New CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts.  They include some great film soundtrack releases. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on. There are eight jukebox listening posts in the Arts Reading Room, where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.

Cromwell : complete score & original 1970 motion picture soundtrack, composed and conducted by Frank Cordell.

Intrada, 2012

Intrada, 2012, 1970

 

Gravity : original motion picture soundtrack, music by Steven Price.

WaterTower Music, 2013

WaterTower Music, 2013

 

The book thief : original motion picture soundtrack, composed and conducted by John Williams.

Sony Classical, 2013

Sony Classical, 2013

A wonderful selection of film soundtracks are among recent arrivals into the collection.  These include definitive re-releases with bonus tracks of original classic movie scores from epics such as True Grit featuring music by Elmer Bernstein, and Cromwell with a magnificent score composed and conducted by Frank Cordell.  The opening Main Title track on Cromwell is a dramatic combination of full orchestra and choir that is well worth a listen.  The recent reissue of the Murder on the Orient Express soundtrack features music by acclaimed British composer Richard Rodney Bennett, also known for his Four Weddings and a Funeral score.

There are also soundtracks for recent movie blockbusters such as Gravity, Superman Returns and The Book Thief with music by legendary film composer John Williams of Star Wars, Harry Potter, ET, Jaws and Close Encounters fame.

Murder on the Orient Express : original film soundtrack, music by Richard Rodney Bennett.

Capitol, 2013

Capitol, 2013

 

Superman returns : music from the motion picture, composed by John Ottman.

Warner Bros./Rhino, 2013

Warner Bros.,Rhino, 2013

 

True grit : music from the motion picture, composed and conducted by Elmer Bernstein.

La La Land Records, 2013

La La Land Records, 2013, 1969

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

 

Also check out Contemporary World Music, one of our online databases for the following recent release of classic movie themes, available for anyone to use here in the Library via the website.  If you’re one of our Victorian registered users you can log in from home and explore at your leisure!

Six Degrees Records, 2007

Six Degrees Records, 2007

 

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