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 Posted:   Jul 30, 2023 - 8:25 AM   
 By:   Reeve   (Member)

Hi Jason; I am not sure if you read everything I wrote two posts above: As I did state that — I am doing an analysis on all the music which is presented in the – ‘Sabrina’ – (1995)… film score.

So; that would mean that: — I already know exactly which cue belongs where etc… You don’t need to prove yourself… by mentioning the party cues – ‘Call Me Irresponsible’ – or – ‘When Joanna Loved Me’ – because — like most fans of this film score – I know exactly where the music cues belong in the film.

In regards to my post about the – ‘Love Letters’ – cue which was used in the second – ‘Party Sequence’ – of the film… I was hoping for a broader response on that mentioned cue… but I never got the answer which I had craved for.

Which brings me to the song — ‘(In The) – Moonlight’ — which is performed by – ‘Sting’ – on both soundtrack releases… as well as the end credits in the film…

That particular music cue has legal issues – (apparently) – which is that – on Sting’s contract it clearly states that – ‘no other performer – (with a vocal track) – other than ‘Sting’ himself – is allowed to be presented on the – Sabrina soundtrack CD – or future releases of the score for that matter’...
Well Jason; – (somehow) – that concludes a theory I might have had that:

Since – (on the La La Land Records Release of – ‘Sabrina’) – the party instrumentals didn’t feature the Michael Dees vocals on the song — ‘(In The) – Moonlight’ —

(Perhaps) – it could be a factor; that John Williams might not have allowed – THE FILM VERSION – of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – with the Michael Dees vocals to be included on the expanded release… as it could have been decided via an agreement that – THEY WERE NOT GOING TO INCLUDE ANY VOCAL PARTY TRACKS – on the expanded release —

…(with the exception of the album release of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – of course)…
And that is perfectly fine with me Jason… all I was trying state above was the absolute fact that the album release of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – is not presented in the film…

· ‘How Can I Remember: Party Instrumental Number 01’ —

As for my opinion… that it might have been John Williams decision not to include the – FILM VERSION – of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – on the expanded release… That is only simple speculation – maybe someone else can come up with a more convincing reason as to why it wasn’t released on the on the La La Land Records Release of – ‘Sabrina’…

THAT – was the kind of response I was hoping to get… I wasn’t expecting that someone who is one of the Administrators at the JWFan Network — to get such publicity incorrect!

‘How Can I Remember: Party Instrumental Number 01’ —

…was used as the background source of orchestral music… on both party sequences in the film…

I do stand corrected in my above post when I stated that both instrumentals were used… THEY WEREN’T.

I was using a mobile device when I posted that message; so I didn’t bother getting into the finer detail; as all I was really publicizing was the absence of the album track in the film. I didn’t expect to get the kind of response which you had posted above Jason.
ANYWAY – THE ISSUE IS THAT THE CD VERSION OF – ‘HOW CAN I REMEMBER?’ – IS NOT USED IN THE FINAL FILM… unless there is an alternate cut of the film – perhaps in an alternate dimension…(?) --- Maybe… who knows?

 Posted:   Jul 30, 2023 - 8:26 AM   
 By:   Reeve   (Member)

Also Jason; in regards to what you wrote in that last email: — IT IS THE OTHER WAY ROUND… (!)

The Party Instrumental Number #2 – WAS NOT USED IN THE FILM – not at all; it was only Party Instrumental Number #1… which was used on both occasions…

· THE OPENING PIANO NOTES – should be the sufficient proof you need for that verdict.

You will need to be listening to the CD version; and have the film version of – ‘How Can I Remember’ – on hand to compare the both of them Jason. — (You can do this with Audacity Software – as that might be your best bet).

And finally… here are my personal notes; on the below mentioned track…which I am sharing online with everyone:

— HOW CAN I REMEMBER? / PARTY INSTRUMENTAL NUMBER #1 – 03:19 – (Track #13 --- CD #2) —

· Even though; the soundtrack presentation of this cue; omits Michael Dees’ vocals – it is this version of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – which is used in the opening sections of the film. (As well as the second occurrence of this song when Linus Larrabee dances with Sabrina)…

· The soft piano introduction can be heard; when Sabrina Fairchild jumps out of the tree; and says – ‘Hello David’ – and he brushes her aside when he tells her – ‘I Thought I heard somebody’ – as he then proceeds to go to the tennis courts with his new date.

· We then get to actually see – Michael Dees – performing this song at the party; as Sabrina watches David dance with his date – to the presentation of this instrumental track.

· In the film… whilst Sabrina talks to her father; the Michael Dees vocals fade away; and only the instrumental version – (which is this very cue I am analysing) – is heard in the film; and it also seems to disappear from the film; as Sabrina walks away; and her father proceeds to close the door.

· Unable to take it any longer; she darts back home; and her father reminds her about the European experience she is about to have in Paris. Meanwhile; in the background; the song can still be heard; even as Sabrina sits down on her bed. As she sits on the bed; the first three lines of – ‘How Can I Remember’ – as sung by Michael Dees; get reprised again.

· SPECIAL NOTE: — I have tried my best to attempt – recreating the film version of this cue – using Audacity software… please note; that in the film; the song only gets sung – up to the line: — ‘When then and now – meet somehow’ — (the last two words are hardly heard in the film… with better sound equipment; you might hear the other sections of the lyrics – but only scarcely)…

 Posted:   Jul 30, 2023 - 8:28 AM   
 By:   Reeve   (Member)

Anyway Jason; please be mindful; that I wouldn’t be posting such things online; if it wasn’t actual fact.

The people – DO – have a right to know – the facts about what music was used in the film; and what music wasn’t…

I am using Audacity software to create a film version of the entire soundtrack… (I don’t include the music which wasn’t featured in the film; which is how I know that the album version of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – was not used in the theatrical release of the film… unless you are posting about an alternate version of the film which has not been mentioned anywhere online etc)…

Anyway; in regards to my personal – ‘Sabrina’ – project:

This idea had started off with me as I was listening and trying to combine – all the Party Sequences – in the exact same order as which they appear in the film etc… and then I decided…

That I would go ahead – and recreate the entire film score… in the exact same way which is presented in the film… (The Larrabee Work March was a tough theme; as that theme is all spliced up all over the film – with many cuts)…

Each track I re-created – (Using Audacity Software) – and I also added in a subtitle after the cue that it is an – ‘Attempted Film Version’…

– So I do hope that you give me a little more credit Jason; and not try to belittle someone who is a total fan of this score – (and film)…

· Hence: The album version of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – (as performed by Michael Dees) – is not used in the film Jason.

Or; if you think I am wrong; then you might want to prove it to me by isolating the dialogue from the DVD…

· Which is something which I have already done…

(Once I read your over-confident post) – as who knows… I could be wrong (?) — as after all said and done – you are one of the Administrators at the JWFan Network… and I have seen your name on certain CD releases where you do get thanked! So I might as well go back; and check it out again…

As all that time I had spent; could have been wasted… and then one day – I decided to type up something online which is wrong… Wow! How embarrassing!

Unfortunately Jason; I don’t know how to post my mp3 version on line for you… I am not computer literate… (I don’t even know how to post pictures online)…

Anyway Jason; the new MP3 track which I had created from the DVD edition itself – after I read your insulting post – is much clearer… as there is no dialogue heard; and you do get to hear the saxophone much clearer… (the album version doesn’t feature any saxophone Jason)… which propels me to inform you that:

I sincerely apologise to inform you that:

— You are incorrect Jason… by posting above that:
The album version of – ‘How Can I Remember?’ – was used in the film version… Your short simple replies reflect that you were oblivious to what I had written above… (that you were unaware that I am currently working on an analysis on the entire – ‘Sabrina’ – score).

In conclusion Jason: — The instrumental track for the film version of — ‘How Can I Remember?’ — which features Michael Dees’ vocal… was this cue:


And yes; it was used for both versions which appear in the film…(i.e. the second time we hear it is when Linus dances with Sabrina).

You are incorrect Jason LeBlanc – Unless you can provide the proof on You Tube or something; as you might have an alternate cut of the film?

I won’t be contributing to this thread anymore; as it is pointless.

But you might want to make up for your oblivious error; by perhaps posting information to: —

· Which scene in the 1995 – ‘Sabrina’ – film belongs to the unreleased cue: – ‘THE PRINCESS GROWS’ — (?)

 Posted:   Jul 30, 2023 - 8:56 AM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

I'm sure everything you've discovered about the film versions is correct, and I applaud you for digging into a second-by-second analysis to get everything straight!

Apologies if the information I provided wasn't quite right or if I misunderstood any of your questions. Good luck with your project and I am glad you are enjoying the new release!

 Posted:   Jul 30, 2023 - 5:18 PM   
 By:   TerraEpon   (Member)

Wow that's a lot of words.

 Posted:   Aug 5, 2023 - 9:45 PM   
 By:   TheSnowLeopard   (Member)

Lovely score. Unfortunately Track 34 will not play. Rest of the tracks are fine. So frustrating.

 Posted:   Aug 7, 2023 - 6:30 AM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

That is frustrating! The alternate of "Linus' New Life" is VERY different from the film/album version!

Try cleaning the disc, and using different ripping hardware/software. If it still doesn't rip, contact LLLR, and they might mail you a replacement disc.

 Posted:   Aug 7, 2023 - 12:49 PM   
 By:   Polonius67   (Member)

That is frustrating! The alternate of "Linus' New Life" is VERY different from the film/album version!

Try cleaning the disc, and using different ripping hardware/software. If it still doesn't rip, contact LLLR, and they might mail you a replacement disc.

Interesting. On my copy tracks 30 and 31 (disc 1) didn’t play. Not on my cd player and not on my computer after having ripped the cd. A real shame. I’ve asked Music Box for a replacement disc but so far nothing.


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