WHAT PRICE GLORY / FIXED BAYONETS! / THE DESERT RATS
Special Collection Volume ISC 113
Film Date: 1952/1951
Fox goes to war!! World premiere release of original soundtracks from three 20th Century Fox war pictures by "A-list" directors John Ford, Samuel Fuller, Robert Wise, featuring music composed by Alfred Newman, Roy Webb, Leigh Harline. Composers also adapt WWII-era music for their respective pictures as well. Extra highlight finds dramatic "Rommel" prologue by Daniele Amfitheatrof from initial DESERT FOX movie makes return appearance in sequel DESERT RATS heard here. Producer Nick Redman selects music from Fox vaults, discovers several tracks in stereo! Julie Kirgo adds details about movies and their music in detailed liner notes. Alfred Newman, Lionel Newman conduct. Intrada Special Collection release limited to 1200 copies! SOLD OUT!
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Fox goes to war!! World premiere release of original soundtracks from three 20th Century Fox war pictures by "A-list" directors John Ford, Samuel Fuller, Robert Wise, featuring music composed by Alfred Newman, Roy Webb, Leigh Harline. Composers also adapt WWII-era music for their respective pictures as well. Extra highlight finds dramatic "Rommel" prologue by Daniele Amfitheatrof from initial DESERT FOX movie makes return appearance in sequel DESERT RATS heard here. Producer Nick Redman selects music from Fox vaults, discovers several tracks in stereo! Julie Kirgo adds details about movies and their music in detailed liner notes. Alfred Newman, Lionel Newman conduct. Intrada Special Collection release limited to 1200 copies!
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WHAT PRICE GLORY? (1952)
Arranged and Composed by Alfred Newman
Conducted by Alfred Newman
01. Prelude (3:02)
(includes "The Marines' Hymn"/
"Battle Hymn of the Republic"/
"Semper Fidelis"/"Over There")
02. Mademoiselle and the Captain (1:33)
03. "Charmaine" (1:33)
(Erno Rapee and Lew Pollack)
04. American Soldier - French Girl (1:59)
05. "My Love, My Life" (2:25)
(Jay Livingston and Ray Evans)
06. "Regiment de Sambre-et-Meuse" (Planquette) (2:41)
07. Bridal Veil / Goodbyes (2:16)
08. Cemetery (0:56)
09. In the Foxhole (1:41)
10. Captain of your Heart (1:52)
11. Lewisohn (1:44)
("My Love, My Life")
12. Captain Flagg's Finale (4:24)
(includes "Over There" by George M. Cohan)
Total Time = 26:20
FIXED BAYONETS (1951)
Composed by Roy Webb
Conducted by Lionel Newman
(Theme adapted from "Back Home In Indiana"
by James F. Hanley and Ballard MacDonald)
13. Prelude and Main Title (1:55)
14. "Back Home in Indiana" (1:59)
15. Battle Fatigue (1:59)
16. Frozen Feet (2:04)
17. Consequences (3:08)
18. Main Title (alternate) (1:11)
Total Time = 12:22
THE DESERT RATS (1953)
Arranged by Leigh Harline
Conducted by Alfred Newman
(Theme adapted from "Waltzing Matilda"
by Marie Cowan and A. B. Paterson)
19. Rommel (Daniele Amfitheatrof) (1:45)
20. Main Title (1:29)
21. Bartlett (1:04)
22. Wotan's Farewell (Richard Wagner) (1:39)
23. "Greensleeves" (traditional) (2:59)
24. Battalion (2:15)
25. "The Campbells are Coming" (3:16)
(old Scotch air)
26. Finale (alternate) (0:49)
Total Time = 15:25
What Price Glory composed by Alfred Newman and recorded in December 1951, and January, February, and April, 1952.
Fixed Bayonets! composed by Roy Webb and recored on October 26 and 27, 1951.
The Desert Rats composed by Leigh Harline and recorded on February 11, 18, and 19, 1953.
Scores recorded at twentieth Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, California.
This soundtrack was produced in cooperation with the
American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.
Adolph Di Tullio
Joseph Di Tullio
Mike (Meyer) Rubin
Jack S. Chaney
Edwin A. Hughes
Carl Jeschke Jr.
Philip “Lofty” Smearer
Paul De Droit
Ann Mason Stockton
Luke “Red” Rountree