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5 new limited editions from Varese Sarabande
The Boy Who Could Fly, Die Hard 2: Die Harder, Enemy Mine, Man on Fire and The Red Pony
Varese Sarabande has released 5 new limited edition soundtracks, 3 as a Club release and 2 as an Encore release.
The releases are:
- The Boy Who Could Fly (Bruce Broughton, 1000 copies)
- Die Hard 2: Die Harder (2 CD-set, Michael Kamen, 3000 copies)
- Enemy Mine (Maurice Jarre, 1500 copies)
- Man on Fire (John Scott, 1000 copies)
- The Red Pony (Jerry Goldsmith, 3000 copies)
These new titles will be available as from November 5th 2012.
THE BOY WHO COULD FLY
One of Bruce Broughton’s very best and most-loved scores, The Boy Who Could Fly is beautiful, soaring film music magic! This is also the music that has greeted theatergoers before every screen at Disney’s El Capitan Theater in Hollywood.
The decision is simple here. If you love film music and don’t have this score, you need it. This recording, featuring Bruce Broughton himself conducting the Sinfonia of London, has been remastered to bring out its best qualities.
Lucy Deakins, Jay Underwood, Fred Savage (TV's The Wonder Years) and Bonnie Bedelia ( Presumed Innocent, Die Hard) star in a heartwarming story about the special friendship between two teenagers struggling to adjust to life after each suffers a great loss. A splendid supporting cast -- including Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills, 90210), Emmy-winner Colleen Dewhurst (Murphy Brown), Fred Gwynne (The Munsters, My Cousin Vinny and Academy Award-winner Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) -- rounds out this story of belief in the impossible and in the magical.
01. Main Title (2:38)
02. New Starts (3:53)
03. Milly’s Science Project (3:11)
04. Family (2:59)
05. Flying (4:30)
06. Eric On The Roof (2:25)
07. Eric Agitated / Louis Defeated (3:58)
08. Milly And Eric Flee (3:45)
09. In The Air (4:33)
10. The Boy Who Could Fly (2:46)
DIE HARD 2: DIE HARDER
We are thrilled to offer this 2-CD Deluxe Edition of one of Michael Kamen’s action masterpieces – Die Hard 2: Die Harder. We are on the cusp of beginning our 35th anniversary celebrations for 2013 but thought we’d get the party started early with this special release of a Kamen classic. A more-varied and free-handed score than the first Die Hard, Michael Kamen pulled out all the stops and went for it. He even threw in a fabulous ode to Sibelius by incorporating the thrilling Finlandia.
Bruce Willis returns as the heroic cop who battles not only terrorists, but also an incompetent airport police chief (Dennis Franz), the hard-headed commander (John Amos) of the Army's anti-terrorist squad and a deadly winter snowstorm. The runways are littered with death and destruction, and McClane is in a race against time. His wife (Bonnie Bedelia) is trapped on one of the planes circling overhead, which is desperately low on fuel. It's all-out war, a heart-stopping, jet-propelled journey filled with excitement and terror.
Snow will soon be falling over much of the world, which makes it the perfect time of year for Die Hard 2!
Fasten your seat belts!
Disc One (60:29)
01. Nude Tai Chi / Marching Through The Hotel Corridor (1:28)
02. Colonel Stuart (3:05)
03. Could We Have A Few Words Please (1:04)
04. Into The Baggage Area / Baggage Flight (5:16)
05. Snowfall On Blueprints (1:15)
06. General Esperanza (2:12)
07. Dead For Two Years (1:57)
08. Powering Up (6:29)
09. Kicked Out Of The Tower (2:07)
10. Marching To The Annex (3:26)
11. Skywalk Shootout (3:34)
12. Skywalk Aftermath / Looking For A New Miracle (2:34)
13. Attention Dulles Tower (1:27)
14. Crashing The Jet (5:56)
15. John Picks Up Doll (2:36)
16. The Army’s Arrival / The Idea (3:49)
17. Colonel Stuart’s Speech (1:14)
18. Landing Esperanza’s Plane (3:00)
19. Meeting Esperanza (4:33)
20. John Punches Esperanza (3:18)
Disc Two (63:43)
01. Little Problems (1:40)
02. Fight With The Sentry / Fight At The Church Continues (3:12)
03. Shootout And Snowmobile Chase (6:48)
04. Dick-Head (6:53)
05. Chasing The Jet (3:08)
06. Fight On The Wing (5:19)
07. Fight On The Wing Continues (4:04)
08. Finlandia (Finale) (Composed by Jean Sibelius) (4:04)
09. The First Killings (Alternate) (1:51)
10. Baggage Flight (Alternate) (4:17)
11. Powering Up (Alternate) (4:16)
12. Attention Dulles Tower (Alternate) (1:30)
13. Crashing The Jet (2:14)
14. Colonel Stuart’s Speech (Alternate) (1:12)
15. The Doll (Album Version) (3:54)
16. Finlandia (End Titles) (Composed by Jean Sibelius) (7:29)
Maurice Jarre’s acclaimed score for Enemy Mine is a work of two distinct personalities. Just when you think you're listening to a challenging, exotic and endlessly creative score for an entirely electronic ensemble, Jarre strikes up the band, delivering a powerful and sweeping orchestral work. Together, the two halves make for one of Maurice Jarre's most powerful scores of the period.
In this visually stunning sci-fi adventure from director Wolfgang Petersen, two warriors engaged in a savage, futuristic war between Earth and the planet Dracon, crash-land on a desolate, fiery planet. At first, the human (Dennis Quaid) and his reptilian, alien opponent (Louis Gossett, Jr.) are intent on destroying each other. But after battling the elements and each other, the two stranded pilots gradually realize that the only way either of them will survive is to overcome their undying hatred.
Expanded and supplemented with new elements of both the electronic and the orchestral sides of the score, this new, Deluxe Edition has also allowed us to make great improvement to the sound. A very exciting Jarre release!
Recently released on Blu-ray by Twilight Time, Enemy Mine is a significant film from a major director.
The Original Album
01. Fyrine IV (5:03)
02. The Relationship (3:55)
03. The Small Drac (2:45)
04. The Crater (2:14)
05. The Birth Of Zammis (6:15)
06. Spring (1:27)
07. The Scavengers (4:48)
08. Davidge’s Lineage (3:32)
09. Football Game (:44)
10. Before The Holy Drac Council (9:55)
Unreleased Music and Alternates
11. Main Title (Film Version) (2:21)
12. Joey’s Death (Alternate) (3:23)
13. Drac In Pool (2:18)
14. Electric Davidge (:27)
15. Hope Of Rescue (:34)
16. Knife At Throat (1:24)
17. Walk In The Forest (:35)
18. First Talman (:30)
19. Davidge In The Pit (2:20)
20. Cuca Shells (Alternate) (1:13)
21. Teaching Of Talman (2:53)
22. Talman Sung (:48)
23. Drac Skull (Alternate Take) (1:31)
24. A Little Drac (1:55)
25. Predator In Hut (1:44)
26. Drac Sings Lineage (1:16)
27. Take My Place (2:12)
28. Birth Of The Baby (2:54)
29. I Wish I Had Your Face (1:59)
30. Davidge At BTA (1:22)
31. Peace (1:07)
32. The Holy Council (1:33)
MAN ON FIRE
This classic John Scott score from 1987 returns in the Varèse Encore series. The score features a justly famous main theme which is unquestionably one of Scott’s best. The unusual thing here though is that its fame is largely due to it's appearance in another movie entirely. The resolution and embrace between John and Holly McClane at the end of Die Hard … that’s John Scott’s Man On Fire. Sweeping and lush. Other parts of the score – much more intense. Remastered and available for the first time in over two decades !
Set in Italy, a wealthy U.S. family hires a bodyguard to protect Sam (Jade Malle), their 12 year old girl from being kidnapped for ransom. The bodyguard is John Creasy (Scott Glenn), a burned-out and mentally broken ex-CIA agent, who is haunted by images of his past. Although Creasy is not interested in being a bodyguard, especially to a twelve year old, he reluctantly accepts the assignment after persuasion from his friend David (Joe Pesci). At first, Creasy barely tolerates Sam and her annoying questions about his past life and personal experiences. However, as he begins to genuinely care for Sam, his defenses drop, and he opens up to her. Sparked by her parents frequent absences, Creasy quickly becomes a friend and father figure to her. He offers her advice, guidance and help with her track and field running. Creasy's love for Sam begins to ease his troubled conscience.
When Creasy is car-jacked and Sam is kidnapped his new life is destroyed. Despite the serious injuries sustained during the kidnapping, Creasy vows Sam's safe return, and vengeance on her kidnappers. By systematically hunting down the individuals involved Creasy slowly gets closer and closer to finding Sam.
01. Man On Fire (4:41)
02. The Bomb (2:51)
03. Snake’s First Victim (2:04)
04. Sam Wins the Race (2:00)
05. The Villa At Night (1:41)
06. The Ransom Drop (1:48)
07. Start of the Search (2:37)
08. Death Of Creasy (2:52)
09. Becoming Friends (1:50)
10. The Kidnapping (1:11)
11. We’ve Got Each Other (1:57)
12. Rabbia Must Die (3:08)
13. Sam Runs Into Danger (1:12)
14. Reconciliation (1:42)
15. Premature Death (1:43)
16. Reunited (3:14)
THE RED PONY
A never-before-released Goldsmith classic! This is the way to celebrate! Jerry Goldsmith won his first Emmy Award for his exquisitely touching and achingly beautiful score for 1973’s The Red Pony .
The Red Pony, which aired on NBC on Sunday, March 18, 1973, was based on John Steinbeck's short stories about a 12-year-old boy growing up on a ranch in California's Salinas Valley during the early years of the 20th century. His stern father gives him a pony, and he learns some hard lessons about life and death in the months to come. The cast included none other than Henry Fonda and Maureen O’Hara, with Clint Howard as the young boy. The production was acclaimed. Fonda was especially pleased with the project (which was nominated for eight Emmy Awards) and said at the time, “Of all [Steinbeck's] works, and I’ve read everything he’s ever done, I think I like The Red Pony best. It’s a classic.”
Without question one of the most important Jerry Goldsmith releases in a very long time, The Red Pony will be a special treat for those who have been waiting for it, but never dared let themselves believe it might actually be released one day. For those unfamiliar with the score – you are in for the very best kind of film music surprise: discovering a new favorite score when you didn’t even know you were looking for it.
01. Main Title — Part 1 (4:53)
02. Main Title — Part 2 (3:33)
03. How’s A Boy Going To Grow (1:04)
04. True Love (7:30)
05. Father’s Home (2:08)
06. Father’s Gift (4:13)
07. A Dead Man (:50)
08. Ninety-Seven Years (2:26)
09. A Day’s Work (1:58)
10. Final Ride (1:01)
11. A Sick Horse (1:02)
12. The Buzzards (3:09)
13. The Vacation (1:44)
14. Automobiles Are Better (1:37)
15. 10m1 (2:54)
16. A Helping Hand (3:23)
17. The Foal (6:22)
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