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ARNOLD, M.: Roots of Heaven (The) / David Copperfield (Moscow Symphony, Stromberg)


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ARNOLD, M.: Roots of Heaven (The) / David Copperfield (Moscow Symphony, Stromberg)

A legend in British concert halls, Sir Malcolm Arnold was also in demand as a composer of film music in Hollywood and beyond. Including an overture for the New York première, the score for The Roots of Heaven adds drama and atmosphere to the story of one man’s crusade to save African elephants from extinction. David Copperfield was Arnold’s last film score and one of his most expressive and memorable, summed up as ‘truly amazing’ by director Delbert Mann. has described this recording as ‘a treat for Arnold fans and movie buffs alike.’

Arnold, Malcolm
Morgan, John, arranger(s)

  The Roots of Heaven (restored by J. Morgan)
1.   Overture 00:04:54
2.   Main Title 00:01:40
3.   Fort Lamy 00:01:42
4.   The Great Elephants 00:00:48
5.   Morel's Retribution 00:01:51
6.   Morel's Camp 00:01:30
7.   Minna and St. Denis 00:01:10
8.   Minna and Major Forsythe 00:00:26
9.   The Jungle Clearing 00:01:07
10.   The Elephant Herd 00:01:49
11.   Minna's Dream 00:01:24
12.   The Ivory Poachers 00:01:06
13.   The Elephant Hunt 00:03:59
14.   Morel's Capture 00:01:20
15.   At the Well 00:00:54
16.   The Sand Storm 00:01:01
17.   Return to Biondi 00:02:36
18.   Return to Biondi (Part 2) 00:01:43
19.   Minna's Goodbye 00:01:14
20.   Finale - End Titles 00:01:44
  David Copperfield (restored by J. Morgan)
21.   Main Title 00:02:37
22.   Return to Yarmouth 00:03:12
23.   Visit to Aunt Betsey - Davy Loves Emily 00:01:54
24.   Agnes's Arrival - Mother's Funeral 00:01:22
25.   Mr Micawber 00:02:10
26.   Memories of Dora and Steerforth 00:01:55
27.   Love for Dora 00:02:28
28.   Mr Micawber Exposes Heep 00:02:06
29.   Dora's Declaration 00:01:39
30.   Agnes leaves David 00:01:06
31.   In Search of Emily 00:02:50
32.   Emigration to Australia 00:01:44
33.   David's Resolution - Finale 00:03:01

Total Playing Time: 01:02:02

Arnold, Malcolm

Morgan, John

Stromberg, William

Moscow Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Series: Film Music Classics

Genre: Film and TV Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573366

Barcode: 747313336678

Physical Release: 03/2015

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