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Music Box has announced four new releases - a two-disc edition of Jerry Goldsmith's gorgeous original score for the European cut of Ridley Scott's LEGEND, featuring previously unreleased cues as well as the original LP sequencing; Claude Bolling's music for the re-releases of three classic Buster Keaton silent comedies, THE NAVIGATOR, STEAMBOAT BILL JR. and SEVEN CHANCES; the latest in the label's seriers of TV score releases, this one pairing two by the great Georges Delerue, LES ROIS MAUDITS (1972) and LANCELOT DU LAC (1970); and a two-disc set pairing remastered editions of two thriller scores composed by Ennio Morricone for Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicles, LE PROFESSIONNEL and LE MARGINAL.


Quartet has announced three new releases - a re-mastered 50th anniverary edition of Ennio Morricone's score for Dario Argento's giallo THE CAT O'NINE TAILSRiz Ortolani's score for the 1971 thriller NELLA STRETTA MORSA DEL RAGNO (Web of the Spider); and Daniele Patucci's score for the 1985 thriller DIMENSIONE VIOLENZA


CDS AVAILABLE THIS WEEK

Labyrinth of Peace
 - Annette Focks - Alhambra 
The Little Polar Bear
 - Nigel Clarke, Michael Csyani-Wills - Alhambra
Musik in Dokumentar-Filmen - Hor-Reisen Zun Fremden & Unbekannten
 - Enjott Schneider - Alhambra  
Ostwind - Der Grosse Orkan
 - Annette Focks - Alhambra 


IN THEATERS TODAY

Antlers - Javier Navarrete
Last Night in Soho - Steven Price - Score LP coming from Mondo
Minyan - David Krakauer, Kathleen Tagg
A Mouthful of Air - John Gurtler
Passing - Devonte Hynes
The Souvenir Part II - Music Supervisors: Ciara Elwis, Maggie Rodford


COMING SOON

November 5
Basement Jack - Alan Howarth - Dragon's Domain
The David Michael Frank Collection Vol. 1
 - David Michael Frank - Dragon's Domain 
Teenage Exorcist/Witch Academy
 - Chuck Cirino - Dragon's Domain
November 12
The Serpent - Dominick Scherrer - Svart
November 19
The French Dispatch - Alexandre Desplat - ABKCO 
The Tamarind Seed
 - John Barry - Silva
Without Remorse - Jonsi - Krunk
November 26 
The United Way
 - George Fenton - Gearbox
Date Unknown
Byleth il demone dell'incesto
 - Vasco Vassil Kojucharov - Beat
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons
 - Bary Gray - Silva
The Cat O'Nine Tails
- Ennio Morricone - Quartet
Dimensione Violenza
- Daniele Patucci - Quartet
Gabriel Yared: Music for Film
 - Gabriel Yared - Silva
Gli occhi freddi della paura
 - Ennio Morricone - Beat 
The Hitcher
 - Mark Isham - Silva
Le Professionnel/Le Marginal - Ennio Morricone - Music Box
Legend - Jerry Goldsmith - Music Box
Les Rois Maudits/Lancelot du Lac - Georges Delerue - Music Box
Matalo!
 - Mario Migliardi - Beat
Mychael Danna: Music for Film
 - Mychael Danna - Silva
The Navigator/Steamboat Bill Jr./Seven Chances - Claude Bolling - Music Box
Nella Stretta Morsa Del Ragno
- Riz Ortolani - Quartet
Shigeru Umebayashi: Music for Film
 - Shigeru Umebayashi - Silva 


THIS WEEK IN FILM MUSIC HISTORY

October 29 - Daniele Amfitheatrof born (1901)
October 29 - Neal Hefti born (1922)
October 29 - Pim Jacobs born (1934)
October 29 - George Bassman records his score to Mail Order Bride (1963)
October 29 - Leith Stevens records his score for the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea episode “Monster from the Inferno” (1966)
October 29 - Michael Wandmacher born (1967)
October 29 - Alexander Courage records his score for the Land of the Giants episode “Comeback” (1969)
October 29 - Irving Szathmary died (1983)
October 29 - David Newman begins recording his score for Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
October 29 - Paul Misraki died (1998)
October 30 - Paul J. Smith born (1906)
October 30 - Irving Szathmary born (1907)
October 30 - Teo Macero born (1925)
October 30 - Charles Fox born (1940)
October 30 - The Lion in Winter opens in New York (1968)
October 30 - Brian Easdale died (1995)
October 30 - Paul Ferris died (1995)
October 30 - Paul Baillargeon records his score for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Little Green Men” (1995)
October 30 - Dennis McCarthy records his score for the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Year of Hell, Part II” (1997)
October 30 - Dennis McCarthy records his score for the Enterprise episode “Breaking the Ice” (2001)
October 31 - Venedikt Pushkov born (1896)
October 31 - Now, Voyager opens in theaters (1942)
October 31 - Spellbound opens in New York (1945)
October 31 - Johnny Marr born (1963)
October 31 - Robert Drasnin records his score for the Lost in Space episode "West of Mars" (1966)
October 31 - Adam Schlesinger born (1967)
October 31 - Jerry Goldsmith begins recording his score for Patton (1969)
October 31 - John Williams begins recording his score to The Towering Inferno (1974)
October 31 - Ian Hultquist born (1985)
October 31 - The Mission is released in the United States (1986)
October 31 - Joseph Liebman died (2001)
October 31 - Ian Fraser died (2014)
November 1 - John Scott born (1930)
November 1 - Roger Kellaway born (1939)
November 1 - David Foster born (1949)
November 1 - Lolita Ritmanis born (1962)
November 1 - Jerry Fielding records his first Mission: Impossible score, for the episode “The Council” (1967)
November 1 - Leighton Lucas died (1982)
November 1 - Jack Nitzsche begins recording the orchestral passages for his Jewel of the Nile score (1985)
November 1 - Louis Barron died (1989)
November 2 - Harold Faberman born (1929)
November 2 - Keith Emerson born (1944)
November 2 - Gary Yershon born (1954)
November 2 - Bernard Herrmann begins recording his score for Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
November 2 - k.d. lang born (1961)
November 2 - Felice Lattuada died (1962)
November 2 - Joseph Mullendore's score for the Star Trek episode "The Conscience of the King" is recorded (1966)
November 2 - Alexander Courage records his score for the Lost in Space episode "A Day at the Zoo" (1967)
November 2 - Gary McFarland died (1971)
November 2 - Mort Shuman died (1991)
November 2 - Dennis McCarthy records his score for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Once More Into the Breach” (1998)
November 3 - John Barry born (1933)
November 3 - Hal Hartley born (1959)
November 3 - Richard Markowitz records his score for The Wild Wild West episode “The Night That Terror Stalked the Town” (1965)
November 3 - Daniel Pemberton born (1977)
November 3 - Olafur Arnalds born (1986)
November 3 - Ron Jones records his score for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Price" (1989)
November 3 - Jerry Bock died (2010)
November 4 - Laurence Rosenthal born (1926)
November 4 - John Charles born (1940)
November 4 - Craig Safan records his score for the Twilight Zone episode “Teacher’s Aide” (1985)
November 4 - Velton Ray Bunch records his score for the Star Trek: Enterprise episode “The Augments” (2004)

DID THEY MENTION THE MUSIC?

LAMB - Thórarinn Gudnason 
 
"A sense of foreboding hangs over the proceedings, the score grinding with an industrial intonation, humming over the misty mountains and their snowy secrets. But fundamentally, 'Lamb' is a folk tale, bookended with elements of horror, typical of darker fables; legends abound in the film, whether on a TV or in 'The Story of Dimmalimm,' about a princess who falls in love with a swan who turns into a prince."
 
Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times
 
"That happens first when Pétur continues to hit on his sister-in-law, perhaps suggesting a history between them. But his troublesome advances are nothing compared to the payback that nature — or some arcane folkloric version of it -- has in store for them. The writers finally reveal the reason for the couple’s early sorrow, which made them so desperate for a new beginning that they never questioned the oddity of their discovery or whether they had any right to claim it as their own. All this turns up the shattering impact of the climactic tragedy, played out over the majestic solemnity of Thórarinn Gudnason’s score."
 
David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

THE LAST DUEL - Harry Gregson-Williams
 
"The director is more at home once he gets Jean and Le Gris in the jousting arena for France’s last sanctioned duel. Their fight to the death with lances, swords and daggers is filmed up close with a visceral charge that takes Scott back to 'Gladiator' territory. This is also where Dariusz Wolski’s cinematography and Harry Gregson-Williams’ score do yeoman’s work. The CG enhancement of some of the cityscapes and crowd scenes could be less obvious, but overall this is a handsome production, with particularly fine, detailed work from costume designer Janty Yates. (Can’t wait to see what she does with Scott’s imminent high-fashion homicide saga, 'House of Gucci.')"
 
David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

THE NEXT TEN DAYS IN L.A.

October 29
ATTACK THE BLOCK (Steven Price) [New Beverly]
BLUE VELVET (Angelo Badalamenti) [Los Feliz 3]
DEF BY TEMPTATION (Paul Laurence) [Los Feliz 3]
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN (Graeme Revell) [New Beverly]
THE LEOPARD MAN (Roy Webb) [Los Feliz 3]
NIGHTBREED (Danny Elfman) [Brain Dead Studios]
NORTH BY NORTHWEST (Bernard Herrmann) [Los Feliz 3]
REBECCA (Franz Waxman), I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE (Roy Webb) [Aero]

October 30
BEETLEJUICE (Danny Elfman) [New Beverly]
THE BOOK OF LIFE (Gustavo Santaolalla) [Academy Museum]
CASTLE IN THE SKY (Joe Hisaishi) [Academy Museum]
CURE (Gary Ashiya) [Aero]
CURSE OF THE DEMON (Clifton Parker), THE BIRDS (Remi Gassman, Oskar Sala, Bernard Herrmann) [Aero]
HI, MOM (Eric Kaz) [Los Feliz 3]
LET THE RIGHT ONE IN (Johan Soderqvist) [Brain Dead Studios]
MUNSTER, GO HOME (Jack Marshall) [Los Feliz 3]
PAN'S LABYRINTH (Javier Navarrete) [Academy Museum]
SHAUN OF THE DEAD (Daniel Mudford, Pete Woodhead) [New Beverly]
SHOCKPROOF (George Duning) [Los Feliz 3]
THE SIXTH SENSE (James Newton Howard) [Academy Museum]
TAXI DRIVER (Bernard Herrmann) [Los Feliz 3]
THE WOLF MAN, THE INVISIBLE MAN [AMC Century City]
ZOMBIE (Giorgio Tucci, Fabio Frizzi) [Brain Dead Studios]

October 31
BEETLEJUICE (Danny Elfman) [New Beverly]
THE BIRDS (Remi Gassman, Oskar Sala, Bernard Herrmann) [Hollywood Legion]
CREEPSHOW (John Harrison) [Los Feliz 3]
DRAG ME TO HELL (Christopher Young) [Brain Dead Studios]
THE EXORCIST [Los Feliz 3]
GET OUT (Michael Abels) [Academy Museum]
HALLOWEEN (John Carpenter) [Alamo Drafthouse]
THE HAUNTING (Humphrey Searle) [Los Feliz 3]
HOCUS POCUS (John Debney) [Academy Museum]
POSSESSION (Andrzej Korzynski)  [Los Feliz 3]
PSYCHO (Bernard Herrmann), CAT PEOPLE (Roy Webb) [Aero]
SCREAM (Marco Beltrami) [Alamo Drafthouse] 
THE SHINING (Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind) [IPIC Westwood]

November 1
ALI (Lisa Gerard, Pieter Bourke) [Academy Museum]
SCREAM (Marco Beltrami) [Alamo Drafthouse]

November 2
MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (Joe Hisaishi) [Academy Museum]
PRINCESS MONONOKE (Joe Hisaishi) [Academy Museum]
SCREAM (Marco Beltrami) [Alamo Drafthouse]
THE WINDOW (Roy Webb) [Los Feliz 3]

November 3
GOJIRA [GODZILLA] (Akira Ifukube) [Alamo Drafthouse]
THE SHINING (Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind) [IPIC Westwood]

November 4
THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED [Academy Museum]
NIGHTFALL (George Duning), THE WRONG MAN [Aero]
SWEETIE (Martin Armiger) [Academy Museum]

November 5
ANNETTE (Sparks) [Los Feliz 3]
THE CHINA SYNDROME [New Beverly]
DAYS OF GLORY (Daniele Amfitheatrof), SPELLBOUND (Miklos Rozsa) [Aero]
FACE/OFF (John Powell) [New Beverly]
KILL BILL VOL. 2 (RZA, Robert Rodriguez) [New Beverly]
SPIRITED AWAY (Joe Hisaishi) [New Beverly]

November 6
BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM (Shirley Walker) [New Beverly]
THE BLOB (Michael Hoenig) [New Beverly]
THE CHINA SYNDROME [New Beverly]
CLEMENCY (Kathryn Bostic) [Academy Museum]
MEN AT WORK (Stewart Copland) [Los Feliz 3]
SABOTEUR (Frank Skinner), THE FLAME AND THE ARROW (Max Steiner) [Aero]

November 7
AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE (Don McGlashan) [Academy Museum]
BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM (Shirley Walker) [New Beverly]
BLACK NARCISSUS (Brian Easdale) [Alamo Drafthouse]
BOSS N*GGER (Leon Moore), CC & COMPANY (Lenny Stack) [New Beverly]
SEVEN BEAUTIES (Enzo Jannacci) [Academy Museum]


THINGS I'VE HEARD, READ, SEEN OR WATCHED LATELY

Heard: Us (Abels), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (Rozsa), Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (Budd), An Angel at My Table (McGlashan), The Piano (Nyman), The Portrait of a Lady (Kilar), Holy Smoke (Badalamenti), Bright Star (Bradshaw), Retribution (Tagaq), Tundra Songs (Tagaq/Kronos Quartet), Chants from The Thin Red Line (various), The Seduction of Mimi (Piccioni), All Screwed Up (Piccioni), Love and Anarchy (Rota), The Nymph (Morricone), Beloved (Portman), Nicholas Nickleby (Portman), Their Finest (Portman), Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (Walker)

Read: Diamonds Are Forever, by Ian Fleming

Seen: Race with the Devil, The Brotherhood of Satan, The Last Duel, The French Dispatch, Dune [2021], Ron's Gone Wrong, Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Harder They Fall [2021]

Watched: Little Murders; Mad Men ("The Benefactor"); Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea ("Red Line"); Radio Days; Star Trek: Discovery ("Terra Firma, Part 2"); Penny Dreadful: City of Angels ("Josefina and the Holy Spirit"); The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane; Manhattan ("The Threshold")

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