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 Posted:   Sep 16, 2013 - 4:32 PM   
 By:   Senn555   (Member)


INTRADA Announces:



RAGING ANGELS
Music Composed and Conducted by TERRY PLUMERI
INTRADA Signature Edition 1050

The 1995 horror film Raging Angels is filled with an atmosphere of churning and slashing evil that fights intensely to triumph over the innocence of a teenage couple. The film's foreboding undercurrent inspired composer Terry Plumeri to establish this evil from the opening note of the main title and further escalating this darkness through a gothic and expansive choir, superimposed over rhythmically driven instrumental voices. In contrast to this foreboding environment, Plumeri chose a less complex musical setting for the love theme associated with the characters of Chris and Lila. The accompaniment is string orchestra, with the solo voice of acoustic guitar, beautifully played by Federico Ramos. Another notable performance in the score is that of French actress, Arielle Dombasle (Megan), whose beautiful voice appears performing a traditional demonic incantation from the 15th century.

The story of Raging Angels centers on floundering musician Chris D’Amico (Sean Patrick Flanery), who has wrestled with the demons of alcoholism and a rocky relationship with girlfriend Lila (Monet Mazur). Things get even more complicated when she auditions to sing backup for Gramercy (Michael Paré), a fast-rising rock star and spokesperson for the Coalition for World Unity. This cult-like organization promotes a future built upon a single government—made up of the wisest people humanity has to offer. Sounds good, doesn't it?

INTRADA Signature Edition 1050
Retail Price: $19.99
Available Now
For track listing and sound samples, please visit
http://store.intrada.com/s.nl/it.A/id.8227/.f











http://store.intrada.com/s.nl/it.A/id.8227/.f


RAGING ANGELS

Label: Intrada Signature Edition ISE1050
Date: 1995
Tracks: 18
Time = 33:56

World premiere of large scale horror music from bizarre tale that stirs in floundering musicians, cults, demons, supernatural darkness, religion... and possibly the Antichrist himself, starring Michael Pare, Diane Ladd, Shelley Winters, Sean Patrick Flanery, released through Nu Image and Chako Films International. Establishing overall darkness of story, Terry Plumeri launches with dynamic idea that chills, courtesy series of imposing minor triads that assume role of main theme. Gothic chorus adds layer of intensity. Cool idea finds chorus intoning large chords while orchestra plays aggressive rhythms underneath. In nice contrast is love theme, primarily for strings with haunting solo guitar. Score is modest in length due to sharing of screen time with numerous unrelated heavy metal songs by various artists (not included here.) Terry Plumeri conducts Mosfilm Studio Orchestra & Choir of Russia. Intrada Signature Edition available while quantities and interest remains!


01. Main Titles 2:06
02. The Intruder 1:04
03. Chris's Meeting 3:27
04. Sister Kate Asks For Help 1:15
05. Chris's Question 1:39
06. Molech Greets Sister Kate 1:00
07. The Dance Of Darkness 0:48
08. Colin Reveals The Way To Lila 2:10
09. Chris And Lila 1:25
10. An Inner Tornado Brings Voices 1:18
11. A View From Above 1:51
12. To Exorcise The Demonic Need 1:44
13. When Darkness Enters The Room 1:23
14. A Distant Reach For A Lost Touch 1:39
15. Molech's Revenge 2:22
16. Sister Kate Reaches For Chris 1:27
17. The Death Of Grandma Ruth 3:40
18. Retribution And The Final Battle 3:16

Terry Plumeri
Price: $19.99

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2013 - 8:53 AM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

I can not believe there are no comments on this release. I knew very little about Terry Plumeri until Intrada released SCARECROWS and MR. ATLAS, but I purchased them and they are great scores. Intrada opened my world to Plumeri. I will be purchasing this when I have my next paycheck. I have never heard of this movie, but I like the sound clips. I am hoping that the lack of posts is not showing the lack of interest, because that would make Intrada put this on their
"AVAILABLE UNTIL ? OR WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!" list.

Kim Tong

 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2013 - 9:09 AM   
 By:   OnlyGoodMusic   (Member)

Edel Germany launched two (or so) nice Plumeri albums in the 1990s, incl. "Black Eagle" and "The Terror Within II". I think that Plumeri was capable of supplying superior B-movie genre music, but he's been out of the picture for the greater parts of the 2000s, when he was doing some albums of conducting Tchaikovsky with Russian orchestras, a rasther bizarre career choice.

Frankly, in the sample cues on the Intrada page I hear nothing special. It sounds routine to me, cliched. Not bad, just run of the mill. And, to be frank, there's too much really good music in the world already - more than one can listen to in a lifetime - to bother with run of the mill.

 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2013 - 9:09 AM   
 By:   mildcigar   (Member)

Ordered!

 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2013 - 9:28 AM   
 By:   Sirusjr   (Member)

Black Sea Raid is one of my favorite Plumeri scores but this doesn't sound particularly special. With horror scores I only like certain types and this doesn't sound like it.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2013 - 10:16 AM   
 By:   samlowry   (Member)

Edel Germany launched two (or so) nice Plumeri albums in the 1990s, incl. "Black Eagle" and "The Terror Within II". I think that Plumeri was capable of supplying superior B-movie genre music, but he's been out of the picture for the greater parts of the 2000s, when he was doing some albums of conducting Tchaikovsky with Russian orchestras, a rasther bizarre career choice.

Frankly, in the sample cues on the Intrada page I hear nothing special. It sounds routine to me, cliched. Not bad, just run of the mill. And, to be frank, there's too much really good music in the world already - more than one can listen to in a lifetime - to bother with run of the mill.


I must agree. Back in the day, with much less film music going around, we were more likely to give a chance to a lesser score... but nowadays, with masterpieces literally being released every week in super complete multi disc editions, I can't imagine tons of collectors rushing to their computer and ordering this.

I'm not even criticizing the score, I'm just saying these unknown movie scores from B-List composers have a hell of a competition on the market these days.

Like Quartet, who just released 3 titles from unknown movies and unknown composers... Even if the music is great, it's still a financial gamble as many buyers won't even bother listening to the sound clips, or maybe they will but just out of curiosity if they're bored at the office...

Labels must have their reasons though to put titles like these out (personal favorites, low licensing costs, etc.) and I respect their choices, but they must also understand that a lot of us are not going to fork out our hard earned $ for these.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2013 - 10:42 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

[Like Quartet, who just released 3 titles from unknown movies and unknown composers... Even if the music is great, it's still a financial gamble as many buyers won't even bother listening to the sound clips, or maybe they will but just out of curiosity if they're bored at the office...


I notice that two of the three Quartet releases are for 300 units each. With those quantities, the releases are more promotional discs for the composers involved than anything else. As for RAGING ANGELS, in its melody and thematic construction, the score is so much superior to most of what I'm hearing at the local multiplex these days that it's easy to substitute it for a purchase of some generic contemporary score.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 17, 2013 - 10:50 AM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

Wow, sorry I asked. I was impressed by this more than THE WHITE DAWN.

@samlowry - So, you are saying that since Mancini is a bigger name THE WHITE DAWN is more important than RAGING ANGELS? Yes, there is a lot of great music out there, but it is not being composed by today composers, so I am looking back to older scores. This might be to a B-movie but it was not scored like one.

So, this will probably lead to Intrada not releasing anymore Plumeri, if that is the case, it is sad.

Kim Tong

 
 Posted:   Sep 22, 2013 - 10:03 AM   
 By:   Senn555   (Member)

This title is ranked #10 on Screen Archives' Top Weekly Titles right now. So, it appears interest isn't completely nonexistent.

Still, Intrada's Signature Edition titles have been going out of print just as fast as they've been announced as of late, so I anticipate I'll be picking this up soon. If reasonably obscure scores like those of Terry Plumeri can get releases, I'd personally like to see things such as Michael Tavera's Universal/Disney animated scores, William Anderson / Daniel Ingram's scores, or Alexander Janko's scores for the Brave Little Toaster sequels come out on the Signature Edition line.

(In a somewhat related incident, I was in Vancouver a month ago and shopping around at a CD store on Granville near Davie. They had Terry Plumeri's Death Wish V for $10, and on Amazon it goes for $40+, so I picked it up)

 
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