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Kubrick's Music: Selections From The Films Of Stanley Kubrick / Various [Import]
Artist: KUBRICK'S MUSIC: SELECTIONS FROM FILMS OF KUBRICK Format: CD Genre: Soundtrack
Kubrick's Music: Selections From The Films Of Stanley Kubrick / Various [Import]

Kubrick's Music: Selections From The Films Of Stanley Kubrick / Various [Import]

Artist: KUBRICK'S MUSIC: SELECTIONS FROM FILMS OF KUBRICK Format: CD Genre: Soundtrack
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UK collection that is comprised of musical selections from Kubrick's central masterpieces, complimented by pieces which the director used as 'temp tracks' during the production and by all accounts with every intention of using these in the film, only to decide to replace them late on. In 2001, the scherzo from Felix Mendelssohn's 'Midsummer Night's Dream' (used for scenes of weightlessness) and Vaughan Williams 'Antarctica Suite' (for the Stargate effects and scenes on the moon) were both used in preview showings of the film before being discarded. While on Eyes Wide Shut, Wagner's 'Lieder I'm Triebhaus' ('In the Greenhouse') from Wesendonck Lieder was a significant theme in the production for more than a year before being replaced. We have also assembled the complete vintage ballroom music from The Shining. The final movement from Berlioz's 'Symphonie Fantastique', with it's epic use of the chant from the Roman Catholic Requiem mass, the 'Dies Irae', and a Sibelius piece, 'Valse Triste'. Both were important to the evolution of the film. Finally, as a young man, Stanley Kubrick fell in love with Sergi Prokofiev's score for the Sergei Eisenstein's first sound film, Alexander Nevsky. He played it to death, and it would inspire him later in his own use of dramatic music. From the scintillating recording by Fritz Reiner with the Chicago SO, we include the movement, 'Battle On the Ice'.
Label: Cherry Red
Number of Discs: 4
Release Date: 10/5/2018
Item #: 2078978X
UPC #: 5013929333802
Attributes: Boxed Set, United Kingdom - Import
Product Type: CD

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