Screen Archives Entertainment Screen Archives Entertainment    
   Home  Shipping Rates  Order Info  Contact Us  Links  Change Style
  search tips
   [log in]   [new customer?]  [join mailing list]
 

Site Security
provided by


  
Our Price: $19.95
Bookmark and Share
Label:
Name: MUSIC BOX RECORDS
Number: MBR037

AMERICAN FRIENDS (1000 EDITION) (CD)
Composed by: Georges Delerue

Music Box Records proudly presents the world premiere CD release of acclaimed composer Georges Delerue's score for American Friends (1991).

Directed by Tristram Powell, American Friends is a period romance written by and starring Michael Palin. Based on the journals of his great grandfather, Palin's screenplay tells the story of Reverend Francis Ashby, a reclusive Oxford scholar who takes a trip to Switzerland. While hiking in the Alps, Ashby meers Caroline and Elinor Hartley, a wealthy socialite and her adopted daughter who both take an interest in the strange foreigner. When the trip is over, the Hartleys follow Francis back to Oxford where the strict moral codes and restrictions are bound to cause havoc, especially now that Ashby is about to run for an important position at his college... Transferred from the DAT containing all the recording sessions, the music by Georges Delerue is relatively brief (it's about 40 minutes long), but it contains all the charm and wonder we come to expect from the composer, especially from the later period of his career. Featuring some of his favorite London musicians, Delerue's score benefits from the lush strings section in creating the perfect accompaniment for the picturesque hikings in the Alps - the music is so warm that it's capable of melting the hearts of the most serious gentlemen at Oxford!

THIS RELEASE IS LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES

  
Reviews and Comments: (0)
All times US Eastern   |   login to post your own review or comments.
There are no reviews or comments yet. Log in or register to post your own reviews or comments.
 YOUR CART
  Your cart is empty.
TOP WEEKLY CDS
1 THE RIFLEMAN (TV / 2CD)
2 BARBARELLA
3 THE SONS OF KATIE ELDER (1500 EDITION)
4 THE WINDS OF WAR (500 SERIES)
5 THE WHITE BUFFALO (1000 EDITION)
6 JULES VERNE’S ROCKET TO THE MOON (1000 EDITION)
7 STAVISKY (EXPANDED / 500 EDITION)
8 THRILLER (TV SCORES)
9 ON GOLDEN POND: MUSIC AND DIALOG FROM THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK
10 LA DOMENICA SPECIALMENTE (300 EDITION)

TOP WEEKLY DVD/BLU-RAY TITLES
1 THE FORTUNE COOKIE (1966)
2 HOW TO STEAL A MILLION (1966)
3 MURPHY'S LAW (1986) AUTOGRAPHED / LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER!
4 YOU'LL NEVER GET RICH (1941)
5 HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (1967)
6 HUSH... HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE (1964)
7 ANOTHER WOMAN (1988)
8 THE STORY OF ADELE H. (1975)
9 RIFF-RAFF (1991) / RAINING STONES (1993)
10 THE SECRET OF SANTA VITTORIA (1969)
 
© 2017 Screen Archives Entertainment