Sudden Impact [Original Score]

Sudden Impact [Original Score]

by Lalo Schifrin

CD(Bonus Tracks)

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Aleph Records, a label that has done a bang-up job of reissuing Lalo Schifrin's film music over the past five years -- in both sound and presentation -- offers listeners a full version of the composer's score for Sudden Impact. The work was arranged by Harvey Cohen and conducted by Schifrin with an enormous group of players, including a lovely horn section with all shapes and colors of the spectrum for his moody and often dramatic cues. And while it's true that most people are familiar with the scratching, hip-hop, and synthesized funk in the main title theme, it's perhaps the least evocative thing on the set. The delirious "Too Much Sugar," with its gorgeous noir setup, is followed by the tense, moody "Frisco Night," which gives way to a full-blown chase anthem. The long cues are especially wonderful for "Ginley's Bar" and the ever so freaky "Remembering Terror," which begins as a carnival nightmare and ends up on another planet, capturing almost every taut notion of dread, suspense, and violence from the film in a single piece. This is a great score and Aleph gets high marks again for its presentation.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/06/2008
Label: Aleph Records
UPC: 0651702636129
catalogNumber: 40
Rank: 67628

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lalo Schifrin   Primary Artist,Conductor
Ronnie Lang   Woodwind
Robert Adcock   Cello
Murray Adler   Violin
Israel Baker   Violin
Arnold Belnick   Violin
Dennis Budimir   Guitar
Larry Bunker   Percussion,Drums
Gene Cipriano   Woodwind
Jay DaVersa   Trumpet
Chuck Domanico   Bass
Bonnie Douglas   Violin
Alan Estes   Percussion,Drums
Pavel Farkas   Violin
Carl Fortina   Accordion
Berj Garabedian   Violin
Irving Geller   Violin
James Getzoff   Violin
Harris Goldman   Violin
Allan Harshman   Viola
Igor Horoshevsky   Bass
Harry Hyams   Viola
Nathan Kaproff   Violin
Myra Kestenbaum   Viola
Ray Kramer   Cello
Bernard Kundell   Violin
Carl LaMagna   Violin
Abraham Laboriel   Electric Bass
Paul Leim   Percussion,Drums
Brian Leonard   Violin
Marvin Limonick   Violin
Joy Lyle   Violin
Arthur Maebe   French Horn
Virginia Majewski   Viola
Miguel Martinez   Cello
Carole Mukogawa   Viola
Dick Nash   Trombone
Bob Payne   Trombone
Richard Perissi   French Horn
Emil Radocchia   Percussion,Drums
Melvin Ragin   Guitar
Jerome Reisler   Violin
Nathan Ross   Violin
Henry Roth   Violin
Kenny Shroyer   Trombone
Paul Shure   Violin
Henry Sigismonti   French Horn
Marshall Sosson   Violin
Margaret Storer   Bass
Gloria Strassner   Cello
Milton Thomas   Viola
John Wittenberg   Violin
Vincent DeRosa   French Horn
Gayle Levant   Harp
Robert Hardaway   Woodwind
Richard L. Noel   Trombone
David Pell   Woodwind
Marie Fera   Cello
Bill Hybel   Violin
Joseph Livoti   Violin
David D. Turner   Violin
Joe Stepansky   Violin
Thomas Shepard   Trombone
Ellen Segal   Violin
David Shifrin   Woodwind
Bill Tole   Trombone
Alvin Sanders   Harmonica
Ron Cooper   Cello
Armand Kaproff   Cello
Louise di Tullio   Woodwind

Technical Credits

Lalo Schifrin   Composer
Nick Redman   Producer,Liner Notes
Angela Morley   Arranger,Orchestration
Joel Franklin   Arranger,Orchestration
Donna Schifrin   Executive Producer
Barbi Franklin   Arranger,Orchestration
Harvey R. Cohen   Arranger,Orchestration
Dan Franklin   Arranger,Orchestration
Theresa Eastman Schifrin   Art Direction

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