World premiere of original performance for Alex North score to legendary Stanley Kubrick sci-fi masterpiece, authored by Arthur C. Clarke, starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood.
Presented through combined efforts of Stanley Kubrick estate, Alex North family, restoration authority Nick Redman, other persons related to project. Judiciously assembled from sole surviving mono mixdown safety master made for composer by engineer Ken Cameron during recording sessions at Anvil. Relatively recent discovery of long lost jewel allows original performance of vibrant, complex work to shine. Stunning orchestral textures; hugely expanded brass section; incredible array of timpani all get spotlight. In balance are reflective ideas, moments for intimate solo voice against vibraphone, harp, other subtle textures. Packaging includes definitive notes about legendary rejected score, researched in depth by writer Jon Burlingame, historian Nick Redman with additional comments from conductor Henry Brant, estate members plus musical score examples, more! Complete score as recorded by composer under baton of Henry Brant.
01. The Foraging (3:11) 02. The Bluff (2:38) 03. Night Terrors (1:47) 04. Bones (1:41) 05. Eat Meat and Kill (4:00) 06. Space Station Docking (5:22) 07. Space Talk (3:47) 08. Trip to Moon (3:04) 09. Moon Rocket Bus (5:19) 10. The Foraging (alternate version) (aka The Dawn of Man) (3:08)
Bonus Tracks 11. Eat Meat and Kill (take 7-wild) (1:03) 12. Space Station (take 4-partial) (2:11) 13. Docking (take 2) (1:15)