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 Posted:   Jun 21, 2017 - 9:40 PM   
 By:   buysoundtrax   (Member)

THE BASIL POLEDOURIS COLLECTION VOL. 2: PRISON FOR CHILDREN - SINGLE BARS, SINGLE WOMEN



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SRP: $17.95

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PRISON OF CHILDREN-Main Title: http://tinyurl.com/y98c7fft

SINGLE BARS,SINGLE WOMAN-Finale: http://tinyurl.com/y7rooeq5


Starts Shipping the week of July 10th, 2017

Dragon’s Domain Records, to be distributed through buysoundtrax.com, will be releasing THE BASIL POLEDOURIS COLLECTION, VOL. 2, featuring music composed by the great Basil Poledouris. For this special collection of rarities, Dragon’s Domain Records showcases two of the composer’s lesser known scores from his extensive filmography. THE BASIL POLEDOURIS COLLECTION, VOL. 2 includes never-before-released music from PRISON FOR CHILDREN (1987) and SINGLE BARS, SINGLE WOMEN (1984).

The film music of Basil Poledouris is best known for its prominent melodic base and powerful symphonic gestures; at the same time his attraction to integrating electronic elements within the orchestra have led to some unique sonic palettes. His untimely death at the age of 61 in 2006, has left a significant legacy of outstanding film and television compositions, a handful of which remain conspicuously unreleased. Among them are the two scores represented in this collection, little known works from two elusive, fairly forgotten projects that Basil scored with an appreciable amount of sensitivity and composition.

PRISON FOR CHLDREN is a made-for-TV drama originally aired on March 14, 1987. The film is based upon the clinical research and professional experiences of E. Kent Hayes and Alex Lazzarino, noted for their research into the lives of children who are thrown in jail “because they have no adults to care for them,” and their 1984 dramatization of one true story they examined, the book “Find A Safe Place,” indirectly formed the basis for the story of PRISON FOR CHILDREN. The movie starred Raphael Sbarge in the lead role of 16-year old John Parsons, who works with his brother as tenant workers on a horse ranch. Guest stars included John Ritter, Jonathan Chaplin, a 19-year old Josh Brolin, Kenneth Ransom , James T. Callahan, Gordie Wright and Betty Thomas.

The film features an exceptional score by Poledouris, composed between his scores for the TV mini-series AMERIKA and the feature film ROBOCOP. It’s a splendid symphonic work, comprising a single theme which encompasses the entire story through variations and unique arrangements. In some ways this score foreshadows his rich, Americana score for LONESONE DOVE (1989), while the electronic passages are reminiscent of those he would develop further in THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER (1990).

SINGLE BARS, SINGLE WOMEN was a television film that aired on October 14th, 1984. The film follows three sets of single people who, for various reasons wind up in BANDINI’S, a local bar noted as a pick-up place. With the advantage of an excellent cast, the film is actually quite a sensitive character drama focusing on what brings these individuals to BANDINI’S, what they think they want, and what they’re really looking for. The cast includes Shelly Hack, Paul Michael Glaser, Tony Danza, Keith Gordon, Christine Lahti, Mare Winningham and Kathleen Wilhoite.

Inspired by Dolly Parton’s hit song “Single Women,” which was written by Michael O’Donoghue, a SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE writer, and in fact originated on a 1981 SNL sketch in 1981, the film didn’t need a lot of underscore, as ‘80s era popular songs abound on the soundtrack as source music from the bar’s live band, from radios or jukeboxes. Scored just after CONAN THE DESTROYER and RED DAWN and just before PROTOCOL and FLESH + BLOOD, SINGLE BARS, SINGLE WOMEN was quite a change from Basil’s organic, rich orchestral writing. Exercising his inner romantic, Poledouris wrote a short score consisting of “incidental” music for the film, which in fact becomes essential in creating empathy and tugging the heartstrings of viewers.

Basil Poledouris was born on August 21, 1945 in Kansas City. He started taking piano lessons when he was 7 years old. Eventually, he went on to become a student at USC, where he studied directing, cinematography, editing, sound and music. In over two decades of scoring motion pictures, he has proven himself a master of melody and emotional power, forging rewarding creative relationships with directors such as Paul Verhoeven, John Milius, Randal Kleiser, Simon Wincer and John Waters. Basil has composed music for films such as BIG WEDNESDAY, THE BLUE LAGOON, CONAN THE BARBARIAN, RED DAWN, ROBOCOP, FLESH AND BLOOD, QUIGLEY DOWN UNDER, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, LES MISERABLES, STARSHIP TROOPERS and FOR LOVE OF THE GAME. For television, he composed music for the epic miniseries AMERIKA and LONESOME DOVE, for which he won an Emmy in 1989.

Dragon’s Domain Records presents THE BASIL POLEDOURIS COLLECTION, VOL. 2, featuring previously unreleased music from PRISON FOR CHILDREN and SINGLE BARS, SINGLE WOMEN, mastered from the composer’s own elements by James Nelson of Digital Outland. THE BASIL POLEDOURIS COLLECTION, VOL. 2 features exclusive liner notes by author Randall Larson.

THE BASIL POLEDOURIS COLLECTION, VOL. 2 is a limited edition release of 2000 units.


PRISON FOR CHILDREN
01. Main Title (3:37)
02. Wild Mustangs/An Accidental Death (2:25)
03. Evicted (3:14)
04. Arrested/Funeral (1:28)
05. Sentenced/Arrival at Sierra Vista (2:23)
06. Chaser’s “Party”/“Who Raped This Boy?”/Questions (1:39)
07. John and the Donkey/Shovel (1:34)
08. Royce’s Comfort (2:33)
09. Hole in Fence (1:03)
10. “You Can Consider Yourself Gone” (2:57)
11. Boyden’s Escape Attempt (2:18)
12. You Were Put In This Place
for the Wrong Reason (1:42)
13. John Takes On Chaser/“They’re Taking Us To Dennison” (1:23)
14. The Escape (8:09)
15. A Cattle Ranch by the Rockies/End Title (2:09)
16. Bumper Suite (0:27)

SINGLE BARS, SINGLE WOMEN
17. Main Theme (0:57)
18. Elsie Departs (0:59)
19. Going Home (0:43)
20. Frankie and Gabe (2:03)
21. Reconciliation (3:42)
22. Finale/End Credits (2:50)
23. Last Call (Source Cue) (6:00)
Total Time: 57:20

 
 Posted:   Jun 21, 2017 - 10:11 PM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

Great news and exciting Poledouris premieres. I was just starting to lose hope that there would ever be a Vol. 2!

Yavar

 
 Posted:   Jun 21, 2017 - 10:53 PM   
 By:   Lokutus   (Member)

Fantastic news!!

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 12:11 AM   
 By:   JTWfan77   (Member)

Fantastic! Will this be released digitally too?

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 4:56 AM   
 By:   batman&robin   (Member)

Marvelous! Wonderful! But why a single disc? The previous volume was a 2CD set.

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 8:05 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

Marvelous! Wonderful! But why a single disc? The previous volume was a 2CD set.

This one may possibly have cost more to produce, due to different licensing or restoration of the music. Also unlike Vol. 1, none of this music has previously been released. Two Poledouris premieres on one disc for $17.95 is still a bargain!

Yavar

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 8:34 AM   
 By:   Ford A. Thaxton   (Member)

Marvelous! Wonderful! But why a single disc? The previous volume was a 2CD set.

This one may possibly have cost more to produce, due to different licensing or restoration of the music. Also unlike Vol. 1, none of this music has previously been released. Two Poledouris premieres on one disc for $19.99 is still a bargain!

Yavar


FYI, it's $17.95


Ford A. Thaxton

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 8:52 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

Corrected my mistake -- now it's even MORE of a bargain! smile Thanks for continuing this important series. I assume part of the reason both of these Collections are more inexpensive is because licensing costs for images weren't an issue, since there seems to be none from the films. I personally have no problem with that at all; it's the music I'm in for! (But if someone feels up to making custom covers for each score, my iTunes cover flow would be ever so grateful.)

Yavar

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 2:14 PM   
 By:   Sarge   (Member)

Very, very happy to see Volume 2 in this collection - and all unreleased material! Thanks BSX!

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 3:20 PM   
 By:   buysoundtrax   (Member)

Very, very happy to see Volume 2 in this collection - and all unreleased material! Thanks BSX!

Yea are working on Vol #3, which goes back to a very early part of Basil's career.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 3:25 PM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

Extreme Close-up?
Tintorera?

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 3:28 PM   
 By:   buysoundtrax   (Member)

Extreme Close-up?
Tintorera?


Let's just say we are stepping into the way back machine on the next one.

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 4:56 PM   
 By:   Sarge   (Member)

From IMDB -

He composed music for over 100 educational films before getting his break in feature films.

If possible, it'd be fascinating to hear some of that early work... even just a couple of cues.

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 5:19 PM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

From IMDB -

He composed music for over 100 educational films before getting his break in feature films.

If possible, it'd be fascinating to hear some of that early work... even just a couple of cues.


Yes good. I'd buy that for a dollar!

 
 Posted:   Jun 22, 2017 - 10:25 PM   
 By:   spanosdm   (Member)

This is a great release and I'm greatful that BSX is releasing lesser know Basil works (thanks, guys!).
Needless to say this is an instant purchase.
I'm already thrilled for Vol. 3!

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 23, 2017 - 12:45 AM   
 By:   CindyLover   (Member)



Let's just say we are stepping into the way back machine on the next one.


A DVD of his footage as an extra?

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 23, 2017 - 4:50 AM   
 By:   leagolfer   (Member)

Well-done to Dragon's Domain.. its a purchase here, nice to get new material from a top composer.. Thank you.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 23, 2017 - 8:58 AM   
 By:   Ford A. Thaxton   (Member)

Well-done to Dragon's Domain.. its a purchase here, nice to get new material from a top composer.. Thank you.

The Collection series is something we very happy with and our plans are to do more with other composer's featuring little treasures that have been lost to time.

Ford A. Thaxton

 
 Posted:   Jun 23, 2017 - 9:04 AM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

Any chance of a Jerry Goldsmith: The Early Years Vol. 2 to follow on from where Prometheus left off so many years ago?

Yavar

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 23, 2017 - 9:05 AM   
 By:   Ford A. Thaxton   (Member)

Any chance of a Jerry Goldsmith: The Early Years Vol. 2 to follow on from where Prometheus left off so many years ago?

Yavar



Nope....

But Joel is very possible.

Ford

 
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