World premier CD release of original soundtrack from James Goldstone pirate adventure with Robert Shaw, James Earl Jones, Genevieve Bujold. John Addison offers one of his most rousing, colorful musical set pieces of an Oscar-winning career. Main theme is exciting, florid mixed-meter idea for whirling woodwinds, glistening brass. Action cues balance tongue-in-cheek activity with suspense & drama. Adding rich contrast is gorgeous, shimmering love theme. Entire CD mastered from pristine 1976 MCA stereo album masters stored in UMG vaults. One of British composer's most requested albums! John Addison conducts. Special Collection release limited to 3000 copies!
01. Swashbuckler Main Theme (2:44) 02. The Coach Robbery (2:41) 03. Love Theme (2:31) 04. The Fencing Lesson; Ned and Jane (2:11) 05. Torture, Erotica in Waltz Time (2:15) 06. The Pickpocket Monkey (2:06) 07. Retreat to the Ship (2:06)