The Greatest Film Composers Episode 10

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On this episode of The Greatest Film Composers:
Miklós Rózsa (1907-1995) Selections (playlist)
Miklós Rózsa
 Miklós Rózsa



Track Listing
1. "Dragnet" (TV Series, 1951-1957)
2. "Plymouth Adventure" - The Mayflower (Symphonic Picture)
3. "Spellbound" Concerto
4. "Time After Time" (Nicholas Meyer, 1979)
5. A Time To Love and A Time To Die
6. Beauty and Grace - Love Theme from "Diane" (1956)
7. BEN HUR - The Rowing of the Galley Slaves
8. Ben Hur opening music
9. Ben-Hur
10. Ben-Hur Love Theme
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Cover of Ben-Hur (Four-Disc Collector's Edition)
11. Coral Sem Fronteiras: Hosanna! ('King Of Kings' Theme)
12. Dorothy Dandridge - Adelaide Hall - Two Legends
13. EL CID
14. El Cid Theme
15-16. Eye of The Needle 1981
17-18. Fedora
19. Fight for Calahorra - El Cid (1961)
20. Finale from "Diane" (1956)
21. Five Graves to Cairo (1943) Suite
22. Exit music of SPELLBOUND (1945)
23. Overture and prelude of SPELLBOUND (1945)
24. Knight Without Armor
25. A Double Life
29. Itzhak Perlman plays Steiner, Rozsa, Young ; Arr. and conducted by John Williams
30. IVANHOE, Rebecca's Love
31. John Williams - Madame Bovary Waltz (Rózsa)
32. Julius Caesar
33. Knights of the Round Table
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Cover of Thief of Bagdad (1940)
34. Leonard Pennario - Julie (1956) "Midnight on the Cliffs" (1956)
Philip Fowkes, piano and the RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Proinnsias O Duinn
35. Love theme from Lady Hamilton
36. Love theme from The V.I.P.s by Miklos Rozsa, Shu at Piano Hotel International Liz Taylor
37. Lydia, suite for piano; Albert Dominguez, piano
38. New England Concerto, for 2 pianos and orchestra (1984)
39-40. The Thief of Bagdad, suite (1940); Conductor: Miklos Rozsa
41-42. A DOUBLE LIFE' - Orchestral Suite (Ronald Colman)
43-44. 'SAHARA' CONCERT SUITE (BOGART)
45. A Time To Love and A Time To Die - Main Title and Foreword
46. Blood on the Sun - Japanese Tea Garden (1945)
47-48. DARK WATERS Suite
49-50. Last embrace (1979)
51. Parade of the Charioteers
52. Redwoods, from the movie "time after time" (1979)
53. Spellbound - Soundtrack Music Suite

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55. 'Background to Violence' suite (aka the 'Mark Hellinger Suite' or 'Naked City: Six Dramatic Moods'). The pieces come from his score for 'The Naked City' (Universal Studios 1948) and were her
e reperformed by Rozsa himself conducting the RPO in London.

56. The story of three loves (1953): Suite
Directed by Elmer Bernstein, Performed by Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra

57. The strange love of Martha Ivers (1946): Suite
Directed by Elmer Bernstein, Performed by Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra

58. Tribute to Bad Man (1956): Main Title; The only western film scored by Rozsa.
Directed by Morton Gould, Performed by London Symphony Orchestra

59. Live Performance of MIklos Rozsa conducting the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra at the Spectacular Hollywood Bowl Movie Music Night on the evening of September 25, 1963. Rozsa conducts the Prelude from BEN-HUR followed by the Parade of the Charioteers. An A-List of Film Composers were there conducting their work, including Miklos Rozsa, Alfred Newman, Bernard Herrmann, Alex North, Elmer Bernstein, Dimitri Tiomkin, Franz Waxman and David Raksin.

60-61. Mayflower Suite
Nürnberger Symphoniker Originalaufnahme Aus dem Jahr 1987; Dirigent Elmer Bernstein

62. Miklos Rozsa Movie Posters & Themes - Herbert Butler
63. Beauty and Grace from the movie Diane ( de Poitiers )
64. Main and End Title music for the 1938 film THE GREEN COCKATOO
65. Jungle Book - The Fire (1942)
66. Dance of the Silvermaid - The Theif of Bagdad (1940)
67. Double Indemnity Suite (1944)


68-69. Music from the superb Jungle Book (1942). This beautiful film was directed by Zoltan Korda, starred the bright-eyed Sabu, and was masterfully scored by Miklos Rozsa

70. The Overture and Prelude from El Cid (1961)

71. El Cid - Suite 1 (Rerecording)
Suite includes Betrayal/Ambush, The Road to Asturias/Thirteen Knights, Ride to Valencia and Sancho's Demand from El Cid (1961)
by Miklós Rózsa (Rerecording conducted by Nic Raine 2008)

72. The Lost Weekend
73. King of Kings
74. Lust for Life
75. Sodom and Gomorrah
76. The Killers: prelude
77. The Red Danube
78. Young Bess
81. The Asphalt Jungle
82. The Lost Weekend
83. The Thief of Bagdad
84. Lydia: love theme and waltz
85. Arabeske
86. Overture & Praeludium ("Julius Caesar")
87. Palace Music from El Cid
88. Piano version of Ben Hur Prelude
89. Previn, Rozsa & Williams - three great composers talk about music
90. Providence from Alain Resnais's film "Providence"
91. Quo Vadis (1951). - Ave Caesar March; Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops
92. Quo Vadis Prelude
93. The Four Feathers
94. The Glory of Thy Sight, Gene Tierney
95. The King's Thief (1955) Suite
96. The Love of the Princess (The Thief of Bagdad) (1940)
National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt
98-99. THE MAN IN HALF MOON STREET (1945)

100-101. The Power (1968) opening titles - rare Miklós Rózsa score. This score was his last for MGM. The Power is a 1968 film based on the science fiction novel The Power by Frank M. Robinson . Directed by Byron Haskin, it stars George Hamilton and Suzanne Pleshette. The film concerns a pair of men with the ability to slay somebody with their minds

102. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) Suite
From "Rozsa Conducts Rozsa" album (1977) performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The main theme is based on Rozsa's Violin Concerto (Op. 24) he composed for the renowned violinist, Jascha Heifetz.

103. The Procession to Calvary from Ben-Hur

104. The World, The Flesh and the Devil - 3 short piano transcriptions from Miklos Rozsa's excellent score. The 3 selections are 'Spring Fever', 'Picnic', and 'Nostalgia'.

106. Music feature on Miklos Rozsa's legendary score for William Wyler's BEN HUR.

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