Danny Elfman Music for a Darkened Theatre, Volume 1: Film & Television Music

Music for a Darkened Theatre, Volume 1: Film &
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: Fontana MCA

Tracks:

  • 1.Pee Wee's Big Adventure, film score: Overture / Breakfast Machine / Clown Dream / Drive-In
  • 2.Batman, film score: Batman Theme / Up The Cathedral / Descent Into Mystery
  • 3.Dick Tracy, film score: Main Titles
  • Buy for $1.294.Beetlejuice, film score: Main Titles / End Titles
  • Buy for $0.995.Nightbreed, film score: Main Titles / Meat For The Beast / End Titles
  • Buy for $0.996.Darkman, film score: Main Titles / Woe To The Darkman, Woe
  • 7.Back to School, film score: Study Montage
  • Buy for $0.998.Midnight Run, film score: Walsh Gets The Duke / Main Titles / Diner Blues
  • 9.Wisdom, film score: Change Of Life / Close Call In Albuquerque
  • 10.Hot to Trot, film score: Main Titles / Wandering Don
  • 11.Big Top Pee Wee, film score: Main Titles / Rise 'n Shine / Pee Wee's Love Theme
  • 12.The Simpsons, television theme
  • Buy for $0.9913.Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The jar: Suite
  • 14.Tales from the Crypt, TV score: Theme
  • Buy for $0.9915.Face Like A Frog, animation score: Suite
  • 16.Forbidden Zone, film score: Love Theme
  • 17.Scrooged, film score: Main Titles / Show Time At IBC / Elliot Gives Blood / Walter Ablaze / Wild Cab Ride / Luncheonette

Product Description:

Taking advantage of Danny Elfman's meteoric rise to success as a film composer, MCA Records compiled an admirable collection of the man's most memorable and bizarre film and television scores from the 1980s. Some of the 17 tracks on MUSIC FOR A DARKENED THEATRE are actually score excerpts (including PEE WEE's BIG ADVENTURE, BATMAN, and NIGHTBREED) other tracks are simply main themes (including THE SIMPSONS, TALES FROM THE CRYPT, and BACK TO SCHOOL). If anything, the compilation offers a glimpse into the twisted mind of one of cinema's most musically flamboyant, if not schizophrenic composers. Elfman's loose grasp on musical reality created a new dimension for film music, just as his band Oingo Boingo did for 1980s new wave pop.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 008811006525
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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