Music From The Golden Age Of French Cinema
This four CD set, released by Disques Cinémusique in Canada, will appeal
to the French film music enthusiast as well as the newcomer.
The period spans from the beginning of the thirties to the late fifties, at
the advent of the New Wave.
Disques Cinémusique has selected more than four hours of music written
by 16 composers, taken from 30 different movies ranging from the often
little known documentaries and shorts to the great classics.
The 73 tracks are free of dialogue and sound effects, offering only high
quality instrumental music and related cinematic songs which reflect
various styles, from classical to jazz, to romantic ballade.
Whether the music appears for the first time on CD or is reissued,
Disques Cinémusique has optimized the sound quality even for the
The handsome 28-page illustrated booklet provides an insightful
overview of the composers and their works.