Some new CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include recent releases in film soundtracks, pop, rock, classical guitar, and musical theatre. 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.

Fantastic Voyage : original motion picture soundtrack. Music composed by Leonard Rosenman.

La La Land Records, [2013]

La La Land Records, [2013]

Irwin Allen’s Voyage to the bottom of the sea : original motion picture soundtrack.  Music by Paul Sawtell and Bert Shefter.

La La Land Records, 2011

La La Land Records, 2011

 

King Kong : music from the motion picture.  Music composed and conducted by John Barry.

Warner Bros Records, 2012

Warner Bros Records, 2012

 

Stagecoach : original motion picture score.  Music composed by Jerry Goldsmith.

La-La Land Records, [2012]
La-La Land Records, [2012]

 

Great new film soundtracks include rereleases of music from two classic 1960s science fiction epics, Fantastic Voyage that featured Raquel Welch and Stephen Boyd on a micro-submarine journey through the human body, includes a strange “Sound Effects Overture”, and Voyage to the Bottom of  the Sea that featured Barbara Eden and Frankie Avalon as crew members on board a nuclear submarine in the Arctic Ocean, includes Frankie Avalon singing the lush “Main Title” song.  There is also music from Stagecoach, a 1966 remake of the 1939 John Ford western, and King Kong, a 1976 remake of the 1933 monster thriller.  Notable movie composers featured include John Barry (of James Bond fame), Jerry Goldsmith and Leonard Rosenman.

Other new titles include Queen II, a 2011 remaster of the 1974 release that includes the legendary groups first hit single, “Seven Seas of Rhye”.   Mosaic presents a series of Australian guitar concertos performed by Karin SchauppThe last five years is the 2013 cast recording of the off-Broadway musical and Mojo presents classics of the British 1970s hard rock underground in Heavy Nuggets.

Queen II by Queen.

Universal Music Australia, 2011

Universal Music Australia, 2011

 

The last five years : 2013 off-Broadway cast recording.  Music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown.

Ghostlight Records, [2013]

Ghostlight Records, [2013]

Mosaic : Australian guitar concertos by Karin Schaupp.

ABC Classics/ Universal Music, 2014

ABC Classics/ Universal Music, 2014

 

Mojo presents Heavy Nuggets III: 15 gems from the hard rock underground.

Mojo Magazine, [2014]

Mojo Magazine, [2014]

 

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 the Naxos Music Library, one of our online databases for the following recent release of Italian soprano arias including selections from Turandot, Madama Butterfly and La Boheme.  It is 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!

Italian Soprano Arias.

Naxos, 2014

Naxos, 2014

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