World premiere of melodic Georges Delerue score! Limited to 1200 copies!
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World premiere of complete Georges Delerue soundtrack from Paul Aaron comic fantasy, with Glenn Close, Mandy Patinkin, Harry Hamlin. Delerue anchors with wistful, breezy main theme in trademark melodic style, then adds tender themes, silent movie-era period music, more. Intrada presents every cue in stereo from pristine condition 1/4" 2-track stereo session masters vaulted at MGM. Georges Delerue conducts. Intrada Special Collection release limited to 1200 copies!
The Album 01. Main Title (4:01) 02. Some Fun, Huh? I (1:33) 03. Trudy Remembers I (1:51) 04. Free Spirit (4:13) 05. Party Source I (1:19) 06. Nick The Adult (1:57) 07. Trudy's Realization I (1:39) 08. Trudy's Realization II (1:00) 09. As Good As Maxie (1:00) 10. Maxie's Realization (1:40) 11. Gerobicize (3:25) 12. Seducing Jerome (2:14) 13. She Won't Be Back (1:35) 14. Chinese Movie (1:45) 15. Chase (1:00) 16. Asking For A Gift (2:00) 17. Shooting Commercial (0:40) 18. Fun In Bed (1:46) 19. Big Time Pictures (0:57) 20. Cleopatra (1:43) 21. Would Be Star (2:28) 22. End Titles (4:51) Total Album Time: 45:26
The Extras 23. Trudy Remembers II (0:20) 24. Flapper Melodies I (0:36) 25. Flapper Melodies IIB (0:34) 26. Flapper Melodies III (0:08) 27. Maxie Disappears (0:13) 28. Party Source II (0:31) 29. Party Source III (0:29) 30. Some Fun, Huh? II (0:26) 31. Nick Enlisted (0:10) 32. Hangover (0:22) 33. Flapper Melodies IIA (0:49) Total Extras Time: 5:08
Tech Talk From The Producer…
Georges Delerue wrote a varied score for Maxie, with
music ranging from his signature melodic style through jazz material and into humorous ideas
for behind-the-scenes movie making. To bring this score to CD for the very first time ever, Intrada
was provided access to the original ¼” 15 i.p.s. two-track stereo scoring session masters, stored
in mint condition in the MGM vaults.
Typical for the composer, cues tend to be short. We have assembled
our “album” into a pleasant listening experience using everything
Delerue scored, with the exception of some very brief fragments
written for transition scenes, usually involving thematic material already
covered elsewhere in the score. However, for archivists, we have also
included all of those short cues in our “extras” section of the CD .
Listeners wishing to sequence the extras into the album can
program their CD as follows to create a complete listening experience
that will approximate the picture chronology: 1, 3, 23, 24, 33, 25, 26,
27, 6, 5, 4, 28, 29, 2, 11, 10, 7, 8, 13, 9, 12, 15, 14, 30, 16, 31, 17, 18,
19, 20, 32, 21, 22.
With Maxie, Georges Delerue offers a rich score revolving around
a politely rhythmic main theme, balanced by hauntingly beautiful
melodies, touches of humor and soothing jazz. This one is easy to enjoy!
Composed and Conducted by Georges Delerue. Recorded on July 11 and 12, 1985, at Evergreen Recording Studios, Burbank, California.
VIOLIN/VIOLA Israel Baker
Mari Tsumura Botnick
Stuart V. Canin
Alan De Veritch
Ronald A. Leonard
CELLO Douglas L. Davis
Marie C. Fera
Raymond J. Kelley
BASS Charles Domanico
James D. Hughart
PERCUSSION Joe Porcaro
HARP Catherine Gotthoffer
HORNS Vincent De Rosa
David A. Duke
SYNTHESIZER Alan Broadbent
TROMBONE Richard T. Nash
TRUMPET Warren Luening
Eugene E. Young
TUBA John Thomas Johnson
WOODWINDS Charles Boito
Thomas E. Boyd
COPYIST Robert Bornstein