerry Goldsmith, Walter Scharf, Lalo Schifrin, and Morton Stevens

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. (CD - Film Score Monthly)
2-disc set features suites from the episodes The Dippy Blonde Affair, The Foxes and Hounds Affair, The Pop Art Affair, The Re-Collectors Affair, and The Tigers Are Coming Affair by Robert Drasnin; Alexander the Greater Affair, The Arabian Affair, The Cherry Blossom Affair, The Discotheque Affair, The Her Master's Voice Affair and The Monks of St. Thomas Affair, by Gerald Fried; The Deadly Games Affair, The King of Knaves Affair, and The Vulcan Affair by Jerry Goldsmith; The Project Strigas Affair by Walter Scharf; The Fiddlesticks Affair by Lalo Schifrin; The "J" For Judas Affair and The Summit-Five Affair by Richard Shores; and The Double Affair by Morton Stevens

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. VOLUME 2 (CD - Film Score Monthly)
2-disc set features suites and cues from the episodes The Dippy Blonde Affair by Robert Drasnin; Alexander the Greater Affair, The Come With Me to the Casbah Affair, The Deadly Goddess Affair, The Moonglow Affair, The Napoleon's Tomb Affair, The Off-Broadway Affair, The Sort of Do-It-Yourself Dreadful Affair, The Test Tube Killer Affair, and The Very Important Zombie Affair by Gerald Fried; The Deadly Games Affair, The King of Knaves Affair, and The Vulcan Affair by Jerry Goldsmith; The Concrete Overcoat Affair by Nelson Riddle; The Deadly Decoy Affair, The Giuoco Piano Affair, and The Shark Affair by Walter Scharf; The Ultimate Computer Affair by Lalo Schifrin; The Prince of Darkness Affair and The Seven Wonders of the World Affair by Richard Shores; and The Iowa-Scuba Affair by Morton Stevens

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. VOLUME 3 FEATURING THE GIRL FROM U.N.C.L.E. (CD - Film Score Monthly)
2-disc set features suites and cues from the episodes The Nowhere Affair by Robert Drasnin; The Bat Cave Affair, The Discotheque Affair, and The Monks of St. Thomas Affair, by Gerald Fried; The Quadripartite Affair by Walter Scharf; The Fiddlesticks Affair by Lalo Schifrin; The Double Affair, The Finny Foot Affair, and The Yellow Scarf Affair by Morton Stevens; additional medleys from the series by Fried, Jerry Goldsmith and Richard Shores; and Goldsmith's music as later re-recorded for the episode The Deadly Quest Affair

1965/1966 Emmy nominee, Individual Achievements In Music - Composition: Jerry Goldsmith (main theme)


MANNIX (1967-1975)

MANNIX (LP - Paramount)
Lalo Schifrin re-recording of his themes from the series

MANNIX (CD - Aleph)
Lalo Schifrin's own 1999 re-re-recording of the Paramount LP


MAYA (1967-1968)

LEGENDARY HOLLYWOOD: MUSIC BY HANS J. SALTER - MAYA/HORROR RHAPSODY (CD - Citadel)
19 library cues composed by Hans J. Salter for the series; Riz Ortolani's score to the theatrical feature which inspired the series was released on LP by MGM


MEDICAL STORY (1975)

POLICE STORY (CD - Prometheus)
Features a suite from the Pilot movie by Jerry Goldsmith


MIAMI VICE (1984-1989)

ESCAPE FROM TELEVISION (CD - MCA)
Features 13 themes from the series by Jan Hammer

MIAMI VICE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (CD - One Way)
2-disc set featuring 42 themes from the series, including cues from the episodes Back in the World, Better Living Through Chemistry, Bushido, Calderone's Demise, Cool Runnin', El Viejo, Evan, Free Verse, Give a Little Take a Little, Golden Triangle, The Great McCarthy, Hit List, Home Invaders, Like a Hurricane, Little Prince, Lombard, Made For Each Other, Milk Run, No Exit, One Way Ticket, Payback, The Prodigal Son, Rites of Passage, Sons and Lovers, Score, Tale of the Goat, Trust Fund Pirates, and the Pilot movie

1984/1985 Emmy nominee, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Jan Hammer (Evan)

1985/1986 Emmy nominee, Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore): Jan Hammer (Bushido)


MIKE HAMMER (1956-1959)

MUSIC FROM MICKEY SPILLANE'S MIKE HAMMER (CD - RCA [import])
12 themes from the series composed by Dave Kahn and Melvyn Lenard, and arranged and conducted by Skip Martin


MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE (1966-1973)

THE BEST OF MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE THEN AND NOW (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features suites from The Contender, The Killer, Submarine, Takeover and Underground, by Lalo Schifrin

MISSION: ANTHOLOGY (CD - One Way)
Lalo Schifrin arranges and re-records 22 of his themes for the series

1966/1967 Emmy nominee, Achievements in Music - Composition: Lalo Schifrin

1967/1968 Emmy nominee, Musical Composition: Lalo Schifrin (The Seal)

1968/1969 Emmy nominee, Musical Composition:: Lalo Schifrin (The Heir Apparent)


MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE (1988-1990)

THE BEST OF MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE THEN AND NOW (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features suites from The Bayou, The Cattle King, Church Bells in Bogota, Deadly Harvest and The Plague, by John E. Davis


MR. LUCKY (1959-1960)

MUSIC FROM MR. LUCKY (CD - RCA)
12 themes from the series by Henry Mancini


THE MOLE (2001-present)

THE MOLE (CD - Varese Sarabande)
27 cues from the series by David Michael Frank


MONK (2002-present)

MONK (CD - Varese Sarabande)
36 cues from the series by Jeff Beal

2002/2003 Emmy winner: Outstanding Main Title Theme Music: Jeff Beal

2003/2004 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Main Title Theme Music: Randy Newman


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SPECIALS (1964-1975)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRESENTS THE LAST VIKINGS & DR. LEAKEY AND THE DAWN OF MAN (CD - Intrada Special Collection)
Features the scores to the specials The Last Vikings by Ernest Gold; and Dr. Leakey and the Dawn of Man by Leonard Rosenman

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRESENTS YANKEE SAILS ACROSS EUROPE & GRIZZLY (CD - Intrada Special Collection)
Features the scores to the specials Yankee Sails Across Europe, by Elmer Bernstein; and Grizzly, by Jerome Moross.


THE NEW AVENGERS (1976-1977)

THE AVENGERS (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Features 1 cue each from the episodes Cat Amongst the Pigeons, Obsession and Tale of the Big Why, by Laurie Johnson


NIGHTMARE CAFE (1992)

NIGHTMARE CAFE (CD - Varese Sarabande)
Features 6 themes from the series by J. Peter Robinson


NYPD BLUE (1993-present)

INVENTIONS FROM THE BLUE LINE (CD - American Gramophone)
Features 6 themes from the series by Mike Post

1993/1994 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Individual Achievement In Main Title Theme Music - Mike Post


ONE STEP BEYOND (1959-1961)

ONE STEP BEYOND (CD - MCA [import])
Features 11 themes from the series by Harry Lubin


THE OUTER LIMITS (1963-1965)

THE OUTER LIMITS (CD - GNP/Crescendo)
Features suites from The Hundred Days of the Dragon, The Man Who Was Never Born, and Nightmare, by Dominic Frontiere


THE OUTER LIMITS (1995-2002)

THE OUTER LIMITS (CD - Sonic Images)
Features cues from Conversion, I Hear You Calling, Message, New Breed, Quality of Mercy, Sandkings, and Valerie 23 by John Van Tongeren, and Stitch in Time by J. Peter Robinson


PACIFIC BLUE (1995-2000)

PACIFIC BLUE (CD - Sonic Images)
21 songs and themes from the series by Christopher Franke


PEAK PRACTICE (1993-2002)

PEAK PRACTICE (CD - Soundtrack Music Records)
Features 13 themes from the series by John Altman


PETER GUNN (1958-1961)

MORE MUSIC FROM PETER GUNN (CD - BMG)
16 themes from the series by Henry Mancini

THE MUSIC FROM PETER GUNN (CD - BMG)
12 themes from the series by Henry Mancini

1958/1959 Emmy nominee, Musical Contribution: Henry Mancini (composing theme)


PICTURE WINDOWS (1995)

HUMMIE MANN: MUSIC FOR FILM (CD - composer promo)
Features cues from Armed Response, Language of the Heart, Lightning and Soir Bleu, by Hummie Mann

1995/1996 Emmy winner: Outstanding Music Composition For A Series: Hummie Mann - (Language Of The Heart)


POLICE STORY (1973-1977)

POLICE STORY (CD - Prometheus)
Features the score to the pilot movie Police Story by Jerry Goldsmith, plus 12 pieces of library music for the show based on Goldsmith's score, conducted by Richard Shores

1976/1977 Emmy nominee, Music Composition - Series (Dramatic Underscore): Dick De Benedictis (Monster Manor)


POLTERGEIST: THE LEGACY (1996-1999)

POLTERGEIST: THE LEGACY (CD - Sonic Images)
Features cues from Tenement by Harry Gregson-Williams; The Gift and New Guard by Don Harper; Spirit Thief by Steven M. Stern; Black Widow, Devil's Lighthouse, Inheritance, Legacy, Lights Out, Substitute, and Transference by John Van Tongeren


THE PRETENDER (1996-2000)

THE PRETENDER (CD - composer promo)
Features cues and songs from the episodes Angel's Flight, Cold Dick, Curious Jarod, Exposed, Ghosts From the Past, Gigolo Jarold, Jaroldo!, Meltdown, Nip and Tuck, Parole, Road Trip, Under the Reds, and A Virus Among Us, by Velton Ray Bunch

1999/2000 Emmy nominee, Outstanding Main Title Theme Music: Mark Leggett, Velton Bunch


THE PRISONER (1967-1968)

THE PRISONER (CD - Mono)
Features cues from the episodes AB&C, Checkmate, Dance of the Dead, Free for All, The General, Hammer Into Anvil, The Girl Who Was Death, Many Happy Returns and Once Upon a Time by Albert Elms, and Arrival by Wilfrid Josephs

THE PRISONER, VOLUME TWO (CD - Silva)
Features library cues from the episodes AB&C, Arrival, Checkmate, The Chimes of Big Ben, Dance of the Dead, Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling, Fall Out, The Girl Who Was Death, and Many Happy Returns, by several composers including Robert Farnon and Roger Roger

THE PRISONER, VOLUME THREE (CD - Silva)
Features library cues from the episodes AB&C, Arrival, A Change of Mind, The Chimes of Big Ben, Dance of the Dead, Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling, Fall Out, Free For All, The General, The Girl Who Was Death, and Hammer Into Anvil, by several composers including Robert Farnon and Roger Roger

THE PRISONER FILE #1 (CD - Silva)
Features cues from the episodes AB&C, Arrival and The Chimes of Big Ben, including original music by Albert Elms and Wilfrid Josephs plus library cues

THE PRISONER FILE #2 (CD - Silva
Features cues from the episodes A Change of Mind, Checkmate, Dance of the Dead, Free For All, The General, Hammer Into Anvil and Many Happy Returns, including original music by Albert Elms plus library cues

THE PRISONER FILE #3 (CD - Silva)
Features cues from the episodes Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling, Fall Out, The Girl Who Was Death, and Once Upon A Time, including original music by Albert Elms plus library cues


THE PROFESSIONALS (1977-1983)

THE AVENGERS (LP - Starlog/Varese Sarabande)
Features 7 cues from the series by Laurie Johnson


Parts One, Two, and Three of this series can be accessed on the website.

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