TRUE STORY OF JESSIE JAMES / THE LAST WAGON

Leigh Harline
/ Lionel Newman
Label: Intrada Special Collection Volume ISC 101
Date: 1957/1956
Time: 1:01:39
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Exciting music for western fans! World premiere release of two 20th Century-Fox CinemaScope western scores from the fifties, both in stereo from original 35mm elements. JESSE JAMES is stark 1957 Nicholas Ray interpretation of life & death of legenday outlaw, starring Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter. Leigh Harline charges forward with exciting main theme, dramatic motifs, then balances with brooding music, gentler ideas. LAST WAGON is dark 1956 Delmer Daves action western with Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Nick Adams. Tackling both composer & conductor duties, Lionel Newman anchors with unusually strong main theme, then leads survivors of Indian attack to safety via exciting action cues, flavorful drama. Producer Nick Redman assembles all cues into lengthy suites for maximum coherency, Julie Kirgo writes detailed notes providing background on both projects. Alfred Newman, Lionel Newman conduct. Special Collection release limited to 1200 copies! SOLD OUT!

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  • Exciting music for western fans! World premiere release of two 20th Century-Fox CinemaScope western scores from the fifties, both in stereo from original 35mm elements. JESSE JAMES is stark 1957 Nicholas Ray interpretation of life & death of legenday outlaw, starring Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter. Leigh Harline charges forward with exciting main theme, dramatic motifs, then balances with brooding music, gentler ideas. LAST WAGON is dark 1956 Delmer Daves action western with Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Nick Adams. Tackling both composer & conductor duties, Lionel Newman anchors with unusually strong main theme, then leads survivors of Indian attack to safety via exciting action cues, flavorful drama. Producer Nick Redman assembles all cues into lengthy suites for maximum coherency, Julie Kirgo writes detailed notes providing background on both projects. Alfred Newman, Lionel Newman conduct. Special Collection release limited to 1200 copies!
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    The True Story Of Jesse James
    01. Prologue and Main Title (4:53)
    02. Jesse (9:42)
    03. Doubts (9:13)
    04. Headline News and Finale (4:32)

    Total Time: 28:23

    The Last Wagon
    05. Red Rock Crossing (11:56)
    06. Tragedy (6:26)
    07. Canyon of Death (5:56)
    08. The Last Wagon (8:51)

    Total Time: 33:10


  • Composed by Leigh Harline and Conducted by Lionel Newman and Alfred Newman.
    The True Story of Jesse James Guitar recorded on January 8 and February 26, 1957. Orchestra recorded on January 7 and 10, 1957, at Twentieth Century Fox Scoring Stage, Los Angeles, California.

    This soundtrack was produced in cooperation with the
    American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.


    ORCHESTRA
    MANAGER

    Simon Waronker

    VIOLIN
    Felix Slatkin
    Paul Shure
    Joachim Chassman
    George Berres
    Marvin Limonick
    Irma Neumann
    Kurt Dieterle
    Paul Lowenkron
    Henry Camusi
    Sol Babitz
    Adolph Di Tullio
    David Selmont

    VIOLA
    Alvin Dinkin
    Alexander Neiman
    Sven Reher
    Myer Bello

    CELLO
    Kurt Reher
    Joseph Di Tullio
    Leonard Krupnick
    Joseph Coppin


    BASS
    Magdalena Rivera
    Mike (Meyer) Rubin

    FLUTE
    Louella Howard
    Arthur Hoberman
    Sheridon Stokes

    OBOE
    Gordon Pope
    William Kosinski

    CLARINET
    Russell Cheever
    Abe Most
    William Ulyate
    Charles Gentry
    Morris Crawford

    BASSOON
    Don Christlieb
    Ray Nowlin

    FRENCH HORN
    Vincent DeRosa
    Alan Robinson
    Harry Schmidt


    TRUMPET
    John Clyman
    Frank Beach
    Robert Fowler

    TROMBONE
    John Tranchitella
    Raymond Klein
    Marlo Imes

    TUBA
    Clarence Karella

    DRUMS / PERCUSSION
    Hal Rees
    Richard Cornell
    Paul De Droit

    HARP
    Anne Stockton

    PIANO
    Urban Thielman
    Lou Maury

    GUITAR
    Vito Mumolo


    Composed and Conducted by Lionel Newman.
    The Last Wagon Recorded on July 31, August 2 and 10, 1956, at Twentieth Century Fox Scoring Stage, Los Angeles, California.

    This soundtrack was produced in cooperation with the
    American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.


    ORCH. MANAGER
    Simon Waronker

    VIOLIN
    Felix Slatkin
    Paul Shure
    Joachim Chassman
    George Berres
    Marvin Limonick
    Irma Neumann
    Peter Ellis
    Kurt Dieterle
    Paul Lowenkron
    Henry Camusi
    Adolph Di Tullio

    VIOLA
    Alvin Dinkin
    Alexander Neiman
    Sven Reher
    Myer Bello

    CELLO
    Kurt Reher
    Joseph Di Tullio
    Leonard Krupnick
    Joseph Coppin

    BASS
    Magdalena Rivera
    Mike (Meyer) Rubin


    FLUTE
    Louella Howard
    Arthur Hoberman

    OBOE
    Gordon Pope
    William Kosinski

    CLARINET
    Russell Cheever
    A be Most
    William Ulyate
    Charles Gentry
    Morris Crawford

    BASSOON
    Ray Nowlin

    FRENCH HORN
    Vincent DeRosa
    Alan Robinson
    Harry Schmidt

    TRUMPET
    John Clyman
    Frank Beach
    Robert Fowler


    TROMBONE
    John Tranchitella
    Raymond Klein
    Marlo Imes

    TUBA
    Clarence Karella

    DRUMS /
    PERCUSSION

    Hal Rees
    Richard Cornell
    Paul De Droit

    HARP
    Anne Stockton

    PIANO
    Urban Thielman
    Jimmy Rowles

    GUITAR
    Vito Mumolo

    ACCORDION
    Dominic Frontiere