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The Classic Scores Composed By John Barry
10-Aug-2010 - Silva Screen Records has released a 4CD, six film selection, The Classic Scores By John Barry, presenting new recordings of some of John Bary's classic work that includes previously unheard music on five of the scores. These reissues have received critical acclaim across the world from film music fans and are gathered together in one set for the very first time. The Lion In Winter, set in the mysterious gothic world of the Middle Ages, mixes orchestral and choral textures from that era and won an Oscar for Barry in recognition of one of his finest scores. Also features Zulu, The Last Valley, Walkabout, Mary, Queen Of Scots and Robin And Marian. Lavishly re-recorded by The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and including previously unheard music written for the films, each release has received high praise from film music fans and critics worldwide This 4CD set includes a detailed booklet with the full story behind the recordings which underline the sheer mastery and genius of John Barry. For those only familiar with his work on the Bond films, prepare to be astounded with stirring music that features his trademark string arrangements alongside everything from majestic, gothic church music from the Middle Ages to haunting use of nursery rhymes to engender fear in the Australian outback. This is an Amazon Exclusive. 

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