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The Film Music of Alex North

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    The "estimable stylistic arsenal" of composer Alex North (1910–1991), says the New York Times, is on display in this collection from the Nonesuch film series, including music from A Streetcar Named Desire, Spartacus, The Misfits, Viva Zapata!, and The Bad Seed, "which draws on everything from the childlike simplicity of a borrowed French folk song to edgy, dramatic modernism to give dimension to the film's portrayal of a murderously devious child."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    London Symphony Orchestra
    Eric Stern, conductor

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Tommy Krasker
    Engineered by John McClure
    Recorded December 1996 at Abbey Road Studios, London
    Assistant Engineer: David Flower
    Edited by Joel Moss, Signet Sound Studios, West Hollywood, CA, and by Ric Wilson, Digisonics, Northridge, CA
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig, Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME
    Musical Consultant: John Waxman
    Music Preparation by Mark McGurty, Seraphita Music, Ltd.

    Design by Carbone Smolan Associates
    Cover Photo: Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire, © 1951 Charles Feldman Group Productions/Warner Bros. Museum.

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Friday, July 25, 1997 (All day)
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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79446

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Tuesday, July 1, 1997 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Alex North
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Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597944624BUN
Price: 
13.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497073061
Price: 
12.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

The "estimable stylistic arsenal" of composer Alex North (1910–1991), says the New York Times, is on display in this collection from the Nonesuch film series, including music from A Streetcar Named Desire, Spartacus, The Misfits, Viva Zapata!, and The Bad Seed, "which draws on everything from the childlike simplicity of a borrowed French folk song to edgy, dramatic modernism to give dimension to the film's portrayal of a murderously devious child."

DescriptionExcerpt: 

The "estimable stylistic arsenal" of composer Alex North, says the New York Times, is on display in this collection, including music from A Streetcar Named Desire, Spartacus, The Misfits, Viva Zapata!, and The Bad Seed, "which draws on everything from the childlike simplicity of a borrowed French folk song to edgy, dramatic modernism to give dimension to the film's portrayal of a murderously devious child."

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
London Symphony Orchestra
Eric Stern, conductor

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Tommy Krasker
Engineered by John McClure
Recorded December 1996 at Abbey Road Studios, London
Assistant Engineer: David Flower
Edited by Joel Moss, Signet Sound Studios, West Hollywood, CA, and by Ric Wilson, Digisonics, Northridge, CA
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig, Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME
Musical Consultant: John Waxman
Music Preparation by Mark McGurty, Seraphita Music, Ltd.

Design by Carbone Smolan Associates
Cover Photo: Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire, © 1951 Charles Feldman Group Productions/Warner Bros. Museum.

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz