The Soundtrack Sector

During the last two years of Filmbobbery‘s print run, I wrote reviews of instrumental movie soundtracks, culminating in a final article which summarized my favorites. Those eight reviews are included below, along with scans of the selected CD covers, front […]

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The Big Country (10:2)

The three greatest Western soundtracks, in my view, are those for The Magnificent Seven (Elmer Bernstein), The Cowboys (John Williams) and The Big Country (Jerome Moross).  And at the top of that very short, very exclusive list, is Jerome Moross’ wonderful, brilliant score […]

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The Glenn Miller Story (9:4)

Big band swing music is the focus of The Glenn Miller Story soundtrack.  Because Miller’s original recordings were not made utilizing stereo it was decided by the producers to recreate them, so Universal’s music men, Joseph Gershenson and Henry Mancini, transposed […]

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