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: GNP
Number: GNPD8084

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - ENCOUNTER AT FARPOINT / THE ARSENAL OF FREEDOM (EXPANDED EDITION) (CD)
Composed by: Dennis McCarthy

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Encounter at Farpoint / The Arsenal of Freedom - Expanded Collector's Edition

Fans of Star Trek TM were thrilled in 1987 to welcome the launch of a new series expanding the Trek universe: Star Trek: The Next Generation. Soon after, GNP/Crescendo Records was equally excited to release Dennis McCarthy’s score for the opening two-hour pilot episode, “Encounter at Farpoint.”

Now, GNP/Crescendo is releasing an Expanded Collector’s Edition of that same pioneering score, including even more of McCarthy’s dramatic music, newly mixed and mastered from the original multi-track elements under the supervision of the composer.

McCarthy—who has written more music for the franchise than any other composer—wrote over 40 minutes of brash and colorful music for “Encounter at Farpoint,” establishing the bright, dynamic style he would maintain throughout the show’s first season. He made frequent use of Alexander Courage’s iconic Star Trek fanfare, as well as a new, heroic theme for the captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard. Typical of early Next Generation scores, the music manifests a post-Star Wars sound, symphonic and often reflective of the hammering rhythms and surging chords of Holst’s “Mars, the Bringer of War” from The Planets in its treatment of action and space battles. As a bonus, this new CD also includes the world premiere release of McCarthy’s score to “The Arsenal of Freedom,” an action-packed episode from late in the first season. The CD concludes with several bonus and alternate cues from “Encounter at Farpoint”—including McCarthy’s unused main title theme (which was replaced with Jerry Goldsmith’s theme from Star Trek: The Motion Picture for the series).

This latest release in GNP/Crescendo’s continuing commitment to preserving the musical legacy of Star Trek includes a 16-page booklet with informative notes by Jeff Bond, author of The Music of Star Trek—incorporating comments from the composer. - GNP

1. Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title (1st Season) 1:45

Encounter at Farpoint
2. Stardate 1:42 3. Troi Senses / First Freeze 2:15 4. Stalled / Picard's Plan / First Chase 4:48 5. Detaching / Saucer Separation 2:38 6. Shaken / Court Time / Freeze Out / Fair Trial / Out of Order 2:57 7. There Goes Da Judge / U.S.S. Hood / Magic Apples / Magic Apples (alternate) / Dialog-osity / Shopping Twitch 2:25 8. Hovering / On Manually 3:19 9. First Look / Admiral 1:04 10. Orbiting / Personal Log 0:53 11. Old Lovers 1:14 12. Sensing / Tasty / The Woods 1:39 13. Splashing / Planet Surface / Underground / Caverns 2:25 14. Memories / Unknown 2:27 15. Scanned / Big Guns / Typical 2:42 16. Inside / Q Returns 2:35 17. Revealed / Reaching Out 4:11 18. Departure 1:09

Total Time 41:07

The Arsenal of Freedom
19. Minos / Promo 2:18 20. Surface Jaunt / Image / Encased 4:05 21. Circling / Beaming / Second Wave / Shields Up 2:00 22. Cloaking / Tossed / Near Miss 4:17 23. Hit or Miss / Global / Separation / Sales Pitch / Bad News 4:33 24. Earned the Right / Ralph Williams 5:02 25. Star Trek: The Next Generation End Title (1st Season - long version) 1:02

Total Time 22:31

Encounter at Farpoint Bonus Tracks
26. Picard's Theme 0:22 27. MFX53 (synth drone) 0:24 28. M15 (unused sting) / M16 (unused sting) 0:16 29. M25A / M25B / M25B-2 (unused source) 0:48 30. M52A / M52B (unused stings) 0:21

Total Time 2:22

31. Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title (1st Season) 1:44

Total Disc Time: 70:44

  
We also recommend:
STAR TREK: MUSIC FROM THE VIDEO GAMES (1000 EDITION)
$15.95
 
SYMPHONIC STAR TREK
$9.95
 
STAR TREK NEXT GENERATION VOL 3
$8.95
 
  
Last Items Viewed:
  
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 GREAT RACE (3 CD / 2500 EDITION)
2 THE WILD WILD WEST (4 CD / 1000 EDITION)
3 L'ASSASSINO (300 EDITION)
4 LADY JANE (2CD / 1000 EDITION))
5 GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM / OPERATION DUMBO DROP
6 THE CAINE MUTINY
7 UNLAWFUL ENTRY (2000 EDITION)
8 TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT (2 CD / 3000 EDITION)
9 DUNKIRK
10 ROBIN HOOD: WALT DISNEY LEGACY COLLECTION (2 CD)

TOP WEEKLY DVD/BLU-RAY TITLES
1 THE RUSSIA HOUSE (1990) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
2 CHATO'S LAND (1972) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
3 LA MOGLIE PIU BELLA (THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WIFE / 1970) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
4 NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (2002) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
5 WHEN THE WIND BLOWS (1986) WITH JIMMY MURAKAMI: NON-ALIEN (2010) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
6 THE KILLER ELITE (1975) / NOON WINE (1966) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
7 SCORPIO (1973) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
8 INTERIORS (1978) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
9 TITUS (1999) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)
10 KISS OF DEATH (1947) (SPECIAL PROMOTION)

 
© 2017 Screen Archives Entertainment