53264Titles 73911 Labels 11645Composers 20727 Movie Posters 48965 Cover images 37306 Track Listings 11590 Links to reviews
SoundtrackCollector has 129775 members collecting 766156 soundtracks
News at SoundtrackCollector
Elmer Bernstein's Cannon For Cordoba
14-Jul-2007 - Varèse Sarabande has released in the Masters Film Music series two never before available westerns by the great Elmer Bernstein! The first one, Cannon for Cordoba(1970) is a full-blooded action tale of an Army intelligence team (led by George Peppard and Don Gordon) trying to foil the criminal plans of bandito/general Cordoba (Raf Vallone) in the turbulent Texas-Mexico border skirmishes of 1912. Bernstein’s score features one of his most vigorous main themes. The rest of the score covers a lot of ground, including a section that is a veritable Elmer Bernstein mariachi street fiesta. On this double CD also the score for From Noon Till Three, a movie in which Charles Bronson demonstrates an unexpected comedic talent as a small-time bank robber who inadvertently finds himself a national hero. Elmer Bernstein’s score is absolutely captivating and charming, beautiful and fun. It’s witty and winsome. It’s a highly original take on the western.