and SPOOKS on May 6. Sudden Impact was the fourth film of the
five film “Dirty Harry” series. Composer Lalo Schifrin returned to
the series, after composing Dirty Harry and Magnum Force, but not
the third film The Enforcer. Aleph Records has released the
soundtracks for the first three films. With only excerpts released
on the first “Dirty Harry” LP, Sudden Impact includes the complete
score plus additional bonus tracks that have been remixed from
the original multi-track masters.
In addition, on May 6, Aleph Records has released the soundtrack
for SPOOKS via iTunes, a new military horror series from Devil’s
Due Publishing. SPOOKS was created and co-written by Schifrin’s
son Ryan. The comic is a hit and has sold out within its first week
and all four issues will be turned into a graphic novel in July.
Lalo previously scored the film Abominable for Ryan Schifrin.
CODEMASTERS has licensed tracks from the film Bullitt, composed
by Lalo Schifrin. HEI$T™ is an all-new job pullin’, bank robbin’
action-driving game set in a gritty San Francisco, circa 1969.
HEI$T has gamers taking charge of a group of renegade criminals
as they rob, steal and shoot their way throughout the city, all the
while their sights set on the big score: taking the San Francisco Mint.
The video game will be released in the summer of 2008.
Composer Lalo Schifrin is a true Renaissance man. As a pianist,
composer and conductor, he is equally at home conducting a
symphony orchestra, performing at an international jazz festival,
scoring a film or television show, or creating works for the Los
Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the London Philharmonic and even
The Sultan of Oman.
He has written more than 100 scores for films and television
including the classic scores for Mission: Impossible, Mannix, The Fox,
Cool Hand Luke, Bullitt, Dirty Harry, The Cincinnati Kid, and The
Schifrin’s recent film scores include Tango, all 3 films from the Rush
Hour trilogy, Bringing Down The House, The Bridge of San Luis Rey,
After the Sunset, and Abominable. To date, Lalo Schifrin has won
four Grammy™ Awards (with twenty-one nominations), one
Cable ACE Award, and received six Oscar™ nominations.
The music of SPOOKS is available via iTunes.